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is or may hereafter be liable by law to be taken, and it shall be competent for the Legislature to prescribe the manner in which executions shall be levied thereon.
Sec. 8. A majority of directors shall consitute a quorum to Quorum ol d. transact business. They shall annually, if practicable, report the
May report situa. situation of the affairs of the corporation to the stockholders, and tion to stuckliold. in case of loss by said company, may declare the amount for which
Their powers la sach member is liable proportioned to the amount of stock ownod case oi luna. by each, and after due notice having been given to each of the stockholders, if any of the members shall refuse or object to pay over the sum for which they are justly liable, shall no longer be a member and his or her share or shares of stock, shall be forfeited Forfelture or and any previous paynient made thereon, but may by a vote of a: majority of members present, at any subsequent meeting, be reinstated, and in such case, shall be entitled to his or her share or shares of stock, in the same manner as if said stock had not been forfeited, Provi:led, the same be done in one year after such torfeiture having been declared.
Sec. 9. The Legislature or either branch thereof, may at any time examine the affairs of said corporation by a committee or otherwise, and may alter, amend or repeal this act at pleasure, Provided, that no repeal shall take place, unless it shall appear to the Legislature that this charter has been violated, and that, notice has been given to some officer or member of the corporation, Sec. 10. This act shall not be construed so as to confer any No banking priv.
Hegca. Banking privileges, and shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved, March 7, 1839.
AN ANT 10 authorize Charles F. H. Goodhue and James Rogan, to erect ,
dam on Rock River, and for other purposes.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Repre. sentatives of the Territory of Wisconsin, That Charles F. H. Goodhue, and James Rogan, be, and they are hereby authorized to erect a dam across Rock River, at the place known as Johnson's Dam where cos. Rapids, at any point they may deem most suitable in section num: what purpose. bered four, in township numbered eight, and range fifteen east, in said Territory, for the purpose of creating a hydraulic power, and
structed and for
Nin neng and
the same for themselves, their beirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, 10 maintain for ibe purposes aforesaid, with all the rights and privileges which to the same may belong, within said section numbered four; and the said Charles F. H. Goodhue and James Rogan, their heirs and assigns, are hereby authorized to construct
such will races on said section numbered four, and erect such other machinery may devices and fixtures as will facilitate the use of said water power,
and erect such mills or other machinery as from time to time they may think proper..
Sec. 2. That Charles F. H. Goodhue and James Rogan, their heils or assigns, shall (within six years from the passage of this act, or as soon as said Rock River shall be made navigable for steamboats) erect in said dam, or at some convenient point, for the
free passage of boats or other water crast, uarigaling said stream, a Lock when to be constructed." good and substantial lock of suitable materials, not less than ninety Is description feet long between the gates and fifteen feet wide, in the clear of the
chamber, and said lock shall be kept constantly ia repair for the sale passage of boats or craft of any kind, on the passage of which do tax or other charge shall be demanded or collected, and in default of the building of such lock, within the time herein prescribed, or being so built, shall not be kept in repair as aforesaid, and suitably alreade.l for the safe and speedy passage of any boat or water craft navigating said stream, said Charles F. H. Goodhue and James Rogan, their heirs or assigns, being in possession of the works hereby. authorized, shall pay to any person or persons who may be injured by delay, all damages which such person or persons shall sustain, together with any and all costs which may accrue in sueing for or collecting
such damages. The Legislature of the Territory or the State of nenc. Wisconsin, may at any time so alter or amend this act, or any of its
provisions, as to facilitate or improre the navigation of Rock River, in such manner as may be deemed expedient: Prorided, that the aforesaid Charles F. II. Goodhue and James Rogan, or their
successors, shall on or before the first day of September, 1839, build sude or chote for or cause to be constructed, a slide or chute, so called, so constructed • fish
and situated as to facilitate the ascent and descent of fish, and'shalt be subject to all laws that are or may be made for the protection of fisbing and navigation,
Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after. its passage.
Approved, March 7, 1839.
Act bow ame ed
AN ACT to provide for laying out and establishing sevcral Territorial roads
lake to Fon do Lac.
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Council and Ilouse of Representatives of the Terriţory of Irisconsin, That Levi Godfrey, Augustus Smith and Calvin Earl are appointed commissioners to lay out a Territorial road from Rochester, in the county of Racine, Read from Roch.
ester to Madison. to Madison, in the county of Dane..
Sec. 2. That John Bullen, Henry Bowson, and Adna Lampson, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a Territorial Road, commencing at the Illinois State line, at or near me Fox River, and running on the nearest and best ronte to Foxville Statc line 10 Pral.
rio Village. and Rochester on said river, thence to Mequanigo Village by the nearest and best route, and thelice to Prairie Village, on said river.
Sec. 3. That Martin C. Whitman, S. A. Dunbar, and R. A. Warner, are appointed commissioners to lay out a Territorial road from Geneva to from Geneva, via Rochester, on the nearest and best route to Milwaukee. .
Sec. 4. That Lemuel Weeks, Morris S. Burnett, and George W. Skinner, are appointed Commissioners to lay out and establish a From Geneva Territorial road, to commence at or near the foot of Genera Lake, la thence running northerly by thc ncarest and best route to the western extreme of Peewaukee Lake, thence north, following the ceaire line of section fisteen as far as may be proper, thence Dortherly by the nearest and best route to Fon du Lac.
Sec. 5. That Thomas J. Parish, John B. Terry, and Elihu B. Goodsell, are appointed commissioners to lay oui and establish a Territorial road, commencing at cr near the town of Mineral Point, From Mineral thence running by the nearest and best route, via Diamond Groye, Pointe no English to English Prairie, on the Wisconsin river.
Sec. 6. That Henry F. Janes, William Ritten house, and William M. Porter, are appointed commissioners to lay out a Territorial road, from Janesville to the seat of Justice of the county of Green, From Janepvillo
to White Oak thence by Wiota to the White Oak Springs, in the county of Iowa. springs.
Sec. 7. That William B. Vineyard, James Gilmore, and Samuel Crocker, are appointed commissioners to lay-out and establish a Territorial road, commencing at Mineral Point, and running on Point to sinapoo. the best route to Sinapee, on the Mississippi river.
880.8. That Waters Towsly, Thomas S.Newton,and Stores
ers to lay out a mincial Point, From roleh
are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out a Territorial road, From Southport from Southport, via Rochester, Hart Prairie, fout of Koshkenong to Madison,
Lake, by the most judicious route to Madison, the seat of governmeni,
Sec. 9. That Benjamin Jones, Pliney Pierce, and Joseph G.
Knapp, are appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a From mouth of Territorial road, commencing at or near the mouth of Manitouwoc er w G.een Bay. river, and running by the nearest and most practicable 'route to
Green Bay, in the county of Brown.
Sec. 10. That Roswell C. Otis, Horatio C. Frain, and Caleb
Blodget, are appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a From Southport Territorial road, commencing at the village of Southport, and
running via D. Stevens' in the town of Pleasant Prairie, Salem and Geneva, in the county of Walworth, on the nearest and best route to Beloit, in the county of Rock.
Sec. 11. That David Geddings, Charles D. Cole, änd Hiram McAllister, are appointed commissioners' to lay out and establish
à Territorial road, on the nearest and most direct route from From Manitou. Manitouwoc rapids, in the county of Manitouwoc, to Sheboygan, Sheboygan Falls. Falls, in the county of Sheboygan.
Sec. 12. That Robert W. Gray, Anthony Miller," and James W. McMartry, be, and they are appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a Territorial road, from Mineral Point, on the
best and most eligible route, by the residence of John Armstrong, ter's Ferry. on the Peckitonica, to the Staie line of Illinois, in the county of
Green, on the best route to Brewster's Ferry.
Sec. 13. That Hoel S. Wright, H. B. Kelsoe and Horace Conroe, are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish
a territorial road commencing at the mouth of Plumb Creek, creek to Manitou. on Fox river, running thence on the best and most eligible ground Woc rapids. to the town of Manitouwoc Rapids, and a road from Lafontaine on
the most direct and eligible route to intersect the above road at to intersect said the nearest practicable point, and if either of the said commissioners
shall negleet or refuse to perform said duty, the county commissioners of Brown County, are hereby authorized to supply the vacancy, occasioned by such neglect or resusal at any time, after the expiration of three months from the passage of this act.
Sec. 14. Gardner Childs and William Dickinson are hereby
appointed to lay out a Territorial road from Depere on the best From Depere to
route to intersect the United States road running from Green Bay to Chicago
intersect U.S. road.
froin Racine to
Sec. 13. That the commissioners, appointed by an act entitled "an aet to lay-out a Territorial road from Racine tɔ Madison,” Relating to a road passed at the last session of the Legislature, be reqnired to meet Madison. at Racine, for the performance of their duties on or before the first day of June next, and that so much of the act alluded to, as conflicts with this section is hereby repealed.
Sec. 16. If either of the boards of commissioners mentioned in this act shall be of opinion that any Territorial road which shall be laid out and established, before they proceed to perform their Commissioners duties under this act, is the proper route for any part of the roads roads previously hereby established, they shall have power to commerce and terminate their survey at such points on the line of said road so previously laid out as they shall think proper, and the provisions of this section shall be applicable to any and all acts for the location of Territorial roads and not yet carried into effect.
Sec. 17. That the three commissioners named in each of the preceding sections, may meet respectively at such place and time Where to meet. as they or a majority of them shall agree upon, and proceed to the discharge of their duty agreeably to the provisions of " An act Their duties. to provide for laying out and opening territorial roads,” approved January 3d, 1838: Provided that the damage and expense of Expenses when
S[c. 18. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
AN ACT in addition to an act entitled an act to establish the seat of Govern.
ment of the Territory of Wisconsin, and to provide for the erection of Public Buildings, apptoved Dec'r 3d, 1836, and for other purposes.
of former act
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin, That the second and Sections 2 and 3 third sections of the act to which this is in addition, be, and the repealed. same are hereby repealed: Provided, that such repeal shall not
I'roviso affect any right accrued to the Territory under and by virtue of the