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AN ACT

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To provide for the organization of St. Croix coun

ty for judicial government. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That from and after the first day of May next, County when the county of St. Croix shall be fully organized for judicial to be organi: purposes, and shall enjoy all the rights, privileges, immuni- al purposes. ties, and powers of the other counties within this territory.

Sec. 2. Said county, so established, shall form a part of To form a the first judicial district, and the courts therein shall be held part of first

district. semi-annually by the judge of said district, at such times as he may determine, sixty days' previous notice of the time of Courts where

beld. holding said court, being given by said judge, by causing notices thereof to be posted up in three public places in said county.

Sec. 3. All writs, process, appeals, recognizances, or other proceedings already commenced, or that shall be so commenced before the said first day of May next, in the district court of Crawford county, shall be prosecuted to a final judg- Suits now ment, and execution issued thereon, in the same manner as

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where to be they might have been, had this act not passed, and execution tried. on any judgment heretofore rendered in said court, shall have the like force and effect, and may be executed and returned by the sheriff of Crawford county, any thing in this act to the contrary notwithstanding. Sec. 4. There shall be an election held in the several pre

Election for cincts of the county of St. Croix, on the first Tuesday of A- sheriff'. pril next, for the election of sheriff, in and for said county, who shall hold his office until the next general election, and his successor is duly elected and qualified. Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of the county commissioners

Duty of shor. of the county of St. Croix, at their first meeting after the pas

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sage of this act, and at least thirty days before the time fixed upon by the judge of the first judicial district, for the first term of the district court, to designate some convenient place at the county seat for holding said court, and cause the same to be entered of record upon the minutes of their proceedings, and the place so designated, shall be the court house of the county until some other place shall be designated as aforesaid, or until a suitable court house shall be erected.

WILLIAM SHEW, Speaker of the House of Representatives. MASON C. DARLING, President of the Council. Approved, February 10, 1847. HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To legalize certain roads in the town of Wheatland.

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

Section 1. That the road heretofore laid out in the town of Wheatland, in the county of Racine, commonly known as the road between the Nippissing lakes, as surveyed by Jason Lathrop, district surveyor of said county, a minute of which survey, bearing date October 24, 1841, is on file in the office of the clerk of the board of supervisors of said county, be and the same is hereby declared to be a legal and valid highway.

Sec. 2. That the road leading from the Illinois state line

to Foxville, in said Racine county, heretofore laid out by Horatio C. Train and David W. Burnham, viewers appointed by the board of county commissioners of said county, a minute of the survey of which was recorded in the book of records of the proceedings of said board of county commissioners, April 1, 1839, be and the same is hereby declared to be a legal and valid highway.

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

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

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To vacate a part of a territorial road.

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

Section 1. That so much of a territorial road leading from Whitewater to Madison, as is situated between Koskonong creek, and the west half of section 'twenty; in township number six, north of range number twelve east, in the county of Dane, be and the same is hereby vacated, and hereafter shall not be used as a public highway.

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

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

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To divorce Samuel Hall from his wife Sarah

Hall.

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

SECTION 1. That the marriage contract between Samuel Hall and his wife Sarah Hall is hereby dissolved, and the parties to the said contract are by virtue of this act restored to all the rights and privileges of unmarried persons.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

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

President of the Council APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To legalize a highway in the town of Bristol.

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

Section 1. That the highway heretofore laid out in the town of Bristol, in the county of Racine, under the direction

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of viewers owned by the board of county commissioners
of said county, commencing on the town line road, near the
house of Luman Marsh, of Paris, and running southerly,
crossing the Geneva road, near the house of S. S. Fowler,
and Simon Lovett, to the O'Plain river, as surveyed by Al-
fred W. Doolittle, be, and the same is hereby declared to be a
legal and valid highway. -
WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatires.

MASON C. DARLING,
President of the Council.
Approved February 10, 1847.
HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize school district No. 2, in Platteville * school town, in Grant county, to apply school funds, and levy additional tax to build a school house.

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

Section 1. The trustees of school district number two, in Number of Platteville school town, are authorized and required to ascer- ...," tain the number of persons in said district over the age of * four years, and under the age of sixteen years, and make re- turn thereof to the board of county commissioners and to the commissioners of said school town, at the time now prescribed by law for making return from school districts; upon which returns the trustees are authorized to draw and receive

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