Commissioners entitled to receive thirty dollars each.

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Sec. 1. Be if enacted by the general assembly of the stafe of (// io, That the commissioners appointed to appraise the two college townships in the county of Washington, by a resolution of the first legislature of the state, viz: Samuel Carpenter, James Wells and Henry Abrams, for eighteen days service each, in accomplishing said business, be and they are hereby entitled to receive each, for said service, the sum of thirty dollars, to be paid out of the contingent fund, to be audited by the auditor and paid out of any monies in the treasury of the state.

Speaker of the house of representatives.

Speaker of the senate.

January 27th, 1804.

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Foot county more than eight dollars per acre, exclutoo sive of five acres promised as a donation by the aforesaid McClenahan, that in the opinion of the said associate judges will be to the interest and benefit of said county; the land thus purchased o, or received, to be laid out and marked with et C. sufficient boundaries, under the direction of the said associate judges, and the amount of the Purchase purchase money shall be paid out of the county

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treasiry associate judges aforesaid.

§o. Sec. 2. And be if further enacted, That the trustees, land purchased or received by the associate Judges, for the use of the county, shall be vested in a board of trustees and their successors in office, by legal deed or deeds from the owner or owners of said land, for the sole use and benefit

of said county.

The trus- Sec. 3. And be it further enacted, That NateeS. thaniel Beasley, William Marshall, Salathiel - Sparks, Aaron Moore, Benjamin Wood, William i Collins and John Briggs, be and they are hereby

constituted and appointed, trustees for the puro,” poses aforesaid, any five of whom shall constitute Stitute &

to and a board to do business, whose duty it shall be, so soon as they are furnished by the said asso

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ciate judges with a plat of the tract or tracts of
land purchased or received by them as aforesaid
at their first meeting to appoint a clerk, who
may or may not be one of their own body; the
said clerk shall record the proceedings of said
board, in a book to be provided by the board for
that purpose, which shall be subject to the in-
spection of any person concerned therein; and
the said board shall also appoint a town sur-
veyor, who shall lay off the tract of land afore-
said in town lots, with convenient streets,
according to the directions of the board of trus-
tees, to be known by the name of West Union,
and moreover make out a correct plat and deliver
to the clerk of the board of trustees, whereupon
the said board of trustees shall proceed to num-
ber each lot, and cause the plat to be recorded
in the recorder's office of the county, agreeably
to law, and also to cause the same to be recorded
in the books of proceedings of the trustees.

Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the board of trustees shall proceed to sell the town lots aforesaid, within sixty days after delivering the town plat to the recorder of the county (having given thirty days notice thereof in the Scioto Gazette) at public sale, within said town, under

to appoint a clerk.

His duty.

To appoint a town surveyOr.

His duty.

Town called
West Union.

Trustees to number the lots.

Trustees to
Sell lots, etc.

Under the direction Of the associate judgeS.

Proceeds of Sales to be paid into the County treasury.

Bonds, etc., taken, payable to the COunty treaSureT.

Trustees, how long to continue in Office.

To make convey8 neeS.

the direction of the associate judges, or any two of them, in said county, reserving for erections of public buildings such lots as the said associate judges may think proper; and the said board may adjourn the sale of said lots from time to time, as they may judge to the interest of the county, giving notice thereof, as before required by this section; all monies received by virtue of the sale of lots aforesaid, by the board of trustees, shall be paid into the county treasury within ten days after receiving the same, and all bonds and notes to be taken by the said board of trustees, on account of the sale of lots, shall be taken payable to the county treasurer and his successors in office, for the use and benefit of said county.

Sec. 5. And be if further enacted, That the trustees appointed by this act, shall continue in their office until the number of inhabitants of said town shall amount unto thirty lot-holders, and they shall moreover fill all vacancies that may happen in their body until the number be. fore mentioned is completed: The said board of trustees are hereby authorized to convey unto the purchaser or purchasers of all lots sold in said town, by sufficient deed, upon the purchaser or purchasers producing unto the said board of trustees, a certificate from the treasurer of the

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