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CHAPTER XXIII.

An Act to Define the Boundaries of Mecker County.

Section 1. Boundary lines established and defined.

2. All other acts relating w samne, repealed.
8. Act, when to take effect.

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

established and defined

Sec. 1. The following lines are established as the

boundary lines of the county of Meeker: Beginning at Boundary lines the southeast corner of town one hundred and eighteen,

(118) of range twenty-nine, (29) running thence in a west-
erly direction twentr-four (24) miles along the line be-
tween towns one hundred and seventeen (117) and one
hundred and eighteen, (118) to the south west corner of
town one hundred and eighteen, of range thirty-two,
thence in a northerly direction, along the range line be-
tween ranges thirty-two (32) and thirty-three, (33) to the
northwest corner of town one hundred and twenty-one,
(121) of range thirty-two, (32) thence in an easterly direc-
tion, along the town line between towns one hundred and
twenty-one (121) and one hundred and twenty-two, (122)
to the north-east corner of town one hundred and twen-.
ty-one (121) of range thirty, (30) thence in a southerly
direction three miles, to the southwest corner of section
eighteen, (18) of town one hundred and twenty-one (121)
of range twenty-nine. (29) thence in an easterly cree-
tion along the section lines to the southeast corner of see-
tion thirteen (1:3) of town one hundred and twenty-one,
(121) of range twenty-nine, (29) thence in a suiherly
direction along the line between ranges twenty-eight (29)

and twenty-nine (29) to the place of beginning. All other acts Sec. 2. All other acts or parts of acts in relation to relating to same the boundaries of the above named county heretofore

passed, are hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect from and after its Act, when to

provisions are adopted by a majority of the voters, voting in the counties affected thereby, at the next general election.

Approved March 8th, A. D. 1861.

repealed

take effect

CHAPTER XXIV.

An Act to Change the Boundary Lines of Aiken County,

and to Define the Same.

SECTION 1. Boundarieg established and defined.

2. Act, when to take effect.

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

Boundaries es

Section 1. The boundary lines of Aiken county shall be as follows: Beginning at the sontheast corner of township forty-three of range twenty-two, thence north along the range line, between ranges twenty-one and tablished and twenty-two to the north-east corner of township forty-sev- defined en, of

range twenty-two; thence west, along the correction line, between townships forty-seven and forty-eight to the Mississippi river; thence down the main channel of said river to the line between ranges twenty-seven and twenty-eight; thence soutlı, along said last named range line to the south-west corner of township forty-four, of range twenty-seven; thence east, along the township line between townships forty-three and forty-four to the southwest corner of township forty-four, of range twenty-four; thence south, along the range line to the south-west corner of' township forty-three, of range twenty-four; thence east, along the township line between townships forty-two and forty-three to the place of beginning: Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect on the proclamation

A t, when to of the Governor, of the adoption of the same by a majority of the electors of the counties of Pine and Ramsey, present and voting thereon at the next general election.

Approved Varch 7th, A. D. 1861.

take effect

CHAPTER XXV.

An Act to Change a part of the Boundary Line be

tween the Counties of Goodhue and Dakota.

SECTION 1. Boundary line defined.

2. Electors to vote for or against change of boundary line.
3. If majority for change, proclamation thereof to be made by publication in

newspapers in each county.
4. Parts of act inconsistent with this Act, repealed.
5. Act, when to take effect.

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

defined

SECTION 1. The boundary line between Goodhue and

Dakota counties shall be as follows: Commencing at Boundary line the northeast corner of Rice county, thence north, follow

ing the township line between ranges eighteen and nineteen, west of the fifth principal meridian to the centre of the channel of the Cannon river; thence down said river in the middle of the same, to the township line between ranges sixteen and seventeen west; thence north six miles, to the township line between townships one hundred and thirteen and one hundred and fourteen; thence east three miles on said line; thence north on the section line, across the centre of township one hundred and fourteen, range sixteen west, to the centre of the channel of the Mississippi river.

Sec. 2. At the time of giving notice of the next general election, it shall be the duty of the officers in Goodhue and Dakota counties, required by law to give notice of such election, to give notice in like manner that at said election a vote will be taken on the question of changing the boundary line between said counties, in ac

cordance with the provisions of this Act. At said elecElectors to vote for or against

tion, the voters in each of said counties in favor of the change of line change proposed by this Act, shall have distinctly writ

ten or printed on their ballots, “For change of county line between. Goodhue and Dakota,” and those opposed to said change, “ Against change of county line between Goodhue and Dakota. The votes shall be canvassed in the same manner, and returned to the same officer by the judges of election of the several townships, as votes for State officers.

pers in each

Sec. 3. The county officers to whom the returns are made in each of said counties shall, within twenty days after said election, canvass the votes returned for and

If majority are against change of county line, and shall forthwith certify for change, procthe result of such canvass to the Secretary of State, who, lamation to be if it appears that a majority of the votes in each county made by publicaon the question of changing the county line are in favor tion in newspaof such change, shall make proclamation thereot, by caus-county ing to be published in one newspaper in each of said counties, that the change proposed by this Act has been ratified by a majority of the voters of each county.

Sec. 4. That so much of sections nine (9) and twenty Parts of act in(20), on pages eighty-four (84) and eighty-seven (87) Of consistent with the compiled statutes as are in conflict with the provis

this Act, repealions of this Act, are hereby repealed. SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect and be in force from

Act, when to and after its ratification by the voters of Goodhue and take effect Dakota counties as provided in this Act.

Approved March 8th, A. D. 1861.

ed.

CHAPTER XXVI.

An Act to Change the Boundary Line between Scott and

Dakota Counties.

SECTION 1. Boundary defined.

2. Electors to vote at general election for or against change of boundary line.
3. If majority of votes are for change of boundary line, proclamation thereof

to be made in newspapers of each county.
4. Township lines to be changed to conform to county line.
5. Parts of act inconsistent with this Act repealed.
6. All acts or parts of acts inconsistent with this Act repealed.
7. Act, when to take effect.

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

SECTION 1. The boundary line between Scott and Da- Boundary dekota counties shall be as follows: Commencing at the finel southeast corner of township one hundred and thirteen (113) north of range twenty-one (21) west, thence running west one and one-half miles on the south line of said township to the one-quarter (1) post on the south line of

section thirty-five (35) in said township, thence running
north on the one-quarter (1) section line to the south line
of township twenty-seven, (27) north of range twenty-
four (24) west, thence west on township line to the south-
west corner of section thirty-three (33) in said township
twenty-seven, (27) thence north on section line to the
middle of the channel of the Minnesota river.
. Sec. 2. At the time of giving notice of the next

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election of members of the House of Representatives, it
shall be the duty of the officers in Scott and Dakota coun-
ties required by law to give notice of such election, to
give notice in like manner that at said election a vote

will be taken on the question of changing the boundary Electors to vote line between said counties, in accordance with the profor or against

visions of this Act. At said election the voters in each change of line

of said counties in favor of the change proposed in this Act shall have distinctly written or printed on their ballots: "For change of county line;" and those opposed to said change : " Against change of county line. " The votes shall be canvassed in the same manner, and returned to the same officer, by judges of election of the several townships, as votes for members of the House of Representatives.

Sec. 3. The county officers to whom the returns are made in each of said counties shall, within twenty days after said election, canvass the votes returned for and against change of county line, and shall forth with certi

fy the result of such canvass to the Governor, who, iť it If majority are

appears that a majority of the voters in each county, on for change of line, proclama

the question of changing the county line are in favor of tion to be made such change, shall make proclamation thereof by causing in newspapers of to be published in one newspaper of each of said com

ties, that the change proposed by this Act has been ratified by a majority of the voters of said counties.

Sec. 4. In case the proposed change shall be adopt

ed by the voters of Scott and Dakota counties, the limits Township lines to

of the organized townships bordering on the county line form to county as it now exists, shall be so changed as to conform to the

county line as proposed by this Act.

SEC. 5. That so much of sections nine (9)and ten,(10) Parts of act inconsistent with pages eighty-four (84) and eighty-five (as) of the comthis Act, repeal- piled statutes as are in conflict with the provisions of

ihis Act are hereby repealed.

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