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be served upon the president, or vice president, or upon the secretary for the time being, of the said company, or upon any one of the trustees.

Sec. 16. The operations and business of the said company shall be carried on in the city of Milwaukee and not elsewhere. Nothing contained in this act shall be so construed as giving to said company any banking privileges whatever, and no certificate or evidence of stock or debt shall be allowed to circulate as money.

Sec. 17. This act shall take effect immediately, and conPowors reser

tinue in force thirty years, but may at any time be amended,
altered or repealed by the legislature of Wisconsin.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council.
APPROVED February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

For the relief of Phæbe Phillips.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That the marriage contract heretofore existing betwixt Phæbe Phillips, of Dane county, and Joab Phillips, be, and the same is hereby dissolved and the said Phe. be Phillips, is hereby restored to all the rights and privileges of an unmarried woman.

Sec. 2. That the said Phæbe Phillips shall have the cus

tody of the children, the issue of the said Phæbe Phillips and Joab Phillips, subject, however to the legal control of such guardian, or guardians, as may be appointed by the proper authorities under the law.

WILLIAM SHEW, Speaker of the House of Representatives. . MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council, APPROVED February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE,

AN ACT

To provide for the payment of the claim of John

Anderson against the territory.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That there be, and hereby is appropriated the sum of ten thousand dollars for the payment of John Anderson for work done under his contract, in the construction of a dam on section number fifty-four of the Milwaukee and Rock river canal, and also such further sum as shall be necessary to pay the interest thereon, at the rate of seven per cent. per annum from the date of the respective estimates of the engineers of the territory who had the work in charge.

Sec. 2. The receiver of the canal funds is hereby authorized and directed to pay to John Anderson, or his legal representatives, out of any moneys in his hands, arising from the sale of canal lands, the sum by this act appropriated, upon the presentation and surrender to him, of the engineers' certifi

cates or estimates of work done, under said Anderson's contract, as specified in the first section of this act.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 10, 1847

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To divorce Caleb Croswell from his wife E. Jane

Croswell.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatires of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That the marriage contract between Caleb Croswell and his wife E. Jane Croswell, of Walworth county, is hereby dissolved, and the parties to the said contract; are, by virtue of this act, restored to all the rights and privileges of unmarried persons.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Council. APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

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To provide for the organization of St. Croix coun

ty for judicial government. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

Section 1. That from and after the first day of May next, County when the county of St. Croix shall be fully organized for judicial zed for judicipurposes, and shall enjoy all the rights, privileges, immuni- al purposes. ties, and powers of the other counties within this territory.

Sec. 2. Said county, so established, shall form a part of To form a the first judicial district, and the courts therein shall be held part of first : semi-annually by the judge of said district, at such times as he may determine, sixty days' previous notice of the time of Courts where holding said court, being given by said judge, by causing notices thereof to be posted up in three public places in said county

Sec. 3. All writs, process, appeals, recognizances, or other proceedings already commenced, or that shall be so commenced before the said first day of May next, in the district court of Crawford county, shall be prosecuted to a final judg- Suits now ment, and execution issued thereón, in the same manner as

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where to be they might have been, had this act not passed, and execution tried. on any judgment heretofore rendered in said court, shall have the like 'force and effect, and may be executed and returned · by the sheriff of Crawford county, any thing in this act to the contrary notwithstanding. Sec. 4. There shall be an election held in the several pre

Election for cincts of the county of St. Croix, on the first Tuesday of A. sheriff. pril next, for the election of sheriff, in and for said county, who shall hold his office until the next general election, and his successor is duly elected and qualified.

Sec. 5. It shall be the duty of the county commissioners Duty of sherof the county of St. Croix, at their first meeting after the pas

sage of this act, and at least thirty days before the time fixed upon by the judge of the first judicial district, for the first term of the district court, to designate some convenient place at the county seat for holding said court, and cause the same to be entered of record upon the minutes of their proceedings, and the place so designated, shall be the court house of the county until some other place shall be designated as aforesaid, or until a suitable court house shall be erected.

WILLIAM SHEW,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
MASON C. DARLING,

President of the Councii. APPROVED, February 10, 1847.

HENRY DODGE.

AN ACT

To legalize certain roads in the town of Wheat

land.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:

SECTION 1. That the road heretofore laid out in the town of Wheatland, in the county of Racine, commonly known as the road between the Nippissing lakes, as surveyed by Jason Lathrop, district surveyor of said county, a minute of which survey, bearing date October 24, 1841, is on file in the office of the clerk of the board of supervisors of said county, be and the same is hereby declared to be a legal and valid highway:

Sec. 2. That the road leading from the Illinois state line

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