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shall be injuriously affected by such dam, by reason of the inter
ruption or obstruction thereby, of the regular and natural flow of
the waters of said lake, shall and may have the same remedy for Remedy for dasuch injury, and shall and may have the same proceedings to
obtain compensation in damages, or other relief, as are afforded to
the owners of overflowed lands by the said act, approved January 13th, 1840.
APPROVED, January 29, 1842.
AN ACT to authorize the construction of a dam across Rock River.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
and maintain a
§ 1. That D. G. Kendall and Gilmore Kendall, and their Who may build associates, successors and assigns, be and they are hereby author- dam. ized to erect and maintain a dam across Rock river, in the county of Jefferson, on land which they own or may own, at any point they may deem most suitable, having in view the improvement of the navigation of said river, on section two or eleven, in township number six, of range numbered fourteen east, and to make use of the water for hydraulic purposes.
§ 2. Said dam shall not exceed four feet in height above high Dam how high. water mark of said river, and shall contain a convenient lock, not less than ninety feet long between the gates, and twenty feet wide in the clear of the chamber, for passage of boats, barges and other water crafts; said lock to be constructed at the time of the erection of said dam. And the said Kendalls, their successors and assigns, Lock. shall maintain said lock, and shall attend the passage of all such boats and water craft through said lock free of all charge
owners of such boats or water craft.
lock free of
Boats to pass free.
§ 3. The said Kendalls, their associates or successors, shall, Slide for rafts. whenever they erect such dam, build, or cause to be constructed, a slide or chute, in such manner as to allow the passage of over said dam, as well as to permit the ascent and descent of fish in said stream.
May alter, &c.
Subject to provisions of former law.
Town of Paris.
Town of Mt.
§4. The Legislature of the Territory or State of Wisconsin, may at any time alter, amend or repeal this act.
§ 5. The said D. G. Kendall and Gilmore Kendall, their associates, assigns and the owners of the dam, shall be subject to all a the provisions of an act relating to mill-dams, approved January, 13th, 1840.
APPROVED, February 4, 1842.
AN ACT to organize certain towns in the county of Racine.
Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
§ 1. That all that part of the town of Salem comprisd in range nineteen, to wit: town one and sections numbered from twenty-five to thirty-six, both inclusive, and town two north, in range nineteen east, shall be and is hereby set off into a separate town by the name of Wheatland.
§ 2. That all that part of the town of Southport comprised in town two north, in range twenty-one east, and all that part of town two north, in range twenty-two east, which is within two miles of the west line of said range twenty-two, and including sections five, six, seven, eight, seventeen, eighteen, nineteen, twenty, twenty-nine, thirty, thirty-one, and thirty-two in said last mentioned town and range, and all that part of town three north, in range twenty one which is within one mile of the south line of said town three, and section thirty-one, in town three in range twentytwo, shall be and is hereby set off into a separate town by the name of Paris.
§ 3. That all that part of the towns of Racine and Mount Pleasant which is comprised in town three, in range twenty-two, except section thirty-one, shall be and is hereby set off into a separate town by the name of Mount Pleasant.
Town of York- §4. That all that part of the towns of Mount Pleasant, Burlington, and Rochester, comprised within the following limits, to
wit: commencing at the southeast corner of section twenty-five, in range twenty-one, running west to the southwest corner of section twenty-seven, in town three, in range twenty, thence north eleven miles, to the north line of the county of Racine, thence east on said north line to the northeast corner of section one, in town four, in range twenty-one, thence south to the place of beginning, shall be and is hereby set off into a separate town by the name of Yorkville.
§ 5. 'That all that part of the towns of Racine and Mount Caledonia. Pleasant comprised in town four, in range twenty-two east, shall be
and is hereby set off into a separate town by the name of Caledonia.
§ 6. That the towns of Wheatland, Paris, Mount Pleasant, What entitled Caledonia, and Yorkville, shall each be entitled to, and enjoy all the rights and privileges which are guarantied by law to the other towns in this Territory.
§ 7. That the first election in the town of Paris shall be holden First election at the house of Chauncey Kellogg. The first election in the town of Wheatland shall be holden at the house of James B. Powers.- In Wheatland. The first election in the town of Mount Pleasant shall be holden In Mount
at the house of Heman Rice. The first election in the town of Caledonia shall be holden at the House of Levi Blake. The first In Caledonia. election in the town of Yorkville shall be holden at the house of In Yorkville. E. Adams.
§ 8. This act shall be in force from and after its passage. APPROVED, February 7, 1842.
AN ACT to authorize Oliver C. Hubbard to build and maintain a dam on the Manitouwoc river.
Be it exacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wisconsin:
§1. That Oliver C. Hubbard, his associates, successors, heirs Who may build and assigns, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered to build and maintain a dam across the Manitouwoc river, in the
county of Manitouwoc, upon lots numbered four and seven, in section twenty-three, in township nineteen north, of range twentythree east, of the fourth principal meridian, to erect mills or other Use water for machinery, or in any other manner make use of the water for hyhydraulic purdraulic purposes, that the person above named, or his successors, poses. may deem necessary for the facilities of business: Provided, the lands upon which said dam is constructed shall be owned by the said Oliver C. Hubbard, or his associates.
Dam how high. § 2. The said dam shall not exceed five feet rise above the surface of said river at high water; and whenever the said river shall be so improved as to become navigable for boats and barges, the said Oliver C. Hubbard, and his associates, their successors, heirs or assigns, shall construct and maintain in said dam a convenient lock or locks, each eighty feet long between the gates, and twenty feet wide in the clear, for the free passage of all boats, barges and other water crafts, and shall attend upon the same, and pass and repass all such boats, barges, &c. free of expense to the owners or navigators thereof.
Locks to be constructed.
To construct slide.
§3. The said proprietors shall construct and keep in good repair a sufficient slide, not less than thirty feet wide, and so constructed as not to cause a fall of more than three feet to every twelve feet of smooth surface, to admit of the passage of all rafts of timber, &c. down said stream.
Dam subject to § 4. The said dam shall be subject to all the provisions of an act of the Legislature of this Territory, entitled "An act in relation to mills and mill-dams;" approved January 13, 1840.
§ 5. The Legislature may at any time repeal, alter or amend this act, so as to provide for the future improvement of the navigation of the Manitouwoc river.
APPROVED, February 8, 1842.
AN ACT to incorporate the Fond du Lac Company.
WHEREAS, in the year 1835, an association of sundry persons was formed at Green Bay, for the purchase of real estate under the Dame of the Fond du Lac Company, which association became,
and was, and still is possessed of a quantity of land situated in the county of Fond du Lac and vicinity in the Territory of Wisconsin. And whereas, said association has sold and conveyed to divers persons tracts and lots of land in the manner specified in their articles of association, which articles of association are as follows, to wit:
ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION OF THE FOND DU LAC
David Jones, George McWilliams, Richard S. Satterlee, John
P. Arndt, H. S. Baird, Samuel Ryan, Directors.
This indenture made and concluded at Green Bay this twentieth Indenture. day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five, by and between the persons and parties hereinafter mentioned,
Witnesseth, that we whose names are hereunto subscribed as proprietors, have mutually agreed, and by these presents do agree to associate ourselves together, to form a company by the name and style of the Fond du Lac company, the capital stock of which com- Name of company shall be thirty-four thousand two hundred dollars, which shall be divided into three hundred and forty-two shares of one Shares. hundred dollars each; and we the said proprietors and associates do hereby for ourselves, our heirs and assigns, agree to the following articles, to wit:
ARTICLE 1. Each proprietor, his heirs and assigns shall be the owner of such number of shares of the said stock of this company, as shall be subscribed by such proprietor with his name to this instrument.
Transfers of stocks may be made by the owners, but divi- Stock may be dends shall only be paid to such transferees whose names are entered as the holders of stock upon the books of the company by the president, and no transfer shall be made by the president upon the books until all sums chargeable upon the stock to be transferred, for expenses or otherwise, are paid.
Installments may be required by a vote of three fourths of all the Installments, when requir'd. stookholders, each stockholder voting according to the number of