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real or personal or mixed, by the gift, grant, bargain and sale, pe
conveyance, will, demise or bequest of any person or persons held
whomsoever, and the said cstate whether real or personal, to
grant, bargain, sell, convey, demise, let, place out on interest,
or otherwise dispose of for the use of said university, in such
manner as shall seem to them mosi beneficial; said trustees
shall also faithfully supply all monies or property, real or per-
sonal, belonging to or donated to said university, according
to their best judgments, in erecting and completing a suitable
building or buildings, supporting the necessary officers, instruc-
tors, managers, and servants, and procuring all necessary pub-
lications, philosophical and other apparatus, for the use, con-
venience and success of said university: Provided nevertheless, Proviso
That in case any donation, devise or bequest shall be made
for particular purposes, accordant with the design of the uni-
versity, and the corporation shall accept of the same, cvery
donation, devise, or bequest shall be applied in conformity with
the express conditions of the devisor or donor.

Suc. 8. Suid trustecs shall also have the power to suc Further powa and be sued, plead and be impleaded, to have a common scal, to alter and change the same at pleasure, to make contracts, to do and perform all acts necessary for the attainment of said object, to make such by-laws for iis regulations, as are not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States or of this State, and to confcr on such persons as may be considered worthy, such degrees as are usually conferred by similar insiitutions.

Sec. 9. The trustees for the time being shall have power Trustee may to remove any trustee from his ctice of trustee for any dis

die be removed. honorable or criminal conduct: Provided, That such removal shall not take place without giving to such trustee notice of the charges exhibited against him, and an opportuni:y of defending himself before the board, nor unless that two-thirds of the whole number of trustees for the time being shall concur in slich removal.

Sec. 10. The said university shall be open to all denom-No, religious inations of christians, and the profession of any particular reli- tequired gious laith shall not be required of those who become students; all persons, however, may le suspended or expelled from said institution, by the trustees the reof, whose habits are idle or vicious, or whose moral character is bad.

Src. ll. The lands, tenements and hereditaments, to be Lands held by held in perpetuity by virtue of this act, shall not exceed two corporation sections, or six hundred and forty acres, except such as are for the university building, and necessary appurtenances: Provided however, That if donations, grants or devices in lands Proviso. shall fiom time to time be made to said corporation over and above said six hundred and forty acres which may be held in perpetuity as aforesaid, the same may be received and held by said corporation for the period of ten ycars from the date of such donation, grant or devise, at the end of which tinie, if

said lands, over and above six hundred and forty acres, shall not have been sold by the said corporation, then and in that case the said land so donated, granted, or devised shall revert to the donor or grantor, or to the heirs of the same.

Approved, February 25, 18.11.

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of State.

An ACT to authorize the Fund Commissioner to compound for and adjust In force, Feb. Auk

demands in favor of the State. 27, 1841,

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

represented in the General Assembly, That the Fund commissettle claims

to sioner be, and he is hereby authorized to compound for, and

adjust any unsettled demands which the State has against any person or persons, body corporate or politic, in the State of New York, or elsewhere, who may have been the purchaser or purchasers of State bonds upon such terms and conditions as he njay deem equitable and just, and for the best interest of the State, subject nevertheless to be ratified and confirmed, or rejected by the Governor.

Approved, February 27, 1811.

An ACT authorizing certain debtors of the State to discharge their indebt In force, Feb.

edness in Illinois internal improvement scrip. 27, 1841.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Citizens may represented in the General Assembly, That the obligors upon pay debt in a certain bond executed by sundry citizens of the city of State scrip

Springfield in favor of the State of Illinois, for the sum of fifty thousand dollars, be authorized to discharge the same or the balance due thereon, in whole or in part, in Illinois internal improvement scrip.

Approved, February 27, 1841.

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&ccounts.

In force, Feb. An ACT in relation to the present State House Commissioners. 26, 1841.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the Statof Illi zois,

ut: represented in the General Assembly, That the Auditor of pubtors to settl. lic accounts, Secretary of State, and Treasurer be, and thcy

are hereby required and empowered to thoroughly investigate the acts and doings of the State housc commissioners, and if any or either of them should be found upon such investigation in arrears to the State, the said comunissioners are directed to make report of the same to the Attorney General, who, on receiving the same shall forth with bring suit against said de. linquent commissioner or commissioners.

Approved, l'ebruary, 26, 1841.

thereof made by the first Monday of June, one thousand . . eight hundred and forty. ' '

Sec. 8. - That the collector of taxes in Winnebago. county for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, shall Collector alhave an extension of time for making a final and annual set- lowed further tlement with the county commissioners' court of said county, time and for paying into the State treasury the money by him collected for the use of the State, until the first day of September, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one.;..

1 jaje ; ' Approved, January 7, 1841..

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An ACT to provide for the collection of taxes for lhe year one thousand *" eighi hundred and thirty-nine, in Pass county.

In force Feb. : . . . .

. . rand j are . 18, 1841. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the circuit court of Circuit coure Cass county shall at the next term thereof give judgment in of Cass coun behalf of the State for taxes due upon lands situated in said !y to give

“judgment as county for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty- gainst bonda ninc, upon the collector of said county giving the notice and for taxes due making the report required by law; said court is authorized for 1839 to act in the premises as it might have done if the notice had been given and report made at the first term thereof in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, and all judgments and sales made under the provisions of this act shall stand in all respects as though the proceedings had been had at the time heretofore required by law. .bords . .

Sec. 2. The collector of Cass county, for the year one Further time thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, is allowed until thir-allowed colty days after the next term of the circuit court of said county tle with State

lector to setto pay into the State and county treasury the taxes uncollected upon lands in said county. ;.

Sec. 3. The name of Hambleton in “An act to amend an Name of act to incorporate the Hambleton primary school," approved, “Hambleton” January seventh, one thousand eight hundred and forty-one changed '; whenever the same occurs, is hereby clianged to Hamilton.

1Acts of sheriff Sec. 4. All acts of Lemon Plaster, as sheriff of Cass of Cans declacounty, shall be good and valid, and the Governor is hereby red legal authorized to commission him as such: Provided, He shall Gov. to compay over all monies due for taxes to the treasurer of State mission him

Proviso. and county, according to the provisions of this act.

Approved, February 18, 1841.

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An ACT to enable the trustees of Juliet to levy a tax and pay liabilities rolling against said town. I was

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17, 1841. » SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the trustees of the is! town of Juliet, Will county, are authorized to collect the tax

ercction of public buildings, be, and the same are hereby re

pealed. propriation Sec. 7. That the sum of seven thousand dollars be, and

the saine is hereby appropriated towards the coinpletion of the State house, to be expended under the superintendence of the Treasurer and Secretary of State.

Approved, February 27, 1841.

AN ACT requiring the Secretary of State and State Treasurer to take In force Feb.

charge of the public buildings, and for other purposes. 26, 1841.

Sec. I. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, Officers to represented in the Generul Assembly, That it shall be the take charged of buildings.

Se duty of the Secretary of State and Treasurer to take charge

of and sately preserve froin waste, the houses, lots, grounds, and appurtenances, situated within the city of Springneld and belonging to the State of Illinois, they shall also sately preserve Turnicure appertaining to the State house.

Sec. 2. Tncy, the said Secretary of State and Treasurer, To, superin- shall superintend the furiner coinpiction of the State house tend comple. tion.

in manner following, viz: The materials procured for the finish and embellishinent of the State house, they shall in part use for that purpose, other parts thereof, to consist of articles tuat my be sold to good advantage, they shall sell and dispose of, and with the monies derived froin such sale cause the work on the State house to be prosecuted in the manner which to thein shall seem most conducive of the public interest. The buildings on the public grounds in Sprmytield

not required for public use, together with all tools, iinpleBuildings, &cments and machinery procured for State house purposes, and may be sold. not

not now required for the purposes atoresaid, the said Secretary of State and Treasurer shall sell and dispose of on such terms as they shill think just and proper, and for the benefit of the Starte; the inonies received upon such sales they shall

apply to the tinishing of the State house as aforesaid. Quarterly re. SBC. 3. It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State and port, Treasurer to report to the Auditor quarterly, all their acts

and doings in the premises, in which they shüll exhibit the receipts and expenditures for the purposes aforesaid, which reports shall be accompanied by the receipts or vouchers for all expenditures made as aloresaid.

Approved, February 26, 1841.

'An ACT to legalize the assessment of taxable property in the northern di

vision of Jefferson county for the year 1840. In force Jan. 7, 1841.

WIEREAS, the county commissioners' court of Jefferson coun. Preamble.

ty, at its March térm, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and forty, did appoint one William Redman to the office

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of assessor in and for the northern division of said county: And whereas, said Redman, after his said appointment, and after entering upon tive duties of his said otfice, and before making return thereof, did mysteriously disappear in some manner unknown te the authorities of said county: And whereas, said court at a special term held in the month of July last, did appoint one Green P. Casey to said ottice of assessor, who entered upon the duties of his said office, inade said assessment, and made return thereof to said court at its September term in said year: Therefore,

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, Thạt the assessment of taxable property in the northern division of Jefferson county

vision of sellerson country declared legal in and for the yeiir one thousaud eight hundred and forty, by Green P. Casey, be, and the same is hereby declared to be as legiul and as binding to all intents and purposes as the same could or might have heen, it be the said Casey had been appointed to said ottice at the March term, and had made retura thereof at the June term or said court.

Sec. 2. This act to take effect and be in force from and s.. after its passage; and it is hereby inade the duty of the Secre- of State. tary of State to cause an authenticated copy of the same to be made out and transmitted by inail to the clerk of the county commissioners' court of Jefferson county so soon as the same shall become a law.

Approved, January 7, 1841.

Preamble.

An ACTito legalize the assessment of property in the county of Peoria, and other counties, for the year 1840. .

In force, Jan.

841. Whereas, by the revenue law now in force, it is made the ", 184

duty of the assessors in the several counties in this State, p.
to complete their lists of taxable, property, and make re.
turn to ine ottice of che clerk of the county commissioners'
court on or before the first Monday in June annually:
And whereas, by reason of indisposition, the assessor ap-
pointed to assess the taxable property in district nuinber
iwo, in the county of Peoria, was rendered unable to conn-
plete and return his list as required by lw: Therefore,
Sec. l. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,

Assessment reprcsented in the General Assembly, That the assessment i made by James Darlrymple, in said district number two, in the county of Peoria, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty, be, and the same is hereby declared good, valid and in every respect legal, whether taken and returns made before or after the said first Monday in June, one thousand eight hundred and forty: Provided, The same was legally Proviso, taken in other respects, any law to the contrary, notwithstanding.

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