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Senate.

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Supreme Court of the Justices of the Supreme Court, twenty-eight thousand dollars.

For compensation of Judges of the District Courts, sixty-four thou

sand dollars. For contingent expenses of the Supreme Court, twelve Expenses

thousand dollars. For compensation and mileage of the LieutenantSupreme Court.

Governor, sixteen hundred dollars. For compensation and mileage of Senators, eighteen thousand five hundred dollars. For compensa

tion and mileage of Assemblymen, forty-seven thousand dollars. For Assemblymen.

stationery, fuel, lights, etc., for the Legislature, fifteen thousand dollars. Stationery.

For compensation of Officers, Clerks, Porters and Pages of the Senate, Officers, etc. of

fourteen thousand dollars. For compensation of the Officers, Clerks, Of Assembly.

Porters and Pages of the Assembly, seventeen thousand dollars. For

contingent expenses of the Senate, eight thousand five hundred dollars. Expenses of Legislature.

For contingent expenses of the Assembly, fifteen thousand dollars. For the support of the Insane Asylum, fifty thousand dollars. For salaries

of the resident Superintendent Physician and Visiting Physician of the Insane Asylum.

Insane Asylum, eight thousand dollars. For transportation of prisoners,

twenty-five thousand dollars. For distributing laws and journals of journals.

eighteen hundred and fifty-five, fifteen hundred dollars. For translating laws, Executive and Legislative documents, four thousand dollars. For

the purchase of paper for State Printer, five thousand dollars. For comState printing

pensation of State Printer, fifty-five thousand dollars. For compensation of members and Secretary of the Board of State Land Commissioners, six thousand five hundred dollars, payable out of the proceeds of sales made by said Board. For compensation of John B. Trask, State Geol. ogist, the sum of five thousand dollars. For compensation of the Clerk of the Board of Examiners of War Claims, nine hundred dollars. For prosecuting delinquents, by order of the Controller of State, five (5) thousand dollars. For the payment of the rent of the State offices, ten

(10) thousand dollars. For fitting up the Treasurer's office and purTreasurer's

chasing a safe, two thousand five hundred dollars.

SEC. 2. It is hereby provided, that all officers to whom contingent Expendituro of expenses are allowed under this Act, shall, at the expiration of the time contingent funds for which they are made, make a statement to the Legislature, verified

under oath or affirmation, of the manner in which the various contingent funds allowed them have been expended, specifying item by item; and all officers, as above recited, going out of office previous to the expiration of the year for which contingent expenses are allowed them, shall make a statement as above provided, up to the time of their going out of office.

State Land
Commissioners.

J. B. Trask.

War Claims
Prosecutions.

Rents.

ollice.

CHAPTER CXXII.

AN ACT

Amendatory of and supplementary to an Act passed April 16th, 1855,

entitled an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act amendatory of and supplementary to an Act entitled an Act concerning Courts of Justice of this State, and Judicial Officers, passed May 15th, 1854.

[Approved April 26, 1855.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows :

Section 1. Section second of an Act passed April sixteenth, Section 2 eighteen hundred and fifty-five, entitled "An Act to amend an Act repealed. entitled an Act amendatory of and supplementary to an Act entitled an Act concerning Courts of Justice of this State and Judicial Oficers," passed May fifteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty four, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. It shall be the duty of the Governor, prior to the “gen- Election of eral election” for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-five, to issue Judges. his proclamation as by law in other cases provided, for the election of a District Judge in each of the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Judicial Districts.

Sec. 3. The Act described in the first section of this Act shall Take effect. be in force from and after the first day of August, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-five.

CHAPTER CXXIII.

AN ACT

For the Relief of John F. Hayes.

(Approved April 27, 1855.]

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows :

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SECTION 1. The Controller of this State is hereby authorized and Warrant. requested to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer in favor of John F. Hayes, for the sum of three hundred and sixty dollars, ($360) and the Treasurer is required to pay the same. Sec. 2. The sum of three hundred and sixty dollars is hereby

Appropriation appropriated, out of any moneys in the General Fund not otherwise appropriated, for the purpose contemplated in the preceding section.

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To fix the compensation of the County Judges of Siskiyou, Trinity

and Klamath, and to repeal, in part, the first section of the Act
entitled An Act to fix the Compensation of County Judges and
Associate Justices of the Court of Sessions," passed May the 17th,
1853.

[Approved April 27, 1855.)

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Pay of Judges.

Repealing

SECTION 1. The County Judges of Siskiyou, Trinity and Klamath counties shall receive each for their services annually, the sum of three thousand dollars.

Sec. 2. The first section of an Act to fix the compensation of County Judges and Associate Justices of the Court of Sessions, passed May seventeenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, is hereby repealed, so far as the provisions of said section extend to the counties of Siskiyou, Trinity and Klamath.

Sec. 3. This Act to take effect and be in force from and after the commencement of the next ensuing term of said officers.

Take effect.

CHAPTER CXXV.

AN ACT

To amend an Act entitled an Act dividing the State into Coun

ties and establishing the Seats of Justice therein, passed April
25th, 1851.

[Approved April 27, 1855.)

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:

Section 24 amended,

Section 1. The twenty-fourth section of an Act entitled an Act dividing the State into Counties and establishing the Seats of Justice

therein, passed April 25th, 1851, is hereby amended, so as to read Boundarios of Sonoma county: as follows :

Sonoma county, beginning at a point in the Pacific Ocean opposite to and three miles from a point on the coast one mile northwesterly from Fort Ross, and running thence in a direct line to

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the northwest corner of Napa county; thence southerly along the Napa county boundary in the Mayacamas mountains to the westerly branch of Guichica creek; thence southerly along said county boundary to its initial point in the mouth of Guichica creek; thence in a direct line to the northwest corner of Contra Costa county in San Pablo bay; thence down the middle of said bay to the northeast corner of Marin county; thence following the boundary of Marin county to Petaluma creek; thence up the centre of said creek to the mouth of San Antonio creek; thence up the centre of said creek to its head; thence in a direct line to the head of the Estero Americano; thence following the centre of said Estero to its mouth; thence in a direct line three miles to a point in the Pacific Ocean opposite to the mouth of said Estero; thence northerly to the place of beginning. The Seat of Justice shall be at Santa Rosa.

Seat of Justice.

CHAPTER CXXVI.

AN ACT

Amendatory of an Act entitled an Act concerning County Judges,

passed April 4th, 1854.

(Approved April 27, 1855.)

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows :

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Residence,

SECTION 1. Section second of an Act concerning County Judges, Section 2 passed April fourth, eighteen hundred and fifty-four, is amended so as amended. to read as follows: Section second. No County Warrant shall be issued in payment, or part payment, of his salary, nor shall any portion of his salary be paid to any County Judge who does not reside at the County Seat of the County of which he is the acting County Judge ; provided, that the provisions of this Act shall not extend to Provisa the Counties of Sacramento, Plumas, Sutter, Alameda, Contra Costa, Tulare, Yolo, Yuba, San Diego and Colusi.

CHAPTER CXXVII.

AN ACT

Amendatory of and supplemental to an Act entitled An Act

concerning Crimes and Punishments," passed April 16th, 1850.

(Approved April 27, 1855.]

Section 10 amended.

The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows :
Section. 1. Section forty of an Act entitled “ An Act concerning

Crimes and Punishments," passed April sixteenth, eighteen hundred Duelling

and fifty, is hereby amended so as to read as follows : Section forty. Killing

If any person shall, by previous appointment or agreement, fight a antagonist.

duel with a rifle, shot-gun, pistol, bowie-knife, dirk, small-sword,
back-sword or other dangerous weapon, and in so doing shall kill his
antagonist, or any person or persons, or shall inflict such wound as
that the party or parties injured shall die thereof within one year
thereafter, every such offender shall be punished, upon conviction
thereof, by imprisonment in the State Prison for any term not ex-
ceeding seven years nor less than one year.
Sec. 2. If any duel shall be fought, contrary to the provisions of

. Liable for debt. this Act, or if any person shall be guilty of fighting, in any incorpo

rate town or city, or any other town or public place in this State, and the parties or either of them, shall use any dangerous weapon, contrary to the provisions of this Act, and either of the parties combatant shall be killed, or shall die within one year of any wound received in any such duel or fight, the party surviving shall be, and is hereby held chargeable with the payment of the debts of his antago

nist, so killed by him, and the estate of the party so killed shall be Estate or

exonerated from the payment of such debts, until the surviving party shall be duly prosecuted to insolvency, and the person or persons to whom the combatant so killed in such duel or fight shall be indebted, may prosecute to judgment and execution any action of debt or assumpsit, against such surviving party, which such person could have maintained against such party so killed, and in his declaration it shall be sufficient to set forth in substance the description of the judgment, bill, bond, note, assumpsit or account, by which the deceased in his lifetime was indebted to the plaintiff, and to aver that the defendant and deceased bad fought a duel contrary to the provisions of this Act, or had fought in an incorporated city or town, or other town or public place in this state, and had in such fight used a rifle, shot-gun, pistol, bowie-knife, dirk, small-sword, back-sword or other dangerous weapon, contrary to the meaning and intent of this Act, and that in such duel or fight the defendant had unlawfully killed the deceased, or had given the deceased in said duel or fight a mortal wound, of which within one year the deceased had died, and that in consideration of which the defendant had become bound to pay to the plaintiff the amount of money mentioned in such judgment, bill, bond, note, assumpsit or account, and upon proving the same, the said plaintiff

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