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which map shall be deposited in the office of the Sccretary of
APPROVED), Marcb 3, 1843.
lo force, AN ACT to legalize the assessment of taxes in the counties of Mercer, St. Feb. l, 1843. Clair, Macoupin, and other counties, for the year one thousand eight bun.
dred and forty-two.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly, That the assessment of Assessment of taxes, in the counties of Mercer, St. Clair, Macoupin, Franktaxes legale lin, and Sangamon, in the year one thousand eight hundred
and forty two, shall be good and valid, and in every respect as legal as if the same had been taken under the provisions of the "act concerning assessors," approved February twentysixth, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. This law
to take effect from and after its passage. This act to be Sec. 2. That this act, so soon as it becomes a law, shall be published published in the paper of the Public Printer.
Sec. 3. The provisions of this act, shall extend to the Assessment county of St. Clair, for the years one thousand eight hundred for 1841-2 in St. Clair co.
"and forty-one and one thousand eight hundred and forty-two. legalized APPROVED, February 1st, 1843.
AN ACT 10 legalize the assessment of taxes in the county of Grundy. In force,
Feb. 3, 1843. Sec. 1. Be it enacled by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the assessment of Assessment of
taxes for 1842 taxes in the county of Grundy, for the year eighteen hundred feculis and forty-two, shall be as valid, to all intents and purposes, as if it had been made as required by an "act concerning the public revenue," approved February twenty.sixth, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine.
APPROVED, February 3d, 1843.
AN ACT to legalize the assessment of property in the counties of Iroquois In force,
Mar. 1. 1843. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Minois, represented in the General Assembly, That the assessment of the Assessment
te of taxable taxable property, made by the assessor of Will county, for property in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, be, and will co. for the same is hereby declared good, valid, and effectual in law, 1841 legalized in the same manner as if the same had been taken and returns thereof made, within the time limited by law for that purpose.
Sec. 2. That the assessment of taxable property in the Same in Irocounty of Iroquois, for the year one thousand eight hundred quois for 1842 and lorty-two, be, and the same is hereby declared good, valid, and effectual in law, in the same manner as if the same had been made in strict conformity with all the provisions of the laws in such case made and provided.
APPROVED, March 1st, 1843.
AN ACT to incorporate the Oak Grove Cemetery Association. In force,
Feb. 23, 1843 Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That David B. Jackson and associates, of the town of Hillsboro, and county of Montgomery, and their successors, be, and they are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, by the name and style of the Oak Gro “Oak Grove Cemetery Association," and by that name have cemetery asperpetual succession, and shall have, possess, and be invested sociation inwith all the powers, rights, privileges, liabilities, and immuni. corpo ties incident to a corporate body.
Sec. 2. Said association shall have power to own and pos- May own ten sess real estate, not exceeding ten acres, which shall be exempt acres of rea] from taxation and from execution.
estate Sec. 3. The object of said association shall be, exclusively obient and solely, to lay out, enclose, and ornament a plat or association piece of ground, not exceeding ten acres, as aforesaid, to be used as a burial place for the dead.
. General pow. SEC. 4. Said association shall have power to lay out the ers
f the chosen annu
burial place into lots of suitable size for family burial departments, and sell the same; the purchasers of which shall use the said lot or lots as herein contemplated, and for no other
purpose whatever. Procreds of Sec. 5. The proceeds arising from such sale, after deductsales how ap. ing all the expenses of purchasing and laying out lots, shall be plied
appropriatcd and used in improving and ornamenting the burial ground, or in other objects connected with this incor.. poration.
SEC. 6. The officers of the association shall be a president
treasurer, (who shall also act as secretary) a superintendent, Officers to be and two directors, who shall be chosen annually, by ballot, allý
and shall hold their offices until their successors are chosen; and any neglect to choose officers on the day, within the year fixed upon by the said officers, shall not operate as a forfeiture
of this act of incorporation. Members
Sec. 7. Every person holding one or more lots, shall be a member and entitled to one vote only; absent members shall
have power to vote by proxy. Right of pro. Sec. 8. The right of property to any lot or lots which may perty in lots be purchased, shall be vesied by a certificate of stock, signed bow vested
by the president and countersigned by the superintendent, and shall be recorded in a book to be kept by the secretary for that purpose; and every transfer or assignment of such certificate of stock shall be made by surrendering the same to the secretary, and cancelled or otherwise destroyed, and a new one issued to such transferee or assignee.
Sec. 9. It shall be the duty of the secretary, on the order Secretary. to of the president or any two directors, to call a meeting of the
180 members for the choice of officers, or the transaction of any
other kind of business which this act authorizes, by giving three days previous public notice.
Sec. 10. The said corporation shall have power to estabers
"lish and change by-laws, and prescribe rules and regulations
for the government and election of their officers, prescribe
their duties, and the management of its property and affairs. Privare prop- Sec. 11. The private property of the stockholders shall be erty liable for liable for all debts created by said corporation. debis of the
This act to corporation be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED, February 23d, 1813.
In force, AN ACT to incorporate the Lamoille Agricultural and Mechanical A980Mar. 6, 1843.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Lamoille Ag- represented in the General Assembly, That Timothy Edwards ricultural and Samuel Edwards, John Kendall, and their associates, be and Mechanical
cocinion they are hereby created a Louy corporate and politic by the incorporated name and style of Lamoille Agricultural and Mechanical As
sociation, and by that name and style to have perpetual succession, to make contracts, to sue and be sued, to plead and be impleaded, to grant and receive by its corporate name, and to do all such acts and things as a natural person may; acquire, purchase, or sell property, real or personal, and in all lawful ways, to use, manage and dispose of the same, and make by-laws for its regulation, not inconsistent with the constitution of the United States or of the State of Illinois.
Sec. 2. The capital stock of said association shall consist of Capital stock
all be paid in before the company shall commence its opera. . tion, and all that may be afterwards taken shall be paid at the time of subscription, and the stock of said association shall not exceed one hundred thousand dollars, and the quan. tity of lands owned by said association, shall not exceed cighty acres to each stockholder in said association.
Sec. 3. Subscription to the stock of the association shall be Subscriptions opened under the direction of Justin H. Olds, Elisha Fassett, to stock to be and Timothy Edwards, who shall be directors from the time" this act takes effect and until others are elected. . --Sec. 4. The association shall, as soon as a sufficient amount of stock shall be taken, elect a president and five directors, a Oficers ' secretary and treasurer, who shall be sworn well and truly to perform the duties of their respective offices, and shall hold their offices until the first Monday in January following, and until their successors shall be elected and qualified to fill their places. :- SEC. 5. On the first Monday in January, in each year, shall Annual meet. be held the annual meeting of the association, at which time ing all the officers of the society shall be chosen by the vote of cach member of the association.
Sec. 6. Certificates of stock shall be given to the stock-Certificates of holders, which shall be evidence of stock held; they shall be stock signed by the president and countersigned by the treasurer;
tion only, by an agent or attorney, or by the administrator, executor, trustee, or guardian, but such stock shall be at all times holden by the corporation for any dues from the holders thereof to the corporation, or for any sums that may there. after become due on a contract made prior to such transfer.
SEC. 7. It shall be the duty of the board of directors, at all Board of ditimes, to keep proper books of accounts, in which they shall rectors to re
- gister the register all the transactions of the association; which bocks rans shall at all times be subject to the inspection and examination of the comof the members, and to make annual dividends of the profits pany of said association.
SEC. 8. The corporation shall have power to appoint sales- Corporation men, agents, clerks, and such other officers as they may deem may appoint necessary or convenient, and may require such securities as agents &c. they may deem sufficient for the faithful performance of the duties of such officers...
By-laws Sec. 9. The association may, by a vote of a majority of its
members, adopt such rules and regulations, and enact such by-laws as may be deemed necessary to carry out the objects of the association, not inconsistent with the laws and constitution of the United States or of this State.
SEC. 10. The society shall have power to erect such edifices and buildings as they inay require for agricultural, mechanical
or scientific pursuits. Public act , Sec. 11. This act is hereby declared a public act, and shall
take effect from and after its passage. Stockholders SEC. 12. The stockholders hereby incorporated shall be liable in their private capa-l
liable in their private properties for all corporate debts. city
Sec. 13. The Legislature reserves the right to change and Legislature alter, or modify this act whenever, in its opinion, the public modify this good require it.
APPROVED, March 6th, 1843,
In foree, AN ACT to incorporate the Naperville Cemetery Association. Mar. 6, 1843.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly, That Joseph Naper, Trustees of Levis LT3Wor
Levis Ellsworth, and John Granger and their successors, be the Naper. and they are hereby created a body corporate and politic, by ville cemetery the name and style of the Trustees of the Naperville Ceme.
tery," and by that style and name to have perpetual succes
sion, and a common seal which may be altered at pleasure.
1. SEC. 2. That the owners of lots in the cemetery, or such 'Trustees to be
number of them as may be present, shall, on the first Monday elected
of May next, elect three trustees, who shall be owners of a lot or lots in the cemetery, one of whom shall continue in office for one year, one for two years, and one for threc years, or until their successors are elected; and annually, on the first Monday of May thereafter, they shall elect one trustee, who shall continue in office for three years, or until his suc
cessor is elected; said trustecs shall have power to make such Their power
"* rules and regulations as they, or a majority of them, shall
deem proper for the laying out, ornamenting and keeping in repair said cemetery, and for the management of the affairs of the corporation. .
Sec. 3. That the trustecs shall appoint a secretary and Officers
treasurer, and inay allow such compensation for the services as they think proper, and hold their meetings at such times and places as a majority may appoint; and the trustees shall be capable in law and equity of sueing and being sued, and answered unto, defending and being defended in any court or
courts, place or places, whatsoever. Trustees may Sec. 4. That the trustees and their successors in office shall purchase real be, in law, capable of purchasing, holding and conveying'any and persunal
personal or real estate for the use of said corporation; Proproperty
vided, said corporation shall not be allowed, at any one time,