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SEC. 3. This act shall take effect immediately on and after its passage.

Approved March 28, 1856.

Recording of deeds.

CHAPTER 41.
Published in Extra April 16.
An Act in relation to the recording of certain Deeds,
The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in
Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SEOTION 1. Whenever any deed of lands, situated in different counties within this state, whether executed be. fore or afcer the passage of this act, shall have been recorded in any county within which any of such lands may be situated, a copy of the record of such deed, certified by the register of deeds of the county in which such deed has been recorded, may be recorded in any other county in which any of such lands may be situated, in the same manner and with the like force and effect as the original deed: Provided, That no such certified copy of the record of any deed shall be recorded until the grantee therein mentioned or his agent, assigns, heirs, execators or administrators, shall make an affidavit that the original deed is either lost or destroyed, which said affi. davit shall be endorsed on and recorded with said certi. fied copy of the record of such deed.

SEC. 2. The word “ deed” mentioned in the preceding section, shall be construed to include all deeds, mortgages, contracts or other instruments relating to lands, which may have been properly recorded.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 28, 1856.

Proviso,

To construe.

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CHAPTER 42.

Published May 5.

An Act requiring County Superintendents of the Poor to give security for

the performance of their duties. The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : :

SECTION 1. Every county superintendent of the poor, Superintend. who shall hereafter be elected under and in pursuance of ents of poor to section thirty-three, of chapter twenty eight of the revised

ad give security statutes, shail within ten days after notice of his election, performance and before entering upon the duties of his office, execute of duty. to the county board of supervisors of his county, his bond with two or more sufficient sureties, to be approved by said board of supervisors, and in such penal sum as the said board shall direct, which bond, with the approval of the board endorsed thereon by their clerk, shall be filed with said clerk; such bond shall be conditioned in sub. stance that he will faithfully and properly perform all the duties of the office of county superintendent of the poor, and will pay over and disburse according to law, all mon. eys that shall come to his hands as such superintendent, and that he will render a just and true account thereof whenever required by the county board of supervisors, or by any provisions of law, and will deliver over to his successor, or to any other person or persons anthorized by law to receive the came, all moneys, books, papers and other things appertaining or belonging to his said office:

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect from and after its pas. sage and publication.

Approved March 28, 1856.

CHAPTER 43.
Published May 6.

An Act to regulate the terms of the circuit courts in the counties comprising

the seventh judicial circuit.

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The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Time of hold- SECTION 1. From and after the first day of June, 1856, ing court in the terms of the circuit court shall be holden in the

judi counties of Adams, Marathon, Portage, Wanshara and cial circuit.

Waupacca, in the seventh judicial circuit, at the time following, in each year : In the county of Marathon on the second Monday of March and last Monday of August. In the county of Portage on the fourth Monday of March and second Monday of September. In the county of Wau: pacca on the first Monday of April and second Monday in October. In the county of Waushara on the second Monday of April and first Monday in October. In the county of Adams on the third monday of April and fourth

Monday in September. Writs, da Seo. 2. All writs, summons, indictments, recognizances returnable. and other proceedings made returnable by any law of

this state now in force, to the circuit courts of said counties, shall be deemed and taken to be returnable to the terms of said courts as fixed by this act, and all adjournments, appearances, continuances, motions and notices of any proceedings in said courts, made or taken to any term of a date subsequent to the term when this act shall take effect, shall be made and taken for the time herein

before fixed for holding the terms of said court. Special terms. Sec. 3. It shall not be obligatory on the judge of said

seventh circuit to hold special terms therein, unless in his opinion there is business in any of said courts requiring

the holding of special terms. Repealing Sec. 4. All laws now in force in this state inconsistent clause. with the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed,

Approved March 28, 1856.

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CHAPTER 44.

Published May 7.

An Act to change the name af Eva Viola Keene, to Eva Viola Gill, and to

constitute the said Eva Viola, bier-at-law of Bolivar G. Gill and Sarah S. Gill, his wife.

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

SECTION 1. That the name of Eva Viola Keene, daughter Name changed of Ephriam Keene, late of Ozaukee county, deceased, shall be and is hereby changed to Eva Viola Gill, and by the last name she shall hereafter be called and known in popular nomenclature, and in law.

SEO. 2. That the said Eva Viola Gill shall be esteemed Heir-at-lav. and taken in law to be the child and beir--at-law of Bolivar G. Gill and Sarah S. Gill, his wife, of said Ozaukee county, and the natural obligation of parent and child shall exist and pertain as fully between the foster parents and foster child mentioned herein, as in the case of natural parentage; Provided, That before this act shall become Proviso. binding and effectual, the said Bolivar G, Gill and Sarah S., his wife, shall assent in writing, under their hands and seals, to the provisions of this act, which writing shall be witnessed by two witnesses, and be filed with and recorded by the register of deeds (in the book of deeds) of said county of Ozaukee.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect from and after its pas. When to take sage, publication, and a full compliance with the provis. effect. ions contained in the second section of this act.

Approved March 28, 1856.

CHAPTER 45.
Published May 8.

An Act to define the boundaries of the county of Winnebago.

The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Boundaries of SECTION 1. The district of country included within the Winnebago following boundaries, shall form and constitute the county county.

of Winnebago, to wit: Beginning at the northeast corner of township twenty, north of range seventeen, east of the fourth principal meridian, running thence due south through Lake Winnebago, until it intersects a line running due east and west, between township sixteen and seventeen north, thence west of said line to the southwest corner of township seventeen, north of range fourteen east, thence north on the range lipe, to the northwest corner of township twenty, north of range fourteen east, thence

east on the township line to the place of beginning. Attached to

Sec. 2. Townships twenty six, twenty seven, twenty. Shawanaw eight and twenty-nine, north of range ten and eleven east, county are hereby deducted from Winnebago county, and attach

ed to Shawanaw county. Attached to SEC. 3. All that district of country attached to the Oconto county county of Winnebago, which lies north of the line divid.

ing townships twenty-nine and thirty north, is hereby de tached from Winnebago county and attached to the county of Oconto.'

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect from and after its pas sage.

Approved March 28, 1856.

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