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which may accrue by advertisement and sale, agreeably to the provisions of this act. Şaid advertisement shall be published three weeks successively, in a newspaper published in said village, if there be one, and if not, then by posting up

such advertisement in three public places in said village. When lots

Sec. 7. On the day and at the time and place mentionsold for taxes.

ed in the notice, the collector shall commence the sale of said lots and lands, and continue the same from day to day until so much thereof shall be sold as will pay the taxes, interest, and charges due, assessed, and charged thereon, agreeably to this act, and the collector shall give to the purchaser or purchasers of any such lots of land a certificate, describing the lots or lands purchased, stating the sum paid therefor, including fees, and [the] time when the purchaser will be en

titled to a deed for the same; and within ten days after such When purcha- sale shall return to the treasurer a full statement of the lots ser shall be entitled to

and parcels of land sold, the names of the purchasers, the deed.

sums paid therefor, including fees, and of the time and place of sale, together with an affidavit of the publishing or posting the advertisement required by section six of this act; and the treasurer shall record the same in a book to be provided for that purpose ; and if the person claiming the title to the lots or lands so sold and described in such certificate, shall not, within two years from the date thereof, pay to the treasurer for the use of the purchaser, his heirs or assigns, the sum mentioned in said certificate, together with the interest thereon, at the rate of twenty-five per centum per annum,

from the date of such certificate, the treasurer shall, at

the expiration of said two years, execute to the purchaser, his Deed when to be given.

heirs, or assigns, a conveyance of the lots and lands so sold, which conveyance shall vest in the person or persons to whona the same shall be given, an absolute estate in fee simple, and the said conveyance shall be evidence that the sale was regular according to the provisions of this act, and any such conveyance to be executed by the treasurer, under his hand and [the] seal of the corporation, in the name, and on behal: of the president and trustees of the village of Southport, and the exccution thereof witnessed and acknowledged as by law in other cases provided, may be given in evidence, and re

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corded in the same manner, and with like effect, as a deed regularly acknowledged by the grantor, may be given in evidence.

Sec. 8. In all cases before lands shall be conveyed as Notice to be aforesaid, the treasurer shall advertise the same by a correct published or

the forfeiture description thereof, for three months, in some paper published of lots. in said village, or by written notices, as prescribed by section six of this act, stating that all such lands or lets will be forfeited if the taxes and charges upon the same are not paid before the day mentioned.

Sec. 9. That all lots or lands which shall be advertised Fees for adfor sale, for the non payment of taxes, shall be subject to a

vertising. charge of three cents for each lot or piece of land so advertised, for the first advertisement, and each lot or piece of land which shall be sold as aforesaid, shall be chargeable with the following fees: For each certificate to be given to a purchaser, of any lot of land at such sale, twelve and a half cents. For certifying the amount necessary to redeem any lot or piece of land, twelve and a half cents; and one dollar Fees of treas. for each conveyance executed in pursuance of this act. The "rer. said fees to be paid by the persons receiving such instrument. The charge for advertising the forfeiture of a piece of land shall be ten cents for each lot or parcel.

Sec. 10. That if any person who shall purchase any lot in pursuance of this act, shall pay any tax returned subsequent to such purchase, on such lot or piece of land, the per- Rates of interson who shall redeem such lot or piece of land,

shall
pay

paid. the treasurer the amount of tax, with interest, at the rate of twenty-five per cent. per annum, for the benefit of such purchaser.

Sec. 11. The lots and parcels of land which may be lia- Concerning ble to be sold for the taxes assessed thereon, by said corpora- time & place

of sale of los tion for the year 1846, under the provisions of the act to which for taxes. this act is amendatory, shall be sold for such taxes in the village of Southport, at such place therein, and at such time, in the month of April next, as the collector of said village shall determine; the said sale shall be advertised, and conducted, and deeds executed in pursuance of such sale in the same

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deed of lots for taxes.

manner, and subject to the same provisions and restrictions required for other sales authorized by this act.

Sec. 12. All taxes levied by the trustees of either ward, Concerning under the provisions of section eighteen, of the act to which ment.sale and

this act is amendatory, and all taxes to be levied under the provisions of an act entitled “an act to authorize the president and trustees of the village of Southport to raise money, and for other purposes," approved January 20, 1814, shall be based upon the assessment roll, as made out by the village asa sessors, for the current year, and together with all benefits and taxes assessed under the provisions of the tenth and fiiteenth sections of the act to which this act is amendatory, shall be collected, and the sales for taxes made, and deeds given, in pursuance of such sale, in the same manner, and at the same time, and be subject to the same restrictions and

provisions required and authorized by this act in other cases. Restriction of Sec. 13. All that part of an act entitled "an act to amend inembers of

an act to incorporate the village of Southport," approved Jantire compa nies repraled. uary 26, 1814, which restricts the number of members of each

fire

company to twenty-five, is hereby repealed. The trustees of said village shall have power to appoint such number of

firemen in said village, as they may deem necessary for the Firemen cx

efficient organization of the fire department, and all members military duty of fire companies in said village, shall be exempt from milita

ry duty except in cases of insurrection and invasion, and from serving as jurors in justices courts.

Sec. 14. All such parts of the act entiiled "an act to inParts of certain acts fo. corporate the village of Southport," approved February 9, pealed.

1841, or of the several acts amendatory to said act, as con-
flict with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatires.

MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. Approved, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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AN ACT

To provide for levying a tax on Waterville joint

school district, in the county of Waukesha.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :

Section 1. That the trustees of Waterville joint school district, in the county of Wauleesha, composed of sections numbers thirty-five and thirty-six, of the town of Summit, sections numbers thirty-one and thirty-two, in the town of Delafield, and the north half of sections numbers cleven and iwelve, the north east quarter of section number ten, the east half of section number three, the whole of sections numbers one and two, in the town of Ottawa, in said county, be, and they are hereby authorized to levy a tax upon all the taxable property in said school district, not exceeding the sum of three hundred dollars, for the purpose of building a school house in said school district, and such other things as are connected therewith, and that said tax be collected and accounted for in the same manner as other school district taxes: Provided, that the legal voters of said district vote to raise said tax in the manner now provided for by law.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. APrroved February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To legalize the official acts of William H. Lan

der.

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Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :

SECTION 1. That the official acts of William H. Lander, as register of deeds for the county of Dodge, shall be deemed legal and valid as if he had been elected and qualified according to law.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

In relation to school district No. 1, in the town

of Palmyra, Jefferson county.

Certain acis legalized.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That all acts of the inhabitants of school dis. trict now known as district number one, in the town of Palmyra, Jefferson county, in a district capacity, be and the

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