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company, or hold such office of director except he be a stockholder in said company.

Sec. 4. The President and Directors of the company shall have Treasurer and power to appoint a treasurer to hold his office during their pleasure, subordinato officers.

and such subordinate officers as they may deem expedient, and the duties and compensation of all such officers shall be determined by the President and Directors.

Sec. 5. The President and Directors shall have power to transact all business of the company, to wit : That of mining and smelting and every thing connected therewith by themselves or their agents, and shall, with a majority of the stockholders, have power to make such by-laws, rules and regulations for the govern

ment of said company as they may deem proper, Provided, such By-laws.

by-laws, rules and regulations are not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States or the laws of this

Territory Shares to be per

Sec. 6. The shares of said company shall be personal property and liable to tak. and shall be transferable in such manner as shall be prescribed by ation.

the by-laws of said company, and shall be liable to taxation to the same extent, and no greater, as other property is, and to be taken in execution in the same manner as other personal property is, or may hereafter be liable by law to be taken ; and it shall be competent for the Legislature at any time to prescribe the manner in which execution shall be levied thereon.

Sec. 7. The Legislature, or either branch thereof, may, at any Powers reserved by the Legisla. time, examine the affairs of said corporation, by a committee or

otherwise, and may alter, amend, or repeal this act, whenever, in the opinion of said Legislature, the interest of the people may require it.

Sec. 8. This act shall not be construed so as to confer any No banking priv weges conferred. banking privileges, and shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved Dec. 22, 1838.

ture.

NO. 17.

AN ACT to provide for laying out and establishing a Territorial Road from

the south line of the Territory in the town of Beloit, in the county of Rock, to Madison, in the county of Dane.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin, That Lucius G. Fisher, Thomas A. Holmes, and David Humes, be, and they are

hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a territorial road, commencing at the south line of the Territory in the town or Location of Road. village of Beloit, in the county of Rock, thence by the best and most practicable route to St. George's Rapids on Rock Rivers thence by the best and most practicable route to Madison in the county of Dane.

SEC. 2. The commissioners aforesaid shall meet at the said town or village of Beloit, and shall proceed to the discharge of the duties When and how assigned them by this act, according to the provisions of an act entitled an act to provide for laying out and opening territorial roads, approved January 3, 1838.

Sec. 3. And if the said commissioners shall be of the opinion that any territorial road which shall be laid out and surveyed before they proceed to the discharge of their duties under this act, is the proper route for any part of the road hereby established, they are at liberty to commence and terminate their survey at such points in the line of the road so previously laid out as they shall think proper.

Approved Dec. 22, 1838.

NO. 18.

AN ACT to change the corporate name of the Wisconsin University of Green

Bay, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin, That the corporate name of the Wisconsin University of Green Bay, be and is hereby changed to Hobart University of Green Bay, and by that name and Hobart Universi. style shall be known in law.

Sec. 2. That none of the Trustees pamed in the act of incorporation of said University, shall have the power of delegating any Trustees not to

vote by proxy. authority to any other of the said board of Trustees to vote by proxy for the purpose of transacting business before said board, and the acts and doings of said board of Trustees not in conformity with the provisions of this act shall be null and void.

Sec. 3. That so much of the act to which this is amendatory as contravenes the provisions of this act, is hereby repealed.

Approved Dec. 22, 1838.

NO. 19.

AN ACT to locate and establish several Territorial Roads therein named.

Location of Road from Madison to Janesville.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives (of the Territory of Wisconsin,] That Henry F. Janes, John Catlin and Volney Atwood, shall constitute a board of

commissioners to locate and establish a territorial road commencing ed at Madison, in Dane county, thence on the nearest and most

eligible route to Janesville, and again commencing at or near the seventy five mile post on the Military road leading from Prairie du Chien to Green Bay, thence on the nearest and most eligible route to Janesville, until it intersects the aforementioned road, providing that said commissioners shall have power to adopt a portion of any territorial road which they may find to have been previously located on said routes.

Sec. 2. Ebenezer Peck, Berry Haney and John Medcalf, shall

constitute a like board to locate a territorial road commencing at From Madison to Madison, in Dane county, thence on the most eligible route tu

Arena, and thence to Helena.

Sec. 3. Said boards or a majority of each shall meet at Madison, at such time as they may agree upon, and proceed to the discharge

of the duties assigned trela agrceably to the provisions of an act, to be laid out. entitled an act to provide for laying out and opening territorial roads

approved January 3, 1838.

Approved, Dec. 22, 1838.

Helena.

When and how

NO. 20.

AN ACT to provide for the compensation of the officers of the Legislative

Assembly, and for other purposes.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin, That there shall be paid oui of the sum appropriated by Congress to defray the expenses for the Legislative Assembly for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight.

To William Bullen, President of the Council, three dollars per day extra pay, eighty-one dollars.

To George Beatty, Secretary of the Council, for twenty-seven

days service at six dollars per day, one hundred and sixty-two dollars.

To J. G. Knapp, Assistant Secretary of the Council, for twentyseven days service, at five dollars per day, one hundred and thirty-five dollars.

To G. C. S. Vail, transcribing clerk of the Council for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To A. H. McKenzie, transcribing clerk of the Council, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To John S. Fletcher, transcribing clerk, of the Council, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To Stephen N. Ives, Sergeant-at-Arms of the Council, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To David D. Wells, door-keeper of the Council, for twentyseven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To James Moore, assistant door-keeper of the Council, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To Frederic Hollman, messenger of the Council, for twentyseven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To Charles P. Green, assistant messenger for the Council, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To James Connor, fireman of Council, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To George Beatty for sundry articles purchased for the use of the Council, one hundred and four dollars.

To James Clark, librarian, for rent of library-room, from April 1st, 1838, to July 1st, thirty-seven dollars.

To William T. Sterling, for chairs purchased for the Capitol, one hundred and twelve dollars.

To Charles P. Green, for expenses in going to and returning from Green Bay, fifty dollars.

To Stephen N. Ives, for wood for the use of the Council, fifty-two dollars and fifty cents.

To the Post-master at Madison, for transportation of the mail from Madison to Milwaukee, agreeably to a resolution of the Legis

lative Assembly, and for mail-bags, the sum of seventy dollars; this sum to be paid to the Fiscal Agent or Secretary of the Territory in case the Post-master General shall allow from his department the expense incurred in transporting said mail.

To John W. Blackstone, Speaker of the House of Representatives, three dollars per day, extra pay, eighty-one dollars.

To John Catlin, chief clerk of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at six dollars per day, one hundred and sixty-two dollars.

To A. W. Wright, assistant clerk of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at five dollars per day, one hundred and thirty-five dollars.

To Peter B. Grignon, transcribing clerk of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To George Bacheldor, transcribing clerk of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To Clovis La Grave, transcribing clerk of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To Thomas J. Mormon, sergeant-arms of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To George McIntire, door-keeper of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To James Irwin, assistant door-keeper of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To James W. Henry, for services as door-keeper and assistant door-keeper of the House of Representatives, fourteen days at four dollars per day, fifty-six dollars.

To Şilas H. Rice, messenger of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To T. Charles Morgan, assistant messenger of the House of Representatives, for twenty seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To Robert H. Hotchkiss, fireman of the House of Representatives, for twenty-seven days service, at four dollars per day, one hundred and eight dollars.

To Ebenezer Childs, for four days services, as speaker pro-tempore

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