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by this act, and to approve the qualifications of other county officers.

Sec. 9. The qualified electors of said county of Jackson shall, on the first Monday of September, one thousand Election for eight hundred and fifty-three, and once in every four judge years thereafter, elect a suitable person to the office of judge of said county, who shall be called the county judge, and bold his office for four years froin the first day of January thereafter, and until his successor is elected and qualitied to serve in his place.

Sec. 10. The state and county taxes, assessed for the year 1852, on the property situated within the limits of Where taxes to

be paid. the county of Jackson, which have not been paid, and which shall not be paid before the passage of this act, shall be paid into the treasury of La Crosse county, the same as if the county had not been divided.

Sec. 11. The county courts for the said county of Jackson, shall be held on the third Monday of January, to be held second Monday of April, third Monday of July, and third Monday of October of each year.

Approved, February 11, 1853.

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An Act to incorporate the County of Shawanaw. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Chap. 9.

. Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. That all that section of country lying and Boundaries being within the following described boundaries, to wit: Beginning at the southeast corner of town twenty-five (25,) of range eighteen (18) east; thence running north to the northeast corner of town twenty-seven (27); thence west to the range line between ranges fourteen (14) and fifteen (15); thence north on said range line until it strikes the north line of town twenty-nine (29); thence west to the range line between range eleven [11] and twelve (12); thence south to the north line of Waupacca county; thence east to the range line between ranges fourteen and fifteen; thence south to the town line between towns twenty-four (24) and twenty-five (25); thence east to the place of beginning, shall be and is hereby set apart and shall constitute a county, with all the rights and privileges of other counties and shall be known by the name of Shawanaw county, and shall be for the time

being attached to Outagamie county for judicial purposes. County seat.

SEC. 2. The county seat of said county shall be located and established at or near the southeast corner of section six, upon the fraction of section seven, east of Wolf river, in town twenty-six, range sixteen east.

SEC. 3. The first election for all officers to which said Where election to be held. county will be entitled, shall be held at the house of J. C.

Lewis, at the Shawanaw Mills, and occupied by C.
Wescott, on the Tuesday succeeding the first Monday of
Novernber next.

SEC. 4. Said county shall constitute one town, and for Officers to be elected, all town purposes shall be known as the town of Shaw

anaw, and under such name shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges heretofore granted by law to other organized towns; and the first election for town officers shall be held at the aforesaid Shawanaw Mills house, on the first Tuesday of April next, and shall hold their offices for the term of twelve months thereafter, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified ; there shall also be elected in said town, at the election herein named, a town clerk, treasurer and assessor, who shall hold their offices for the term of twelve months, and until their successors are duly elected and qualified; said town supiervisors herein provided for, shall hold their meetings at the house herein before mentioned, until otherwise provided for at the county seat.

SEC. 5. That the county of Shawanaw shall pay unto To whom expenses to be the treasurer of Outagamie county, all costs, fees, charges paid. and expenses that shall be paid by the county of Outa

gamie, that may accrue in consequence of any prosecution, , conviction, imprisonment or proceeding whatever against any person charged with any crime or misdemeanor within said county of Shawanaw; and the supervisors of the county of Outagamie may sue and collect the same from said county of Shawanaw, in any court of competent jurisdiction.

Approved, February 16, 1853.

An Act to fix the Terms of the Circuit Court in the Third Judicial Circuit

Chap 10.

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

SECTION 1. The terms of the circuit court in the third

courts.

judicial circuit shall be holden at the times and places fuliowing, to wit:

In the county of Marathon, on the last Monday of March, and the last Monday of August in each year. Times and pla

In the county of Purtage, on the first Monday in April, ces of holding and the first Monday in September in each year.

In the county of Sauk, on the third Monday in April, and the third Monday in September in each year.

In the county of Columbia, on the second Monday in April, and the fourth Monday in September in each year.

In the county of Marquette, on the first Monday in May, and the second Monday in October in each year.

In the county of Waushara, on the third Monday in May, and the third Minday in October in each year.

In the county of Dodge, on the fourth Monday in May, and the fourth Monday in October in each year.

In the county of Washington, on the first Monday in June, and the second Monday in November in each year.

Sec. 2. All recognizances, process and proceedings heretofore issued from said courts, or either of them, and all Writs, how reproceedings pending therein, or returnable thereto, whether by recognizance or otherwise, shall be held and taken as returnable at the times fixed herein for holding the said courts respectively.

Src. 3. All acts and parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect from and after its passage.

Sec. 4. It shall be the duty of the secretary of state to cause this act to be published at as early a day as possible, in all the newspapers printed in said circuit.

Approved, February 16, 1823.

An Act in relation to the settlement of the estates of deceased persons.

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

Chap. 11. SECTION 1. At any time after the expiration of six years from the date of the original order granting to any executor or administrator, a time for disposing of the estate and paying the debts and legacies of the deceased person, any executor or administrator may apply to the probate court, by petition, under oath, setting forth the assets remaining in his possession belonging to the estate of the deceased person, and the debts or legacies remain

ing unpaid; for what cause the settlement of the estate has been delayed; and what further time will probably be necessary before a final settlement can be had, and thereupon the court shall order notice of the same and of the time and place of hearing thereof to be published in some newspaper, to be designated by the court, for three successive weeks; and on the hearing of the petition, the court, on being satisfied of the truth and sufficiency of the matter set forth in the said petition, may grant such further time to the executor or administrator for the payment of debts and legacies, as the nature of the case may, in the opinion of the court, require.

Approved, February 23, 1853.

An Act to amend chapter ten of the Revise] Statutes. Chap 12. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in

Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows : Shall present

SECTION 1. No suit shall hereafter be maintained by claim to board any person against a county upon any claim or demand of supervisore. otħer than a county order, until such person shall first

have presented his claim to the board of supervisors of such county for allowance.

Sec. 2. The determination of the board of supervisors Determination of any county disallowing in whole or in part any claim of supervisors of any person, shall be final and conclusive, and a per

petual bar to any suit in any court, founded on such claim, unless an appeal shall be taken from the decision and determination of such board of supervisors, or unless such board of supervisors shall consent and agree to the in

stitution and maintenance of such suit by such claimants Proviso.

against such county : Provided, however, That when the board of supervisors shall refuse or neglect to act upon any claim duly presented to them, this act shall not be so construed as to prevent the institution and maintenance of suit by such claimant.

Approved, February 23, 1853.

Chap 13.

An Act to provide for the removal of the county seat of Manitowoc County

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

SECTION 1. The county seat of Manitowoc county is

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hereby removed from the village of Manitowoc Rapids, Removal of in said county, to the village of Manitowoc, in said county seat. county, and permanently located at said village of Manitowoc.

Sec. 2. It shall be lawful for the qualified electors of Electors to the county of Manitowoc to vote on the removal of the vote on remocounty seat of said county, from the village of Manitowoc Rapids, in said county, to the village of Manitowoc, in said county, at the annual town meeting of the several towns, in said county, to be held on the first Tuesday of April, A. D., 1853. Sec. 3. The votes cast on the question of removal shall

Form of ballot be by ballot, and shall have written or printed on them, the words, "for removal to Manitowoc," or, the words, against removal to Manitowoc,” and should a majority of all the votes cast on the subject of such removal, be in favor of the removal of such county seat, to said village of Manitowoc, then this act shall be in full force; but should a majority of all the votes cast on the subject of such removal, be against the removal of such county seat, to said village of Manitowoc, then this act shall be null and void.

Sec. 4. Said votes shall be canvassed and returned in How returned the same manner, as votes for county officers are canvassed and returned.

Sec. 5. In case the majority of said votes shall be for County buildthe removal of such county seat, to said village of Manito. ings. woc, then the supervisors of said county are hereby authorized and required to provide for the erection and completion of suitable county buildings, within one year from such annual town meeting, upon such lot or tract of land as they may select in said village of Manitowoc.

Äpproved, February 23, 1853.

An Act to cede the jurisdiction of the State of Wisconsin over certain lands

to the Uuited States. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represented in Chap. 14. Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. That the jurisdiction of the State of Wisconsin over five acres or less of land, which may be selected by an officer of the United States government, fur light house purposes, to be located on the so called "North Point,” in the county of Milwaukce, State of Wisconsin, be and the same is hereby ceded to the United

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