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PASSED AT

THE FIRST SESSION

OF THE

GENERAL ASSEMBLY

OF THE

STATE OF IOWA

WHICH CONVENED AT IOWA C1TV, ON THE THIRTIETH DAY OF
NOVEMBER, A. D. 1846.

ANSEL BRIGOS, Governor. i JOSEPH T. FALEP, Auditor.

ELISHA CUTLER, Jk., Secretary. \ MORGAN RENO, Treasurer.

THOMAS BAKER, President of the Senate.

JESSE B. BROWNE, Speaker of the House o' Representatives.

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY'

IOWA CITY:
H . PALMER, PRINTER

18-17

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SECRETARY'S OFFICE, > Iowa City, May 1st, A. D. 1847. j

I HEREBY Certify, That the Acts and Resolutions contained in this volume have been by me compared with the original enrolled acts on file in this office, and that the same are true and correct copies, except tl at the words enclosed in brackets [thus] have been added to aid the sense.

H EJvISHA CUTLER, Jr.,

Secretary of the State of Iowa.

CONTENTS

Reprint
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The Constitution of Iowa 1 11

An Act staying the school fund in the hands of the holders thereof 19 25

An Art repealing "an act authorizing Joel C Walker to transcribe the records

of the district court of Lee county" 20 25

An Act concerning the southern boundary of Iowa 20 26

An Act to change the name of Prairie Laporte, in Clayton county 21 26

An act to change the name of the town of Chaldea, in Appanoose county. .21 2 7

An Act concerning the distribution of school funds 21 27

An Act to review and relocate a portion of the territorial road from Rock-

ingham to Iowa City 22 28

An Act to provide for the taking of the enumeration of the white inhabit-

ants of the State of Iowa 23 28

An Act in relation to clerks and prosecuting attorneys 24 29

An Act prescribing the general duties of treasurer of state 27 31

An Act to amend an act of the territorial legislature, entitled "An act for

the organization of townships," approved 17th February, 1842 29 33

An Act to authorize J. A. Lefevre to establish a ferry at the town of

Montrose 29 33

An Act prescribing the general duties of the secretary of state 30 34

An Act relative to state seals 32 35

An Act to establish the boundaries and seat of justice of the county of

Marion 32 36

An Act to vacate the town of Brooklin, in Polk county 33 36

An Act establishing the boundaries of Polk county 33 36

An Act to indemnify Samuel Riggs, sheriff of Davis county, for losses and

expenses incurred in defending himself against prosecutions com-

menced against him for exercising his office in the disputed territory

between Iowa and Missouri 33 37

An Act to establish an additional precinct in Farmington township, Van

Buren county, Iowa 34 37

An. Act relative to a state road 35 38

An Act to lay out and establish a state road from Knoxville to Newton. ... 36 39

An Act to change the name of Newton city 36 39

An Act to define the boundaries of the counties of Clayton and Fayette. ... 37 39

An Act to locate a state road from Canton to Pioneer Grove 37 40

An Act relative to the county seat of Jones county 38 40

An Act to divide the state of Iowa into judicial districts 39 41

An Act fixing the salaries of certain officers therein named, and providing

for their payment 39 42

An Act to locate a state road therein named 40 42

An Act to locate a state road from West Point, in Lee county, to Bonaparte,

in Van Buren county 41 43

An Act to define the duties of prosecuting attorneys, and provide compen-

sation for their services 41 43

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