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An act concerning reports of school officers and of incorporate institutions of
An act to increase the compensation of sheriff's in the county of Fulton.. 400
An act to repeal a portion of section seven of an act entitled “ An act to provide
for the erection of a new state house,” approved Feb. 25, 1867..
An act to change the time of holding the annual meeting of the board of super-
TEXAS AND CHEROKEE CATTLE:
An act to amend an act entitled “An act to prevent the importation of Texas or
Cherokee cattle into the state of Illinois," approved February 27, 1867.......402
An act to amend the township organization law in relation to the collection of
taxes fur road purposes.
THE PUBLIC LAWS
STATE OF ILLINOIS.
AN ACT to amend an act entitled “Abatements,” approved Mareh; 1848, In force March and to extend the time for closing up the affairs of corporations,
24, 1869. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Minois, represented in the General Assembly, That asl Corpcretions corporations created by special acts, or under general laws, years for settleand whose charters or act of incorporation may have ex- ment. pired for any reason whatever, shall continue their corporate capacity during the term of two years, for the sole purpose of collecting the debts due to said corporation, selling and conveying the property and estate thereof.
§ 2. The said companies shall use the name of their Corporate respective corporations for the purpose aforesaid, and shall name---suits. be capable of prosecuting and defending all suits at law or in equity.
3. The dissolution, for any cause whatever, of any Remedy company created as aforesaid, shall not take away or impair iron not impatia
against corporaany remedy given against such corporation, its stockholders ed. or officers, for any liabilities incurred previous to its dissolution.
§ 4. No suit pending in law or equity, for or against Salts not to any such corporation, at the passage of this act, shall abate by reason of the expiration of the time for which said corporation was created, if such suits were commenced before the expiration of such companies; and all companies whose charters may have expired before the passage of this act,
ABSTRACTS-ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DEEDS, ETC.
or who may have dissolved for any reason whatever, other than by judgment of court, shall have two years to collect their debts and convey their property, in order to wind up their affairs, and may, within two years, prosecute and defend suits in all courts of this state. The provisions of this act shall not apply nor extend to any corporation the affairs of which are being wound up by order of any court, nor when a receiver has been appointed.
$ 5. This act to be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED March 24, 1869.
In force March
AN ACT to provide for the keeping up of abstracts.
of counties having abstracts of title to real estate, and in all conveyances, to counties which may hereafter acquire such abstracts, it contents, fees." shall be the duty of the circuit clerk to keep the same per
fected-by entering therein abstracts of all conveyances, certificates of purchase, of levy, of redemption, and such other matters, affecting the title to real estate, required by law to be recorded at the time of recording the same; and as compensation for such services said clerk shall receive as recording fee, in addition to the recording fee fixed by law, the sum of five cents for the entry in the abstract of each and every tract, which shall be collected as other recordiog fees.
$ 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED March 30, 1869.
ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF DEEDS, ETC.
In force Feb. 19, AN ACT to authorize the governor of this state to appoint commissioners
to take the acknowledgment or proof of the executions of deeds and other instruments, and to take depositions, etc., in other states, territories, etc.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Governor may appoint com Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the missioners deeds.
governor of this state may appoint and commission in any