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Officer failing of the peace, probate justice of the peace, constable, 'school to give news commissioner, or collector of State and county revenue, if he bond to delive shall fail to give bond as provided for in this act, to deliver to his securi- over to his sureties forthwith all books, moneys, vouchers, paties
pers, and every description of property whatever, pertaining to his said office, and the said sureties may at any time, after said failure to file said bond, maintain an action of replevin or other appropriate action to recover such property, money, or
effects from their said principal. Officer failing Sec. 8, If any officer, designated in the foregoing sections to comply of this act, shall fail to deliver
any money, property, or effects, with this act subject to in- as aforesaid, to his securities, or shall act or attempt to act in dictment his said office after failing to give a new' bond as aforesaid, he
shall be deemed guilty of a high misdemeanor, and upon indictment and conviction therefor shall be fined in any sum not less than five hundred dollars nor more than five thousand
dollars. Securities not SEC. 9. The provisions of this act shall not be so construed released
as to operate as a release of the securities of any of the aforefrom liabili. ties incurred said officers for liabilities incurred previous to the filing of a before filing new bond as required in the foregoing sections of this act. new bond
This bill having been laid before the Council of Revision, and ten days not having intervened before the adjournment of the General Assembly, and the said bill not having been returned with the objections of the Council on the first day of the present session of the General Assembly, the same has become a law. Given under my hand, this fifth day of December, 1842.
LYMAN TRUMBULL, Secretary of State.
AN ACT for the relief of Calvin Gold. Mar. 3, 1843.
WHEREAS, Calvin Gold, on the ninth day of January, Preamble
one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, purchased of the cashier of the branch of the old State Bank of Illinois, at Shawneetown, the south-east quarter of section thirtyfour, in township nine south, of range nine east, at and for the sum of four hundred and twenty dollars, which land was sold by the saiu cashier as the property of the State; and whereas, at the July term, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, of the Gallatin circuit court, the said Gold was evicted from said land in a certain action of ejectment, brought on the demise of Timothy Guard, under a permanent title; therefore,
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois.
represented in the General Assembly, That the Auditor of PubAuditor to lic Accounts be and he is hereby directed to draw his wardraw a war- rant on the treasury, in favor of said Gold, for the sum of four rant in favor hundred and ninety-four dollars and fifty-four cents, which Gold shall be in full for the claim of said Gold against the State on
account of the premises; Provided, that said Auditor shall
compute interest on the above sum from the first day of January, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, till issuing said warrants at the rate of six
per annum. APPROVED, March 30, 1843.
AN ACT for the relief of William Manning, the collector of Shelby In force, county.
Mar. 3, 1843.
WHEREAS, William Manning, the assessor of Shelby county, Preamble
for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, failed to assess all of the taxable property in said county for that year; and whereas, David Harris is the collector of the revenue of Shelby county for said year; therefore,
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Harrie may represented in the General Assembly, That David Harris be and he is hereby authorised and required to assess any pro- property in perty, real or personal, in Shelby county, which was liable to Shelby.co. taxation for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, in the same manner as the said property could and should have been assessed by said Manning, and the owners of property shall have the same rights under said assessment as though it had been assessed by said assessor.
SEC. 2. The county commissioners' court of Shelby county To give bond shall require such additional bond to be given by, and require such oath to be administered to, said David Harris, as may be necessary to require and insure a faithful discharge of the doties provided for in this act, and said Harris shall proceed to collect the taxes so assessed, and pay over the same, as in other cases. This act to be in force from and after its passage.
APPROVED, March 3d, 1843.
AN ACT to authorise the sheriff of Shelby county to sell non-resident lands
for taxes due for one thousand eight hundred and forty-one. Mar. 3, 1843. WHEREAS, by the neglect on the part of the coliector of Shel- Preamble
by county, and a mistake in advertising non-resident lands
Non-resident represented in the General Assembly, That the sheriff of the land may be county of Shelby be and he is hereby authorised to sell the sold where the non-resident lands lying in the county of Shelby, for which taxes are un.. taxes are due for the year one thousand eight hundred and paid for 1841 forty-one, any law to the contrary notwithstanding; and said sale shall be as valid and good as though they had been sold under the revenue laws of this State. APPROVED, March 3d, 1843.
In force, AN ACT making compensation to Elijah Willard, formerly a commissionMar. 4, 1843.
er of the board of public works..
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Nlinois, Compensa. represented in the General Assembly, That the Auditor of Pubmion to Elijah lic Accounts be and he is hereby required to draw his warrant Willard
on the State Treasurer in favor of Elijah Willard, for three hundred and eighty-five dollars and sixty-one cents, in full compensation for money paid by him, in satisfaction of a judgmeni obtained against him, for damages done a mill and milldam, and all costs, damages, expenses, and charges in said case, whilst said Willard was acting as a public officer of the State.
APPROVED, March 4th, 1843.
In force, AN ACT for the relief of John G. McHattan, late sheriff for Schuyler coun: Mar. 4, 1843. ty, also late sheriff and collector for Schuyler and Brown counties.
Sec. l. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, McHattan 'al- represented in the General Assembly, That John G. McHattan Jawed to col- be allowed, and he is hereby authorised to collect all taxes due lest certain and remaining unpaid in the counties of Schuyler and Brown,
to him as sheriff and collector for the years one thousand eight hurdred and thirty-seven, and one thousand eight hundred and thirty eight, and in the county of Schuyler for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, agreeably to and according to the different laws then in force in each of said years, and they are hereby revived and made in full force for this
express purpose, and no other. May adver. SEC. 2. That said sheriff and collector, in order to collect tise and sell said taxes, may advertise lands and town lots for sale, on the linds
second Monday succeeding the fall terms of the courts of said counties of Schuyler and Brown, and the lands and town lots lying and being in Brown county shall be sold at the county seat thereof; Provided, judgment be had for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine; sale to be advertised six weeks previous to said term of court, time and place of sale made known as required by law, at the above respective dates; this law to be in force froin and after its passage, any law to the contrary notwithstanding; Provided, that said sheriff and collector be required to execute to the county commissioners' court, a bond with approved security, for the faithful performance of the duties required by this act, before proceeding to collect said taxes.
APPROVED, March 4th, 1843.
AN ACT for the relief of William Warnick, late a collector of taxes in In force,
Mar. 4, 1843. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That William Warnick, Collector of late a collector of taxes in and for the county of Macon, for Macou co. the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, be and he is for 1840 hereby authorized to proceed to collect the revenue which tax for that remains due and unpaid for the year one thousand eight hun-year dred and forty, in the county of Macon, and that he is hereby vested with the same powers in making said collections as he might have used and exercised while in office as aforesaid, and the said collector shall have the same right to proceed to sell lands, on which the taxes of that year have not been paid, as he had in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, and said lands shall be advertised and sold in the same manner as they would have been had the same been sold in the time prescribed by law. Sec. 2. All lands sold under the provisions of this act shall
Lands sold be subject to redemption in the same time and manner as
under this aci other lands sold under the provisions of the general revenue subject to relaws; but by redeeming lands sold under the provisions of this act demption the owner or owners shall not hold them as redeemed from other sales but shall be required to redeem from other sales according to law, or the rights of purchasers under such sales shall remain valid and unimpaired.
APPROVED, March 4th, 1843.
AN ACT to provide for the collection of the revenue due from delinquents in force,
in the county of Gallatin, for the year one thousand eigh: bundred and Jan. 28, 1848. forty-one,
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That it shall be the duty B. Bruce to of Benjamin Bruce, collector of the revenue for the county deliver delinof Gallarin, for the year one thousand eight hundred and for-quent list to ty-one, to deliver to the clerk of the county commissioners clk of Galla
tin county court of said county, the delinquent list of tax payers of said county, for said year, and upon such delivery it shall be the duty of the said clerk to credit the said Benjamin Bruce with the amount of said list, and to execute to him a
Collection of receipt therefor; Provided, it shall be the further duty of the same said clerk to deliver said list to the present collector of said county, who shall proceed to collect the same, if it be practicable, as is now provided by law.
APPROVED, January 28th, 1843.
In frisce, AN ACT in relation :o the revenue of one thousand eight hundred and Feb. 20, 1843.
half a seess.
Sec. I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Tax list of represented in the General Assembly, That the clerks of the 1842 to lie de.
county commissioners' courts of the several counties in this Collector State who may not have delivered to the collectors of their
respective counties the lists of taxable property for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, be required to de
liver the same forth with to such collectors and take duplicate Fees of col receipts therefor as already provided by law, and the colleclector tors of the several counties shall, on or before the twentieth
day of March next, charge fifteen cents upon every hundred dollars worth of property embraced in the lists of taxable pro. perty for the year one thousaind eight hundred and fortytwo, for State purposes, and shall thereupon proceed to collect the amount thus charged from the owners of such property
or the person in whose name the same may have been listed Tax collected or assessed for taxation, in gold and silver coin and Auditor's in gold or sil- warrants, except those warrants issued under a settlement ver or Audit- with the Bank of Illinois, at Shawneetown, by virtue of the
provisions of an act entitled "an act to provide for the payment of certain debts due from the State to the Bank," ap
proved February twenty-sixth, one thousand eight hundred Payment of
and forty-one, and the payment of the amount charged as ment to be a aforesaid by the owners of taxable property shall be in licu discharge &c. of the tax assessed for the year one thousand eight hundred
and forty-two, upon such property for State purposes and in full discharge of the same; and the said collectors, in the settlement with the Treasurer of the State, shall account for the
amount thus charged and no more. Tax to be re
Sec. 2. All collectors who may have collected the taxes af funded to per- one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, at the rate of thirty sons who have
cents ou each hundred dollars worth of property in gold or amacunt &c. silver coin, shall, on the application of the person or persons
from whom the same was collected, refund the amount so collected over and above the amount required to be collected by
the previous section and take receipts for the same. By what time
Sec. 3. The collectors of the revenue of the several coun. to be paid ties shall pay into the State Treasury, on or before the first Treasury
Monday of September next, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, all the taxes of the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, collected by them for the use of the State, deducting their commission for collection, and the said collectors are hereby released from all penalties which may have heretofore accrued against them in conse
quence of neglect in collecting the revenue of one thousand Proviso eight hundred and forty-two; Provided, they comply with the
provisions of this act, and they are hereby authorized to ad. vertise and sell delinquent lands and do all other acts at any convenient time to enable them to make the aforesaid collec