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of, giving the correct distance and description of the same; and Map and re

port to be shall file a copy thereof in the clerk's offices of the county commissioners' court of each county through which any part of said road may pass; which said. report shall be made matter of record in said office..

Sec. 4. The county commissioners' court of each county Pay of coming shall allow the viewers and their assistants, a reasonable compensation for their services; and they shall cause the said road to be opened and kept in 'repair as other roads are.

APPROVED, February 3d, 1813.

AN ACT to locale a State road from Taylorville, in Christian county, to In force, Zanesville, in Montgomery county.

Feb. 3, 1843

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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That Daniel C. Goode, Com’rs to Joseph P. Darbin, and James Funderburk, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to view, mark, and locate a State road, beginning at Taylorville, in Christian county, thence to the meeting house on Bear creek, in section fifteen, township twelve north, range three, west of the third principal meridian, thence to Zanesville, in Montgomery county. ..

SEC. 2. Said commissioners, or any two of them, shall meet Time & place in the town of Taylorville, in Christian county, at any time of meeting. to be agreed upon by them, before the second Monday in September next, and after having been duly sworn by some person authorised to administer oaths, to the faithful performance of their duties, shall proceed to lay out said road Rond how from point to point, upon the nearest, best, and most eligible "adu ground, having due regard to private property.

Sec. 3. Said commissioners shall designate the location of How designasaid road by blazing the trees in the timber, and by setting ted stakes at convenient distances in the prairie, and when said ! road shall have been thus located, the commissioners shall make out a report in writing, showing the courses and distances, and also a plat of said road, which shall be filed in the Report and office of the clerk of the county commissioners' court of Chris-plat tian county, and the report spread upon the records of said court at the next succeeding term thereof after the same shall have been filed in his office.

Sec. 4. The whole expense of locating said road shall be Expense how paid out of the county treasury of Christian county, upon the paid order of the 'county commissioners' court.

Sec. 5. Each commissioner herein appointed shall be enti- Pay of com'ra tled to one dollar and fifty cents for each day necessarily em- . ployed in locating said road. The surveyor shall be entitled to two dollars for each day necessarily employed in the survey of said road, and each hand other than the commissioners and surveyor, shall be entitled to the sum of one

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dollar per day for each day necessarily employed in the loca

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a Sec. 6. The county commissioners' courts of Christian and and kepi in Montgomery counties are required to open and keep in repair ropair said road, or so much thereof as lies within their respective

counties, as in case of other State roads.

APPROVED, February 3d, 1843.

In force. AN ACT to locate a State road from Marion, in Williamson county, to Feb. 2, 1843..

Jonesboro, in Union county.

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Ilinois,

represented in the General Assembly, That Joseph Huffstut. Com’re to lo, ler, of Williamson county, Moses Thornton and John Frog, cate road of Union county, be and they are hereby appointed commis.

sioners to view, mark, and locate a State road from Marion, in Williamson county, by the way of John Coghran's and Wes. tern Saratoga, to Jonesboro, in Union county, on the nearest

and best route, having due regard to private property. Time & place SEC. 2. The said commissioners, or any two of them, shall of meeting meet at the town of Marion, on or before the second Monday

in August next, and after having been duly sworn faithfully To be sworn

to perform to perform the duties required of them by this act,

. shall proceed to view, mark, and locate said road from point Report to be to point as above described, and they shall make a report in made

writing of their acts and doings to each of the county comRoad to be missioners of Williamson and Union counties; which report

public & kept shall form a part of the records of said courts, and said road i in repair so laid out shall be deemed a Staté road, and shall be opened

and kept in repair as other State roads are.

Sec. 3. The commissioners hereby appointed shall be al. Pay of com’rs lowed and paid a fair and reasonable compensation for the

time they may be necessarily employed in locating said road, to be paid out of the county treasuries of Williamson and Union counties. :

APPROVED, February 2d, 1843. .

In force, AN ACT to amend an act entitled "ap act to locate and change certain Feb. 6, 1843. State roads," approved February twenty-seven, one thousand eigbo

'bundred and forty-one.

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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Nlinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the county commis. sioners' court of Tazewell county be and they are hereby authorized and required to make an appropriation from the treasury of said county, to Robert Smith, of Livingston county, Jacob Spaur and Silas B. Curtis, of McLean countv, or to either of them, for the amount due for their services as

commissioners to locate a State road from Oliver's Grove to
Peoria; Provided, that the aforesaid commissioners shall make Proviso
report to the county court of said county of their services,
together with a plat and survey of said road, with a certifi.
cate of their qualification as such commissioners.

Sec. 2. When the plat and survey of said road shall be Location to reported as aforesaid, the location of the said road shall be be valid valid and is hereby declared to be as legal to all intents and purposes as if the same had been made in accordance with the provisions of the act to which this is an amendment.

APPROVED, February 6th, 1943.

AN ACT to locate a State road from Lancaster landing, in Peoria county, In force. to Farmington, in Fulton county.

Feb. 8, 1843.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Com’rs to lo. .. represented in the General Assembly, That Isaar, Hamblin and cate road

Samuel F. Bolinger, of ihe county of Peoria, and John G.

Voorhees, of the county of Fulton, be and they are hereby : appointed commissiuners to view, mark and locate a State

road from Lancaster landing, township seven north, six east, Course of in the county of Peoria, beginning at or near the store houses of A. D. Reeds and W. c. Andrews, thence passing over the log way recently erected to the town of Lancaster, from thence via the farm of James M. Hall, in township seven north, five east, in Fulton county, to Farmington, in said Fulton county. Said road to be located on the nearest and best route.

SEC. 2. The said commissioners, or a majority of them, Time & place sball meet at Farmington on the first Monday of May next, of meeting or within six months thereafter, and after being duly sworn by some justice of the peace, faithfully to observe the provi. sions of this act, shall proceed to locate said road by notching the trees through the timber and setting stakes in the prairie,

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"Co marked on the route prescribed in the preceding section, and the commissioners shall, as soon as convenient, cause to be filed with each of the clerks of the county commissioners' courts of Peo- Report ria and Fulton counties a report and map of said road, which report and map shall be preserved and shall form part of the

records of said courts. i. Sec. 3. The said road, when laid out as aforesaid, shall be Each co to : decreed and considered a State road, and shall be opened not pay its part

less than four rods wide, and marked out and kept in repair of expeüse as other State roads are, and each county through which said road shall pass shall bear her proportional part of the expense, according to the time necessarily employed on said road through the same, to be allowed by the county commission. ers' court of each county..

APPROVED, February 8th, 1843.

In force,

AN ACT to locate certain roads therein named.' Feb. 20, 1843.

Se. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Com’rs to Jo- represented in the General Assembly, That N. W. Manville, cate road in Union co.

George Hunsaker and George Dougherty, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to view and locate a State road beginning at some point on the road leading from Cairo to Jonesboro, south of Manville's mills, thence to the most directand eligible route by Manville's mills on Mill creek, thence to Saratoga, in Union county, the most direct and eligible

route. Time & place Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of said commissioners, or a maof meeting jority of them, to meet at Manville's mills on the first Monday

in April next, or within thirty days thereafter, and after being duly sworn before some justice of the peace to faithfully discharge their duties agreeable to the provisions of this act,

shall proceed to view, mark and locate said road, doing as Return

little damage to private property as may be, and shall make return to the clerks of the county commissioners' court in the counties in which the same may be located; [in which return

they shall designate the most remarkable points. . Road to be

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the county commissioners' opened

courts of the several counties, through which the same shall pass, to cause the same to be opened and kept in repair as

other State roads, and pay said commissioners out of their reomore spective county treasuries each two dollars per day necessa

rily employed in the location of said road, in the respective counties through which the same shall pass or be located.

Sec. 4. Samuel Hunsaker, L. P. Wilcox and Jefferson To locate

McKinney, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners part of road to review and re-locate so much of the State road as leads from Jonesbo- from Jonesboro to Fredonia, as lies between John Hartlines ro to Fre.

and Jonesboro, who, after being sworn faithfully to disdonia

charge their duties, shall proceed to locate said road from Main street, in Jonesboro, on the most direct and eligible

route so as to intersect said road south of John Hartline's farm, Report

and shall make report to the county commissioners' court of

'Union county; which court shall cause the same to be opened Pay of coming and kept in repair as other State roads, and shall pay said

commissioners two dollars per day while necessarily employed in locating said road.

APPROVED, February 20th, 1843.

In force, AN ACT in relation to public roads in the county of Washington. Feb. 24, 1843. : Concerning

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, certain pub, represented in the General Assembly, That all the public roads lic roads in said county that have been heretofore laid out and opened

as public roads and highways (except those which may have

been vacated) shall be received and considered in law in all respects as though said roads had been located and laid out as public roads are now required to be by law,

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the county court of said Supervisors to county hereafter to provide for said roads by apportioning sy. be appointed pervisors, and setting apart hands for the keeping in repair said roads as though they had been located as now required by law in locating public roads.

SEC. 3. And all supervisors and hands set apart and failing Penalty for to do their duty in keeping such roads in repair as other pub.not keeping

me roads in relic roads are required to be kept, shall be liable in the same way, and incur the same penalties, as other supervisors and hands failing to do their duty on roads located and laid out as now required by law to be done.

APPROVED, February 24th, 1843.

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AN ACT to review and ro-locate the State road leading from Princeton to In force, Pawpaw grove,

Feb. 24, 1843.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That William Hoskins, Com’rs to lo. Robert E. Thompson, and Enos Smith, county commissioners cate State

W road in Bu. of the county of Bureau, be and they are hereby authorised re

cureau county and empowered to view, survey, mark, l'ocate, and establish a State road from Princeton, via Dover and Lamoille, in said county, to the intersection of the State road leading from Princeton to Pawpaw grove, at or near thc line of said coun- To assess ty, and to assess the damages that the owner or owners of damages too land over which the same may pass shall sustain by the lo-owners of cation and opening of said road, taking into consideration ands the advantages and disadvantages that shall result to such owners, by the locationând opening said road. SEC. 2. Said commissioners shall meet at Princeton in said

“Shall view & county on the second Monday in March next, or as soon there is after as practicable, at which time they shall agree upon, and after being duly sworn before some justice of the peace of said county, faithfully and impartially to discharge the duties agreeably to the provisions of this act, shall proceed to view, survey, mark, locate, and establish said road on the best and most eligible route from point to point, having due regard to private property, which road shall be four rods wide, and shall assess the damages that the respective owner or owners of the land over which said road may pass, shall sustain by the location and opening of said road; and should the owner or owners of any tract or tracts of land, over which said road shall . pass, be unknown to said commissioners, they shall assess the damages, if any there be, that shall accrue as aforesaid to such unknown owner or owners of the same, upon each of said tracts of land 'respectively, and shall commence said view, lo

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