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Statement to oath a yearly statement of all monies actually expended in the be filed

construction of said road and for permanent fixtures, and cause said statement to be filed in the Auditor's office of this

State. Annual ex- Sec. 20. The State further reserves the right, that in penditure case the company does not progress in good faith to prosecute

to completion said railroad within five years, and expend at least ten thousand dollars within twelve months from and after said company shall be organized, and at least ten thousand dollars in the construction of said road within each twelve months thereafter, then, and in that case, the said rail. road, and all parts and portions of the same which may be now completed, in whole or in part, by said company, with all the material, property, or work done, with every valuable effects whatsoever, now belonging to and procured for the

purpose of constructing said road by the State, and which is Charter may P be forfeited granted to said company, and all the improvements, and ma

terial, and other valuable effects 'whatsoever, subsequently furnished by said company, shall revert and become again the property of the State; and all rights and privileges herein granted to the said company shall become void, and the

charter forfeited; but if said company does complete said Company road according to the provisions of this bill, then all the incompleting road to hold terest, property, material, right of way and ground for de.

pots, and every privilege herein granted to said company, shall be vested in and ever afterwards become the property of said company. Said completion to be ascertained by a report of some competent engineer,' made under oath to the Governor, which report sha!l be filed by him in the Auditor's office of this State.

Sec. 21. This act to be in force from its passage, and to be deemed a public act.

Approved, February 27, 1841.

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An ACT for the transcribing certain records in Tazewell County. In force Feb. 18, 1841. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Slale of Illinois,

represented in the General Assembly, That the recorder of the Records to be county of Tazewell, he, aud he is hereby directed, to trans. transcribed cribe in a well bound and suitable book, the deeds, mort

gages, and other instruments in writing, recorded in records of said count;', marked A. B. C. and D., and that he prefix 'a full index thereto, both in the names of grantors and gran

tees. Compensa SEC. 2. That the county commissioners' court in and for tion :

said county of Tazewell, pay to said recorder for the services provided for in the foregoing section, a reasonable compensation.

Approved, February 18, 10

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An ACT concerning the records of Madison County. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 27, 1841. represented in the General Assembly, That it shall be lawful for the county commissioners'court of any county in which any of Patente and the military bounty lands in this State are situated, to procure to deeds be copied into a well bound book or books, at the expense of such county, all deeds, patents, bonds, leases, or other writings for the conveyance of, or relating to lands lying in such county, and which decds, patents, bonds, leases, or other wri. tings were recorded in the county of Madison previous to the organization of any county north of the Illinois river; such copics to be placed in the recorder's office of the county procuring the same..

.Sec. 2. The person or persons employed by the county Certified coapplying for such copies, shall have access to the books in pies the recorder's office of Madison county, for the purpose of making such copies; and the recorder of Madison County shall carefully compare such copies with the records in his office, and if he finds them to be correct, he shall make a certificate to that effect under his hand and seal of office at the end of each volume of such copies.

Sec. 3. At the end of the copy of each dced or other Note of record writing copied as aforesaid, the person copying the same shall note the volume and page of the record from which it is copied. ,

Sec. 4. For his services in comparing such copies, the re- Pay of recorcorder of Madison county shall be entitled to compensation, der at the rate of twelve and a half cents for each deed, or other writing so compared by him, to'be paid by the county applying for such copies.

Sec. 5. All copies made, compared, and certified as afore- Copies shall said, and all transcripts of such copies, certified under the be evilence hand and official scal of the recorder, in whose office such copies shall be kept, shall be received and taken as evidence of the facts set forth therein, in all courts of justice, and other places in this State, in as full and ample a manner as the records from which they shall be taken: Provided, however, Proviso. That if any discrepancy or variance shall be found to exist between said copies and the records of Madison county, then a copy from the records in said county of Madison, certified by the recorder thereof to be correct, and to have been exa. mined with reference to such variance, shall be received as the proper evidence.

Sec. 6. This act shall not be so construed as to change Laws not efor effect the existing laws of this State, in relation to the ad- fected mission of the copies of deeds or other writings as evidence, but the same rules of evidence, as to the production of the original deeds or writings, shall obtain as now provided on that subject. Sec. 7. All

rts of acts heretofore passed for

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Acts repealed the copying of the records of Madison county, and for the

removal of said records from Madison county, are hereby repealed. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, February 27, 1841.

An ACT for the relief of the inhabitants of town thirty-three north, of In force, Dec. *

range three east, of the third principal meridian. 14, 1840.

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That it shall be the

duty of the school commissioner and agent for the inhabit. Duty of com' ants of La Salle county, to receive from the treasurer of the

trustees of schools in township thirty-three north, of range three east, the schedules of schools kept in said township for the year oue thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, and said commissioner shall pay their proportionable part that would have been due them, provided they had been presented according to law.

Approved, [December] 14, 1840.

An' ACT making compensation to the persons therein damed. In force Jan. 7, 1841. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,

represented in the General Assembly, T'hat the Auditor shall issue his warrant in favor of William Mitchell, a witness,

summoned by the House of Representatives at this session of Appropria- the General Assembly to testify in the case of the contested tion to Win.olsarinn in Domina

1. election in Peoria county, for the sum of two dollars and fifty Mitchell

cents for each day such witness was compelled to attend, and three dollars for every twenty miles necessary travel to and from the seat of Government, the said witness being sworn before some qualified person of the number of days he has

been in attendance, and the number of miles necessary traTo messenger vel to and from the seat of Government, and also a like com

pensation to the messenger despatched with the subpoena to the said William Mitchell, upon his making a similar oath.

Approved, January 7, 1841.

An ACT to change the name of a person therein named. la force Jan. 26, 1841.

Sec. l. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Ilinois,

represented in the General Assembly, That the name of Change of Mary E. Brown, of Morgan county, be, and the same is hereby changed to that of Mary E. Stribling.

Approved, January 26, 1841.

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An ACT making compensation to John L. Heffington and others, for the apprehension of Aaron and William Todd..

In force Feb.

17, 1841. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the Auditor of pub. Duty of Audilic accounts be, and he is hereby authorized and required to for. issue his warrant on the treasury in favor of John L. Heffington, Joseph Reynolds, James Clack, and Reuben Alderson, for the sum of one hundred dollars each, for the apprehension of Aaron and William Todd, in the State of Indiana, and conveying them to the jail of Macoupin county for the murder of Larkin Scott.

Approved, February 17, 1841.

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AR ACT to amend an act, entitled "An act for the relief of Charles J.
Weed," approved, January 27, 1837.

In force, Feb.

17, 1841. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the further time of Further time

allowed to one year from the passage of this act is hereby granted and build extended to the said Charles J. Weed, his heirs and assigns dam, for the erection and completion of the mill-dam, which he is authorized to erect, and continue by the act to which this is an amendment, any thing in the first proviso to said act to the contrary notwithstanding. This act to be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, February 17, 1841.

An ACT for the relief of the Sheriff of Schuyler county,

Jn force, Feb.

18, 1841. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That John G. McHatton, Collector to collector of Schuyler, be allowed until the first day of April, settle with co. A, D., one thousand eight hundred and forty-one, to settle as collector for said county; and it is hereby made the duty of the county commissioners of said county to settle with said collector, with the least possible delay and by the time above specified.

SEC. 2. That if said collector shall well and truly pay over, In case cold both to the State and county, the amount of indebtedness as lector pays, collector, by the time specified in the first section, the Gover- Gov. to com. nor be, and he is hereby authorized to commission said MCHatton as sheriff of Schuyler county.

: Approved, February 18, 1841.

An ACT for the relief of William S. Crawford.

In force, Feb.

· 19, 1841. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Co. com. may represented in the General Assembly, That the county commis- exempt sioners? court of Franklin county, are hereby authorized, if from paymentu

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they shall deem proper, to exempt William S. Crawford from the payment of the sum of eighty-two dollars, of the tax of the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, due to said county of Franklin, and from the payment of any interest or penalty which he may have incurred by omitting to pay the said sum of eighty-two dollars.

Approved, February 19, 1841.

In force Feb.

An ACT for the relief of J. D. Morrison. 20, 1841.

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

represented in the General Assembly, That so soon as James Penalties.

D. Morrison, late collector of the county of Pike, shall well and truly pay into the State treasury, all moneys legally due from him to the State, as such collector, then, and in such

case, the penalties for his neglect, as such collector, shall cease Proviso. and be of no effect; Provided however, The said Morrison

shall pay into the State treasury the said moneys on or before the first Monday of the month of May next.

Approved, February 20, 1841.

In force, Feb. An ACT for the relief of the Collector of Pope counıy. 23, 1841.

WHEREAS, It appears that no assessor was appointed by the Preamble.

county court of Pope county at the March term of one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, as the law directs, and the assessor afterwards appointed did not put the books of assessment into the hands of the collector until the De. cember term of said court; And whereas, The said collector failing for the want of time to travel over the counties of Pope and Hardin, has paid over all but the sum of thirty dollars, which it is shown could not be collected on account of insolvency or removal; Therefore,

SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Collector re- represented in the General Assembly, That William G. W. leased,

Fitch, collector of the revenue of Pope county, be, and he
is hereby released from the payment of the balance of reve-
nue for the year of one thousand eight hundred and thirty-
nine, amounting to the sum of thirty dollars.
SEC, 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, February 23, 1841.

Sicamounting' tof one tho payment of county, ben G. W.

In force, Feb.

AD ACT for the benefit of the persons therein named. 23, 1841.

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

represented in the General Assembly, That the canal comcontrol al missioners are hereby authorized and required to grant a cer.

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