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Acts repealed the copying of the records of Madison county, and for the removal of said records from' Madison county, are hereby repealed.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 27,184L

^^ 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. 8 ' If

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 inhabitDuly of com'r anj.g of La Saile Couniy, 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 one 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 named.

In force Jan.

7,1841. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,

represented in the General Assembly, That 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

Mitchell m" election in Peoria county, for the sum of two dollars and fifty 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 tra

To messenger vel to and from the seat of Government, and also a like compensation 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. In force Jan. ^ 1841- Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the name of Change of Mary E. Brown, of Morgan county, be, and the same is herename by changed to that of Mary E. Stribling.

Approved, January 26, 1841.

An ACT making compensation to John L. Hefiington and others, for the

apprehension of Aaron and William Todd. j„ force p^

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 Audilie accounts be, and he is hereby authorized and required to,or" 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.

An 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

one year from the passage of this act is hereby granted and Jui°j e mj}£

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, _

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 coj0 both to the State and county, the amount of indebtedness as lector pays, collector, by the time specified in the first section, the Gover- ^°T- to.coni nor be, and he is hereby authorized to commission said Mc- m a88 en Hatton 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 lllinois,Co. com. may represented in the General Assembly, That the county com mis-^1"PJw* sioners' court of Franklin county,, are, hereby authorized, if from payment 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 ot 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 20, 1841.

An ACT tor the relief of J. D. Morrison.

Sec. 1. Bz 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. 33,1841.

An ACT for the relief of the Collector of Pope county.

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 December 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. Beit 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 revenue for the year of one thousand eight hundred and thirtynine, amounting to the sum of thirty dollars.

Sec. 2. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, February 23, 1841.

_ . _ . An ACT for the benefit of the persons therein named.

In force, Feb. 23 1841 'Sec 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Stale of Illinois,

^represented in the General Assembly, That the canal com

Mww ° missioners are hereby authorized and required to grant a cer. tificate of purchase of lot number seven, in block number twelve, in the town of Ottawa, to Henry Dagget, John Shuler, Edward W. Curtis, and Lucius P. Sanger, as assignees of Conrad Sebaugh, upon condition that they pay to the treasurer of said canal board all moneys due from said Sebaugh for said lot, on or before the fourth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and forty-two.

Sec. 2. Upon the production of said certificate to thePatont to be Governor, he is hereby authorized to execute a patent for said issuedlot to the above named Dagget, Shuler, Curtis, and Sanger, as assignees of said Sebaugh.

Approved, February 23, 1841.

An ACT for the relief of the securities of Amos Mernott. jn force yet)

24, 1841.

Sec. 1. Be. it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That Horatio N. Belt, and Securities reJames H. Perry, be, and they are hereby released from the leased, judgment rendered on the recognizance which they entered into for the appearance of Amos Mernott, on an indictment against him for adultery, in the Greene circuit court, and that this law shall be a sufficient discharge of the judgment or execution (if any such has issued;) Provided, The said Belt and Pr9vigo Perry pay the costs adjudged in said cause. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, February, 24, 1841.

An ACT for the benefit of John W. Evans. «

In force, Feb.

Whereas, Letters testamentary were granted to John W. 24, 1841' Evans by the probate justice of the peace of Jo Daviess PreamDl<'county, in the State of Illinois, on the estate of James Evans, late of said county, deceased; And whereas, The said John W. Evans tendered his resignation, in writing, of the said letters testamentary to the said probate justice of the peace of the county aforesaid, and said resignation was accepted by him, and filed in his office; And whereas, Letters of administration de bonis non were granted to R. W. Brush, of said county, on the estate of the said James Evans, deceased, by the probate justice of the peace aforesaid; Therefore,

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Slate of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the granting of let- Letters of adters of administration de bonis non to R. W. Brush, of the ministration estate of James Evans, late of the county of Jo Daviess, de-Sran,ed ceased, by the probate justice of the peace of said county, is hereby declared to be a revocation of the letters testamenta

ry granted to John W. Evans, of the estate of James Evans, late of said county, deceased, by I he probate justice of the peace aforesaid.

Resignation Sec. 2. That when any administrator shall resign his of adm'r. office in writing, and such resignation shall be accepted by the probate justice of the peace, then the said probate justice of the peace shall have the power to appoint another adminProviso, istrator; Provided, Such resignation shall not be construed to exonerate any administrator from any liability incurred as administrator. Approved, February 24, 1841.

Ad ACT for the relief of the sheriff ol Greene county. In force, Feb. i

~24 1841.

►sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Om're. may represented in the General Assembly, That .the county cornallow sheriff missioners of Greene county may allow the sheriff of said for -ex-officiocoantV) foT ex-officio services, any sum not exceeding one hunn-rvicep. Ared dollars, and the sheriff of said county shall be entitled to one office in the court house in said county free of charge, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, February 24, 1841.

An ACT for the benefit of the inhabitants of town nine south, range eight

b.

36, 1841.

,, , east, in Gallatin county

In force, Feb. 'J

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That it shall be the duty t issue0' l'*e Governor to issue a patent in favor of the inhabitants patent. °f township nine south, range eight east, for the following described premises, tc-wit: south half north-west quarter, the south-west quarter, and the south half of the south-east quarter of section eleven, township nine south, range eight cast; which said lands were selected under and by virtue of an act of the legislature entitled "An act concerning Equality township in Gallatin county," approved, February twelve, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-five, and for which no deed has yet been issued by the Governor. DntTofschool *>ec. '2. It may be lawful for the school trustees of the betrustees. fore mentioned township, to select any lands not sold in the Gallatin saline reserve, sufficient to make up the sum of six hundred and forty acres, belonging to the said township under the act referred to, and when the said trustees shall have made such selection, they shall make out a report of their proceedings, and after having sworn to the same before some competent officer, they shall cause the same without delay to be filed in the office of the Auditor of public accounts, for which patents shall also be issued by the Governor to the said

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