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such exception for informality, or irregularity, and none others, as were taken to said depositions in writing, before the trial, in the justices court where the same were used. WILLIAM SHEW, Speaker of the House of Representatises. MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. APPRoven, February 11, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize school district No. 1, in Richmond, and 6, in Johnstown, to renew a tax warrant, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: Section 1. That the trustees of joint school district number one, in the town of Richmond, Walworth county, and number six, in the town of Johnstown, Rock county, are hereby authorized to renew a tax warrant, issued for the collection of one hundred and eighty-five dollars, which was ordered to be raised at their last annual meeting, for the purpose of building a school house. Sec. 2. The acts of the commissioners of schools in organizing the school district named in the first section of this act, are hereby sanctioned and legalized. WILLIAM SHEW, Speaker of the House of Representatives. MASON C. DARLING, President of the Council. Appaoved, February 11, 1847. - HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To legalize the official acts of the collectors of

Manchester and Stockbridge, in the county of Calumet.

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

SECTION 1. That the official acts of the collectors of the towns of Manchester and Stockbridge, in Calumet county, for the year 1846, shall not be deemed invalid for the reason that their returns were not made within the time required by

law.

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

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 11, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

For the relief of George Collier.

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

Section 1. That the auditor of the territory be and he is hereby authorized and directed to issue to George Collie?

auditor's warrants for the sum of two thousand four hundred and fifty-five dollars and eighty-nine cents, bearing interest at the rate of twelve per centum per annum, from their date, upon the surrender by said Collier of bond numbered thirtyone, issued in pursuance of an act appropriating said sum to Collier and Pettus, approved February 19, 1841; and also that he issue to said Collier warrants for the sum of twelve hundred and seventy-eight dollars and seventy-nine cents, in full for the interest which has accrued upon said bond: Provided, no warrant issued under the provisions of this act shall be for a less sum than one hundred dollars.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED February 11, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT :

To authorize Samuel B. Ormsby to build a dam

on Sheboygan river.

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Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin: Section 1. That Samuel B. Ormsby, his successors and gns,

be and are hereby authorized to build and maintain a dam across the Sheboygan river, upon section twenty-eight, of town fifteen, range twenty-three, in the county of Sheboy

gan, for the purpose of propelling any machinery by water: Protided, that the said Samuel B. Ormsby, bis successors

and assigns, shall be the lawful owners of land upon which said dam and its appurtenances are situated.

Sec. 2. The said dam and the owners thereof shall be subject to all the provisions of the act of the legislative assembly entitled “ An act in relation to mills and mill dams," approved January 13, 1810.

Sec. 3. Any future legislature of this territory, or of the future state of Wisconsin, may alter, amend, or repeal this oct.

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

President of the Council Approved, February 11, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

Supplementary to “An act to incorporate the

Sheboygan and Fond du Lac Rail Road Company.

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

SECTION 1. Whenever two thousand shares of the stock of the Sheboygan and Fond dn Lac Rail Road Company shall have been subscribed, and the fact thereof certified, as required by the second section of the act to which this is sup plementary, the governor shall, by letters patent, create and erect the subscribers thereto, as well as such as shall subse. quently subscribe thereto, into a body corporate and politie, with all the powers conferred by said act.

Sec. 2. Said company shall have power to transport, take, and carry property and persons, by the power and force of steam, or animals, or any mechanical or other power, or of any combination of them ; and they shall have power to rnake, construct, and erect all such side-tracks, turn-outs, and tonnecting tracks, and all such ware-houses, toll-houses, machine shops, carriages, cars, and other works and appendages as may be necessary for the convenience of said company in the use of the said rail road. WILLIAM SHEW, Speaker of the House of Representatives. MASON C. DARLING, President of the Council.

Approved, February 11, 1847.
HENRY DODGIE.

JOINT*RESOOLUTION
Relative to the Secretary of the Territory.

Resolved by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

That any payment that shall be made by the secretary of the territory of Wisconsin, of any (of any) appropriation in the legislative appropriation act passed at the present session of the legislative assembly of the said territory, which shall be disallowed by the treasury department of the United States, shall be paid to the said secretary out of the territorial treasury; and it shall be the duty of the auditor of the territory to issue warrants for the same to the said secretary, on

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