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Chapter 15.

Published February 27th, 1858.

When organ

ized.

AN ACT to divide the County of Dunn, and create the County of

Pepin.
The People of the State of Wisconsin, represented

in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Boundary line SECTION 1. That all that portion of territory embraced

in the county of Dunn south of the township line be-
tween towns twenty five (25), and twenty six (26), is
hereby set off into a separate county, which shall be
called and known as the county of Pepin.
SEC. 2. That the county of Pepin aforesaid, shall be

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organized on the fourth day of March next, for the pur-
poses of county government, and for judicial purposes,
and shall enjoy all the rights, privileges, immunities

and powers of the other counties in this State. Governor to

SEC. 3. That before the fourth day of March next the appoint offi

Governor shall appoint in and for said county of Pepin, county officers, who shall, on the said fourth day of March, qualify and enter upon the duties of their several oflices, and hold the same until the first day of

January succeeding the next general election. County seat. Sec. 4. The seat of justice for said county shall be

and is hereby located on sections twenty five (25), in township twenty three (23), range fifteen (15) west, in

said county of Pepin. Circuit court

Sec. 5. The circuit court in and for said county, shall when held, be holden on the first Monday of December and last

Monday in May in each year, until otherwise provided by law.

SEC. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 25th, 1858.

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Chapter 16.

Published March 5th, 1858. An Aor to regulate the Terms of the Circuit Court in the County of

Waupaca.

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

SECTION 1. From and after the fifteenth day of March, Change of 1858, the terms of the circuit court in the county of term time. Waupaca, in the seventh judicial circuit, shall be holden as follows, viz: on the fourth Monday of May, and fourth Monday of November in each year.

Sec. 2. All writs, summons, indictments, recognizan- Writs, sumces and other proceedings made returnable to any terms mons, &c. of the circuit court in said county, shall be deemed and taken to be returnable to the circuit court of said county as the same are fixed by this act, and all adjournments, appearances, continuances, motions and notices of any proceeding in said court, shall be deemed to be taken and made to the terms of said court as the same are fixed by this act.

SEC. 3. So much of any and all acts and laws now Repealed. in force in this State, as are inconsistent with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 4th, 1858.

Chapter 17.

Published March 8th, 1858.

An Aor to divide the County of Marquette and erect the County of

Green Lake.

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

SECTION 1. That the town of Neshkow, in the county Division of of Marquette, and that portion of the towns of Prince Marquette ton and St. Marie, in said county, lying west of the county. range line between ranges eleven and twelve east, and

the east tier of sections of the town of Marquette, in said county, lying south of Lake Apuckaway, and the east tier of sections in the town of Kingston, in said county, and all that portion of the county of Marquette, which, according to the established boundaries of said county at the time of the adoption of the Constitution of this State, lay east of the range line between ranges eleven (11) and twelve (12) east, be and the same is hereby detached and set off from the county of Marquette, and shall hereafter constitute a separate county,

under the name and title of Green Lake. Created with SEC. 2. That the said county of Green Lake is hereby same privil- erected and established, with all the rights, powers and eges and pow. privileges by law granted to other counties of this state,

other counties, and subject to the general laws established for county

government. Said county of Green Lake is hereby at

tached to the third judicial circuit. County seat of SEC. 3. That the county seat of Marquette county is Marquette hereby located and established on section nine (9), in county,

township number fifteen (15), north of range number

ten (10) east, in the town of Montello. Liabilities of

Sec. 4. The liabilities or indebtedness of the present the present

county of Marquette, shall be paid, satisfied and discounty of Marquette_hov charged rateably by said county of Marquette and Green cancelled. Lake according to the last assessment of Marquette

county, and the real or personal property now owned by said county of Marquette shall be divided between the said counties of Marquette and Green Lake at the

same rates as for the discharge of indebtedness. Proceesses, Sec. 5. All processes, appeals, recognizances and other appeals, &c. proceedings commenced either in the circuit court for

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the county of Marquette, or in the county court of said county prior to the second Tuesday of April next, shall be prosecuted to final judgement therein in the same manner, and with the like effect as they might have

been had this act not have passed. Officers elect- SEC. 6. That all the officers elected for the county of ed residing in Marquette, residing in the county of Green Lake at the the county of Green Lake. time of the passage of this act, shall be and remain

officers of the county of Green Lake with the power and jurisdiction which by law appertains to officers of other counties of this State, for the term for which they were respectively elected, and the Governor is hereby authorized and empowered to fill by appointment, all such offices as by virtue of the provisions of this act, shall be vacant in said county, which officers or ap

pointees thus appointed, shall hold their offices respectively until the time now provided by law for the election and qualification of their successors.

Sec. 7. That all the officers residing in the county of Officers electMarquette at the time of the passage of this act, who ed residing in were elected for Marquette county, and who do not re-county.

Marquette side in the county of Green Lake, as defined in the first section of this act, shall be and remain officers of Marquette county during the term for which they were respectively elected; and the Governor is hereby authorized and empowered to fill by appointment, all such offices as by virtue of this act shall become vacant in the said county of Marquette, and the officers thus appointed shall hold their offices respectively until the time now provided by law for the election and qualification of their successors.

Sec. 8. The county seat of Green Lake county is County soat of hereby located and established on the north-west Green Lake

. quarter of the north-west quarter of section number county. eighteen (38), in township number sixteen (16), north of range number thirteen (13) east. The terms of the circuit court for the county of Green Lake, shall be held on the second Monday of March and the first Monday of September, in each year.

SEC. 9. The several chairmen of the boards of super- County board visors of the several towns within the limits of Green of supervisors, Lake county, as defined in the first section of this act, posed; duty

of whom com

; on the second Tuesday of April next, together with the and power aldermen of the city of Berlin, in said county, who may be authorized to become members of the county board of supervisors, by virtue of the charter of the said city of Berlin, as amended, shall continue the county board of supervisors of the county of Green Lake. It shall be the duty of the county board of supervisors of the said county to meet at the county seat of said county, as established in this act, or at such other place in said county as a majority of the members of said county board shall sign a call to meet at, on the third Tuesday of April next, at twelve o'clock M. of that day, and organize a board of county supervisors, and the said county board shall, at said meeting, or at an adjourned meeting, designate some place in said county where the circuit courts and county officers of said county, shall be held; and at the place so designated the circuit courts of said county, and the sevoral county officers of said county, shall be held, until

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proper and suitable buildings for courts and county
offices, are erected at the county seat of said county.
And the said board of supervisors shall transact such
other business at said meeting, as may be necessary
and proper to do to perfect the organization of said
county of Green Lake; shall also provide for grand and
petit jurors in said county as required by law in other
counties, so that a term of the circuit court for said
county of Green Lake, can be properly and legally held

at the September term thereof, A. D. 1858. To procure a

Sec. 10. The supervisors of the county of Green Lake copy of records are hereby authorized and empowered to procure a copy relating to title of the records of Marquette county, relating to the title of lands,

of all lands situate within the limits of said county of
Green Lake, as they now or may appear in the county
judge's, registers, circuit clerk, or clerk of the board of
supervisor's offices in said county of Marquette. The
copies so entered in the respective offices of Green Lake
county shall be of like form and effect as if originally

entered of record in said county.
To have access The person or persons appointed by the county board
to records ofof supervisors of Green Lake county, to transcribe the
quette county,

several records for the use of Green Lake county, shall
have free access to the several records of Marquette
county for that purpose, and the county of Marquette
shall be liable to pay one-fourth of the indebtedness
thus incurred by the county of Green Lake in the tran-

scribing of said records to the county of Green Lake. The question Sec. 11. That at the annual town meeting to be held of division of in the several towns in the county of Marquette, and at county to be the annual charter election to be held in the several voted on by wards of the city of Berlin, in said county, on the first the people.

Tuesday of April, A. D. 1859, the question of the divi-
sion of the county of Marquette, as provided in section
one of this act, shall be submitted to a vote of the peo-,
ple of said county, and those electors wishing to vote
in favor of the said division shall deposit a ballot upon
which shall be written or printed the words “for divi-
sion," and those electors wishing to vote against the
said division, shall deposit a ballot upon which shall
be written or printed the words “ against division,”!
and if a majority of all the legal votes cast at such elec-
tion upon the question of division, shall be for division,
then the said county of Marquette shall be divided, and
the said county of Green Lake be established and erect-
ed as herein before provided, from and after the second

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