Εικόνες σελίδας
PDF
Ηλεκτρ. έκδοση
[blocks in formation]

James T. Lewis .
Charles C.Shules.
Samuel G. Bugh
Wm. Pitt Dewey.
David Atwood..
N. M. Donaldson

[ocr errors]

President of the Senate Columbus
Speaker of Assembly. Kenosha
Chief Cl’k of Senate Shullsburg
Asst. do

Lancaster Chief Cl’k of Assembly Madison Asst

do Waupun

Columbia
Kenosha
La Fayette
Grant...
Dane
Fond du Lac

GENERAL LAWS

1

OF THE

STATE OF WISCONSIN,

TOGETHER WITH THE MEMORIALS AND RESOLUTIONS.

Chapter 1.

[Published, March 24.] An Act to cede the jurisdiction of the State of Wisconsin over a certain piece

of land therein described, to the United States, The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. That the jurisdiction of the State of Wiscono Description of sin over all that lot of ground situated, lying and being in land ceded. the first ward of the city of Milwaukee, and bounded as follows, to wit: Commencing at the corner of Wisconsin and Milwaukee streets, thence west along Wisconsin street one handred and twenty feet to an alley, thence north along said alley one hundred feet, thence east one hundred and twenty feet to said Milwaukee street, thence south along Milwaukee street one hundred feet to the place of begioning, being the south forty feet of lot five, and the whole of lot six, in block twelve in the first ward of said city, be, and the same is hereby.ceded to the United States of America, and the same shall be exempt from taxation so long as it shall continue to be the property of the said United States : Proviced, that this act shall in no wise des

Proviso. troy, impair, interfere with the jurisdiction of this state over wrongs, misdemeanors or crimes committed against the laws of this state, within the territory hereby ceded, nor in the service or execution of any legal process.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its publication. Approved, January 25, 1855.

"..01

[ocr errors]

Chapter 2.

[Published, April 10.]
An Act to change the name of Joseph Kingston Bergestraser, to Joseph

Kingston Burgster.
The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. The name of Joseph Kingston Bergstraser is hereby changed to Joseph Kingston Burgster, by which name he shall be hereafter known in law for all purposes whatever.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, Jannary 29, 1855.

Chapter 3.

[Published March 24.] - An Act to repeal chapter 432 of the Session Laws of 1852, and chapter 34,

53 and 56 of the General Statutes of 1853. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Repeal of Em." SECTION 1. Chapter 432 of the session laws of 1852, engrant agencies. titled "an act to provide for the establishment of a com

missioner of emigration for the state of Wisconsin, in the 1 city of New York,” is hereby repealed.

SEC. 2. Ohapter 34 of the general statutes of 1853, entitled" an act to amend chapter 432 of the session laws of 1852, entitled an act to provide for the establishment of a commissioner of emigration for the state of Wisconsin, in the city of New York," approved April 17th, 1852, is hereby repealed.

SEC. 3. Chapter 53 of the general statutes of 1853, entitled “an act to regulate the duties and to provide for pay. ing the salary of the commissioner of emigration, and the expenses of the office, and making an appropriation therefor,” is hereby repealed.

[ocr errors]

Sec. 4. Chapter 56 of the general statutes of 1853, entitled "an act for the appointment of a travelling emigrant agent,” is hereby repealed.

SEC. 5. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, January 29, 1855.

Chapter 4.
[Published March 15.]

An Act to change the time for holding the Circuit Court in the counties of

Marathon and Portage in the seventh judicial circuit.

The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

Terms of court SECTION 1. The circuit court in the following named when held. counties shall be holden at the time hereinafter mentioned, to wit: in the county of Marathon, on the third Monday of February and last Monday of August of each year: in the county of Portage, on the first Monday of March and the second Monday in September in each year.

When returna. SEC. 2. All process, proceedings and recognizances here- ble, tofore commenced or issued, or which may be commenced or issued, in or from said courts, or either of them, and all proceedings pending therein, or returnable thereto, whether by recognizance or otherwise, shall be held and taken as returnable at the times named in this act as the times for holding the said courts respectively.

Sec. 3. All acts and parts of acts contravening the pro. visions of this act, are hereby repealed.

SEC. 4. This act shall be published immediately, and take effect from and after its passage.

Approved, January 29, 1855.

1

Chapter 5.

[Published March 23.] An Act to cede the jurisdiction of the State of Wisconsin over cortain lands

to the United States. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows:

SECTION 1. That the jurisdiction of the State of WisconDescription of land ceded. sin over five acres or less of land which may be selected

by an officer of the United States Government, for lighthouses purposes, to be located at or near the mouth of Fond du Lac River, in the county of Fond du Lac, and State of Wisconsin, be and the same is hereby ceded to

the United States for the purpose of maintaining a lightPro

house upon the same: Provided, That this act shall in no manner take away or interfere with the jurisdiction of this state for the purpose of serving or executing any legal process.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Approved January 29, 1855.

Chapter 6.

[Published March 15.] An Act to postpone the April Term of the Circuit Court for Outagamio county, for the year 1855, and changing the terms of the Circuit Court for said county.

The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Terms of court SECTION 1. The regular April term of the circuit court When held

for the county of Outagamie, for the year 1855, is hereby postponed until the second Monday in May, of the same year.

SEC. 2. All writs of law or in chancery, venires, sum. When retarna- mons, process, indictments, recognizances, appeals, and all ble.

other proceedings whatsoever, made returnable or appertaining to the said April term of the said circuit court for the year 1855, shall be considered, returnable, and apper

« ΠροηγούμενηΣυνέχεια »