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$ 6. He shall cause to be made and kept in his office copies of all muster-in and muster-out rolls of all volunteers or enlisted men from this state, and also all returns, so far as the same can be procured, from all regimental organizations in the United States' service, from this state; and, in case the same are not furnished by the commanding officers of said organizations, he shall apply to the proper authorities for an order requiring said officers to furnish them to

his office, to be filed and preserved by him. Books and § 7. He shall provide the necessary books for his said

office, and all blanks required to be used in the same or by officers in the United States service, to make reports and returns to said office, or that may be required to carry out the provisions of this act and the laws of this state, and furnish them to those entitled to use them, upon proper requi

sitions, or without requisition, if he deem best. "Battle fiags," § 8. He shall keep and carefully preserve all “battle trophies and

flags,” trophies and colors committed to the custody of the state, by the troops in the United States service from this state, with proper inscriptions or memoranda on each, to

designate and distinguish them. To make annual § 9. He shall, annually, on the first day of January, in

each year, submit a written report of the transactions pertaining to the duties of his office, for the preceding year, to the governor of this state, with the expenses of the same for said year, in which he shall give all such statistics and information as may be demed of interest to be known and

preserved May appoint as-' § 10. Said adjutant general is hereby authorized to ap

assist point an assistant adjutant general, with the rank of lieu

tenant colonel, who shall be assigned to duty in his office, Salary. and whose salary shall be eighteen hundred dollars ($1800) Ohief clerk. per annum; one chief clerk, whose salary shall not exceed Salary. eighteen hundred dollars ($1800) per annum; and such Other clerks. other clerks as the business of his office may require, at not Salary. exceeding one thousand dollars ($1000) per annum; and

said salaries may be paid to said persons monthly, as the

same accrues due; but no appointments to said places, made All appoint- by hiin, shall be in force until approved by the governor of proved by Gov this state. In the absence of the adjutant general from this When assistant state, or in case of his disability the said assistant shall dise as charge the duties of said adjutant general, for the time so

absent or disabled. Pay of adjutant § 11. The adjutant general shall receive for his services,

as such officer, the same pay, allowances and emoluments, as do officers of similar rank in the service of the United States. But whenever the governor of this state shall be of opinion, as hereinbefore provided, that said office, with

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$ 12. The adjutant general shall provide for his office a seal, with such device and of such design as he may deem Seal of onice: best, and shall file a description and imprint thereof, in the office of the secretary of state; and thereafter all commis

m sions and official instruments required to be issued or signed Alla

ed All official par by the adjutant general, and all certificates from said office, sealed. shall be sealed with said seal; and the same shall be evidence of their legal force and effect, where they are in other respects in conformity with the laws of this state; and all copies viento copies of all official records and papers in said office, when duly certified, under said seal, to be true and correct, shall be evidence in all the courts of this state, as other records and papers are, when certified under the seal of the officers having their custody.

§ 13. All records and military papers, now on file in Military papers the office of secretary of state, shall be by him transferred of state trans and delivered over to the adjutant general, and by him preserved and kept; and they shall constitute a part of the records of his office; and, hereafter, no record of a military character shall be required to be kept in the office of secretary of state. And all laws in conflict with this act are o hereby repealed.

§ 14. This act shall be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 2, 1865.

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AN ACT to amend the law allowing appeals to the supreme court. In force Feb. 16,

1865. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That appeals shall be allowed to the supreme court from all decrees, Appeals to se

. preme court. judgments and orders of inferior courts, from which writs of error might be lawfully prosecuted; and, in granting appeals, inferior courts shall direct the condition of appeal Condition of bonds, with reference to the character of the decree, judgment or order appe:aled from.

§ 2. Authenticated copies of records of decrees, judg- When copies of ments and orders appealed from shall be filed in the office of the clerk of the supreme court, on or before the second supreme court. day of the succeeding term of said court, provided twenty days shall have intervened between the date of the decree, judgment or order appealed from and the sitting of said supreme court; but if ten days, and not twenty, shall have intervened, as aforesaid, then the record shall be filed, as

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aforesaid, on or before the tenth day of said succeeding

term. Judgment for § 3. When appeals from decrees, judgments or orders failure to file oopy records. for the recovery of money, and dismissed by the supreme

court for want of prosecution, or for failing to file authenticated copies of records, as required by law, the court shall enter judgment against the appellant for not less than five nor more than ten per cent. damages on the amount recovered in the inferior court; for the collection of which the appellee shall be entitled to execution as on other judgments.

§ 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED February 16, 1865.

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meet unpaid expenses of state government.

Contingent fund

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of

Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the folAppropriation to lowing sums, or so much thereof as may be necessary, are

Xe hereby appropriated to defray the unpaid expenses of the

state government, as contemplated in an act, entitled “ An act to provide for the ordinary and contingent expenses of the government until the adjournment of the next regular session of the general assembly," approved February 14, 1863, to-wit:

First-A sum, not exceeding ten thousand dollars, as a contingent fund, to meet the contingent expenses of the state government; and the said sum shall be subject to the order of the governor, for defraying all such expenses as are unforeseen by the general assembly, or are unprovided for by law; a proper statement of which shall be laid before the next general assembly, by the auditor, in his next bien

nial report. Fuel and light for The sum of twenty-five hundred dollars per annum, for

mar. fuel and lights for the executive mansion, and to pay the Gardner of exe- services of a competent person to take care of the garden and cutive mansion. grounds attached to the executive mansion, and other neces

sary expenses connected therewith, subject to and to be paid Clerk executive to the governor upon his order, and necessary clerk hire in

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department.

Postage, &c.

To the executive department, for postage, stationery, and other incidental expenses, a sum not exceeding one thousand

dollars. to gec'y of state, SecondTo the secretary of state's office, for furniture, for postage, &c. repairs of office, postage, stationery, books, blanks, binding,

subscription to periodicals, etc., for the state library, a sum not exceeding three thousand dollars.

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For fuel and lights for the offices of the state house, and sec'y of state, for for the legsislature; stationery, printing paper, blanks, porterage, and other incidental expenses, necessary in the discharge of the duties required of him, as secretary of state, a sum not exceeding thirty thousand dollars.

To the secretary of state, for clerk hire, the sum of sixteen Sec’y of state, for hundred dollars per annum, to be paid in quarterly pay. ments.

To the secretary of state, the sum of two hundred and sec'y of state, for fifty dollars, for making index to laws, journals and reports of this session of the legislature.

ThirdTo the auditor of public accouëts, for clerk hire, Auditor, for clk a sum not exceeding thirty-five hundred dollars per annum,“ to be paid in quarterly payments.

To the auditor's office, for furniture, repairs of office, Auditor, for por printing, blanks, postage, stationery, books, and other contingent expenses, necessary in the discharge of the duties of his office, a sum not exceeding six thousand dollars.

FourthTo the office of the state treasurer, for books, State Treasurer, furniture, postage, stationery, and other incidental expenses, necessary in the discharge of his duties as treasurer, a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.

To the state treasurer, a sum not exceeding twelve hun- Clerk of treasardred dollars per annum, for clerk hire, to be paid in quarterly payments.

Fifth-To the superintendent of public instruction, the Clerk sup't pab. sum of one thousand dollars per annum, for clerk hire, to be “* paid quarterly.

To the office of the superintendent of public instruction, Supt pub. in a sum not exceeding five hundred dollars per annum, for eling expenses. traveling expenses; and a further sum of two thousand dollars for repairs, furniture, stationery, postage, printing, For stationery, blanks, and other incidental expenses of his office.

SixthTo the clerk of the fund commissioner's office, one Clerk fund comethousand dollars per annum, to be paid quarterly: Provided, Proviso. that said clerk shall not be employed longer than is necessary, in the opinion of the governor.

§ 2. The auditor of public accounts is hereby directed Auditor to 18stas to draw his warrant upon the treasurer for the sums, respectively, as herein specified ; bills of particulars, in all cases, to be filed, where not otherwise provided ; to be certified by the proper officers and approved by the governor; and Treasurer to pay the treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated.

§ 3. The sum of fifty thousand dollars be and the same For sick and is hereby appropriated, or so much thereof as may be necessary, to be disbursed in aid of the sick and wounded Illinois soldiers ; to defray the contingent expenses of the executive Contingent ex department; for the pay of clerks in the governor's office; Governor's clerk of messengers, on public service, by order of the governor; Messengers. of assistants in the adjutant general's office, quartermaster Ass't Adj't Gen.

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Q. M. General. general's office, and commissary general's office; telegraph Postage, &c. ing, postage, and other incidental expenses : the same to be

expended as is provided in an act, entitled “An act to provide for extraordinary expenditures in the executive department," approved May 2, 1861.

§ 4. This act to be in force and take effect from and after

its passage. Treas. to pay on § 5. Upon filing with the auditor of public accounts

proper vouchers, certified by the proper officer, the auditor shall draw his warrant upon the treasurer for the payment of the same; and the treasurer shall pay the same out of any money in the treasury, not otherwise appropriated : Provided, that in case payment of the whole or any part of the expenses herein provided for has been heretofore made, under or by virtue of general laws, other than the act of February 14, 1863, before referred to, then such amounts

so paid shall not be again paid by virtue of this act. Warrants hereto- § 6. Whereas certain warrants were issued by the audi. auditor to be tor, on proper vouchers, as contemplated by the act of Febpaid by treas. ruary 14, 1863, aforesaid, and the same were not recognized

as legal by the treasurer, and have not been countersigned, registered or paid by him; therefore, be it enacted, that the warrants aforesaid are hereby legalized ; and the treasurer is hereby required to countersign, register and pay said warrants in the same manner as other auditor's warrants are required to be countersigned, registered and paid.

§ 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

APPROVED January 25, 1865.

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SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of

Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That the folAppropriations, lowing sums be, and the same are hereby, appropriated to expenses. till meet the ordinary and contingent expenses of the governeral assembly. ment until the adjournment of the next regular session of

the general assembly. Oontingent fund First-A sum not exceeding ten thousand dollars, as a

es contingent fund, to meet the contingent expenses of the

State government; and the said som shall be subject to the order of the governor for defraying all such expenses as are unforeseen by the general assembly, or are unprovided for by law; a proper statement of which shall be laid before the next regular general assembly by the auditor in his next biennial report; the sum of four thousand dollars per

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