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AN ACT

To vacate the town plat of Troy, in the county

of Dane.

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

SECTION ). That the village plat of Troy, situate on the north west fractional quarter of section thirteen, and the north east quarter of section fourteen, in town five, range twelve, in Dane county, be and the same is hereby vacated.

TIMOTHY BURNS, Speaker of the House of Representatives

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. APPROVED March 13, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

Requiring the superintendent of territorial prop

erty to perform certain duties. Be ét enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. In case the constitution shall be adopted by the people of Wisconsin the superintendent of public property shall repair the desks and chairs not now in use, and

Chairs and

provide such chairs and cushions as are needed for the use desks to be provided and of the legislature of the state of Wisconsin; remove the rooms prepar. stoves from the halls of the senate and house of representa: ed.

tives, and otherwise to fit them up for the use of the legisla

ture of the state. Stationary Sec. 2. The superintendent shall procure the necessary furnished and water closets quantity of stationery for the use of the members and officers built. of the state legislature at its first session, and report the er.

pense thereof to the said legislature, and construct eonven.

ient water closets on the public grounds. Auditor to au.

Sec. 3. The auditor of the territory shall adjust and settle the accounts of the said superintendent for the works mentioned and directed, and for the stationary purchased, and shall give his warrants for the payment thereof; and the sum of one thousand dollars is hereby appropriated as a

contingent fund for the expenses mentioned in this act. Part of capi. Sec. 4. That the superintendent is hereby authorized and lol to be instructed to paint or cause to be painted white the outside painted. wood work of the capitol, the roof or shingling excepted.

TIMOTHY BURNS, Speaker of the House of Representatires.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. Approved, March 13, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

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

That the auditor of the territory be and he hereby is instructed to credit Jonathan Larkin, esq., treasurer of the territory, the sum of forty-two thousand eight hundred seventyfive dollars and eighty-two cents, being the amount of the territorial indebtedness by him redeemed and this day cancelled by a committee of the legislative assembly.

Resolved, That there be and hereby is allowed to Jonathan Larkin, esq., the sum of eight hundred and sixty-two dollars and fifty cents, being one and one-half per cent. upon fiftyseven thousand five hundred dollars, by him received from the sale of canal lands, as compensation for his services for receiving and disbursing the same.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. APPROVED, March 13, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

RESOLUTION

In relation to canal lands.

Resolved by the Council and House of Represent at ires of the Territory of Wisconsin:

That the register of canal lands be directed to ascertain the number and names of all persons who may have purchas. ed lands on the Milwaukee and Rock river canal grant prior to January, 1817, and paid to the territory for the same a sum exceeding one dollar and twenty-five cents per acre ; and that whenever he shall ascertain that any person has paid a greater amount per acre than one dollar and twenty-five cents for any of such land, he shall certify the fact to the receiver of moneys for the sale of canal lands, whose duty it shall be to re-pay to such person or persons the amount by them paid over and above the sum of one dollar and ewents. five cents per acre.

TIMOTHY BURNS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council APPROVED, March 13, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

RESOLUTION

Concerning Receiver of Canal Lands.

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

That the receiver of the canal lands be and is hereby authorized and required to pay out of the moneys received from the sale of the canal lands the interest due on the ten outstanding canal bonds; and that the said receiver, or the treasurer of the territory or state of Wisconsin, (as the case may be,) shall hereafter pay, as the same shall become due, all interest accruing upon the same.

TIMOTHY BURNS, , Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council, APPROVED, March 13, 1849.

HENRY DODGE,

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