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shall be liable to all the forfeitures and penalties thereby im-
posed.

APPROVED, February 2d, 1843.

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AN ACT to repeal the laws incorporating the town of Chester.

In force,

Feb. 16, 1843. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Minois. represented in the General Assembly, That all acts and parts of Incorporaacts incorporating the town of Chester, in the county of Ran-tion orchen

repealed dolph, be and the same are hereby repealed.

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the president and trustees Property to of the town of Chester to sell and dispose of all the property be sold to pay

debts belonging to said town, and to pay, with as little delay as practicable, all debts due and owing by the said corporation, and

Tax may be for that purpose, they shall levy and collect such taxes as may

levied be requisite, and shall exercise all the power, enact and enforce all such ordinances, as may enable them to do so promptly and without unreasonable delay. The limits and bounda- Limits of inries now constituting the town of Chester shall hereafter be a corporation district for the election of justices of the peace and constables. The first section of this act shall take effect on the first day of This act August, 1843. The second section shall be in force from and when in force after its passage; Provided, that said corporation shall not be Proviso dissolved until all the debts bue by said corporation are paid.

APPROVED, February 16th, 1843.

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AN ACT to change the name of the town of St. Marian, in Ogle county, to

Io force, that of Buffalo.

Feb. 20, 1843. SEC. 1. Be it cnacted by the People of the State of Illinois,

Name of represented in the General Assembly, That the name of the town changed town of St. Marian, in the county of Ogle, and State of Illinois, be and the same is hereby changed to that of Buffalo, by which name it shall be hereafter known and distinguished in law; Pro-Change not vided, however, that the change of the name of said town shall to affect conin no wise affect contracts or conveyances heretofore made and entered into, or any other legal transactions whatever. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its

passage. APPROVED, February 20th, 1843.

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AN ACT to vacate the town of Rock Island city.

In force,

Feb. 20, 1843. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, repre

Town plat of sented in the General Assembly, That the entire town plat of the

Rock Island towa of Rock Island City, in the county of Rock Island, as vacated laid out and recorded, is hereby declared to be vacated.

APPROVED, February 20th, 1843.

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In force, AN ACT to legalize the survey of the town of Mount Vernon. Feb. 21, 1843,

SEC. l. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Survey of

represented in the General Assembly, That the survey of the town Vernon legal- of Mount Vernon, in Jefferson county, made by John Storms,

in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, and the plats and profiles made by him of said survey, are hereby legalized, and shall be taken and received in all courts as prima facie evidence of the facts therein contained and set forth, and the beginnings, endings, boundaries, and abuttals thereby established, are hereby legalised and confirmed.

APPROVED, February 21st, 1843.

In force, AN ACT to change the name of the town of Florence, Ogle county, to Feb. 21, 1843.

that of Oregon.

Sec. l. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Name of town represented in the General Assembly, That the name of the changed town of Florence, in the county of Ogle, originally platted

and recorded by the name of Oregon City, shall be and is hereby changed to that of Oregon, by which latter name it shall be known and called in all public records and documents; and in all legal transactions where it shall be necessary to

name said town, the name of Oregan shall be used; Provided, Contracts not however, that nothing shall be so construed as to impair the impaired by validity of any contracts or conveyances made and entered

into previous to the passage of this act. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

passage. APPROVED, February 21st, 1843.

this act

In force, AN ACT to change the name of the town of Greenfield, in Warren county, Feb. 23, 1843.

to that of Greenbush.

Name of

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, town changed represented in the General Assembly, That the name of the

town of Greenfield, in the county of Warren, and State of Illinois, be and the same is hereby changed to that of Greenbush.

APPROVED, February 23d, 1843.

In force,

AN ACT in relation to the town of Manchester. Feb. 23, 1843.

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

represented in the General Assembly, That the persons living Citizens re- within the incorporated limits of the town of Manchester, bor on roads subject to do road labor, shall be required to labor the same

number of days on the roads, streets, alleys and lanes in said

town, as now or may hereafter be provided by law regulating
the labor to be done on roads; Provided, the said citizens of Proviso
Manchester shall not be required to work the roads more
than one-half mile each way from the centre of said town.

APPROVED, February 23, 1843.

AN ACT changing the name of the town of Harrisburg, in Whiteside In force, county.

Feb. 23, 1843,

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the name of the Name of town of Harrisburg, in the county of Whiteside, is hereby town changed changed to that of Sterling, and the whole of the towns heretofore known as Harrisburg and Sterling, shall bereafter be called and known in law as Sterling; Provided, that the change of the name of said town of Harrisburg shall in no wise affect contracts heretofore made and entered into in relation to said town. This act to be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED, February 23d, 1813.

AN ACT to change the name of Portland, in Cook county, to the name of In force, Blue Island.

Feb. 24, 1843.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the name of the Name of place called Portland, in Cook county, Illinois, is hereby al-place tered and changed to Blue Island, and the same shall hereaf

changed ter always be known and called by such name of Blue Island.

APPROVED, February 24th, 1843.

AN ACT to change the name of ilie town of Georgetown, in Kendall In force, county

Feb. 28, 1843. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, rep- Name of resented in the General Assembly, That the name of the town town changed of Georgetown, in Kendall county, be and the same is hereby changed to that of Newark. This act to take effect from and after

its passage. APPROVED, February 28th, 1843.

In force, AN ACT to repeal the twenty-first section of an act entitled "an act to Aug. 7, 1843. amend the incorporate powers of the town of Pekin, and to provide for

the election of an additional justice of the peace and constable in the
Pekin precinct, [Tazewell counıy.]

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

represented in the General Assembly, That the twenty-first repealed

section of an act entitled "an act to amend the incorporate
powers of the town of Pekin," be and the same is hereby
repealed.

Sec. 2. On the first Monday of August, one thousand eight Pekin precies hundred and forty three, one justice of the peace and one conditional jus- stable, in addition to those now allowed by law, shall be elect

ed by the qualified voters of the Pekin precinct, who shall stable

have the same jurisdiction and be governed by the same regu-
lations as other justices of the peace, and shall continue in
office until their successors are elected and qualified. This
act to take effect and be in force from and after the first Mon-
day in August, one thousand eight hundred and forty-three.

APPROVED, March 1st, 1843.

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in foroe, AN ACT to amend an act entitled "an act for the re-survey of the lower Mar.2, 1843.

town of Carlyle, in Clinton county.

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SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Re-survey of represented in the General Assembly, That Zophar Case be aplower town of pointed in place of William C. White, one of the commissionCarlyle

ers named in said act. Expenses

Sec. 2. To defray the expenses incurred in the re-survey how paid of said town, the county commissioners' court of Clinton coun

ty, shall levy a lax on all the lots within the limits of said town
to the amount necessary to pay the same, which shall be col-
lected in the same manner that is provided for the collection

of State and county taxes. Part of act

Sec. 3. Section six of the act to which this is an amend. repealed ment, and all other parts thercof which comes within the pur

view of this act, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. This act to take effect from and after its passage.
APPROVED, March 2d, 1843.

In force, AN ACT in relation to the streets running through out-lots in the town of Mar. 2, 1843.

Vandalia.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Ilinois, Duty of co. represented in the General Assembly, That it shall be the duty com’rs in re of the county commissioners' court of Fayette county, to de. lation to

signate and enter upon their records such streets, heretofore
laid out through the out-lots of the town of Vandalia, which
were declared to be abolished by the fifth section of an act

strects

entitled "an act to locate a State road therein named," approved February twenty-seventh, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, which they shall deem necessary to be reserved and kept open for the use of common passage; and such streets, so designated, shall not be sold or disposed of but shall be kept open as other streets are.

SEC. 2. That it shall and may be lawful for the county Parts of cercommissioners' court to contrart with, sell, and convey, to the tain streets owner or owners of any out-lot or lots of the town of Van-may be sold dalia, the one half of each of the streets running through the out-lots of said town, lying immediately in front and adjoin. ing to the lot or lots which such person or persons shall own, except such streets as shall be designated and reserved according to the first section of this act; and the money arising from such sale and conveyance shall be paid into the county treasury, and to be appropriated to detray the expenses in keeping in repair the former State House, in the town of Vandalia.

APPROVED, March 2d, 1843.

AN ACT to change the name of a town, and for other purposes. In force,

Mar. 3, 1843. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the name of the Name of cer

tain town town of Van Buren, situated in Lawrence county, be changed

changed to that of Jackman's addition to the town of St. Francisville, and that Main street leading through the town of Van Buren, from north to south, be so changed as to intersect St. Peters? street, in the town of St. Francisville. This act to be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED, March 3d, 1843.

AN ACT 10 change the name of Bowling Green, in the county of Warren,

In force, to that of Berwick.

Mar. 3, 1843.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the name of Bowling Name of Green, in the county of Warren, be and the same is hereby town changed changed to that of Berwick.

APPROVED, March 3d, 1843.

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