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at the county seat, during the months of October and November, to receive taxes from persons wishing to pay them: Prorided, that the county commissioners at their stated meet. Proviso. ing, in July in any year, if they shall deem it necessary, for the convenience of the citizens of any precinct in the county, to enable them to pay their taxes without attending at the county seat, may make an order requiring the county treasurer to attend two days in such precinct or precincts, for the purpose of receiving taxes, and shall notify the treasurer thereof; and the treasurer, or his deputy, shall be bound to attend accordingly, and the treasurer shall state in the notice to be given as aforesaid, on what days he, or his deputy will attend in such precinct, or precincts, for that purpose. Sec. 3.' That if any person or persons shall fail to pay the Wher laxes
may be paid. taxes charged against him, her, or them, on or before the second Monday of December next, after the same shall have been charged, such person or persons may pay the same at any time before the treasurer shall have distrained any property, or sold any lands, or town lots, for the payment of such taxes, but shall be charged with ten per centum thereon for the use of the treasurer. Sec. 4. That the county treasurer shall make sale of de. When treas.
urer sha!) linquent lands and town lots, at the time, place, and in the make sale for same manner, that is now prescribed by law for the county
delinquent collector to do the same. Sec. 5. That if no lands or town lots be found, out of what proper
ty liable fur which to make the taxes, charged on personal property, the county treasurer may proceed at any time subsequent to the second Monday of December next, after such taxes shall have been charged, to collect the same by distress and sale of goods and chattelş, belonging to the person or persons charged with such delinquent taxes, in the same manner that is now by law required of the county collector. Sec. 6. That the county treasurer shall be allowed the Compensa.
rion of treas. same compensation for selling delinquent lands and town lots, urer. and for making distress and sale of goods and chattles, for payment of taxes, that is now by law allowed the county collector for the same.
Dirty si treas. Sec. 7. That the county treasurer shall do and perform
all acts and duties that are now by law required of the county collector, which do not conflict with the provisions of this
act. Per contago
Sec. 8. That the county treasurer shall be allowed one om treasurer. per centum on all monies by him received or collected on the
lax duplicate, not otherwise provided for in this act, in addition to the fees now allowed him by law. } *
Sec. 9. That the office of county collector, in the county Ohoo of col. lector abolisk- of Grant, is hereby abolished.
See. 10. That this act shall take effect from and after the first Monday of January next. :
President of the Council
To legalize the official acts of S. F. Seabury and
Moses W. Rowley
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
SECTION 1. That the official acts of S. F. Seabury, while acting as a justice of the peace, for the county of Iowa, shall not be deemed invalid on account of any informality or illegality in the election of said Seabury, but his said acts shall be as legal and binding as if his election had been in all respects conformable to law.
Sec. 2. That the acts of Moses W. Rowley, a justice of the peace in and for the county of Dodge, shall not be considered illegal on account of any illegality, or informality in his election, but all his acts shall be as binding as if his election had been legal in all respects.
MASON C. DARLING,
President of the Council. APPROVED February 11, 1817.
To provide for laying out certain territorial roads
Be it enacted by the Council and Ilouse of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin :
Section 1. That N. F. Hyer, D. L. Mills, and R. H. Dickinson, be, and they hereby are appointed commissioners Janesville to to lay out and establish a territorial road, commencing at Medison. Janesville, thence on the ncarest and most direct practicable route, by Stone's bridge, Catfish mills, and Dunkirk, to Madison, in Dane county.
Sec. 2. That Jacob F. Adriance, Benjamin Seabring, and Grafton to Barton Sailsbury, be, and they are hereby appointed com-Fond du Lac. missioners to lay out a territorial road from Grafton, Washington county, to Fond du Lac, in Fond du Lac county, by such direct route as they shall fipd to be most feasible. Sec. 3. That Frederick Hilger, [and] John Mattis, be,
and they are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a ter. Prairievillo.
ritorial road from Grafton, Washington county, to Prairieville, by the way of Cedarburg.
Sec. 4. That T. W. Merrito, W. F. Stewart, and R. Sauk Wash. Holmes, are hereby appointed commissioners, to lay out and ingtor to Bea. ver Dam.
establish a territorial road, from Sauk Washington, Washington county, to Sailsbury's mills, thence to Beaver Dam, in Dodge county, on the most direct and eligible route.
Sec. 5. That John H. Manahan, Eli B. Chapman, and Beaver Dam John Van Eps, are hereby appointed to lay out and estabw De korra.
lish a territorial road, from Beaver Dam, Dodge county, to De Korra, Columbia county, by such route as they shall deem most suitable, and section three of an act entitled “an ac! to provide for the laying out of the territorial roads there in mentioned," approved February 30, 1846, is hereby re
pealed. Altoration of Sec. 6. That the territorial road, known as the Madison Madison and Chicago rond. and Chicago road, shall be, and the same is hereby so alter
ed as to run west on the state line, from the point where it now strikes the state line, to within about sixty rods of the section corner between sections thirty-four and five, thenco north, by the head of a spring, on P. W. Lake's land, thence north west, so as to strike the section line between sections thirty-four and thirty-five, at or near said Lake's gate, thence north, on said section line, to, or near a log house, on the land of Joseph J. Crumb, thence north westerly, so as to strike the north line of James A. Maxwell's farm, eighty rods west of the north east corner of section twenty-seven, thence dos north to the Bigfoot, or Geneva road, thence west to the territorial road, near Douglas' tavern, and that so much of the said territorial road, as lies between said Douglas' tavern, on Bigfoot Prairie and the state line, is hereby declared to be
vacated. Colombia to Sec. 7. That John Converse, George Knowles, and Sri Green Lake.
vester Corban, be, and are hereby appointed commissionen to lay out a territorial road, from Columbus, in Columns county, to Green Lake, in Marquette county, and sectio: eight, of an act entitled “act to provide for the laying oz:
the territorial roads therein mentioned,” approved February 3, 1846, is repealed.
Sec. 8. Said roads shall be laid out, and returns made, Roads how agreeable to the provisions of an act to provide for laying out laid out and
returns inade. and opening territorial roads, and for other purposes, passed January 11th, 1940, and when so laid out shall be public highways, according to said act, and each of the aforesaid board of commissioners are hereby authorized to adopt as part of the roads hereby authorized any part of such public roads, heretofore laid out, as shall be suitable and proper. Sec. 9. That Evander M. Soper, Loyal H. Jones, and From Manito
woc to Win James D. Doty, be, and they are hereby authorized to lay out
nebago. and establish a territorial road, from Manitowoc, in the county of Manitowoc, to Winnebago Rapids, in the county of Winnebago. Sec. 10. That Rollin M. Pratt, Adam H. Van Slyke, Waterford to
Southpori. and William Hovey be, and they hereby are appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a territorial road from Waterford, in the county of Racine, on the best and most eligible and practicable route to intersect the Burlington and Southport road, at Hall and Pratt's tavern, in the town of Paris, in said county, and then to the village of Southport, in
Sec. 11. That Harrison Reed, Henry Finch, and Joseph Nenah to Larinier, be, and they are hereby authorized to lay out and Rapid De.
. establish a road from Neenah, in Winnebago county to the U. nited States road, at or near Rapid Decroche, in the county of Brown. Sec. 12. That John Hacey, H. W. G. McCaffaty, and Hacey's mills
to Waterloo S. L. Corlin, be, and they are hereby appointed commission- road. ers to lay out and establish a territorial road, from Hacey's mills, in Dodge county, to the road from Waterloo, to Colum. bus, and to intersect the above named road at the distance of one mile and a half from the village of Columbus. Sec. 13. That S. L. Corlin, C. S. Bristol, and John Man
Madison lo son, be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners to Waupou. Inake such alterations in a territorial road leading from Madi. son to Waupon, by the way of Columbus and Beaver Dam, as in their judgment may be expedient.