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the government of said company in relation to said road, and the use of the same.

Sec. 20. Said company shall be liable for all damages Liable for that may be sustained by any person or persons in conse

damages. quence of the omission or neglect to keep said road in good repair and condition.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatires.

HORATIO N. WELLS.

President of the Council. APPROVED, March 6, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To define the boundaries of Fond du Lac coun

ty and the jurisdiction of counties to Lake Winnebago; also to legalize the acts of said county as to certain towns therein organized.

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

Section 1. That township number thirteen, north of range Boundaries number eighteen east, and townships number thirteen, four-described. teen, fifteen and sixteen, north of range number nineteen east; and also all that part of Lake Winnebago lying south of a line extending due west from the south line of the late Brotherlown reservation to a north aod south line corresponde

ng to the division line between ranges number seventeen und eigbteen, and all that part of the same lake lying south of an east and west line extending from the intersection of

the town line between towns sixteen and seventeen with said lake, and running east to the range line hereinbefore mentioned, are hereby made and declared to be a part of the

county of Fond du Lac. Certain towns Sec. 2. That townships number fourteen, fifteen and sir. part of Fond du Lac county

teen, north of range number fourteen east, embracing the organized towns of Ceresco, Alto and Metomon, and included by the act of the seventh day of December, 1836, in both the counties of Fond du Lac and Marquette, are hereby declared to be a part of the county of Fond du Lac, as recited by the

several acts organizing said towns. Certain acts

Sec. 3. The acts of the county of Fond du Lac exercising legal.

jurisdiction over either of the before mentioned townships, or the acts of the towns organized therein, shall not be deem. ed invalid or illegal in consequence of either of said townships having been included in any other county, or for not

having been included in the said county of Fond du Lac. Boundary line Sec. 4. All that part of Lake Winnebago lying north of of Winnebago and Calumer. the north line of the county of Fond du Lac, as herein before

described, and west of the range line separaiing ranges number seventeen and eighteen, as extending through said lake, is bereby declared to be a part of the county of Winnebago; and all that part of said lake lying east of said range line and north of the north line of Fond du Lac, as herein before de.

scribed. is hereby declared to be a part of the county of CalJurisdiction of same. umet. All process issuing to officers of either of the counties

bordering upon Lake Winnebago may be served upon the
waters of said lake by the officer or person charged with the
service thereof; and the said counties shall for all the purpo-
ses of civil and criminal process have concurrent jurisdiction
on the said waters.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatires.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council. APPROVED, March 6, 1818.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To dissolve the marriage contract between Wil

liam Farnham and his wife Elizabeth O. Farnham.

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

Section 1. That the marriage contract heretofore existing between William Farnham and his wife Elizabeth O.Faroham be, and the same is hereby dissolved, and the said parties are hereby restored to all the rights and privileges of unmarried persons.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council, APPBOVED, March 6, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

For the relief of Charles W. Sanıpson.

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

Section 1. That the marriage contract heretofore exist. ing between Charles W. Sampson and his wife Jane Sampson, be, and the same is hereby dissolved, and the said Sampson is hereby restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried man.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

l'resident of the Council. APPROVED, March 6, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To establish the seat of justice of the county of

Columbia,

Columbus to be county Cilt.

De it enacted by the Council and Ilowsc of Representatives of The Territory of Il'isconsin :

SECTION 1. That for the term of five years from and after the passage of this act, the seat of justice of the countyo Columbia shall be established at the village of Columlus, on

section thirteen, township ten, range twelve east; and all district courts to be held in and for said county, during said time, shall be held at the public school house in said village until some other and more suitable place shall be provided for that

purpose. Sec. 2. The several county offices required by law to be County offikept at the county seal shall be removed to and kept at the cers where to

keep offices. said county sea: as soon as suitable and convenient rooms or buildings shall be provided therefor, without expense or charge to the county.

Sec. 3. AH acts and parts of acts heretofore passed, and contravening this act, are hereby repealed.

TIMOTHY BURNS,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

HORATIO N. WELLS,

President of the Council APPROVED, March 6, 1848.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize the construction of a dam across

Fox river, and for other purposes.

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

SECTION 1. That William A. Barstow, his associates, suc. Dam may be cessors and assigns be, and they are hereby authorized 10

erected. erect and maintain a dam across Fox river, on fractional section seventeen (17), in township fifteen (15), north of range ter (10) cast, in the said territory, and to make use of the

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