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and on presenting of said certificate to the county commissioners' court of the proper county, it shall be the duty of said court to grant an order to the individual or individuals for the payment of the same from the funds of the county.

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SEC. 7. Assoon as practicable, after the location of said roads, be filed the said commissioners shall file a plat of said roads with the

clerk of the county commissioners' court of the several counties through which said road may pass; they shall also file an account of all persons entitled to damages, together with the

amount to which they are enti:led. Com’rs of the Sec. 8. As soon as said roads shall be located, under the several coun- provisions of this act, it shall be the duty of the county comtos to open missioners of the several counties through which said roads

shall pass, to cause the same to be immediately opened, and kept in repair, and the several supervisors, through whose districts the said roads may pass, shall immediately proceed to

open and work the same as other State roads are. Pay of com’rs SEC. 9. The road commissioners, surveyors, and such other

persons as may be necessary to aid in locating said roads, shall reccive one dollar and fifty cents per day for each day neces. sarily employed in performing the duties required under the provisions of this act; and the several counties through which these roads may pass shall pay all necessary expenses incurred, in proportion to the distance the said roads may pass through the respective counties. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

APPROVED, March 3d, 1843.

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In force, AN ACT to locate a State road from La Salle to Inlet Grove. Mar. 3, 1848.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,

represented in the Generat Assembly, That Zimri Lewis and State road Jarvis Swift, of La Salle county, and George E. Haskell, of

de Lee county, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to Homer, in Ja Salle co. to view, lay out, locate, and mark a State road from the town

of La Salle, in La Salle county, to the town of Homer, in said county, and thence to the State road leading from Chicago to Galena, to intersect the same at Inlet grove, in Lee county, to be located on the nearest and best route, having a due regard to farms and other improvements, as well as the public

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Sec. 2. The said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall meet at the town of La Salle aforesaid, on the first Monday in May next, or within sixty days thereafter, and being duly sworn before some justice of the peace, faithfully to discharge the duties required of them by this act, shall proceed to view, mark, and locate said road on the most eligible ground, and as soon as practicable thereafter, cause to be made a map of the survey of said road, certified by them, and forward a

copy thereof to the clerk of the county commissioners' court of each of the counties through which a part of said road shall puss, which shall by him be filed in his office, and the said road thus laid out, shall be declared a public State road, and shall be opened and kept in repair as other State roads.

Sec. 3. The said commissioners, together with the chain Their comcarriers and surveyor, shall receive out of the county treasuries pensation of the respective counties through which said road may' pass, such reasonable compensation for their services as may be deemed just and equitable by the county commissioners' courts.

Sec. 4. The said commissioners shall return to the clerks of Report the county commissioners' courts of said counties a certified account of the number of days occupied by them in the respective counties in locating said road.

APPROVED, March 3d, 1843.

AN ACT in relation to the Cumberland road.'

In force,

Mar. 3, 1843. Sec. l. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the county com- Cumberland

road may be missioners' courts in each county through which the Cumberland road now passes, or may hereafter pass, shall have supervisory control over the same whenever the same shall not be under the care or supervision of some person or persons authorised by the United States, and cause the same to be kept in repair in the same manner as prescribed by the laws of this State for keeping in repair the State and county roads in the several counties in this State, and may make such order and regulation concerning the same as they shall deem necessary and proper for the repair and preservation of the same

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the supervisors in each road Duty of sudistrict, whenever the county commissioners' court of the pervisurs county shall direct, according to the provisions of this act, to cause the said road to be kept in repair through his road district, in the same manner as is provided by law for keeping in repair other State and county roads, and shall cause the same. to be worked upon by the persons residing in his road district; and if such supervisor shall fail, neglect, or refuse to do so, he shall be liable to the same penalties for such failure, neglect, or refusal, as is provided by law on other roads in his district. And if any person, subject to work upon public roads in any such road district, shall fail, neglect, or refuse, when required by the supervisors of such road district to work on said road, they shall be liable to the same penalties for such failure, neglect, or refusal, as is provided for like cases on other public roads, and to be recovered in the same manner, to be collected and paid as in other cases of public roads in this State.

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Penalty for Sec. 3. If any person shall hereafter wilfully take and con(erials

vey away from the said road, any stone, wood, iron, or other materials, used or procured to be used, in the construction or repair of the said road, with intent to steal the same, they shall be deemed guilty of larceny, and upon conviction thereof, before any court having jurisdiction of the same, shall be subject to the same penalties and punishments as for other

cases of larceny by the laws of this State. Penalty for Suc. 4. If any persons shall hereafter wilfully or mischievous. sajuring road ly burn, destroy, or damage any bridge, abutment, grade, or

any material used or procured to be used in the construction or repair of said road, every person so offending, upon convic. tion thereof, before any court in this State having jurisdiction of like offences, shall be subject to the same punishment as is provided by the laws of this State for like offences committed on any public road in this State.

Sec. 5. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED, March 3d, 1843.

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In force, AN ACT to locate a State road from Josephine to Knoxville. Mar. 4, 1843.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Com’rg to lo- represented in the General Assembly, That Simpson Y. Barcate Staie

nard, of the county of Woodford, James Martin, of Marshall road

county, and David Kendall, of Knox county, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to view, mark, and locate a State road from Josephine, in Woodford county, via Nathan Patten's and the town of Lacon, in Marshall county, and Toulon, in Stark county, to Knoxville, in Knox county, avoiding

as much as practicable the injury of private property.. To meet and SEC. 2. Said commissioners shall meet at Josephine, in be sworn Woodford county, on the first Monday in June next, or with

in three months thereafter, and before entering on the duties required of them by this act, they shall severally take an oath before some justice of the peace, faithfully to discharge the

duty of road commissioners. To appoint Sec. 3. The said commissioners shall appoint one surveyor, a surveyor two chain carriers, and one marker; Provided, however, that

one of said commissioners may act as surveyor. Compensa Sec. 4. Said commissioners shall be allowed for their servition

ces one dollar and fifty cents each, for each day they are necessarily employed in locating said road, the surveyor two dollars, and the chain carriers and marker shall be allowed one dollar per day each, to be paid out of the county treasuries of the several counties through which said road runs, in proportion to the time employed in locating said road in each county.

Sec. 5. The said commissioners shall report to the county commissioners' clerk of each county, through which said road

is located, the number of miles of road in said county, togeth. To report to

cľks of each er with a plat of said road, on or before [theSeptember terms of said.court; which report shall be made matter of record in which road each county, and the said road, when located, is hereby de- passes clared a State road, and shall be opened and kept in repair as other State roads.

APPROVED, March 4th, 1843.

AN ACT for a State road from Frederickville, in Schuyler county, to Ma. In force, comb, in McDonough county.

Mar. 4, 1843.

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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Comire to lo. represented in the General Assembly, That Jesse Darnielle, care State George Garrison, and Edward Doyle, all of the county of road Schuyler, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate a State road from Frederickville, in Schuyler county, in a direction for Macomb, in McDonough county, until they arrive at a place known by the name of Sewardville, in McDonough county, or some other point on a public road leading to Macomb, not exceeding three miles north of the line dividing Schuyler and McDonough counties.

Sec. 2. Said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall When and meet at the house of Jesse Darneille, on or before the first day

day meet of July next, and after having been duly sworn before some justice of the peace, faithfully to perform the duties required of them by this act, shall proceed to mark, survey, and locate said road, having due regard to private property, and having so located the same, shall, within thirty days thereafter, return to the office of the clerk of the county commissioners' court of Return plate

to clk oi Schuyler county a plat of so much of the road as lies in said Schuyler co. county; also, a plat of so much of the road as lies in McDonough county they shall return to the clerk of the county commissioners' court of McDonough county; which together with the report of said commissioners, shall be spread upon the records of the said county commissioners' courts respectively. · SEC. 3. The said road shall be four rods wide, and shall be opened and kept in repair as other State roads are; and the said county of Schuyler shall pay for the time necessarily employed in locating said road to the said commissioners, axemen, and chain carriers, one dollar per day each, and to the surveyor two dollars per day, to be allowed by the county commissioners' court of Schuyler county.

APPROVED, March 4th, 1843.

In force, AN ACT for a State road from David Wright's, in Iroquois county, to Mar. 4, 1843.

Portland, iu Cook county.

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SEC. l. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Com’rs to lo- represented in the General Assembly, That Cornelius C. Van

Horn, of Will county, Alanson Hawkins, of Iroquois county, and Norman Rixford, of Cook county, be and the same are hereby appointed commissioners to view and locate a State road from David Wright's on Spring creek, in Iroquois coudly, to Portland, in Cook county, crossing the Kankakee river at or near the lower end of Bullbony's grove and the Juliet river, near the head of the Hickory timber, so called.

SEC. 2. The said commissioners, or a majority of them, and shall meet at Charleston, in Coles county, on the first Mon

day in May next, or on some day thereafter which they shall agree upon, and after being duly sworn before some justice of the peace faithfully to discharge their duties agreeably to the provisions of this act, shall proceed to view, survey and locate said road on the nearest and most eligible ground from

point to point, having due regard to private property, and

pe shall make return to the county commissioners' courts of the turns

several counties through which the same shall pass; which return shall be entered of record and filed in the clerk's office; and said road shall be a public and State road, sto] be opened

and kept in repair as other public roads. Expenses · Sec. 3. The county commissioners' court of each of the tow paid counties through which the said road passes shall pay their pro

portionate part of the compensation of said commissioners, and expenses of surveying said road, out of the county trea. sury of each county, at the rate of two dollars per day to each commissioner and the surveyor, and one dollar per day to each chainman and axeman, for the number of days in which they shall actually be employed in viewing, marking, and locating said road.

APPROVED, March 4th, 1843.

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In force, AN ACT to locate a State road from St. Charles, in Kane county, to Mar. 6, 1843.

Rockford, in Wionebago county.

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Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That Daniel Howell and L. Peake, of the county of Winnebago, and Read Ferson, of Kane county, be and the same are hereby appointed commis. sioners to view, survey, and mark a State road from St. Charles, in Kane connty, to Rockford, in Winnebago county.

Sec. 2. The said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall meet at Rockford, in the county of Winnebago, on the first Monday in April, or within four months thereafter, and after being duly sworn before some justice of the peace

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