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RECIEVER'S REPORT. To the Honorable the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of

Wisconsi:i:

In obedience to the requirements of an act of the Legislative Assembly of said Territory, entitled 'an act to provide for carrying into effect an act of Congress entitled 'an act granting a section of land for the improvement of Grant river at the town of Potosi, in Wisconsin Territory,' approved June · 15th, 1844,” requiring the Receiver of the funds arising from the sales of lots upon said section, to report annually to the Legislative Assembly, and state his accounts, showing his receipts and expenditures, and the amount of money on hand, I submit the following

REPORT:

The amount of receipts of money on sales ofl
• lots as surveyed and laid out by the commis-

sioners appointed by said act of the Legisla-1
tive Asseinbly, being the entire amount of pro-
ceeds from the sale of the whole of said sec-ll
rion, is the sum of four thousand one hundred |
and thirty dollars and sixty-four cents, ||$4,130 64

The account of the expenditures under said act of the Legislative Assembly, are as follows:

$1650

1845, October 25–For this amount paid John||

Wharton, one of the Commissioners appointed
by the Surveyor General of Wisconsin and Iowa,
to assess the value of pre-empted lots on said||

section, sixteen dollars and fifty cents,
For the same amount paid Augustus L. Gregoire. |

one of said Commissioners, for the same ser

vice, For paying same amount and for same service, tol

Henry A. Wiltse, of said Commissioners,

16 50

1650 200.00

125100

225.00

2800

300

For this amount paid to Henry A. Wiltse, for for- 11

ty days' services as surveyor in surveying|| the said section into out and in-lots, at $5 per||

day, For this amount paid to Henry A. Wiltse for plat

ting and constructing the original maps, of the survey of lots on said section, computing the contents of each lot and entering the same upon the maps, one hundred and twenty-five

dollars, For this amount paid to Henry A. Wiltse for ma-li

king three copies of the same maps, at seventy-11

five dollars each, For this amount paid Henry A. Wiltse for pa-||

per for said maps, cloth for and binding said! maps and for field books, &c., twenty-eight!

dollars, For this amount paid Henry A. Wiltse for procu-l

ring from the office of Surveyor General's officell the township plat of township 2, N. R. 3 W. and! the field notes thereof for the use of the Engineer in making an estimate of the improvements contemplated by said act of Congress,

three dollars, For this amount paid James E. Freeman, one of!

the Territorial Commissioners appointed by the act of the Legislative Assembly aforesaid, for||

fifty-three days services as Commissioner, For this amount paid J. D. Spaulding, publisher of|

Wisconsin Herald, for publishing four weeks'll · notice for the adjusting claims to pre-emption to

lots on said section, For this amount paid J. L. Marsh, editor and publ

lisher of the Independent American, for publish-||

ing same notice same time, For this amount paid J. D. Spaulding for printing

900 blank certificates of pre-emption, For this amount paid J. D. Spaulding for printing |

1000 blank Receiver's receipts, Do do same for publishing notice of sale ofi

lots, For this amount paid Nelson Dewey, for 48 days ||

services as Commissioner, For this amount paid Nelson Dewey for 24 days'||

services as Commissioner in making full records of the proceedings of commissioners, and making list of pre-empted lots, for the office of the Sur. veyor General, and making and filing certifi-||

7950

5.00

5,00

14100

16100

6.80

72103

cates of pre-emption to lots and duplicates there-||

of,

36.00

4150

2400

9.00

3.00

9100

For this amount paid N. Dewey for three days' ser

vices as Commissioner in making public sale of||

lots, For this amount paid Nelson Dewey for six

teen days' services as Commissioner in attending upon the entry and sale of lots on said secol

tion, For the amount paid Nelson Dewey for six days'||

services in making abstract of lots sold, for the

Executive office of the Territory,
For this amount paid N. Dewey for two days' ser-

vices as Commissioner in employing Civil En-!
gineer to make the estimates of improvements
contemplated by the act of Congress,
For this amount paid N. Dewey for six days' servi.

ces as Commissioner in going to Dubuque on business with Joshua Barney, the Civil Engineer employed by the Commissioners to make

estimates of improvements, For this amount paid to Joshua Barney for his ser

vices in examining and making estimates of the improvements contemplated by the act of Congress and making report to the Commissioners).

and drawing maps of the survey,
For this amount paid to Hiram Weld for making!
. soundings of Grant River Slough and in the

Mississippi river,
For the amount of James F. Chapman's bill for

ferriage in making survey of the harbor and of
Grant river,
For this amount paid Morris Lear's bill for five

days' services in assisting to survey the contem-i

plated improvements,
For amount paid J. Toulouse's bill for two days

in same service,
Do do B. Locey's bill for do.,
Do do S. Webster's do, for half day do.,
Do do B, Wright's do. for qr do. do.,
Do do S. C. Wiltse's bill for eleven days as Civill

Engineer in survey of improvements contem-
plated by act of Congress and by act of Legis-!!

lative Assembly, For amount paid S. M. & E. Langworthy's bill for

rent of office for use of commissioners, $10; sta.

tionery for do. 50 cts., For amount paid H. L. Massey for twenty days'll

142/29

7100

3100

54|05

1050

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services as Commissioner in superintending survey of contemplated improvements, and attend. |

ing upon the sale and entry of lots,
For amount paid S. M. & E, Langworthy for clothii

for flags for surveyor,
Do do same for stationery for commissioners,
Do do paid J, Parsons for stone for monuments,
Do do paid Mr. Gushee for four days' services!

in making survey of section,
Do do paid Jos. Rochambeau for seven days do.
Do do paid Geo. W. H. Bell for 161 do.
Do do paid N. Locey for 271 days

do. Do do paid do hauling stone for monuments, Do do paid M. Lear for seven days' services in

the survey of said section,' Do do paid S. C. Snook for one day do., . Do do paid Myron Patterson and T. D. Webs

ter for stakes to lots,
Do do Barnett & Jones for drafting board and

flag staff,
do paid Hacker & Eslinger, for flag staffs,
do paid S. M. & E. Langworthy for candles

for commissioner's office,
do paid Rountree & Clark for record book

for commissioners,
do paid same for two memorandum books!

and one inkstand and sand,
do paid H. L. Massey for fifty days' services

as commissioner,
do paid same for two days' service going to

Dubuque to return to Surveyor Gener-||

al's office list of pre-emption lots, Do do paid same for three days' service in at-||

tending sale of pre-empted lots,
Do do paid James Hussey's bill for four days |

work dressing stone monuments set
at important angles in said survey,

300

1 25

7500

4/50

800

$1,350 40 Total amount of expenditures up to date, $1,350 40|| All of which have been paid upon drafts drawn

by the Territorial Commissioners upon me as Receiver, which drafts specified the amount tol

be paid and the purposes of the expenditures. Total amount from sale of whole section,

$4,13064 Deduct therefrom expenditures to date,

1,350 40

Il 2,780124

Deduct my per cent, as allowed by law on receipts, i!

$41 31, and per cent. on expenditures, 13 50, ||

Balance remaining in my hands, two thousand |

seven hundred and twenty-five dollars and fortythree cents,

||$2,725/43 J. ALLEN BARBER, Receiver, Lancaster, Grant County, W. T. Dec. 30, 1845.

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