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Sec. 6. That all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with All inconsistent this Act be and the same are hereby repealed.

acts repealed Sec. 7. This Act shall take effect and be in force from Act, when to and after its ratification by the voters of Scott and Da- take effect kota counties, as provided in section two of this Act.

Approved March 8th, A. D. 1861.

CHAPTER XXVII.

An Act to Amend an Act to Define the Boundaries of

Monongalia County.

SECTION 1. Boundaries established.

2. Nane of county.
8. Commissioners appointed.
4. When to meet.
5. To select temporary county seat.
6. Acts repealed.
7. Oncers appointed, to qualify and file bonds.
8. low attached for judicial and election purposes.
9. Act, when to take ellect.

tablished

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

Section 1. That so much territory as is embraced in the following boundaries, be and the same is hereby established as the county of Monongalia: Beginning at Boundaries esthe southeast corner of town one hundred and twenty (120), of range thirty-three (33), and running thence in à westerly direction along the line between towns one hundred and nineteen (119) and one hundred and twenty (120), to the southwest corner of town one hundred and twenty (120), of range thirty-six (36); thence in a northerly direction along the range line, between ranges thirty-six (36) and thirty-seven (37), to the northwest corner of town one hundred and twenty-two (122), of range thir

ty-six (36); thence in an easterly direction, along the line between towns one hundred and twenty-two (122) and one hundred and twenty-three (123), to the northeast corner of town one hundred and twenty-two (122), of range thirty-three (33); thence in a southerly direction along the line between ranges thirty-two (32) and thirty

three (33) to the place of beginning. Name of county SEO. 2. The name of the above included county shall

be Monongalia

Sec. 3. That Samuel Jones, Andrew Anderson and Commissioners appointed Andrew Railson are hereby appointed commissioners, with

full powers to appoint all officers necessary to perfect a county organization.

Sec. 4. Said commissioners shall meet at such time and place as a majority may agree upon, before the first day of July next ensuing, and proceed to perform the du

ties herein provided. To select tempo

Sec 5. The above named commissioners shall, at said rary county seat first meeting, proceed to select a temporary county seat,

which shall remain the county seat of said county until removed by a vote of the majority of the voters living in

When to meet

said county:

Acts repealed Suc. 6. All acts or parts of acts heretofore passed in re

lation to the above included territory are hereby repealed. Officers appoint- Sec. 7. All county officers appointed by the above ed, to qualify named commissioners shall qualify and file bonds, in acand file bonds cordance with the law in relation to the election of said

county officers.

Sec. 8. Said county shall be attached to the fourth judicial and elec- judicial district for judicial purposes, and to the sixth sen

atorial district for election purposes. Act, when to SEO. 9. This Act shall take effect and be in force from and after its

passage.
Approved March 8th, A. D. 1861.

How attached for

tion purposes

take eflect

CHAPTER XXVIII.

An Act Changing the Boundary Lines of Sherburne

County.

SBOTION 1. Boundary established and defined.

2. Act, when to take effect,

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

Section. 1. The boundary lines of Sherburne county

SECTION shall be as follows: Beginning at the intersection of the Mississippi river and the range line between range twen- Boundary estabty-five (25) and twenty-six (26); thence north on said lished and deline to the township line between townships thirty-five fined (35) and thirty-six (36); thence west on said line to the Mississippi river; thence along the middle of the main channel of the Mississippi river to the place of beginning

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect on the proclamation Act, when to of the Governor, of the adoption of the same by a ma-take effect jority of the electors of the counties of Ramsey and Sherburne respectively, present and voting thereon at the next general election. Approved March 8th, A. D. 1861.

CHAPTER XXIX.

An Act to Define the Boundaries of Otter Tail County,

SROTION 1. Boundarles defined,

2. Act, when to take effect.

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

SECTION 1. That so much territory as is embraced in

the following described limits be, and the same is hereby Boundaries de created into the county of Otter Tail: Commencing at fined the corner of townships one hundred and thirty and

one hundred and thirty-one north, of ranges thirty-five and thirty-six west of fifth principal meridian; thence north on said range line between ranges thirty-five and thirtysix to the corner of townships one hundred and thirtyseven and one hundred and thirty-eight north, of ranges thirty-five and thirty-six west; thence west along said township line between townships one hundred and thirty-seven and one hundred and thirty-eight north, to the range line between ranges forty-three and forty-four; thence south on the range line between forty-three and forty-four to the corner of townships one hundred and thirty and one hundred and thirty-one north, of ranges forty-three and forty-four west; thence east along the township line between townships one hundred and thirty and one hundred and thirty-one to the place of beginning

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect on the proclamation of the Governor of the adoption of the same by a majority of the electors of said county present and voting thereon at the next general election.

Approved March 8th, A. D. 1861.

Act, when to take effect

CHAPTER XXX.

An Act to Declare the Intent and Construction of an

Act and Joint Resolutions of the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Minnesota, approved February 25th, 1856, relative to the Boundaries of Hennepin County, and to confirm all proceedings under the

same.

PREAMBLE.
SECTION 1. Boundaries extended and defined.

2. Judgments, records, contracts, rights and liabilities, and all acts and pro

ceedings declared confirmed, regular and valid, 8. Act, when to take effect.

Whereas, By the fourth section of an act of the Legislative Assemby of the Territory of Minnesota, entitled "an act to designate the site whereon to erect the county buildings of Hennepin county, and authorize the commissioners to procure a title thereto, and extending the boundaries of the county,” approved February 25th 1856, it Preamble was enacted as follows: A “The boundaries of Hennepin county are hereby extended north, across the Mississippi river, commencing on the north line of township twentynine, in range twenty-four on the Mississippi river, and running due east to a point between sections four and five, in township thirty in range twenty-three; thence due south to the town line between townships twenty-eight and twenty-nine; thence due west to the Mississippi river."

And whereas, By a joint resolution adopted by the said assembly, and approved on the 25th day of February, 1856, referring to said bill, it was resolved that said section should read as follows: « The boundaries of Hennepin county are hereby extended north, across the Mississippi river, commencing on the north line of township twenty-nine, in range twenty-four on the Mississippi river and running due

east to a point between sections five and six, in township twenty-nine, in range twenty-three; thence due south to the township line between townships

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