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From Hunt's county, and Vandiver Banks of McDonough county, be, and panfose? P they are hereDy appointed commissioners to review and relocate a part of the State road from Hunt's bridge in McDonough county, to Appanoose in Hancock county, viz: to begin at a suitable point between James Dye's and Elijah Pope's, bearing south of where the said State road runs, so as to leave the farms of the said James Dye, Elijah Pope and Moses Wallace, on the north-, thence running in a suitable direction to intersect the said State road near the town of Jo Durkin; commissioners to meet at James Dye's. FromHillsbo- Sec. 7. That the county road [from] Hillsboro' toCarlinro' to Carlln-ville, as far as the same runs in Montgomery county between ¥1 c" Robert Briggs and the county line, as now travelled, is hereby
declared a State road, four rods wide; and that the State Greenville to road leading from Greenville to Jacksonville, as far as the Jacksonville. game jg emj,raced between Robert Briggs' farm and the ford of the three mile branch in Montgomery county, be, and the same is hereby changed, and the same is hereby relocated, viz: to run from the corner of Robert Briggs'farm, a direct line or course to Anna Shepherd's; thence direct to the ford of the three mile branch, to be four rods wide.
Sec 8. That so much of the State road leading from Jacksonville Jacksonville to Carlinville, as runs through the land of Wilto ('arlinvi]le. llanj jyj Berry, be changed so that the road shall pass on the line of his land, viz: the east half of the north-east quarter of section thirteen, township twelve north, range nine west, and intersecting the present road south of his land, and that the same be opened four rods wide. All com're to Sec. 9. The road commissioners named in this act, previmake report, ous to entering upon the discharge of their duties, shall be sworn and make oath before some judge or justice of the peace of the State, faithfully and impartially to discharge the duties enjoined on them as road viewers; they shall locate and establish the roads authorized by this act, on the most suitable ground and eligible routes for permanent roads, and having so located the same, shall m.ike report accompanied with a plat, giving the courses and distances to the commissioners' courts respectively, of the portion of the road in location" °feach county, and each county shall pay a proportion of the expenses in proportion to the length of road in each county;, and the same commissioners shall be allowed one dollar, surveyors two dollars, and hands seventy-five cents each, for each and every day necessarily employed; the commissioners herein named sh:ill convene and discharge the duty required, at any time between the passage of this act, and the first Monday of June next. r Skc. 10. That John Lowry, William M. Steerman and
Leansboro' to P"sby Morgan, be appointed commissioners to relocate that Mt. Vernon, part of the State road from McLeansboro' to Mount Vernon, which runs through the said Morgan's and Lowry's farms, so as to run said road on the north side of said farms; they shall commence at such place between Mrs. Lumber- Place ofmePtlan's and said Morgan's as they shall think proper, and in-ing. tersect said road not exceeding twenty poles west of said Lowry's farm; commissioners to meet at John Lowry's.
Sec. 11. The county commissioners' court of Morgan county, arc hereby authorized to cause to be changed or re- ^a|k8?n^".e located, so much of the State road leading from Jackson- s
ville to Springfield, as lies between Isaac B. Reeves and George Coits, in Morgan county: Provided, such change or relocation shall not increase the distance more than twenty poles.
Sec. 12. Be it further enacted, That George McCrara ofFrom EqualiGallatin county, and John Roberts and Thomas Odam ofty ,oMarionWilliamson county, be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners to view, locate and mark a State road, beginning at a point on the road leading from Equality in Gallatin county to Frankfort in Franklin county, about one half mile west of the town of Gallatin, so as to pass through the lane dividing the farms of George McCrara and William Bond; thence on the nearest and best route to John Hail's; thence on the nearest and best route to Yast's and Roberts' carding machine in Williamson county; thence on the best ground to Thomas.Sanders'; thence to the town of Marion, the county seat of Williamson county; and thence so as to intersect the State road leading from Pinckneyville to Golconda.
Sec. 13. The county commissioners' court of Macoupin From Carlincounty are hereby authorized to change or relocate, or cause TilIe.to Jackto be changed or relocated, so much of the Carlinville and8°nvl e. Jacksonville State road as lies between where said road strikes the east side of a certain tract of land belonging to Joseph King; thence to Lewis Solomon's, Senr.; and when said change or relocation is so made, it shall become a part of the Carliuville and Jacksonville State road.
Sec. 14. The county commissioners of Scott county are hereby authorized to change and relocate so much of the Fr°m JackState road leading from Jacksonville in Morgan county, to Winchester'° Winchester in Scott county, as lies between George Ebey's and the public square in the town of Winchester.
Approved, February 19, 1841.
An ACT to locate a State road from Columbus in Adams County to
In force, Feb.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 19' 184irepresented in the General Assembly, That Stephen Mindinall of Schuyler county, William Burke and Clemmpns Rob- Com'rs to lobins of Adams county, be, and they are hereby appointed cateroad. commissioners to view, mark and locate a State road from Columbus in Adams county, to Brooklyn in SchuyJer,county,
on the nearest and best route, having due regard to private property.
Sec. 2. The said commissioners, or any two of them, Time Ic place shall meet at the town of Columbus on the first Monday of of meeting. April next, or as soon thereafter as practicable, and alter having been duly sworn, faithfully to perform the duties required of them by this act, shall proceed to view, mark and locate said road from point to point above described; and they shall make a report in writing to the next county commissionRe ort 10 t>e ers' court thereafter, which said report shall form a part of recorded. the records of said court, and the said road so laid out shall be deemed a State road, and shall be opened and kept in repair as other State roads are. Sec. 3. The county commissioners' court of each of the Pay of com'rs counties through which the said road passes, shall pay their proportionate part of the compensation o( said commissioners out of the county treasury of each county, at the rate of two dollars per day for the number of days in which they shall actually be employed in viewing, marking and locating said road.
tered t0 be nl Sec. 4. That the county commissioners' court of Jeffer'"'' son county, be, and they are hereby authorized to make such
alteration and relocation of that part of the Brownsville road in said county, as the public good may seem to require, and
Proviso as sajj court shaii deem expedient: Provided, That no change of location shall be made at the county line. And provided
Further pro-further, That no such change, alteration or relocation shall be
vi«). made in any part of the said Brownsville road, unless notice
thereof shall be given, and petitions therefor shall be presented, as is required in other cases.
Approved, February 19, 1841.
An ACT to looate and establish a State Road therein named.
In force, Feb.
19,1841. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Slate of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That Elisha Smith, HiCom'rs to lo-ram Elmore and John Buckanon, of Bond county, be, and «ate road. they are hereby appointed commissioners to view and locate a State road from George Moore's, in Bond county, to Van Burensburg, in Montgomery county.
Sec. 2. Said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall meet at the residence of George Moore, in Bond county, on Time & placetne hrst Monday of May next, or within twenty days thereof meeting, after, and after being duly qualified by some justice of the peace, shall proceed to locate said road on the nearest and best route from George Moore's to Van Barensburg, by way of Mulberry Post Office.
Sec. 3. Said commissioners shall make the location of said road by blazing the trees through the timber, and setting up stakes in the prairie; when the road shall have been thus located, the commissioners shall make out two statements in writing, showing the location thereof, and return one of said at 0 roa' copies to each of the county commissioners' courts of Bond and Montgomery counties.
Sec. 4. The county commissioners shall ca'ise that part of said road which may be located in their respective coun-Pay of com'ls ties to be opened and kept in repair as other State roads are. There shall be allowed to said commissioners locating said road, a reasonable compensation, to be paid out of the county treasuries of the counties of Bond and Montgomery in proportion to the distance that the road runs through each county.
Sec. 5. That Arthur Ledlee and James Grayham, of Ma- From Carliucoupin county, and John Johnson, of Smgamon county, be,ville t0 Ber,ia and they are hereby appointed commissioners to view, mark and locate a State road from Carlinville, in Macoupin county, to Berlin, in Sangamon county. Said commissioners shall meet a-t Carlinville on the first Monday in April next, or as soon thereafter as practicable, and after being duly sworn by some justice of the peace, for the faithful performance of the duties required of them by this act, shall proceed to view, mark and locate said road, having due regard to private property, as also to the nearest and bes'.. route.
Sec. 6. Said commissioners shall within twenty days af- Report, ter having located said road, make a report in writing to the county commissioners' court of Macoupin and Sangamon couties; said report shall form a part of the records of said courts, and said road thus laid out, shall be considered a Slate road, and be opened and kept in repair as such. Thepa (rfcom^s counties of Macoupin and Sangamon shall allow said commissioners a reasonable compensation for their services, in proportion to the length of the road in each county.
Approved, February 19, 1841.
An ACT to locate and establish a State Road from the town of Peorin, in
tn force Feb.
Sec 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 19,1841. represented in the General Assembly, That Daniel Groenendyke, of Fulton county, and John McFadden and Thomas Ramsey, of Peoria county, be, and they are hereby appointed commissioners to view, mark and locate a State road Com'rs to lofrom Peoria, in Peoria county, to Fairview, in Fulton coun-cate roat1' ty, commencing at Peoria and running through the Harkee and McFadden settlements to the line of Fulton county at or near the house of George Griggs, thence across the corner of Fulton county, on the most eligible ground, to the south line of townships eight north, five east, thence by the house of Joseph Hunt, Whitman's mill, and the house of Thomas Lane, to the west line of Peoria county, thence by Bond's
farm, in Fulton county, on the most direct and eligible route, to Fairview, having reference in the locatioa of said road, to the nearness of the route, the eligibility of the ground, and doing as little injury to private property as the public good will permit.
ofmeeti'ng sec- 2* Tne said commissioners, or any two of them, shall meet at the court house in Peoria on the first Monday in April next, or some day thereafter, and before entering upon the duties assigned them by this act, shall take an oath before some justice of the peace of said county, faithfully to discharge the duties required of them by this act, and shall proceed to view, mark and locate said road four rods wide, on the nearest and most eligible ground.
fUecl"' t0 b<5 ^EC* Upon such location being made, the said commissioners, or any two of them, shall make a report of the same to the county commissioners' courts of Peoria and Fulton counties, and said courts shall cause said road, or so much thereof as lies within their respective counties, to be opened and kept in repair, and said road is hereby declared to be a State road.
Sec. 4. The commissioners hereby appointed shall be Pay ofcom're pa;,j a fajr compensation for the time they may be necessarily employed in locating said road, to be allowed by the county commissioners' courts of Peoria and Fulton counties; twothirds to be paid out of the county treasury of Peoria county, and one-third out of the county treasury of Fulton county. This act to take effect from and after its passage.
Approved, February 19, 1841.
An ACT to locate a State Road from Columbus to Houston, in Adams In force Feb. county. 19, 1841.
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People o f the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That J. G. Williams, Com'rs to lo-Smith McGinnis and D. Stricklin, be, and they are hereby rate road. appointed commissioners to view, mark and locate a State road from Columbus to Houston, in Adams county.
Sec. 2. Said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall meet at Columbus on the first Monday of April next, or as of * &-place soon thereafter as practicable, and after being duly sworn to o meeting. perform tne duties required of them by this act, shall proceed to lay out said road between the points named in the first section of this act, and shall designate the route of said road Re ort to be ^ placingstakes in the prairie, and blazes on the trees in the filed" ° 6 timber. The said commissioners shall as soon as the road shall be laid out, make and file a report in the clerk's office of the county commissioners' court of Adams county.
Sec. 3. Said road when so laid out, shall be, and the same is hereby declared a State road, and shall be opened and kept in repair as other State roads are, and the commissioners