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being furnished with satisfactory evidence that the same has
President of the Council.
To provide for laying out certain territorial roads
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires
of the Territory of 11 isconsin : Lake Mills
SECTION 1. That Frederick Sweet, Daniel S. Eldred, and to Lowoll. Lemuel Bartholomew, be and they are hereby appointed
commissioners to lay out a territorial road from Lake Mills
proper. Sec. 2. That Robert R. Cowan, William A. Lawrence. Indian ford w Madison and Alvin West, be and they are hereby apdointed commis
sioners to lay out a territorial road, commencing at the Indian ford on Rock river, in the town of Fulton, and terminating at
Madison, in Dane oounty. In Jefferson
Sec. 3. That Emery Sampson, James Ostrander, and county. Archibald Burtch, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay
out a territorial road, commencing at or near the northwest
corner of Jefferson county, thence running south on or near the county line. Sec. 4. That John S. Rockwell, Gustavus A. Foster, and Milwaukee to
Dodge co. George Read, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a territorial road, commencing at a point on the line between ranges seventeen and eighteen where the territorial road crosses the same which runs from Milwaukee through Lisbon, Warren, and Oconomewoc, to Watertown, and running thence by the village of Oconomewoc to the bridge now constructed across Rock river, and thence to such point on the road from Watertown to Waupun as may be deemed best.
Sec. 5. The territorial road running from Hamburg to Road altered. Hustis' rapids, in Dodge county, is hereby altered so as to run directly on a straight line from the southeast corner of section sixteen, in the town of Rubicon, west to the road from Cotton's mills to Hustis' rapids.
Sec. 6. That F. K. Phoenix, John Fish, and 0. M. Watertown Wilder, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay to Palmyra. out a territorial road from Watertown, in Jefferson county, by the way of Palmyra, to Delavan, in Walworth county.
Seo. 7. That part of a territorial road lying between section twenty-three, town eleven, range fourteen, and the south line of said town, is hereby declared to be vacated. Sec. 8. That Harrison W. Hamilton, George M. Barthol- Columbus to
Sauk county omew, and William Bradley, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a territorial road from Columbus, in Columbia county, to Sauk village, in Sauk county.
Sec. 9. Elbert Dickenson, A. Powell, and Charles Hait, Lake Puckit are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a road froin way to MidLake Puckaway, by the way of Wyocena, to Madison, in Dane county:
Sec. 10. That Elbert Dickenson, Darius Bisbee, and Xathan Wood, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a ington to
Wycvena. road from the bridge where the Sauk Washington and Dekorra road crosses Duck creek, thence down the valley of said creek to Wyocena.
Sec. 11. That Rollin M. Pratt, Adam H. Van Slyke, and Waterford to William Hovey, be and are hereby appointed commissioners Southport. to lay out a territorial road from Waterford, in Racine county,
on the best route to Hall and Pratt's tavern, thence to South
port, in said county. Road to be Sec. 12. That Elbert Dickenson, Harvey Bush, and Samrelocated
uel Dunn, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to alter and re-locate the territorial road from Madison to Fort Winnebago, which was laid (out) in pursuance of an act passed
by the legislative assembly in 1846. Vacuied. Sec. 13. All that part of the territorial road from Geneva,
in Walworth county, to Milwaukee, as embraced in town
iwo, range eighteen east, is hereby declared to be vacated. Road to be Sec. 14. That A. F. Pratt, Thomas H. Drury, and Jacob altered.
Van Vechten, are hereby appointed commissioners to alier so much of the Illinois and Prairieville road as runs through
the town of Prairieville, in the county of Waukesha. Vacat. d. Sec. 15. That all that part of the Racine and Prairieville
territorial road as runs on sections four, five, ten, fourteen, and fifteen, in town four, range twenty-one, be and the same
is vacated. Janesville to Sec. 16. Thai Lucius Page, Daniel B. Post, and Harrison, Fort Winne bao.
Stebbins, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lar put a territorial road from Janesville in Rock county, by the best and inost practicable route on the east side of Rock river, to the bridge across said river at Indian ford, in the town of Fulton, thence across said bridge, thence by the best and most practicable route to Fort Winnebago, in Columbia
county. Walworthco. Sec. 17. Section five of an act to provide for laying out tu lowa co.
certain territorial roads therein named is hereby repealed, and John Cook, Warren Sweet, and Willis T. Burton, be and they hereby are appointed commissioners to lay out and ps. tablish a territorial road, commencing at a point on the territorial road running from Milwaukee to Janesville, at or near Tibbet's, in Walworth county, thence to Indian ford on Rock river, town four, range twelve, thence to or near Cook's mills, on section six, town four, range eleven east, thence on the nearest and best route to intersect the territorial road located in 1815 from Milwaukee to Mineral Point, at or east of the point where said road crosses the Picatonica.
Sec. 18. That John Messersmith, W. F. Jenkins, and Dodgeville
to liadinos Isaac Farwell, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a territorial road from Dodgeville, beginning at the east end of Spring street, in said village, thence to the centre of section twenty-four, town nineteen, range three, thence east one-half mile, thence northeast till it strikes mill creek, thence to Hickox's mill, thence by the house of William Ruggles to Robert Emery's, thence east until it intersects the territorial road from Madison to Helena. Sec. 19. That James D. Doty, Harrison Reed, and Joseph Lake Winne
bago to Grond Lannier, are hereby appointed commissioners to survey out Kaukulai. and establish a territorial road from the outlet of Lake Winnebago to the foot of Grand Kaukalan, on the east side of Fox river.
Sec. 20. That Leonard Ross, Sylvester Wheeler, and Road ahered. Robert Wilter, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to make such alterations as they may deem proper in that part of the Exeter and Fort Winnebago territorial road which lies between Badger mills, in Dane county, and Exeter, in Green county.
Sec. 21. That Lybrant Hall, Alanson Richards, and Eli- In Dodge «e. jah Wood, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a territorial road, commencing on the section line between sections twenty-one and twenty-eight, in town ten, range fifteen, in Dodge county, thence running east on section lines as near as possible to the road from Watertown to Hustis' ford, at the corner of sections nineteen and twenty, from thence to intersect the road leading from Hus. tis' ford to Milwaukee, on the best and most feasonable route. Sec. 22. That J. W. Cutting, Joseph Devine, and Cyre. Rond re
localed. nus Elliott, be and are hereby appointed commissioners to review and re-locate, if they deem it practicable, that portion of the Whitewater and Mineral Point road which is included in sections twenty-two, twenty-three, and twenty-four, in
Par of non town five, range nine east. That the commissioners appoint-missioners. ed by virtue of this act for laying out territorial roads, and those heretofore appointed for the same pnrpose, whose term of appointment still exists, when the service of the same has
uot yet been performed, shall upon its performance be entitled to such compensation for their said service as the commissioners or supervisors, as the case may be, of the counties where the same is performed, shall deem just and proper, and to be paid out of county treasurys of said counties.
Sec. 23. That Erastus G. Snell, N. T. Holmes, and John T. Haight, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a territorial road, commencing at or near the house of the said Snell, in Jefferson county, to Clinton, Dane county.
Sec. 24. That Nathan G. Van Horn, Niel A. Perry, and John T. Haight, be and they are hereby appointed commis. sioners to lay out and establish a territorial road, commene. ing at or near Hall's saw mill, on Koskonong creek, Jefferson county, to Clinton, in Dane county, and from thence to the house of Ossemus McCray, in said county of Dane.
President of the Council.
In relation to the treasury accounts.
Resolved by the Council and House of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin:
That the auditor of the territory be, and he hereby is di rected to credit Jonathan Larkin, Esq. Treasurer of the terri: