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Meeting of commissioners

To file plat of road

Authorized to

Stearns county via Kingston to a point at or near Round
Lake in Meeker county.

Sec. 2. Said commissioners shall meet at such point upon

said route and at such time not later than the month of June next, as shall be designated by any two of their number, of which three days notice shall have been given by them to the third commissioner, and shall thence proceed as speedily as possible to lay out and mark said road by the most direct and feasible route.

Sec. 3. Said commissioners shall, as soon as practicable, after laying such road, make out an accurate plat thereof and file a copy of such plat in the office of register of deeds of each county through any portion of which said road shall

pass. Sec. 4. Said commissioners are hereby authorized employ surveyor to employ a surveyor to aid in locating said road, and the -compensation services of said commissioners and of said surveyor shall

be paid by the county of Meeker, Provided, however, That such commissioners shall not be paid at a higher rate than one dollar and fifty cents, nor such surveyor at a higher rate than three dollars per day, for each day necessarily spent in locating and platting such road and ascertaining and assessing the damages sustained by reason of laying out and opening said road.

SEC. 5. In case either of said commissioners shall fail

or refuse to act in the location of such road, upon due Power to fill va notice, the other commissioners may appoint a substitute

who shall act in his place; and, in the absence of any one of said commissioners, the other two may perform any act hereby provided to be done by all, after notice provided for in section two shall have been duly given.

Sec. 6. Any damages sustained by reason of laying out and opening said road shall be ascertained and assessed in the manner now provided by law, in cases of roads laid out, opened or altered by town supervisors, except that the commissioners appointed by this

Act shall have the power and perform the duties in regard to this road, which by general law devolves upon town supervisors in regard to roads laid out and opened by them.

Sec. 7. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 28th, A, D. 1861.

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Act, when to take effect

CHAPTER X.

An Act to provide for the Location of a State Road from

Minneapolis in Hennepin County, to Kandiyohi in
Kandiyohi County.

SECTION 1. Commissioners appointed.

2. Route of said road.
3. To file plat of road.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota:

SECTION 1. John T. Powers of Greenwood, Hennepin county, Jesse V. Branham and Thomas McGannon of

Commissioners Meeker county, are hereby appointed commissioners to appointed establish and locate a State road from Minneapolis in Hennepin county, by way of Greenwood to Kandiyohi, in Kandiyohi county.

Sec. 2. The road heretofore located as the Minneapolis and Forest City road, is hereby adopted as the route Route of said of the road hereby authorized from Minneapolis to a point road about nine miles southeast of Greenwood, and the road running from Rockford to Lake Howard in Wright county, is also adopted as a part of said road from a point about two miles west of Greenwood to Lake Howard.

Sec. 3. The commissioners shall make a fair and accurate draft of the said road as located by them, one to file plat of copy of which shall be deposited and filed in the office of road the register of deeds of the respective counties through which said road may pass, Provided, That the State, or the counties through which said road may be located shall not be liable for the expense of locating the same.

Approved March 5th, A. D. 1861.

CHAPTER XI.

che non An Act to Provide for the Location of a State Road

from Wheatland in Rice County, to Lakeville in Dakota County.

SACTION 1. Commissioners appointed.

2. Meeting of Commissioners--fill vacancies.
8. May employ Surveyor, etc.
4. Each County to pay share of expenses.
5. To file plat of road.
6. Act when to take effect.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota :

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SECTION 1. That Henry Caskey, Lewis R. Hawkins, Commissioners

of Spring Lake, Scott county, and Z. Y. Hatch, are hereappointed by appointed commissioners to locate, survey and lay

out a State road from Wheatland in Rice county, to Lake

ville in Dakota county in this State. Meeting of com- SEC. 2. The commissioners shall meet at such place

be most convenient, on any day subsequent to the passage of this Act, and proceed to discharge the duties imposed on them by the provisions of this Act.

Provided, That in the absence of any one of said commissioners, the other two shall have the power to fill said vacancy by the appointment of some suitable person, who shall have the same authority as is by this Act con

ferred upon the said commissioners above named. May employ sur

Sec. 3. The commissioners are hereby empowered to employ one surveyor, two chainmen and one axeman.

Sec. 4. That each county through which said road To pay expenses shall pass shall pay the reasonable expenses incurred in

surveying and laying out of the same in such county.

Sec. 5. The said commissioners shall file a plat of the survey of said road in the office of the county auditor of each of the counties through which said road may pass; which said.plat shall be legal evidence of the location and existence of said road.

SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect and be in force from Act, when to take

and after its passage.

Approved March 4th, A. D. 1861.

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To file plat of road

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CHAPTER XII.

An Act to legalize the State Road from St. Cloud to

Breckinridge, and to authorize the opening and work-
ing portions thereof in the Township of St. Joseph in
Stearns County.

BBOTION 1. Bald Road declared to be legally established road.

2. Town Supervisors to open and work said road.
8. Manner of ascertaining damages.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota:

SECTION 1. That the State road from St. Cloud to Breckinridge, located and established under and pursuant to an act of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Minnesota, passed February 8th, 1868, entitled

an act to locate and establish a State road from St. Cloud to Breckinridge,” and the act amendatory thereof entitled

an act to vacate a portion of the State road from St. Cloud to Breckinridge," approved August 2d, 1888, be and the same is hereby legalized and declared to be a said road legally legally established and located State road, any irregular- established ity or defect in the laying out and establishing thereof to the contrary notwithstanding.

SEC. 2. That the town supervisors of the town of St. Joseph are hereby authorized and required to cpen and Tove mperrt work, or cause to be opened and worked, such portion of son to open and said road as lies within and passes through said township work sald rond of St. Joseph not already opened and worked; and for that purpose said supervisors are hereby authorized to enter upon, or cause to be entered upon and opened, all and every inclosure, inclosed, cultivated and improved lands through which said road passes at any and all times of the year, any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding

Seo. 3. The damages sustained by reason of the opening and working of said road, as provided by section 2d of this Act, shall be ascertained and determined by the certaining damsaid supervisors in the manner provided by the laws of ager this State now in force. Approved March 6th, A. D. 1861.

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CHAPTER XIII.

An Act to Locate a State Road from Beaver to Elgin.

SECTION 1. Commissioners appointed.

2. Meeting of Commissioners to fill vacancies.
3. May employ assistants.
4. To appraise damages-in what manner.
5. To file plat of road.
6. Act-when to take effect.

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Commissioners appointed

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fill vacancies

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Minnesota:

SECTION 1. That Joseph Leatherman, Albert Glines and Sheldon Brooks, are hereby appointed commissioners to locate, survey and establish a State road from Beaver, Winona county, thence running nearly west, up Beaver Creek ravine until it shall strike the section line running east and west through the centre of the town of Plainview ; thence running west on said section line as near as practicable, through said town of Plainview and town of Elgin, to the west line of said town of Elgin.

SEC. 2. Said commissioners shall meet at such place as may be deemed most convenient, on any day subsequent to the passage of this Act, and proceed to discharge the duties imposed on them by the provisions of this Act; Provided, That in the absence of any one of said commissioners the other two shall have power to fill

Sec. 3. "That the said commissioners are hereby empowered to employ one surveyor, three chainmen, and

SEC. 4. That it shall be the duty of the said commisTo appraise dam

sioners to appraise the damages sustained by each owner of land through which the said road shall pass; Provi

. ded, That in case any of the said owners shall feel himself'aggrieved by said appraisal, he may within thirty days appeal in writing to the chairman of supervisors of the town wherein the said owner may reside, and the said supervisor shall cause a constable of his town to summon a jury of twelve freeholders who shall proceed to examine said road, a majority of whom shall determine the amount of damages, if any, the said owner has sustained.

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