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of stock to the corporation which they represent, and give receipts for the same, and pay the same over to the treasurer when elected and qualitied; and said trustecs, within six months from the time of their first election, shall give public notice to give no. in soine newspaper of the county, if there be any, or in at tice of the doleast three public places in the neighborhood of the location cation of the

academy of the academy or seminary, of the time and place of holding an election of trustees and treasurer; and said election shall be held between the hours of twelve, M. and six, P. M.; and said trustees, or any three of them, may act as judges of elections.

Sec. 7. (8.] Each stockholder shall be required at or before Stockholders the second election of trustees, to pay five dollars on each to pay certaia share by him or her subscribed, and the residue at such time, subscriptions and in such amounts, as shall be required by the board of of stock trustecs, and if the instalments are not paid within six months from the time required, then the amount already paid by him or her, shall be forfeited to the corporation.

Sec. 8. (9.] Any academy or seminary established under Academies to the provisions of this law, and in operation, shall at all times be open to all be open for the use and privilege of every free white person with the by. who may wish to be instructed therein, if such person will lawe comply with by-laws and regulations of the corporation, and pay such sum as the trustees may require for the instruction of students attending such academy or seminary, and every free white person who may at any timc tender to the treasurer of the corporation the sum required by the by-laws to constitute a stockholder, shall be admitted as such, and receive from the treasurer a certificate of stock.

Sec. 9. (10.) If at any time any corporation created under Corporation this act shall violate any of its provisions, it shall be the duty may be vacaof the Attorney General when he may have knowledge thereof, to file an information in the nature of a quo warranto, for the purpose of vacating the same; Provided, in that case the trustees shall have the right of selling all the property, real and personal, belonging to such corporation, and after paying all its debts, the balance, if any, shall be distributed pro rata among the stockholders thereof.

Sec. 10. (11.) That in case it should happen that an election of Trustees should not be made on the day ap. pointed by the by-laws of any corporation established by this Corporations act, such corporation shall not for ihat cause be deemed to be not to be dis dissolved, but that it shall be lawful on any other day to hold jure to elect and make an election of trustees, in such manner as shall be trustees prescribed by the by-laws and ordinances of such corporation.

Sec. II. (12.] That all corporations created under the provisions of this act may from time to time prescribe and Corporation regulate the course of studies to be pursued in such insti. io regulite the tution, fix the rate of tuition, appoint instructors, officers, and such assistants and agents as may be deemed necessary in managing its concerns; and do all and every thing that may

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ADMINISTRATORS AND NOTARIES PUBLIC.

be fit and proper, for the purpose of promoting the cause of education, that is not inconsistent with the provisions of this act, or contrary to the constitution and laws of the United Stales and of this State.

APPROVED, March 6th, 1813.

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In force,

AN ACT to fix the tenure of certain officers. Feb. 21, 1843.

Sec. !. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, Terms of cer-representeu in the General Assembly, That from and as:er the tain officers first of January, cighteen hundred and forty-three, the degued

tenure of public administrators, notaries public, and masters in chancery, shall be four years, and until their successors are appointed.

SEC. 2. Whenever the successor of any of the officers To surrender books, papers, named in the preceding section shall be appointed, it shall be &c. to their their duty to surrender all books, papers, vouchers and other

documents belonging to his office after demand of such suc

cessor, within ten days thereafter. Penalty for Sec. 3. If any officer above named shall refuse or neglect refusing to to surrender all the books, papers, or vouchers connected with

his office, after such demand, he may be indicted, and, on conviction, shall be fined in a sum not exceeding one thousand

dollars, and stand committed until paid. Gov to an

Sec. 4. The Governor shall proceed, after the passage of point public administrit this law, to appoin: public administrators and notaries public tors and nota-in each county, and the judges of the respective circuits shall ries public

appoint masters in chancery at the first term of the circuit Circuit courts courts in each of the counties in their respective judicial disappoint innse ters in chan. tricts; Provided, that all masters in chancery to be appointed

under the provisions of this act, shall give bond with security Masters in

to be approved of by the court making such appointment, and chancery to give buod and

in such sum as shall be fixed by said court, and shall take an oath, tu be endorsed thereon and filed with the clerk of such court, faithfully to discharge the duties of such office.

APPROVED, February 21, 1943.

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AN ACT 10 amend an act entitled an "An act to apportion the represen. Feb. 30, 1843. marion of the several counties in this State,” approved February twen

ty-sixth, 1841.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Minois,

represented in the General Assembly, l'hat so much of the Part of form- third section of the act to which ihis is an amendinant as op daw repea- requires the clerks of the county commissioners

' courts of the led

counties of Bond, Monigomery, and Christian to meet at the county seat of Bond county to compare the returns of election for scnator to the General Assembly for the district com

posed of the counties aforesaid, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. In all elections hercafter for senator to the General Assembly of this State, for the district composed of the counties Place of comof Bond, Montgomery, and Christian, the clerks of the county paring roten commissioners' courts of said counties shall meet at the in the district

of Bond, county seat of Montgoinery county, to compare the returns Christian and of election for senator for the district aforesaid.

Montgomery APPROVED, February 3d, 1843.

AN ACT supplementary to "An act to apportinn the representation of the In force,

several counties in this State," in furce, February 26th, 1841. Feb. 6, 1813. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the county of Lake Representashall hereafter elect one representative, and the county of tion of Lake Cook three representatives, and both shall form one senatorial counties district, the senator from which shall be selected from the district without regard to residence.

RepresentaSec. 2. The counties of Will, Du Page, and Iroquois shall tion of Will, also constitute one district, and be entitled to elect one senator

Du Page and

Iroquois and sour representatives.

counties Sec. 3. Any provisions in the act to which this is supple- Part of former mentary, inconsistent with the provisions of this act, are law repealed hereby repealed.

APPROVED, February 6th, 1813.

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AN ACT making partial appropriations.

In force,

Dec. 30, 1842. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Mlinois represented in the General Assembly, That the Auditor of Public Accounts be, and he is hereby required to draw warrants Auditor to ison the treasury for the sum of one hundred dollars to each member of this General Assembly, and a like warrant to the officers of GeSpeakers of each House, the secr :tary of the Senate, the neral Assem. clerk of the House of Representatives, and the assistants of bly for $100 each House, to each of the engrossing and enrolling clerks of the two llouses, to each of the door-keepers, and to the copyists, and to the Secretary of the Council of Revision.

APPROVED, December 30.b, 1842.

AN ACT making appropriations for the years eighteen bundred and forty. In force, ihree and eighteen hundred and forly.lour.

Mar. 3, 1843.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum of eight thousand dollars be, and the same is hereby appropriated as a

fund

Contingent contingent fund, to meet the contingent expenses for the years

one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, and one thousand eight hundred and forty-four; and the said fund shall be subject to the order of the Governor, for the purpose of defraying all such expenses as are unforeseen by the General Asscmbly, or otherwise unprovided for by law, and a proper statement of which shall be laid before the next General Assembly of this State, by the Auditor, in his biennial report.

Sec. 2. The following sums are hereby appropriated in full Appropria for the salaries of the several officers hereinafter mentioned, Lious for sala- for the years one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, and

one thousand eight hundred and forty-four; the Governor four thousand dollars; to the Auditor of Public Accounts, including clerk hire, three thousand dollars; to the State Treasurer, including clerk hire, two thousand dollars; to the Secretary of State, including clerk hire, two thousand dollars; to the Judges of the Supreme Court, each, the sum of three thousand dollars; ta thc Attorney General, one thousand four hundred dollars,

and State's Attorneys, each, six hundred dollars; to the SecreAppropria- tary of the Council of Revision, three dollars per day. tions to the of

Sec. 3. There shall be allowed to the Speaker of the House feere dhee of Representatives and thu Speaker of the Senate, each, the nate & H. o. sum of six dollars per day, and four dollars for every twenty Representa. iniles necessary travel, in coming to and returning from the tives.

scat of government; to each member of the Senate, and to each senator sworn in, or whose seat was vacated by resolution of the Senate, and to each member of the House of Representatives, the sum of four dollars per day, for each day's attendance at the present session of the General Assembly, and four do'lars for every twenty miles necessary travel, in coming to and returning from the seat of government; to the secretary and assistant secretary of the Senate, and to the clerk and assistant clerk of the House of Representatives, the sum of six dollars per day; to the sergeant-at-arms of the Senate, and to the door keeper of the House of Representatives, and his assistant, cach, the sum of four dollars per day; and to John Kavenaugh, the suin of truee dollars per day, as assistant door-kceper of the Senate, for each day served by him, to be certified by the sergeant-at arms; to thc eurolling and engrossing clerks of the Senate and House of Representatives, each, the sum of five dollars per day; to each one of their assistants, four dollars per day, for the time actually employed, the number of days to be certified by their principals respec

tively; to the copyists of the journals of the Senate and House Other persons of Representatives, each, the sum of four dollars per day; to

John Dawson, for swcaring in the members of the Senate, at the sessions of one thousand eight hundred and forty and one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, five dollars for each session; to D. B. Campbell, five dollars for administering the oath, required by thc constitution, to the members of the House of Representatives; to Benjamin Kellogg, for his serrices as clerk of the committee on the contested election from Peoria county, at the session onc thousand eight hundred and forty, twenty dollars; to Jarvis Pierce, four dollars, for scrving as assistant door.keeper one day; to the Secretary of State, for making index to journals of the Senate and House of Representatives and laws, fur copying laws and making marginal notes and index to laws, the sum of six hundred dollars; to J. S. Rogers, t'iirty-one dollars and twelve cents, for services rendered and articles furnished the State; to S. M. Tinsley and company, three hundred and forty-two dollars and eightyseven cents, for articles furnished the State; to J. Bunn, two hundred and three dollars and twelve cents, for candles furpished for the State; to Hiram Wood, one hundred and ten dollars and twenty-five cents, for repairing furniture and fitting halls for the General Assembly; to Wallace and Diller, thirtytwo dollars and fifty-six cents, for articles furnished the State; to C. C. Phelps, ninety dollars, for three dozen fancy chairs for the General Assembly; there shall be allowed to John Carlin, the sum of two dollars per day for his services in the office of Secretary of State, during the present session of the General Assembly, the number of days to be certified by the Secretary of State; to M. Doyle, fisty dollars and thirty-seven cents, for candles furnished the State; to V. Hickox, three hundred and eighty-one dollars and seventy-four cents, for carpet for Senate chainber, and other articles furnished the State; to E. B. Pease and Brother, fifteen dollars and sixtynine cents, for articles furnished for the State; to Michael Macnamara, for five month's wages in preparing wood for General Assembly, and for articles furnished for the State, one hundred and twenty-five dollars; to John Donahan, sixty dollars, for three month's wages in preparing wood for the General Assembly; to James Crawford, twenty dollars, for one and one-third month's wages in preparing wood for the General Assembly; to Virgil Hickox, for services rendered as clerk 10 the board of aujitors in investigating the accounts of the former State House Commissioners, twenty five dollars; to H. E. Bridge and company, three hundred and sixty dollars and eighty-seven cents, for balance due for stoves, &c., furnished prior to the last Legislature, and allowed by the board of auditors; to Smith and Crom, eleven hundred and sixty dollars and seventy-seven cents, being the balance remaining unpaid, as allowed by the board of auditors, for articles furnished in the construction of the State House; to Strattan and Seymour, five hurdred and seventy-three dollars and twentynine cents, for stoves and pipe purchased by former State House Commissioners, and allowed by the board of auditors; to L. Levering, assignce of Birchall and Johnson, three hundred and sixty-three dollars and sixty cents, for binding jour, nals and reports of the session of one thousand eight hundred and forty, and one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, for Secretary's office; to John Von Horn, thirty dollars, for making a statistical map of the State for the districting committee,

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