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THE PUBLIC LAWS
STATE OF ILLINOIS.
AN ACT to provide for the postage of the present General Assembly. In force January 12,186T.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum p08tage. of eight thousand three hundred and twenty-five dollars ($8,325) or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any funds in the treasury
postage of the present general assembly.
§ 2. On the certificate of the secretary of state showing AUd,tor to draw the amount of postage used by this general assembly, not °°r exceeding the said sum of eight thousand three hundred and twenty-five dollars ($8,325), the auditor of public accounts shall draw his warrant on the treasury in favor of the post master of the city of Springfield, for the sum so certified by the secretary of state.
§ 3. That the postage stamps ordered by this general ^jf8^^1'' assembly be furnished by the secretary of state to the stamps, speaker and members of the senate and house of representatives, upon their written orders.
§ 4:. The secretary of state is hereby directed not to To bo drawn pro allow any member or officer of the senate or house of rep- rataresentatives to draw more than his pro rata of the whole amount of postage provided for by this act.
§ 5. This act shall be in force from and after its passage. Approved January 12, 1867.
not otherwise appropriated, for the
In force Janua- A-N ACT in aid of the National Lincoln Monument Association,
ry 2», 1867.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum Appropriation of fifty thousand dollars be and the same is hereby approment j' monu" priated out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise "appropriated, in aid of the National Lincoln Monument Association, for the purpose of erecting a monument over the remains of Abraham Lincoln, late president of the United States.
when to be ex- § 2. No money shall be paid under the provisions of this pended. act until the money now in the hands of the association is
expended in the erection of said monument. Preaident and § Whenever the president and secretary of said
Necretary to association shall certify to the auditor of public accounts, certify. under their hands, attested by the seal of said association, that the money in the hands of the association has been expended in the erection of said monument, the auditor shall issue a warrant for part or all of the appropriation hereby made, and deliver the same to the treasurer of said association, and the state treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
§ i. This act is a public act and shall be in force from and after its passage.
Approved January 20, 1867.
In force Janua- AN ACT to provide for trie partial payment of the mileage and per diem of ry 29, 1867. the members and officers of the twenty-fifth General Assembly.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That immetmemberssin°d diately upon the passage of this act, the speaker of the L officers, house of representatives shall certify to the auditor of public accounts a correct list of all members, officersand employees of the house of representatives, and the speaker of the senate shall in like manner, certify a correct list of all the me'libers, officers and employees of the senate, which list shall be filed in the office of the auditor, who shall thereupon draw his warrant on the treasurer in favor of each member of this general assembly, so certified to him, for the sum of fifty dollars, which sum shall be in part payment for the mileage and per diem of such members, for their attendance upon this general assembly, and said auditor shall draw his warrant on the treasurer in favor of each elective officer of the senate and house, and the clerk of each standing committee of the senate and house, and each official reporter, for the sum of fifty dollars, which sum shall be in part payment of the per diem of such officers for their attendance and services at this session of the general assembly; and said auditor shall draw his warrant on the treasurer in favor of each employee of the senate and house other than those above specitied, which employees embrace policemen, assistant postmasters, firemen, mail carriers, pages and porters, for the sum of twenty-five dollars each, which sum shall be in part payment of the per diem of such employees for their attendance and services at this session of the general assembly, and said warrants shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated by law.
§ 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved January 29th, 1867.
AN ACT to defray the expenses of placing on exhibition at the French In force Feb. 5, Universal Exposition for 1867, the Illinois state contributions. 1867.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum of seven thousand dollars ($7,000) is hereby appropriated $T.ono appropnout of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appro- ated' priated, to defray the expenses of the commission, appointed by the governor, and for the purpose of placing on exhibition, in a suitable manner, in the French Universal Exposition, to be held in Paris, France, during the year 1867, the collection of useful minerals, coals, building stone, collection to be putter's clays, grains and other agricultural products, speci- 8en' mens illustrating the geology, botany and orinthology of the state, books, papers, maps and reports, together with specimens of fine arts and mechanical skill, which have already been, or may hereafter be sent forward as a contribution to said Exposition from this state.
§ 2. The auditor is hereby authorized and required to Auditor to draw draw his warrant upon the treasurer, and the treasurer is warrantrequired to pay the same for the amount named in the first Treasurer to section of this act, upon the order of the governor of this Paystate; and the said sum, or so much thereof as may be necessary to carry out the purpose, and effect the object expressed in said section first, shall be expended by the Appropriationgovernor, under the direction of the commissioner hereto- how exPendedtore appointed by him, and full report thereof be made to the next general assembly.
§ 3. This act to take effect from and after its passage.
Approved February 5, 1867.
In force Feb. AN ACT for the support of the Illinois State Hospital for the Insane. 12, 1867.
Preamble. Whereas, by a clerical error in copying the bill for "An
act making appropriation for the ordinary expenditures of the state institutions, for the years I860 and 1866," approved on the 15th day of February, 1865, the Board of Trustees of the Illinois State Hospital for the Insane found themselves without adequate funds, and were necessarily
Money borrow- compelled to borrow money and aid for the purposes of <d' meeting the ordinary expenses of said hospital, borrow of
certain persons certain sums of money, which fall due on the third day of February, 1867, and which sums of money, together with the interest thereon, falling due on said day, are as follows: To the First National Bank, at Springfield,
W«dre borrow" Illinois, the sum of fifteen thousand two hundred and fiftyeight dollars; to W. and E. W. Brown, bankers in Jacksonville, Illinois, the sum of forty-seven thousand nine hundred and forty-eight dollars and fifty-three cents, for the prompt payment of which sums of money said Board of Trustees have pledged their faith and credit; therefore, to meet the payment of said sums of money so borrowed:
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the sum
Appropriation. 0f 8ixty-three thousand two hundred and six dollars and fifty-three cents be, and the same is hereby appropriated, to be paid out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of said sums of money eo
How paid. borrowed by said trustees, which shall be paid out upon the order of the treasurer of said Board of Trustees, for said purposes and for no other.
§ 2. This act shall be a public act, and take effect and be in force from and after its passage. Approved February 12, I867.
In foree Feb ^ ACT making appropriations for the payment of certain expenses in12, 1867. " curred in carrying on the work of the state penitentiary, and expenses incurred in the management of the same.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented im. the General Assembly, That the folAppropnations lowing sums of money are hereby appropriated to Samuel A. Buckmaster and Company, for the purposes hereinafter specified, viz: The sum of seventy-eight thousand six hundred and fifty-five dollars and ten cents ($78,655 10) for the estimated cost of work on the state penitentiary, completed during the year 1866; the sum of thirteen thousand nine hundred and fortydollars,seventeen cents,for clothing bought for discharged convicts, cash paid to discharged convicts,
stationery and postage for convicts, physician,s salary and medicines for hospital, for burying convicts, and expenses incurred of recapturing convicts during the years of 1865 and 1866; and the sum of fifty-two thousand three hundred and eighty dollars and thirty-seveu cents in payment of the amount of forty-six thousand seven hundred and sixty-eight dollars and nineteen cents due S. A. Buckmaster and Co., January 1, 1865, with interest thereou at the rate of six per cent, per annum, for two years, for balance on old contract account, for expenses, account for clothing and cash furnished discharged convicts, medicines, stationery, etc., for 1863 and 1864, and for accepted drafts of penitentiary commissioners for 1863 and 1864.
§ 2. The auditor of public accounts is hereby required ATMdr'JU^ dr*w to draw warrants upon the state treasurer for the above named sums, in favor of S. A. Buckmaster & Co., and the same shall be paid out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated: Provided, that the auditor shall not draw any warrant in payment for any of said accepted drafts until such drafts shall be deposited in his office, with the indorsements thereon of the payee of such drafts; the whole amount of such drafts being five thousand five hundred dollars.
§ 3. The above sums, when accepted by the said Samuel AtPp^°Pniafuun A. Buckmaster & Co., shall be deemed and taken to be in full of all claims and demands of every kind, name and nature of said Samuel A. Buckmaster & Co.. against tlie state of Illinois, in any way arising out of their connection with the state penitentiary; and the said treasurer is hereby required, at the time of paying the said moneys, to take from said S. A. Buckmaster & Co. a receipt, in full, of the same as above stated.
§ 4. Be it further enacted, That the .further sum of two Appropriation thousand eight hundred and fifty-three dollars and fifty cents Mc'Gre'fio?r.R' he appropriated to George K. McGregor, or his assigns, the superintendent of construction of the penitentiary, for services due him up to the first day of January, A. D. 1867, npon the presentation of certificates of indebtedness issued to him by the penitentiary commissioners, duly indorsed; and also, the sum of two hundred and fifty dollars to John Appropriation M. Van Osdel, the architect selected by the commissioners o8aei,nM'Van of the penitentiary, for his services in estimating the value of work done and to be done upon the penitentiary; and that all of the above moneys be paid upon the order of the Audi^t0 iMae auditor of state upon the treasurer of state, out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated.
§ 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.
Approved February 12, 1867.