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Powers of trustees.

ral powers and privileges of a corporation) shall have author: ity

1st. To adjourn from time to time as they shall deem expedient; to elect their president; clerk, and other necessary officers.

2d. To fill all vacaneies which may occur in their own number during the time for which they were chosen.

3d. To contract with and employ all teachers, and provide suitable accommodations for giving instructions.

4th. To take and hold by gift, grant, or devise, any property, personal, real, or mixed ; to sell, morigage, let, or otbwise use or dispose af said property, for the sole benefit of said academy.

Sec. 8. There shall be an election annually on the first Monday of June, by the stockholders of said company. The officers to be elected shall be one president, one clerk, one ireasurer, one librarian, and seven trustees, who shall hold their offices for one year, and until others are chosen.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 28, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

Election of oilicers.

AN ACT

To authorize the trustees of school district num

ber one, in the town of Manitowoc, in the county of Manitowoc, to levy a tax to build a school house.

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

Section 1. That it shall and may be lawful for the trustees of school district number one, in the town of Manitowoc, in the county of Manitowoc, to levy a tax on real and personal property in said district, in the aggregate not exceeding three hundred and fifty dollars, for the purpose of building a school house: Prorided, that a majority of the legal voters in said district, present at a meeting called for that purpose, shall vote to levy such lax.

Sec. 2. The said tax shall be collected and returned in the same manner as is now provided by law for the collection of taxes for building school houses.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 28, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To incorporate the trustees for the management

and care of the funds and property belonging to the Protestant Episcopal Church in Wis

consin.

Be it enacted by the Council anl House of Representatires of

the Territory of Wisconsin : Corporation SECTION 1. That Paraclete Porter, John Catlin, J. A. created.

Helfenstein, A Hyatt Smith, and John R. Phelps, of Wis. consin, and their successors duly elected and appointed in the manner hereinafter provided, are hereby constituted a body corporate, by the name of “The trustees of the funds and property of the Protestant Episcopal Church of Wisconsin," and by that name shall have perpetual succession, and be competent to contract and be contracted with to sue and be sued, to answer and be answered unto, in all courts of law and equity. and be capable of taking and holding by gift, grant and devise, and of purchasing, holding and conveying real estate and personal property: Prorided, the yearly income of such property, both real and personal, shall not ex

ceed fifteen thousand dollars, Object of cor Sec 2. The object of the said corporation shall be the poration.

management and care of any innds which are now provided, or which may be hereafter contributed or acquired for the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in Wisconsin, 'the income whereof to be appropriated by the said trustees ac. cording to the directions to be fro'n time to time given by the

convention of said church in Wiscon in. aniber and Sec. 3. The said trustees shall be five in number, to be term of truse hereafter elected at each annual meeting of the convention

of said church, and hold their offices fo: the period of one year from and after such elections, and until other trustees shall have been elected and entered upon their duties.

Sec. 4. The said trustees shall make a report at each an- Trustees to

report. nual convention, exhibiting the amount and condition of the said funds and property under their charge.

Sec. 5. The said trustees shall have power to appoint a Trustees to treasurer, to hold his appointment during their pleasure, and appoint treas: to be subject at all times to their control and direction, whose duties. duty it shall be, under the direction of said trustees, to re: ceive and pay out all money, and take charge of and manage all the property, real and personal, which may be intrusted to the care of said board of trustees for the use and benefit of the church aforesaid, and 10 keep their books, accounts, and records; and who shall give such security for the faithful performance of the duties assigned to him as may from time to time be deemed sufficient by said board of trustees.

Sec. 6. The said trustees hereby incorporated shall be Trustees to bound to conform to any instructions that may be given to instructions. them by the said con ention touching the management of said funds and property and the disposition of the income thereof: Provided, such instructions shall be in writing, and shall be entered on the journals of the convention.

TIMOTHY BURNS.
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS.

President of the Council. APPROVED, March 1, 1848.

HENRY DODGE,

conform to

AN ACT

To authorize school district No. 1, in the town

of Southport to renew tax warrant.

Tant.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires

of the Territory of Wisconsin: 'Trustce au.

Section 1. That the trustees of school district number thorized to re-one, in the town of Southport, be, and they are hereby auissue tax war.

thorized and empowered to re-issue to the collector of said district, the tax warrant heretofore issued by them for the purpose of collecting a tax to build a school house in said district, and to renew the same from time to time as specified in the second section of this act, and the said collector is hereby authorized and empowered to collect under such warrant when so renewed and re-issued all sums of money specified in the said tax list, which are unpaid, in the same man. ner he might have done under the original warrant.

Sec. 2. If the sum or sums of money, payable by any person or persons, named in any tax list issued or to be issued by the trustees of said school district pumber one in the town of South

port shall not be paid by such person or persons, or collected When war rant may be by virtue of such warrant within the time limited therein, it renewed.

shall and may be lawful for said trustees to renew such war

rant from time to time for a further time of sixty days, in Prar:so. respect to such delinquent person or persons: Provided, that

the renewals authorized by this section of any tax warrant,
shall not be for a longer time, in the aggregate, than one
year.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Conneil. APPROVED March 1, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

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