Laws Passed by the General Assembly of Illinois Territory, at Their Sixth Session; Held at Kaskaskia--1817-'18

Laws Passed by the General Assembly of Illinois Territory, at Their Sixth Session; Held at Kaskaskia--1817-'18

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1818 edition. Excerpt: ...in the bill of costs against such defendent and collected accordingly: Provided, however, that where the party convicted shall not be able to pay the fees aforesaid to the said attornies, it shall be paid out of the county treasury. SEO. 6. And be it further enacted, That all cases where an indictment shall be sustained and the traverse jury shall find the defendant not guilty, the prosecuting attorney shall be entitled to the same fees as are allowed for similar prosecutions, and to be paid by the prosecutor. This act to take effect from and after the passage thereof. '. GEORGE FISHER, Speaker of the House of Representatives. PIERRE MENARD, President of the Legislative Council. A P P R o v E D-January 9,1818. AN ACT to authorize Joseph Smithrto build toll bridges ' across the Big and Little Beaucoup creeks. E it enacted by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of the Illinois territory, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Joseph Smith, be, and he is hereby authorized to erect toll bridges across the Big and Little Beaucoup creeks, on. the road leading from Kaskaskia to Shawnoetown, and shall enjoy the profits thereof, for twelve years from the passage of this act: Provided, the bridges are erected within one year from the passage hereof; and the said Smith shall receive such toll as the county courts may, from time to time allow: provided also, that no toll bridge shall be erected within three miles either above or below the said bridges, within the aforesaid twelve years. This act to be in force from the passage thereof. GEORGE FISHER, Speaker of the Ho-use of Representatives. PIERRE MENARD, President of the Legislative Council. A P P R o v E D---January 10, 1818. NINIAN EDWARDS. AN ACT...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236860675
  • 9781236860675