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to expend all monies raised in pursuance of this act, or otherwise accruing to said village for the same purpose, in the

future construction and improvement of the said harbor. Commission Sec. 7. The said harbor commissioners shall hold their ers to give

offices for one year, and until their successors shall be chosen bond.

and qualified. Before entering upon the duties of their office, they shall execute to the trustees of the village of Racine, bonds in the sum of ten thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of the duties of their office, with sureties to be approved by said trustees. They shall receive such reasonable compensation for their services as shall be

fixed by said trustees. On the first day of March next after Report to be their election, they shall make out a written report of all

their proceedings during the previous year, in which they shall give a detailed statement of all the monies or other property received by them, the manner in which it was ex. pended, mentioning the amount paid to every person, and also the amount of work done on said harbor; and on the same day they shall file said report in the office of the clerk

of said village. Qualification Sec. 8. Every person whose name shall be on the assessof voters.

ment roll of said village made out by the assessors thereof last previous to any special election authorized by this act, and who shall be a legal voter in said village, and no others, shall be entitled to vote for said harbor commissioners, and also whether the tax authorized by this act shall be levied in

any year. 'Tax when Sec. 9. At the said special election a vote shall be taken levied. upon the question whether any tax authorized by this act

shall be levied for the ensuing year; and no such tax shall be levied unless a majority of the votes cast upon that question shall be in favor of the same.

Sec. 10. Such special elections shall be conducted in the same manner as elections for corporation purposes in said village are conducted. The election of harbor commissioners shall be decided by a plurality of votes.

Sec. 11. The trustees of the said village shall draw of ders on the treasury for monies raised in pursuance of this act in favor of the said harbor commissioners or such persons as they may direct.

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

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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To authorize the trustees of school district No.

1, of the town of Summit, 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 the trustees of school district number one, of the town of Summit, be and they are hereby authorized to make an assessment of all the property in said district, and to levy upon such assessment a tax of not exceeding two hundred dollars, for the purpose of building a school house ; said tax to be collected as other school taxes are now by law collected.

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

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To organize the county of Winnebago for judi

cial purposes.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives

of the Territory of Wisconsin: County when SECTION 1, That from and after the first day of January organized. next, the county of Winnebago shall be organized for judi.

cial purposes, and shall enjoy all the privileges and immunities of other similarly organized counties within this territory. It shall form a part of the third judicial district, and

the courts therein shall be held by the judge of said district. Certain write Sec. 2. That all writs, process, appeals, and recognizan

bere to be ces, or other proceedings, which shall be pending undetertried.

mined in the district court of the county of Fond du Lac on the said first day of January, A. D. 1848; which originated in courts of justices of the peace, in said county of Winnebago, shall be remanded back to and determined in the said

courts of the county of Winnebago. Duty of clerk Sec. 3. That on the said first day of January next, the of Fond du

clerk of the district court of Fond du Lac county shall transmit all writs, process, appeals, recognizances, or other proceedings, originating as aforesaid, together with a transcript of the record in each case, to the clerk of the district court of

the said county of Winnebago. Olicers when Sec. 4. That for the purpose of carrying into effect the to be elected. provisions of this act, at the next annual election there shall

be elected a sheriff and such other officers as said county shall be entitled to by the provisions of this act, by the legally qualified voters of said county, whose term of service shall commence on the said first day of January next, and

continue for such length of time as is now provided by law. Courts where Sec. 5. That the judge of said third judicial district shall

hold courts in said county of Winnebago semi-annually, at

Lac.

held.

such times as the said judge may determine, until otherwise provided by law.

Sec. 6. That the county seat in and for said county, for County seat judicial and county purposes, is hereby established, after the nere estabsaid first day of Januarý next, on section twenty-four, in township number eighteen, north of range sixteen east: Provided, that suitable buildings shall be furnished for the holding of courts for said county by the proprietors of said town, free of all cost or charge to the said 'county, for the next three years; after which, the qualified voters of said county may vote for or against raising a tax for the erection of public buildings, and if a majority of the same shall decide in favor of said tax, the supervisors or county commissioners of said county, as the case may be, shall levy such a tax upon the taxable property of said county as they may deem necessary to carry out the provisions of this section.

Sec. 7. When the legal voters of said county shall deter- Certain land mine, by vote, upon raising a tax for the erection of public"

wi, to be given, buildings as aforesaid, before the same shall be commenced, or any money expended therefor, it shall be the duty of the proprietors of the said town where the same are to be located, to execute and deliver to the supervisors or county commissioners of said county, as the case may be, and to be by them approved, a good and sufficient warrantee deed for a public square, or so much ground in some proper and suitable place of said town on which the same may be erected, for the use and benefit of said county, as the said supervisors or commissioners may deem necessary therefor; which said deed shall be recorded in the register's office of said county, and have the like force and effect of other deeds of record.

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

President of the Council,
APPROVED, February 8, 1847.

; HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

For the relief of Jesse A. Clark and Jemima M.'

Clark.

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

Section 1. That the marriage contract heretofore existing between Jesse A. Clark and Jemima M. Clark be and the same is hereby dissolved, and the said parties to said contract are hereby restored to all and singular the rights and privileges of unmarried persons.

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

President of the Council.
APPROVED February 8, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To authorize the trustees of the village of She

boygan to record plat.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives

of the Territory of Wisconsin: Copy of plat SECTION 1. The trustees of the village of Sheboygan, in to be made. the county of Sheboygan, are hereby authorized to procure

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