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Conveyances to contain a general warrantee.

sold by the said William Jones, in his life time, and to which the said Jones, if he had lived, would have been bound to make a title....

Sec. 3 Be it further enacted, That the deeds and conveyances made by virtue of the foregoing powers, shall be with general and special warrantees, or in such other manner, as the deceased, if alive, would have been bound to make the same: and every deed made in pursuance of any of the provisions of this act, shall create the same liability upon the heirs and representatives of the person who, if alive, would have been bound to make the deed of conveyance, as if the deed or conveyance had been made by his or their ancestor.

AN ACT for the relief of Quakers, Dunkards,

and other persons conscientiously scrupulous
bearing arms.

APPROVED, January 24, 1823.


Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the state of Illinois represented in the general assembly, That

the people called Quakers, Dunkards, and other Person scrupulous persons conscientiously scrupulous of bearing of bearing ai'in s arms, on the grounds of their religious tenets, be, exempted by ply in Siur two days and they are hereby exempted from bearing arms,

or mustering, except in cases of invasion, insurrection, or in time of war, by paying in lieu thereof one dollar, or two days work on the public highway, per annum; and in case of the refusal to do such labor on the public highway, then said fine, or equivalent for labor, may be collected by action of debt, before any justice of the peace in the county where the labor was required to be done, in the name of the supervisor in whose district the person or persons, so scrupulous as aforesaid live; and after collecting the same, it shall be paid by him, into the treasury of the propercounty; and it shall be the duty of the several captains, or commanding offi

cers of militia companies in this state, from time to Captains of com: time, to put into the bounds of the supervisor or supanie3 10 make out list of persons uso

pervisors of roads, within the bounds of their comempled.

panies, a list of the several persons within the hounds of their said companies, who are scrupu

lous of bearing arms as aforesaid. . All laws and parts of laws coming within the perview of this act, are hereby repealed.

AN ACT to anthorise James Adams to build a

toll bridge across the Sangamon River.

APPROVED, January 24, 1923.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the state of Illinois, represented in the general assembly, That James Adams be, and he is hereby authorised, to J. Adla'ns authoris

ed to build tot erect a toll bridge across the Sangamon river, to be situated within one mile of the mouth of Fancy creek.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That the said James Adams shall locate the site for said bridge to locate site in within ninety days after the sales of lands shall 90 days. take place, and publish the same, by a written notice, to be set upon the court house door in and for the county of Sangamon. And in case any person or persons shall deem himself or themselves aggrieved by reason of one or both ends of said contemplated bridge being butted on his or thier lands, he or they may apply to the next county commissioners' court, who are hereby authorised to appoint three disinterested persons to appraise assess damag-s.

Commissioners to his or their damages, and in making the appraisal, the appraisers aforesaid shall take into consideration as well the benefits as the disadvantages to the claimants, and shall award no more to the claimant or claimants than shall appear a halance after deducting the advantages.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That from and
after the completion of said bridge the following
rates of toll may be demanded and received, viz.
every carriage drawn by two horses, or oxen, Rates of toll.
twenty-five cents; every additional horse, or ox,
six and one fourth cents; every carriage drawn by
one horse, eighteen and three fourths cents; every
person on horse back, twelve and one half cents;
every led, or drove horse, mare, or mule, six and
one fourth cents; every led, or drove ox, bull, cow,
or beifer, six and one fourth cents; every sheep or


hog three cents; every person on foot sis and one fourth cents."

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That from and after the completion of said bridge, no person or per

sons shall erect a bridge or keep a ferry, within In bridge nor free one mile, following the course of the river, of the

to b: esta!! $. said bridge, under the penalty of forfeiting one ed in one nuile,

dollar to the use of the owner or occupier of said bridge, for each and every carriage, horse, ox, mule, bull, cow, steer, or heifer, sheep, hog, or person, that ne, she, or they shall convey or cause to be conveyed across the Sangamon river aforesaid, which penalty may be recovered before any justice of the peace, in the same manner that other debts are collected, in the name and for the use of the person aggrieved.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That the county commissioners in and for the county of Sangamon,

or any other person or persons for them, may at 5 appraisers to be any time after the completion of the bridge afore

t" value said, cause the same to be appraised by five disinswil bridge.

terested persons, two of said apparisers to be chosen by said county commissioners, and two by the owner or owners of the bridge, and the four so chosen shall select thu fifth, which five appraisers, chosen as aforesaid, saall proceed to appraise the worth of said bridge, having in view its original cost and repairs, and deduct the natural decay therefrom, and shall lodge a certificate of the appraised worth with the clerk of the county commissioners, who shall file the same as part of the records of his office.

Sec. 6 Bed further enacted, That after the appraisal aforesaid, it shall be lawful for the county commissioners, or other person for them, to tender the owneror owners of said bridge the amount of such appraisal, together with fifteen per cent. added to such appraisal, and the owner or owners

are required to receive the same in full satisfaction County common sioners to take the for said bridge: and the county commissioners shall bridge at the ap- thereupon take possession of said bridge, but shall praisal.

not demand toll or other compensation for passing the same: but shall thereafter keep the said bridge in good repait, and free for the carriage of all persons, carriages, teams, horses, cattle, sheep, hogs, or other beasts.

Sec. 7. Be it further enacted, That after the location of the site as aforesaid, that James Adams

shall have the right of keeping a ferry across the J. Adams to keep said river until the completion of the bridge as afore- a ferry, across the said: Provided the same shall not exceed one year; be erected. and shall have right to demand and receive the same rates of ferriage as toll rates in the third section of this act.

Sec. 8. Be it further enacted, That the said James Adams, after locating the place of building said bridge, shall at all times, within one month after such location, keep or cause to be kept for crossing the river at the place, a good and sufficient To keep & good boat with a suitable number of skilful men to na

flat and hands. vigate the same, and to give due attention to the ferry, and to the transportation of all persons with Bridge becoming their property who shall apply during the day time, impassable, ferry that no unnecessary delay may happen to any person to be kept yp. or persons, having occasion to cross said ferry, until the said hridge shall be completed; after which, should said bridge be impassable, at any time, the ferry shall be kept up as aforesaid. And further Families. to pag more, that any person or persons belonging to one for crossing bridge family, and residing within the county with their teams, horses, or other property, shall be allowed to cross said ferry, or bridge, at any time, by paying a sum not exceeding three dollars per annum in State paper, payable half yearly in advance.-And the said James, Adams or his assigns, on ne s plying his right to

J. Adams lecting or refusing to comply with the above requi- ferry &c. forfeited sitions in a reasonable manner, the right to keep such ferry or build such bridge shall be forfeited, and all the privileges granted by this act shall be null and void.

AN ACT establishing Marion County

APPROVED, January 24, 1829. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the state of Illinois represented in the general assembly, That all that tract of country lying within the following boundaries, to wit. Beginning where the baseline in tersects the third prircipal meridian; thence north with the said ineridian, twenty-four miles; thence east along the lines dividing townships four and five, twenty-four miles to the range line dividing


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ranges four and five east; thence south with the said range line, twenty-four miles to the base line; thence west to the place of beginning, shall constitute a separate county, to be called Marion.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That for the purpose of fixing the permanent seat of justice for

said county, the following persons are appointed Commissioners ap- commissioners, viz. Andrew Bankson, William pointed to locate Hicks and John G. Fitch, which said commissioncounty seat to be

ers or a majority of them, being first duly sworn before some judge or justice of the peace in this state, faithfully to take into view the convenience of the people, the situation of the settlement, with

an eye to the future population, and the elegibility to meet at J. Rob: of the place, shall meet on the second Monday of

second May next, at the house of James Roberts, in said monday of May.

county, and proceed to examine and determine on the place for the permanent seat of justice, and

designate the same; provided the proprietor or, Proprietors to give proprietors of the land, shall give to the said countwenty acres of ty, for the purpose of erecting public buildings, a land to the county quantity of land not less than twenty acres; to be

laid out in lots and sold by the county commission

ers for that purpose; but should the proprietor or refusing to gire proprietors of the land, refuse or neglect to make land, commission. the donation aforesaid, then and in that case, it eis to fix on some shall be the duty of the commissioners to fix on

some other place for the seat of justice of said county, as convenient as may be to the inhabitants of said county, which place being fixed and de termined upon, the commissioners shall certify under their hands and seals, and return the same to the next county commissioners' court in the county aforesaid, which court shall cause an entry thereof to be made in their book of record.

Sec. S. Be it further enacted, That until public buildings shall be eretted for the purpose, the courts shall be held at the house of James Young

in said county fittached to second

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That the said judicial circuit. county shall constitute a part of the second judi.

cial circuit, and circuit courts shall be holden therein, at such times as may hereafter be fixed

olirer place.

by law.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That an election shall be held at the house of James Young, on the socond Monday of April next, for one sheriff, one

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