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to Foxville, in said Racine county, heretofore laid out by Horatio C. Train and David W. Burnham, 'viewers appointed by the board of county commissioners of said county, a minute of the survey of which was recorded in the book of records of the proceedings of said board of county commissioners, April 1, 1839, be and the same is hereby declared to be a legal and valid highway.

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

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT
To vacate a part of a territorial road.

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

SECTION 1. That so much of a territorial road leading from Whitewater to Madison, as is situated between Koskonong creek, and the west half of section twenty, in township number six, north of range number twelve east, in the county of Dane, be and the same is hereby vacated, and hereafter shall not be used as a public highway.

WILLIAM SHEW,

Speaker of the House of Representatires. .. . 'MASON C. DÅRLING,

:: President of the Council. APPROVED, February 10, 1847. : ... . HENRY DODGE... ! !

AN ACT

To divorce Samuel Hall from his wife Sarah

Hall.

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

Section 1. That the marriage contract between Samuel Hall and his wife Sarah Hall is hereby dissolved, and the parties to the said contract are by virtue of this act restored to all the rights and privileges of unmarried persons.

Sec. 2, This act shall take effect from and after its pas. sage.

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

President of the Council. Arrroved, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE,

AN ACT To legalize a highway in the town of Bristol.

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

Section 1. That the highway heretofore laid out in the town of Bristol, in the county of Racine, under the direction

of viewers appointed by the board of county commissioners
of said county, commencing on the town line road, near the
house of Luman Marsh, of Paris, and running southerly,
crossing the Geneva road, near the house of S. S. Fowler,
and Simon Lovett, to the O'Plain river, as surveyed by Al-
fred W. Doolittle, be, and the same is hereby declared to be a
legal and valid highway.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize school district No. 2, in Platteville

school town, in Grant county, to apply school funds, and levy additional tax to build a school house.

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

Section 1. The trustees of school district number two, in Number of Platteville school town, are authorized and required to ascer- ascertained

he scholars to be tain the number of persons in said district over the age of and money

drawn. four years, and under the age of sixteen years, and make return thereof to the board of county commissioners and to the commissioners of said school town, at the time now prescribed by law for making return from school districts; upon which returns the trustees are authorized to draw and receive

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How appro. the amount or amounts of money to which said district would priated.

have been entitled to draw and receive if a school had been kept in said district within the last two years; which money the trustees shall appropriate in the erection of a good and

substantial school house in said district. vbe Sec. 2. That a tax not to exceed two per cent. may be levied to build assessed upon all the taxable property in said district, includschool house.

ing improvements upon real estate, and collected in the same manner and at the same time that county taxes are assessed and collected; which taxes shall be paid by the county treasurer to said trustees, on or before the second Monday in Jan

uary next, and be by said trustees expended in the erection Proviso. and completion of said district school house: Provided, that

a majority of the tax payers, inhabitants of said school district, who shall vote, at a district school meeting to be held for that purpose, at the usual place of holding district school

meetings in said district, shall vote for such tax to be raised. Canvass

Sec. 3. The trustees of said school district shall receive of votes. and canvass, and make return to the clerk of the board of

county commissioners of all the votes cast at such election,
who shall lay the same before the board of county commis-
sioners for the purposes contemplated in this act.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

. MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. Approved February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To amend an act entitled "An act to organize

school district No. 1, in Fond du Lac, for special purposes."

here

roll how made out.

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

Section 1. That from and after the passage of this act, Annual meet. school district number one, in the town of Fond du Lac, shall not be known by the name of the Franklin school district, and the annual meetings of said district shall be held at the school house in said district on the first Monday of April in each year.

Sec. 2. For the purpose of levying taxes in said district, Assessment the clerk thereof shall annually, in the month of June, upon 50 the completion of the same by the assessors, procure from the assessors of the town of Fond du Lac, a copy of the assessment roll of all property liable to taxation in said district, to be certified as a true copy of the same by one or more of said assessors, and file the same in his office, and which copy, so certified, shall be the assessment roll for said district, for the year in which the same shall be made: Provided, that the proviso. trustees of said district shall have the same power, and be subject to the same restrictions and regulations for correcting errors and omissions in the same, as are prescribed to town supervisors in relation to town assessments, in section fifteen of “An act to amend an act entitled 'An act to provide for the government of the several towns of this territory, and for the revision of county government,'” approved April 15, 1843. Sec. 3. Whenever the village of Fond du Lac shall be Warrant

in when to be incorporated for corporate purposes, all taxes levied in said it

au given to school district for district purposes, under or by authority of treasurer. any law of this territory, shall be committed by warrant of

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