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SECRETARY OF THE TERRITORY, resolution authorizing laws published in
certain newspapers. .

120
act authorizing a loan of money

21
act repealing last act.....

105
secretary required to have laws printed in pamphlet form and dis.
tributed..

116
office rent and furniture allowed.

116
sum allowed for copying laws...

116

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95
95

TRESPASS, op school lands.....

how punishable

fine, to whom paid
TOWNS, how incorporated....

residents thereof to hold meeting.
viva voce vote....
trustees, how elected
president and trustees a corporate body
treasurer
powers and duties of trustees
streets, alleys and roads through towns
tax, how levied, collected and expended..

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INDEX TO LAWS OF 1837--8.

A
ACTIONS, to be brought 90 days before term in order to obtain trial....... 442
ADAMS, Permelia E. and Richard, divorced....

821

320
821
821
821

ADJOURNMENT, in suits before justices.

bond to be given by defendant.
by plaintiff....

when defendant to be discharged.
ADJUTANT GENERAL, his department...

his duties.
to keep a roster..
to procure a seal and perform other duties..

his salary
ADMINISTRATORS, (public) act concerning..

mode of appointment and duties.

oath and bond......
AIDS, number of established.....

284
292
307
307
808

467
467
468

.... 284

... 172

ALEXANDER, town of established......
APPEAL, from sentence of court martial.......

further evidence may be heard thereon.
from decision of assessor...
from justices of the peace..
in cases of forcible entry and detainer
from county commissioners..
in proceedings against boats and vessels.

296
298
386
387
151
143
234

APPOINTMENTS, of representatives....

when to be made by the governor.

849
550

283
288

386

ARTILLERY COMPANIES, when to be disbanded.....

when to be deemed part of the brigade of infantry...
ASSESSMENT, when made and how......
ASSESSMENT ROLL, duplicate of to be kept....

subsequent proceedings thereon...
ASSESSOR, how elected and qualified.....

vacancy, how filled...

388
889

388
388

ATTACHMENTS, in suits before justices of the peace.

against boats and vessels..

against witnesses....
AUCTIONEERS, official bonds of, how taken....

342
232
322

544

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167

213

BARK RIVER, town of established......
BELLEVUE, town of authorized to be incorporated....
BELOIT SEMINARY, act to incorporate......
BENTON, county of-its extent....

attached to Jackson....

.. 159

135
• 135

BOATS and vessels-act to provide for damages against.

limitation of actions in this case...

232
235

BRIBERY, act to punish...

440

BRIDGES, how to be built......

272

BRIGADE INSPECTOR, his duties......

• 292
BROWN COUNTY, divided into towns.

165
act concerning county officers therein.

176
BRUNET, Jean authorized to keep a ferry across the Wisconsin river....... 367
BUCHANAN, county of, its extent.

134
attached to Du Buque...

134
BURNETT, Thomas P., authorized to keep a ferry......

220
BUBLINGTON, act to incorporate city of...

470
seminary established....

507

214

214

C
CAPIAS AD RESPONDENDUM, when to be issued...
CAPIAS AD SATISFACIENDUM, abolished.....
CASSVILLE SEMINARY, established......
CART WAYS, how laid out.....

swinging gates may be erected...
CEDAR county, seat of justice located.....

extent and organization...

507

268
268

545
135

...239

CENSUS, act for taking...
CERTIFICATE, of election, how obtained.....

411

..... 505

CHALLENGE, to president of court martial....

294
CHAMBERS, James authorized to keep a ferry..

541
CLAIBORNE, James authorized to keep ferry.......

653
CLAYTON, acts of county commissioners rendered legal...

637
county of organized....

132
CLAIMS, act furnishing legal protection to the owners of.........
CLERK, of district court disqualified to be a justice of the peaee.......... 309

his duty to certify acceptances by justices of their commission.. 310
his fees....

450
when limited..

464
to grant marriage licenses..

552
to hold his office at seat of justice..

370
his liability for carelessness, &c...

370
CLERK, of county commissioners, how appointed...

140.
bis duties.....

140
compensation....

143
fee for making out permit to showmen..

131
to hold his office at seat of justice..

870
to prepare blank assessment rolls....

386
his duty in giving notice of elections..

405
his duły in relation to strays..

443
his fees in relation thereto....

446
to perform the duty of county clerk....

645
CLINTON, county, its extent..

188
attached to Scott....

137
seat of justice, how located..

137
CLOCK PEDLERS, to obtain license....

402
amount of tax for the same....

384

389
180

COLLECTOR, of taxeg. (See Sheriff.). ......

how proceeded against in case of delinquency.
COLLECTION of taxes, when and how to be made...

890

291
292

COMMANDANTS of companies, their powers.

of regiments..
COMMISSARY GENERAL.....

his duties.....

285

308

299

457

COMMISSIONED OFFICERS, when to be arrested and tried..
COMMISSIONERS, of trial, their fees......
COMPENSATION of military store keepers......
CONSIDERATION, want of in sealed instruments may be shown.....

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CONROE, town of established...
CONSTABLES, their duty in collecting fines.

to attend elections.
their fees, ..
their return and liability,.
special, how appointed,

302
404
459
317
317

CONTEMPTS, when punishable by justice of the peace,

when by courts martial,..

311
297

138

CORONER, when to return talesmen,

435
fees,

456
COSTS AND FEES, acts concerning... ::::

450
losing party to pay in both civil and criminal cases,

450
to be paid in first instance by party requiring the service, 463
penalty for taking too great fees,...

464
COUNTIES, powers given them as corporations,

193
may hold and convey real estate,....

193
may make contracts, sue and be sued, &c.

193
actions to be brought in district court,..

194
inhabitants may be jurors,....

195
summons to be served on clerk of county commissioners.

195
may borrow money to build court houses, &c.

225
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, board organized,..

138
when elected and term of service,
oath,.

139
board to be body corporate,.

139
their powers and duties,...

139
sheriff and clerk to attend their sessions,

140
when board divided cause to be continued,

140
vacancies how filled,

140
to have a common seal,.

140
proceedings of how made evidence,-.

141
must make statement of receipts and expenditures,..

141
penalty for non-payment of duty,..

141
to perform duties of supervisors,

141
compensation and powers,

141
to continue any business or suits commenced by supervisors, 141
appeals from their decisions,....

143
to provide rooms for district courts,.

143
to provide books and stationery,.

143
their duty in relation to paupers,.

178
may build work houses, ...

180
their powers in relation to roads,

263
COUNTY OFFICERS, (in Brown, Milwaukee and Racine) act concerning, ... 176

number of constables, supervisors of roads and justices of the
peace,....

177
term of office and when elected,.

177
certain county officers to hold their offices at county seat,. 370

must take oath not to buy county orders at a discount,... ... 142
COUNTY ORDERS, entitled to redemption according to priority of pre-
sentment....

181
to be received from collectors,

131
may be divided to pay taxes,.

142

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