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An act to establish the county of Douglas, and for other purposes therein named...... 24

An act supplementary to an act for the creation of the county of Douglas, approved Feb-

ruary 8th, 1859

28

An act to create the county of Ford, and for other purposes...................................

29

An act in relation to a certain county therein named....

33

An act to legalize the sales of certain lands under judgments and decrees, in Franklin

county

34

An act for the benefit of Hardin county..

33

An act to authorize the County Court of Henderson county to use a part of the poor

house in said county as a county jail...........

35

An act to legalize the acts of the Commissioners of Highways for the county of Iroquois,

for the year 1857.......

36

An act to authorize the Board of Supervisors of McLean county to issue bonds to pay off

their subscription to the Board of Education of the state of Illinois........

36

An act to amend an act entitled " An act to authorize the Board of Supervisors in and for

Peoria county to build a court house and jail, and to issue bonds to pay for the same.”.. 37

An act to enable the county of Saline to construct county buildings...

38

An act to authorize the Township Treasurers of Schuyler county to purchase certain

county indebtedness........

39

An act to authorize the county of St. Clair to borrow money to complete the Court House

of said county:

39

An act to authorize the Supervisors of the county of Stephenson to borrow money.

40

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for the sale of property in White

county," approved February 27th, 1847..

40

An act to legalize certain acts and proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of Whiteside

county in relation to the sale and conveyance of the swamp and overtlowed lands

situated in said county..

41

COUNTY SEATS :

An act to provide for the removal of the County Seat of Alexander county, in this state.. 41

An act to relocate the County Seat of Effingham county......

43

An act to provide for an election for the removal of the County Seat of Henderson county

An act for relocating the County Seat of the county of Kendall...

45

An act to amend an act entitled " An act to provide for the relocation of the county seat

of Tazewell county, and the erection of public buildings," approved February 2, 1849...

46

COURTS :

An act to authorize courts in this state to hold over in cases where capital trials are

pending.

47

An act authorizing the judges of the supreme courts to correct judgments in certain cases

in vacation ...........

47

An act in relation to certain decrees in chancery and orders of court........................... 48

CIRCUIT COURTS:

An act to change the time of holding courts in the first judicial circuit.........

48

An act to change the time of holding courts in the second judicial circuit.....

An act to establish the twenty-sixth judicial circuit, and declare what counties shall com-

pose the third judicial circuit, and fix the time of holding courts in said circuits........ 50

An act to establish the twenty-tifth judicial circuit, and to fix the time of holding courts

in the fourth judicial circuit.........

52

An act to change the time of holding courts in the fifth judicial circuit.......

An act to fix the time of holding courts in the sixth circuit and to regulate the practice

therein...........

64

An act to amend an act entitled “An act declaring what counties shall compose the eighth

judicial circuit, and fix the times of holding courts and regulate the practice in said

circuit," approved February 11th, 1857..........

55

An act to repeal a certain act herein named, and to establish the twenty-third judicial

circuit.....

56

An act to fix the times of holding circuit courts in the county of Bureau..

57

An act to change the times of holding circuit courts in the county of Kendall in the ninth

judicial circuit of the state of Ilinois, and to regulate the practice therein.

58

An act to fix the time of holding courts in the tenth judicial circuit.............

58

An act to fix the terms of court in the several counties comprising the eleventh judicial

circuit, to regulate practice and to repeal a certain act in relation to the court of chan-

eery in Will county.....

59

An act to explain a certain act therein named

61

An act to change the time of holding courts in the twelfth judicial circuit............ .........

61

An act to change the time of holding courts in the thirteenth judicial circuit.....

62

An act regulating the terms of the circuit court for the county of Winnebago.... 62

CIRCUIT COURTS:

An aet to regulate the practice in the sixteenth judicial circuit, and to change the time

of holding courts therein........

An act changing the time of holding the circuit courts in the seventeenth judicial circuit.. 64

An aet to establish the times of holding courts in the eighteenth judicial circuit........... . 64

An act to change the times of holding courts in the nineteenth judicial cireuit......... 65

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the twentieth judicial circuit in the

state of Illinois," approved February 7th, 1857.....

66

An act entitled an act to repeal “ An act to extend the jurisdiction of the county court of

Tazewell county," approved February 16, 1857, and to change the time of holding

courts in the twenty-first judicial circuit....

67

An act entitled an act to change the time of holding courts in the twenty-first judicial

circuit.......

69

An act to provide for the times of holding courts in the twenty-second judicial circuit,

and to regulate practice therein ......

69

An act to change the time of holding courts in the twenty-fourth judicial circuit......... 70

CITY COURTS:

Ao act entitled an act to establish a City Court in the city of Alton ........

71

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate the city of Aurora and to estab-

lisb an Inferior Court therein," approved February 11th, 1857, and also, an act entitled

“ An act to establish a Court of Common Pleas in the city of Elgin,” approved Febru-

ary 16th, 1857.

76

An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish the Court of Common Pleas of the

city of Cairo.".

80

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish the Cook County Court,” approved

February 21st, A.D. 1845, and for other purposes.......

84

An act to establish Recorders' Courts in the cities of La Salle and Peru........

87

COUNTY COURTS:

An act to reform the Probate System........

92

An act to amend “ An act establishing County Courts," approved February 12, 1849, and

to extend the jurisdiction of the county Court of Vermilion county.

96

An act to extend the jurisdiction of the County Court of Bond county ...........................

98

An act to fix the time of holding terms of the County Court of Boone county.

100

An act extendiog the jurisdiction and regulating the practice in the County Court of Lake

county.

101

An act to repeal certain acts extending the jurisdiction of the County Courts of Carroll,

Lee and Whiteside counties.....

102

An act to provide for the compensation of the County Judge of Cook county.

103

An act to provide for the compensation of the County Judge of Cook county.

DRAINAGE :

An act to provide for the draining and reclamation of certain lands in Mason county ....... 104

An act to authorize the drainage of lands and the construction of levees, embankments

and roads, in Madison eounty, Illinois......

106

An act to provide for the constructing of a levee from Prairie du Pont Village, in St. Clair

county, to Harrisonville, in Monroe county..

110

FEE BILLS:

An act in relation to the isssuing of Fee Bills..........

.................. 112

PENCE:

An act to declare the Illinois river a lawful fence in Grundy county..

FERRIES:

An act to establish a Ferry across the Great Wabash river, at Grayville, Illinois........... 113

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish a ferry therein named," approved

February 8, 1851..........

114

An act to amend an act entitled " An act to establish a ferry across the Illinois river, at

Peru, in La Salle county," approved February 10, A. D. 1851....

114

An act authorizing Harvey Ballard and Washington Wren to keep a ferry across the Mis-

sissippi river, in Adams county ..................

114

An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to establish a ferry at Chester, in the county of

Randolph, on the Mississippi river,” approved January 17, A. D. 1849...................... 115

An act to establish a ferry herein named..

116

An act to extend an act authorizing A. J. Brown to keep a ferry across the Mississippi

river at the town of Port Byron........

117

An act to establish the Massac and McCracken ferry.

An act to establish a ferry across the Ohio river at the town of Golconda.........

GAME:

An act for the protection of orchards, and to prevent the destruction of small birds....... 119

An aot to repeal so much of the game law as is applicable to Greene county.................... 120

JUDGMENT BY CONFESSION:

An act concerning judgment by confession .......

120

JURISDICTION CEDED :

An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to cede jurisdiction over land occupied by the

United States for light houses, custom houses and other purposes," approved Febru-

ary 13, 1855......

121

An act ceding to the United States jurisdiction over certain lands in the city of Cairo,

Illinois

123

LANDS:

An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to provide for the dedication of lots in towns

situated on canal lands to public purposes.”.

............................. 123

An act to provide for the recording of the original plats of school lands to perpetuate the

124

LAWFUL AGE:

An act to declare Rufus P. Blossom of lawful age........

....... 124

LIENS:

An act to secure the State a lien in certain cases.......

....... 125

LIMITATION:

An act relating to the law of limitation

125

MANSLAUGHTER :

An act to amend the criminal code, and increase the punishment for manslaughter........ 125

MINING:

An act to regulate mining........

126

MONUMENTS:

An act to erect grave-stones or monuments to the memory of deceased members of the

Legislature, buried at Vandalia ........

127

NAMES:

An act to change the names of certain persons therein named ..........

127

An act to provide for an easy and expeditious method of changing names.....

128

An act to authorize the Board of Supervisors or county courts to change the names of

towns and villages....

129

PAUPERS:

An act in relation to the poor of Brown county..

129

An act to provide for the support of paupers in the county of Jo Daviess.......

130

An act to provide for the support of the poor in the county of McHenry, and to repeal

an act therein named.......

131

POLICE MAGISTRATE:

An act to extend the jurisdiction of the Police Magistrate of Mound City...

132

PRACTICE:

An act in relation to practice in the Supreme Court................................................

133

An act in relation to practice in the courts of this State.....

133

An act surrendering title and interest of State in the track of a certain railroad to cer--

tain persons, for railroad purposes, therein named ...........

134

RECOGNIZANCES:

An act in relation to forfeited recognizances......

134

RECORDS:

An act to authorize certain records to be transcribed..........

134

An act to legalize certain transcribed records in Macon county.

136

An act to restore the records of Wabash county .........

136

An act to restore to Wabash county certain books.....

138

An act to restore the records of the city of Cairo, Illinois.........

139

RELIEF:

An act for the relief of certain persons in the American Bottom...

........ 144

An act for the relief of George W. Cassidy.

145

An act for the relief of Johu Crenshaw....................

145

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RELIEF:

An aet for the relief of Charles Cuqua, Sheriff and Collector of Wabash county, and of

George Musiek, Sheriff and Collector of Logan county ......................

146

An act for the relief of Alexander P. H. Doyle, late Collector of Fayette county..... 147

An act for the relief of Gallatin county..

...................... 148

An act to pay Presley P. Hamilton for services as State's Attorney..

149

An act for the relief of J. M. Higgins.........

149

An act entitled an act for the relief of the heirs and creditors of W. C. Kinney, dec'd.... 149

An aet for the relief of Joseph H. Moore, late collector of McLean county

150

An act for the relief of the Bank of Naperville..........

151

An aet for the relief of Jesse York.........

152

REPEAL:

An act in relation to repeal of laws by implication ........

........ 152

REPLEVIN :

An aet giving justices jurisdiction in replevin..........

...... 152

REVISED STATUTES:

An act to amend section two of chapter twenty-five, Revised Statutes.........

153

An act to amend section fifty-two of chapter thirty, Revised Statutes......

153

An act to amend chapter eighty-three of the Revised Statutes, entitled "Practice”. 154

ROADS:

An act to provide for constructing, maintaining and keeping in repair, plank, gravel or

macadamized roads or pikes, by a general law..........

154

SCHOOLS:

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to establish and maintain a system of Free

Schools," approved February 14, 1857.........

159

An act for the establishment of a system of Graded Schools in the city of Galesburg..... 163

An act to incorporate the Lee Centre Union Graded School and Union District No. 1..... 168

An act to establish the Lincoln School District, in Logan county....

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to incorporate Rock Island School District,"

approved February 18, 1857.....

173

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to amend the charter of the city of Peoria, and

to establish and regulate a system of Public Schools in said city”.

174

An act to legalize an assessment of taxes in a certain school district in the county of

Peoria ......

175

An act to legalize the assessment of School Directors of School District No. 1, in T. 19

N., R. 11 W., in Vermilion county, State of Illinois, for the year 1858......

176

An act to legalize the schedules of schools taught in Mowequa, Shelby county...

176

An act to legalize the acts of the Board of School Trustees therein named............ 177

An act to legalize certain proceedings of the School Trustees of township 36, range 9, in

Will county, and of a certain School District therein.......

177

An act for the relief of the tax-payers of School District No. 1, in the town of Prince-

ton, Bureau county ....

177

An act to relieve School District No. 1, in the town of Chenoa, in the county of McLean 178

An aet relating to certain schools and school property in Adams county...

179

An act entitled “An act in relation to School District No. 1, in township 1, in the county

of Adams"....

181

An act entitled "An act to permit the trustees of schools for T. 2 N., R. 8 W., in Adams

county, Illinois, to purchase and receive a deed from Marcelline Lodge No. 114, for an

undivided half or moiety of lot 22, in Payne's addition to the town of Marcelline, in

said Adams county.....

181

An act to create an additional school district in Brown county...

..................................... 182

An act to create a certain school district therein named ....................

182

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to form a fractional township, for school pur-

poses, in the county of Jackson," approved February 18, 1851....

183

An act amendatory of an act entitled "An act in relation to that part of township 39

north, of range 14 east of the third principal meridian, in relation to schools,” ap-

proved February 23, 1847..........

183

An act to authorize the trustees of schools of township 4 north, of range 3 east, in Ma-

rion county, to sell school land therein mentioned.....

187

An act for the benefit of School District No. 3, township 5 north, of range 8 west, in the

county of Hancock, and State of Illinois.........

187

An act to change the boundaries of certain school districts therein named.......

188

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to change the boundary lines of a certain

school district therein named .........

188

An act entitled "An act to authorize the Board of Supervisors of Whiteside county to

apportion the swamp and overflowed land school fund of said county among the sev-

eral townships of said county...

189

SNYCARTY:

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An act declaring the Snycarty, in Pike and Adams counties, navigable

....... 189

STATE DEBT:

An act to indemnify the State of Illinois against loss by reason of unlawful funding of

canal indebtedness.....

190

An act in relation to the payment of the principal and interest of the State debt........ 192

STATE ROADS:

An act authorizing the Board of Supervisors in counties where township organization

has been adopted, and in all other counties the county courts, to vacate, change or re-

locate State roads.....

194

An act to establish a State road therein named.....

195

An act to locate a State road in the counties of Crawford, Jasper and Effingham....... 196

An act to provide for viewing and locating a State road from Indian Point, in Johnson

county, to Metropolis, and incorporating the Indian Point Road Company......

196

An act to establish a State road from Tamaroa, in Perry county, by way of Red Bud, in

Randolph county, to the Mississippi River.........

198

STOCK:

An act to prevent sheep and swine from running at large within the counties of Mercer

and Rock Island........

An act to amend an act entitled “An act to prevent sheep and swine from running at

large in Henry, Will and Livingston counties," approved January 27, 1853, so as to

extend the provisions thereof to the county of Lake..........

...... 200

STREETS AND ALLEYS:

An act providing for the vacation of streets, alleys and town plats...............

An act to authorize the common council of the city of Chicago to vacate streets and

alleys..............................

201

SWAMP LANDS:

An act for the sale of swamp lands.................

....... 201

An act requiring sales of swamp and overflowed lands to be reported to the Auditor...... 202

An act concerning the swamp and overflowed lands of Henry county.

202

An act further to amend "An act to expedite and insure the thorough drainage of the

swamp lands of the county of Iroquois, and to facilitate the salo thereof......... 203

TAXES:

An act to amend the Revenue Laws.........

204

An act giving to the township collectors in counties adopting township organization un-

til the fifteenth day of May next to collect and pay over the State and county tax of

the year 1858............

205

An act in relation to assessments of the Illinois Central Railroad Company..

206

An act to legalize the assessment of taxes in the county of Hancock, for the year 1857... 207

An act to amend the charter of the town of Jacksonville, and to legalize the assessment

of taxes in said town for 1857......

208

An act to enable the Board of Supervisors of Boone county to levy an additional tax

for certain purposes therein named ........

209

An act to authorize the county court of Fayette county to levy a tax for the purpose of

repairing court house in said county, and other purposes.....

210

An act empowering the Board of Supervisors of Jo Daviess county to levy certain taxes

therein named..........

210

TOWNS:

An act to attach a portion of T. 19 N., R. 12 W., to T. 18 N., R. 12 W., in Vermilion

county, State of Illinois........

211

An act to re-annex certain lands to the town of New Trier.........

211

An act to authorize the inhabitants of the town of Maine, in Cook county, to build a

town house.........

211

TOWNSHIP ORGANIZATION :

An act to amend an act entitled "An act to provide for Township Organization ".

An act to change the time of holding town meetings in the county of Cook ................. 213

WILLS:

An act amending section 4 of the act entitled “Wills”............................................

....... 214

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