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LAWRENCE, KANSAS:

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PRINTED AT TIIE KANSAS-I).ULY TRIBUNE BOOK AND JOB OFFICE,
JOHN STEER, PRINTER' TO THE STATE.

1861.

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1, W. W. H. LAWRENCE, Secretary of the State of Kansas, do hereby certify that the printed acts contained in this volume are true and correct copies of the enrolled laws on file in my office, which were passed at the regular session of the State Legislature, held in the months of January, February and March, A. D. 1864, with the exception of the clerical errors appearing inclosed in brackets; and I do further certify that all laws contained in this volume, not taking effect from their passage or publication in some newspaper, as per certificates thereto annexed, will take effect and be in force from and after the first day of July, A. D. 1864.

Given under my hand and seal of office, this first day of July,
A. 1864

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INDEX TO CHAPTERS.

APPROPRIATIONS.

Chapter 2—An act making appropriations for the current Legislative expenses for the

year A. D. 1864,

10

Chapter 3—An act making appropriations for the current expenses for the year 1864, 11

Chapter 4—An act appropriating certain moneys in Morris county,

18

Chapter 5—An act appropriating money to refund to the Governor, Thomas Carney,

expenses incurred by him in protecting the State,

18

Chapter 6—An act making appropriation for educating the deaf and dumb children

of the State of Kansas for the year 1864,

19

Chapter 7-An act making appropriation for pay of Reporter of Supreme Court,

20

BONDS.

Chapter 8-An act concerning mutilated, lost and destroyed bonds,

21

Chapter 9—Joint resolution concerning certain bonds of the State of Kansas,

22

Chapter 10—An act to provide for the issue and negotiation of bonds of the State of

Kansas, in the construction of the penitentiary,

23

Chapter 11-An act to authorize the board of County Commissioners of Shawnee

county to issue bonds for the purpose of building a bridge across the

Kansas river,

. 26

Chapter 12—An act to encourage the construction of bridges over the Kansas river,

within the county of Wyandotte,

28

Chapter 13-An act to authorize Lyon county to issue bonds to build a jail,

31

Chapter 14-An act entitled “An act to authorize the counties of Dickinson and Saline

to issue bonds for the purpose of building bridges,”

33

Chapter 15—An act to authorize certain counties to subscribe to and take stock in

certain railroad companies, and issue bonds therefor,

35

Chapter 16-An act to authorize Morris county to issue bonds to build a jail,

38

Chapter 17—An act to provide for bonding the indebtedness of Doniphan county, 40

Chapter 18—An act directing the State -Auditor to return certain county bonds, 42

Chapter 19-An act to authorize school districts to issue bonds,

43

Chapter 20—An act supplemental to an act entitled "An act to incorporate cities of

the State of Kansas,” approved March 4, 1862, and authorizing the

board of education to issue bonds to purchase school sites and erect

buildings thereon,

44

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of the Legislature and volume of public documents,

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BOUNDARIES.
Chapter 22--An act to establish the eastern boundary of Morris county,
Chapter 23—An act to establish the eastern boundary of Dickinson county,
Chapter 24—An act to establish the western boundary of the county of Davis,
Chapter 25-An act defining the boundaries of Butler and Chase counties,

48
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BRIDGES.
Chapter 26-An act for the protection of bridges,

50
Chapter 27-An act to authorize the board of County Commissioners of Shawnee

county to issue bonds for the purpose of building a bridge across the
Kansas river,

51
Chapter 28—An act to authorize railroad companies of the States of Missouri and Kan-

sas to construct bridges and maintain ferries across the Missouri river, 54
Chapter 29—An act to encourage the construction of bridges over the Kansas river,
within the county of Wyandotte,

55

COUNTY OFFICERS.
Chapter 30—An act to repeal an act respecting the duties of county and township of-
ficers,

57
COUNTY ATTORNEY.
Chapter 31-An act to provide for the election of County Attorneys, and prescribing
their duties,

58
COUNTY COMMISSIONERS.
Chapter 33-An act restraining the powers of County Commissioners,

63
Chapter 34—An act authorizing County Commissioners, under certain circumstances, to

issue an order prohibiting stock from running at large in the night time, 64
Chapter 35—An act to provide for the appointment of Commissioners to locate the

State asylum for the blind, and to define the duties and fix the com-
pensation of said Commissioners,

66
Chapter 36--An act to authorize the county of Wyandotte to subscribe stock in the
Union Pacific Railroad Company, Eastern Division,

67

COUNTY FINANCES.
Chapter 37-An act relating to county finances,

70

COUNTY IMPROVEMENTS,
Chapter 38—An act relating to county improvements,

74

COURTS.
Chapter 39—An act regulating the manner of holding the April term of court in the
county of Nemaha,

75
Chapter 40-An act to change the term of the district court in the 3d judicial district, 76
Chapter 41--An act regulating the terms of the district court in the 5th judicial district, 78

COUNTY SEATS.
Chapter 42—-An act providing for the permanent location of the county seat in and

for the county of Jefferson,

78

CONVEYANCE.
Chapter 44----An act to convey a certain park or public ground to a school district, for

school purposes,
Chapter 127-An act to convey a certain park,

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CONSTITUTION.
Chapter 45-Joint resolution to amend section three of article five of the constitution

of the State of Kansas,
Chapter 46—Joint resolution proposing an amendment of section twelve of article two

of the constitution of the State of Kansas,

81

82

CONSULS.
Chapter 47--An act to authorize consuls to acknowledge deeds and other instruments, 82

CORPORATIONS.
Chapter 48--An act supplementary to an act entitled "An act to enable the trustees

of colleges, academies, universities, and other institutions, societies
and companies to become bodies corporate,” approved Feb. 9, 1859,

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CRIMINAL CASES.
Chapter 49--An act relating to costs in criminal cases,

DEAF AND DUMB INSTITUTION.
Chapter 50--An act to establish and locate an institution for the education of the deaf

and dumb, at Olathe, in Johnson county,

85

DEEDS.
Chapter 51--An act concerning deeds made by town companies,

86

88

COUNTIES.
Chapter 52-An act attaching the counties of Jefferson and Jackson to the 3d judicial
district,

87
Chapter 53--An act detaching the counties of Butler, Irving and Otoe from the county

of Lyon, and attaching the same to the county of Chase, for judicial
and other purposes,

DOUGLAS COUNTY.
Chapter 54--An act relating to records and proceedings in the county of Douglas,

89
Chapter 55—An act supplementary to an act entitled “An act relating to records and

proceedings in the county of Douglas,” approved February 4, 1864, 95
Chapter 56-An act to authorize the re-assessment of real estate in Douglas county, 97

ELECTIONS.
Chapter 57--An act to provide for holding an election for Electors of President and

Vice President of the United States, and to amend an act entitled “An
act to regulate elections, and to prescribe the qualifications of voters,
and to prevent illegal voting,” approved May 23, 1861,

98
Chapter 58--An act to amend an act entitled "An act providing for the election of
township officers,” approved May 23, 1861,

100
Chapter 59—An act supplemental to an act entitled “An act to regulate elections and

to prescribe the qualifications of electors, and to prevent illegal vot-
ing,"approved June 3, 1861, to enable electors of Kansas, absent from
the townships or wards of which they are residents, in the employ of
this State or of the United States, in repelling invasion or suppressing
insurrection, to vote for county, district and State officers, and for
electors of President and Vice President of the United States,

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