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AUDITOR OF PUBLIC ACCOUNTS:

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to enable the auditor of public accounts

to collect the revenue," approved February 17, 1851. .......

................. 48

BANKS:

An act to amend the general banking law so as to permit the withdrawal of secu-

rities in certain cases......

....... 48

An act to repeal and amend the several laws in relation to banks in this state.... 49

CIRCUIT COURTS:

An act to fix the times of holding courts in the first judicial circuit............

An act to change the boundaries and fix the times of holding courts in the fourth

judicial circuit.......

An act to fix the time of holding courts in the fifth judicial circuit............. 51

An act to fix the time of holding the term of the circuit court in Henry county,

in the sixth judicial circuit.........

An act to fix the time for holding the terms in the seventh judicial circuit, and

concerning jurors in said county.....

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An act to fix the times of holding the courts in the tenth judicial circuit .......

An act to regulate the times of holding circuit courts in the fourteenth judicial

circuit..... ............................. .............................

An act to fix the time of holding courts in the fifteenth judicial circuit, and to

establish terms for the disposal of criminal cases, and for other purposes.......

An act to change the times of holding courts in the seventeenth judicial circuit,

and to attach certain counties thereto, and to fix the times for holding courts

therein, and for other purposes. ........

....... 57

An act to change the times of holding courts in the eighteenth judicial circuit,

and to provide for an additional term of the circuit court in the county of Sanga-

mon...

............ 58

An act to define the nineteenth judicial circuit, and fix the times of holding

courts therein.............

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An act to fix the times of holding circuit courts in the county of Livingston, in

the twentieth judicial circuit...... ..... ........................

An act to change the time of holding courts in the twenty-second judicial circuit

of this state....

An act to change the times of holding courts in the twenty-second judicial cir-

cult .............................. .................................... 51

An act to define the twenty-sixth judicial district of this state, and to fix the times

of holding courts therein ........................

An act to change the times of holding courts in the twenty-seventh judicial circuit,

and to fix the times and places for holding courts therein, and for other pur-

poses.......................

An act to regulate the terms of holding the circuit court of Kendall county..... 63

An act to regulate the practice in the circuit court of Stephenson county........ 64

An act to provide for the holding of the March term of the Jo Daviess county

circuit court, for the year 1867...................... .................. 66

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to regulate the terms of the circuit

court of Will county,” in force February 16, 1865.......................... 66

An act to change the time of holding the circuit court in the county of Bureau... 67

An act entitled “An act authorizing the clerk of the circuit court of Clinton

county to make up court records...............

...... 67

An act to fix the time of holding the terms of the circuit court of Jo Daviess

county...........

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.......... 68

An act authorizing Wesley Sloan, judge nineteenth judicial circuit of Illinois, to

certify compensation due to James R. Loomis, clerk of Gallatin circuit court,

for performing neglected and unfinished work of his predecessor............. 68

CANAL AND RIVER IMPROVEMENTS: An act for canal and river improvements. 81

CRIMINAL CODE:

An act to define and punish the crime commonly called the “confidence game”.. 88

An act to amend the criminal code of this state in relation to the offense of abor-

tion

An act in relation to Capital Punishment.................................... 90

CORONER OF COOK COUNTY:

An act to authorize the coroner of Cook county to appoint deputies...........

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CIRCUIT COURTS:

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An act to repeal sections six, seven, eight and nine, of an act entitled “An act

to regulate practice in the courts of the county of Kane, and state of Illinois,"

approved February 14, 1863.........

.....69

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to provide additional bailiffs to wait
upon circuit courts," approved February 16, 1857......

........... 69

COUNTY COURTS: !

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to establish the Cook county court,"

approved February 21, 1845, and the acts amendatory thereto, and for other

purposes ...........

........... 70

An act to amend an act entitled “An act establishing county courts, and providing

for the election of justices of the peace and constables, and for other purposes,"

approved February 12, 1849.............

An act to change the time of holding the county court of Cook county.......... 71
An act to enable county courts to settle up estates of deceased persons and minors 71
An act to fix the compensation of judges of the county courts of certain counties
therein named......

.......... 71
An act to change the time of holding the semi-annual terms of the county courts of
Vermilion county.........................

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An act to amend an act entitled “An act to extend the jurisdiction of the county

court of DeKalb county," approved February 12, 1863........ ..............

An act to extend the jurisdiction of the county court of Marion county.........
COURT-SUPREME:

An act fixing the time of holding the supreme court in the first grand division... 75

An act fixing the terms of the supreme court in the first and third grand divisions. 75

COURTS OF COMMON PLEAS:

An act to further increase the salary of the judge of the courts of common pleas of

the cities of Aurora and Elgin......

......... 76

An act to change the times of holding the court of common pleas of the city of

Cairo, and for other purposes............................................. 76

CITY COURTS: An act to change the time of holding the Alton city court .....
COUNTY JUDGES:

An act to provide for the compensation of county judges.
An act to fix the pay of certain officers therein named...........
An act to extend the jurisdiction of the county judge of Will county, Illinois,

while acting as a justice of the peace......

An act to increase the compensation of the county judge and associate justices in

the county of Madison.............

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COUNTIES: An act giving the counties of Alexander and Pulaski concurrent juris-
diction over Cache river, and for other purposes......

..........,79
CANADA THISTLE: An act to prevent the introduction and propagation of Canada
Thistles in the state of Illinois..

.............. 79
CORPORATIONS:

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to authorize the formation of corpora-

tions for manufacturing, mechanical or chemical purposes," approved February

18th, 1857.................::::::

An act in relation to the consolidation of incorporated companies.............. 80

CONTRACTS: An act concerning the remedy upon contracts therein referred to..... 81

DRAINAGE:

An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to facilitate the drainage of wet lands”. 91

An act to amend the drainage law.....

An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to facilitate the drainage of wet lands”. 95

DEEDS OF TRUST: An act for the releasing of trust deeds in the nature of mortgages 96

DISTRICT ROAD TAX: An act in relation to district road tax................... 96

DOMESTIC ANIMALS:

An act to prevent sheep and swine from running at large in Lake county......... 97

An act to prevent domestic animals from running at large in the counties of Mon-

roe, St. Clair, and other counties.....

.......... 97

DISTRIBUTION OF LAWS, ETC.:

An act to facilitate the distribution of the laws, journals and reports of this state. 100

EIGHT HOURS A DAY'S WORK: An act making eight hours a legal day's work... 101

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ELECTIONS:

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An act to change the time of electing certain officers in a county therein named. .102

An act to provide for the division of towns or election districts, in counties adopt-

ing township organization, into two or more election districts.................104

EQUALIZATION-BOARD OF: An act to amend the revenue laws, and to establish a

state board for the equalization of assessments. .....

...........105

FEES:

An act to repeal the increased fees of certain officers in the county of St. Clair...110

An act to amend “An act in relation to the fees of certain officers in certain coun-

ties therein named,” approved February 16, 1865............................111

An act to increase the fees of certain officers in the county of Peoria...........112

An act to extend the provisions of and continue in force an act entitled “An act

to regulate the fees and compensation of sheriffs and collectors in certain coun-

ties,” approved February the 16th, 1865.....................

An act to amend “An act to regulate the fees and compensation of sheriffs and

collectors in certain counties," approved February 16, 1865................. 112

An act to establish and fix the fees of justices of the peace and constables in

this state ..................

......113

An act to increase the compensation of the sheriffs of the counties of Adams and

St. Clair, for dieting prisoners.......

......114

An act to repeal a portion of an act entitled “An act in relation to the fees of

certain officers in certain counties therein named," approved February 16, 1865..115

An act in relation to fees of county officers in certain counties..... ..........115

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to amend the act entitled fees and sala-

ries," approved February 12, 1849, and to simplify said act... ...

......116

An act to increase the compensation of sheriffs in the county of Knox...........116

FISH:

An act to prohibit netting fish at the Grand Rapids of the Wabash river, in Wabash

county..........

An act to preserve the fish in the Illinois and Fox rivers, and in the Illinois and

Michigan Canal, at the places designated in said act......

......118

FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE: An act to amend the law relative to fugitives from justice119.

GAME:

An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the preservation of game," approved

February 16, 1865..........

.....120

An act to amend an act entitled "An act for the preservation of game," approved

February 16, 1865.............................

......120

An act to exempt the county of Piatt from the operation of the game law........121

An act to extend the provisions of the game law to certain counties therein named,

and to prevent non-residents from killing game for market.................. 121

INDUSTRIAL UNIVERSITY:

An act in relation to the location of the Industrial University....... ......122

An act to provide for the organization and maintenance of the Illinois Industrial

Uniy

viliversity .............................................................123

An act supplemental to an act entitied “ An act to provide for the organization,

endowment and maintenance of the Illinois Industrial University”............130

INTEREST:

An act for the transfer of a portion of the surplus of the interest fund to the reve.

nue fund.........

......130

An act regulating the payment of interest on the school, college and seminary

funds ......

......131

LANDS:

An act to provide for the sale of a tract of land belonging to the state of Illinois,

lying in Shelby county, and to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the

sale of the state lands, and liquidation of the state indebtedness, and to grant

the right of pre-emption to settlers on state lands," approved February 14, 1853.131

MARRIED WOMEN: An act in relation to married women.......

......132

MECHANICS' LIEN:

An act to extend the provisions of an act entitled “An act for the better security

of mechanics erecting buildings in the state of Illinois," approved February 14,

1863 ....... ............... .. ...........

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MINORS: An act to provide for the adoption of minors ......

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NOTARIES PUBLIC:

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An act to increase the number of notaries public in this state....

.......134

An act in relation to notaries public in the city of Freeport...... .........135

PARTNERSHIPS: An act to amend an act entitled “An act in relation to limited

partnerships," approved February 23, 1847......

...........135

PENITENTIARIES:

An act to lease the penitentiary .......

........137

An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act to lease the penitentiary”. ...139

PERSONAL LIBERTY: An act for the protection of personal liberty.............139

PLANK ROADS: An act to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the con-

struction of plank roads by a general law," approved February 12, 1849, and the

several acts amendatory thereof....

........................141

PUBLIC LAWS:

An act authorizing E. B. Myers, of Chicago, to publish the public laws, as passed at

each session of the general assembly of this state, on his own account ....... 2

An act authorizing Messrs. Callaghan and Cutler, of Chicago, to publish the public

laws, as passed at each session of the general assembly of this state...........141

An act in relation to publishing the public laws of the state of Illinois..........142

PUBLIC DEBT: An act providing for a reduction in the rate of state taxation for

payment of interest accruing on the public debt..........

.......143

PRINTING AND BINDING:

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to reduce the several acts in relation to

printing and binding, into one act, and to amend the same ".......

....143

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to reduce the several acts in relation to

printing and binding, into one act, and to amend the same," approved February

16, 1865....

.......167

RAILWAYS: An act concerning branch railways in this state ....................144

REDEMPTION OF LANDS:

An act in relation to the redemption of certain lands bid off for and sold to the

state, under an execution in its favor, against Abram Highlands and others.. .,.145

REPORTERS_OFFICIAL: An act for the appointment of official reporters, and for

the preservation of evidence in certain cases, in Cook county..... ..........146

RECORDS: An act to regulate the indexing of records............ ........148

An act for the relief of Christopher G. Vaughn.................

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An act for the relief of Joseph Dyson.........

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An act for the relief of the widow and heirs of James H. Collins...............150

An act for the relief of George L. Huntington and John S. Vredenburg.........150

An act for the relief of the heirs at law of Edward Bement... ..........151

An act for the relief of the citizens of the American Bottom, in St. Clair county.. 152

An act for the relief of certain persons therein named........

..........153

RELIEF:

An act for the relief of John G. Jarvis, William W. Jarvis, Henry M. Kimball,

James B. Andrews and Samuel Fitman...

..........154

An act for the relief of John Welsh .......................................154

An act for the relief of Joseph H. Morgan......

155

An act for the relief of the administrators of Akin Evans, deceased...

REVISED STATUTES:

An act to amend chapter seventy-nine of the Revised Statutes of 1845, entitled

“Partitions”..........................................................156

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to amend chapter XLIII of the Revised

Statutes, entitled Forcible Entry and Detainer," approved May 16, 1865.......157

An act construing the part of section thirteen of chapter eighty-three of the

Revised Statues, entitled “Practice," so far as the same relates to the contin-

uance of causes.......................................................

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An act to amend chapter 110, Revised Statutes, entitled “ Wills”.........

An act to amend chapter 30 of the Revised Statutes of 1845...........

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An act to amend chapter thirty-six of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Roads”.....159

An act to amend chapter thirty (30) of the Revised Statutes, entitled “Criminal

Jurisprudence”.........

...........159

An act to amend chapter ninety-three of the Revised Statutes of 1845, entitled

“Roads".....

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An act to furnish information to school officers......

............160

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to establish and maintain a system of

free schools in the state of Illinois," approved February 16, 1865.............161

STATE HOUSE:

An act to provide for the erection of a new state house. .....

............162

An act supplemental to “An act to provide for the erection of a new state house,”

approved February 25, A. D. 1867...................

.........164

STATE INSTITUTIONS: An act for the further protection of the state institutions. .165

TAXES:

An aet to apportion the expense of collecting a certain tax therein named, and to

. authorize the auditor to settle the same....................................165

An act to refund to Jacob Hepperly, executor, state taxes paid in error.........166

An act entitled “An act to extend the powers and jurisdiction of collectors of

taxes".......

.............166

An act compelling holders of tax certificates to take out deeds or lose their

claims................................

...........167

An act in regard to publishing delinquent tax list........ ................167

TELEGRAPHS: An act amending an act for the establishment of telegraphs........168

TEXAS AND CHEROKEE CATTLE: An act to prevent the importation of Texas or

Cherokee cattle into the state of Illinois ........

....169

TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION:

An act to amend article seventeen of an act entitled “An act to reduce the act to

provide for township organization and the several acts amendatory thereof into

one act, and to amend the same”...........

..........169

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to reduce the act to provide for township

organization and the several acts amendatory thereof into one act and to amend

the same..........

An act to amend “An act to reduce the act to provide for township organization

and the several acts amendatory thereof into one act” ....................172

TOWNS AND CITIES:

An act to amend an act entitled “An act for the better government of towns and

cities, and to amend the charters thereof,” approved February 27, 1854........174

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION: An act to facilitate travel and transportation. 174

UNITED STATES-JURISDICTION CEDED TO:

An act to cede jurisdiction to the United States over certain land in Cook county,

Illinois, purchased by the United States for the purpose of erecting thereon a

marine hospital........... .........

.............175

An act ceding to the United States of America jurisdiction over certain lands in

the county of Rock Island, state of Illinois................

.........175

An act to cede to the United States jurisdiction over any lands in Cook county

that they may purchase, on which to locate a marine hospital..............

An act to cede jurisdiction to the United States over certain lands near Alton ..176

WAREHOUSEMEN:

An act regulating warehousemen, and authorizing connections of railroads with

warehouses, and for other purposes ............

........177

An act to amend an act entitled “ An act regulating warehousemen, and authori-

zing connections of railroads with warehouses, and for other purposes," approved

February 16, A, D. 1867 .........

.........182

WITNESSES: An act relating to the competency of witnesses in civil cases........183

JOINT RESOLUTIONS.........

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