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First town meeting where held.

set off into a separate town by the name of Lawrence; which
said town shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges
which other towns are entitled to by law, and that the first
election and town meeting in said town shall be held at the
house of Eleazer Williams.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED Jnnuary 29, 1947.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize the the taxation of personal proper

ty in the county of Dodge.

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

SECTION 1. In the county of Dodge, in addition to the property now subject to taxation by law, the following prop

erty shall be assessed and taxed in the saine manner as is now Improve provided by law for all purposes, to wit: All improvements ments and personal prop. on land, town lois, and real estate, and all personal property. erty to be

The term personal property, as used in this act, shall be contaxod.

strued to include moneys, goods, chattels, chaiteis real, debts due from solvent debtors, over and above the amount of debts owing by the owner thereof, whether due on accoun!, contract, notes, bond, or mortgage, public stocks, or stocks in corporations, and the stocks or shares in steam boats, or other vessels: Provided, that the following property

shall

be exempt from taxation in said county, to wit: All proper-
ty belonging to the United States, to this territory, any coun- What exempt
ty college, academy, or other seminary of learning, or any from taxation.
public library; and also all buildings for public worship,
and all school houses, and the lots whereon they are situa-
ted, and all interest, or shares in the same ; every poor house,
alms house, house of industry, and the real and personal es-
tate connected with the same, and all property exempted by
law from execution.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED January 29, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To change the name of William Dick, junior,

to that of William Hamlin Dick.

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

Section 1. That William Dick, junior, a citizen of the town of Manchester, in the county of Calumet, and territory aforesaid, shall hereafter be known, and recognized by the name of William Hamlin Dick.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED January 29, 1847.
HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To change the time of holding the fall terms of

the district court in the second judicial district.

Fall terms when held.

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

Section 1. The fall term of the district court shall holden at the county seat of the several counties in the serond judicial district hereinafter mentioned at the times herein specified, to wit: in the county of Portage on the third Monday in August; Columbia county, the second Monday after the third Monday in August; Sauk county, the third Monday after the third Monday in August; Jefferson county, fourth Monday after the third Monday in August; Walworth county, fifth Monday after the third Monday in August; Rock county, the seventh Monday after the third Monday in August; Green county, ninth Monday after the third Monday in August; Dane county, tenth Monday after the third Monday in August.

Sec. 2. So much of any and all former acts as contii: with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 4, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To provide for the payment of Vial & Varney,

for work done on the Capitol.

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

SECTION 1. There shall be paid out of the monies in the territorial treasury, to A. Vial and E. S. Varney, the sum of two hundred and twenty-five dollars, it being in full payment for the balance due them as per contract with superintendent of territorial property for work done on the capitol.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 4, 1817.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To amend “An act to incorporate the Milwau

kee Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

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

Certain du. Section 1. That the duties assigned to the register of ties of clerk deeds in the fifth section of the act to which this is amenda- couri.

bers may

tory, shall be performed by the clerks of the district court, or of such court as may hereafter be established in lieu thereof, and the memorandum therein mentioned shall be filed with

said clerks. When mer

Sec. 2. That any member of said corporation may at any

time withdraw from the same, upon payment of his full prowithdraw from corpo. portion of all losses and expenses, and upon such further ration.

terms and conditions as may be prescribed by the board of directors.

Sec. 3. That after the next annual election the board of Number of directors, and directors of said company shall consist of nine members, three how elected.

of whom shall be elected for one year, three for two years,
and three for three years; and annually thereafter three di-
rectors shall be elected for the term of three years.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED, February 4, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To revive an act entitled "An act to authorize

school district No. 1, in Platteville school district, to build a school house," approved January 31, 1846.

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

Section 1. That the act entitled "An act' to authorize school district number one, in Platteville school district, 1o

Act revived.

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