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Taxes lidwcal. Sec: 12." When any tax is levied, it shall be the duty of the lected.

Recorder to make out a duplicate of the taxes, charging each in dividual owning property in said corporation, with the amount so assessed on each item of property as found on the books of the County Commissioners of said county, which duplicate shall be certified by the President and Recorder, and one copy thereof shall be placed in the hands of the Marshal or such other person'as shall be appointed Collector, whose duty it shall be to collect said tax in the same manner and under the same regulations' as other county taxes are collected; and the said Marshal'or such other person as may be appointed collector, shall, immediately after collecting said tax, pay the same over to the Treasurer of said corporation and take his receipt therefor: and the said Marshal or other collector shall have the same power to sell both real and personal property for the non payment of the corporation taxes as is given to the County Collector, and when necessary the Recorder shall have power to make deeds in the same manner that Sheriff's do; and the Marshal or Collector shall receive six per centum on all moneys so by him collected, to be paid by the Treasurer on the order of the

Recorder. Compensation

Sec. 13. All complaints, actions and matters of every kind of Justices. which may arise under this charter for litigation, shall be brought

before one of the justices of the peace of the precinct of which this city is a part, and conducted in the same manner as all other similar causes throughout the Territory are required to be conducted by law; and the justices of the peace shall receive such compensation for their services in actions arising under this charter as

are provided by law for similar services. Perfe of Marshal Sec. It The Marshal shall be principal ministerial officer of

said city, and shall have the same powers therein as constables have by law in their respective counties, and his jurisdiction in criminal cases shall be co-extensive with the county. He shall execute all processes issucd by the Recorder and shall receive the same fees that constables are allowed in similar cases for like

services. Use of Fail. Sec. 15. Said corporation shall be allowed the use of the jaill

of the county for the imprisonment of such persons as may be liable to imprisonment under the hy-laws and ordinances of said corporation, and such persons shall be under the charge of the

Sheriff of said county as in other cases. ... Relinquishment Sec. 16. That the Mayor, Recorder, and Councilmen or other of Books. officers, of said corporation shall, on demand, deliver to their suc

cessors in office, all such books and other property as appertain in any wise to said corporation. This act to take effect from and after its passage.

N. C. D. TAYLOR, Speaker of the House of Representatives,

S. B. OLMSTEAD, .

President of the Council. : Aprroved-March fourth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. ic.

sple. W. A. GORMAN. Secretary's Office,

St. Paul, March 5th, 1854.) I hereby certify the foregoing to be a edrrect copy of the originat act on file in this office.

J. Travis Rosser, Secrelary of Minnesota Terrilory.'s!

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CHAPTER 53,
An: Ace.io Establish the Terms of the Supreme and District Courts of the Territory, and

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- Be it enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Minnesota: Enacling clanse. That there shall be one term of the Supreme Court annually, at the seat of Government of said Territory, to be held on the second Monday, of January in each year; and such other Special Terms thereof as the Judges of said Court may deem necessary and shall from time to time order; Provided, This act shall not effect the Term of the Supreme Court to be held on the fourth Monday of February next. ,. , . ' ., .,,. , .) . S

Sec. 2. The Terms of the District Courts of this Territory Terms or Court. shall be held at the time and places as follows, to wit: : :

In the County of Fillmore, on the second Monday of July in each year. ..

In the County of Goodhue, on the first Monday of July in each year.

In the County of Washington, on the first Morday of April and the fourth Monday of September in cach year.

In the County of Ramsey, on the second Monday of March and the second Monday of September in each year. !: In the County of Benton, on the third Monday in June and the second Monday of December in each year.

In Hennepin County, on the first Monday of April and the first Monday of October in each year.

In the County of Dakota, on the fourth Monday of February and fourth Monday of August in each year. 1. In the County of Scott, on the fourth Monday of March and the second Monday of October in each year.

In the County of Sibley, on the second Monday of May in each year. I

In the County of Le Suer, on the third Monday of May in each year.

In the County of Nicollet, on the fourth Monday of April and fourth Monday of October in each year.

In the County of Blue Earth, on the first Monday of June in each year.

Sec. 3. The Counties of Fillmore, Goodhue, Washington and Judicial Districts Chisago, shall constitute the first Judicial District, and the Hon. W. H. Welsh, or any Judge appointed in his place, is hereby assigned to the same as District Judge thereof. The Counties of Ramsey and Benton shall constitute the Second Judicial District, and the Hon. Moses Sherburne, or any Judge appointed in his place, is hereby assigned to the same as District Judge thereof. And the Counties of Hennepin, Dakota, Scott, Le Sueur, Sibley, Blue Earth and Nicollet, shall constitute the Third Judicial Digtrict, and the Hon. A. G. Chatfield, or any Judge appointed in his place, is hereby assigned as District Judge thereof.

Authorized to Sec. 4. Either of the District Judges are hereby authorized

outs for and empowered to hold any of the District Courts assigned to any each other.

of the other District Judges, or any of the Special Terms appointed to be held not within his own district or any of the Chamber duties within each district, at the request of the District Judge to whom

such district is assigned. Counties attach'd Sec. 5. For Judicial and other purposes, to enforce Civil

Rights and Criminal Justice, the County of Wabasha is hereby attached to and made part of Goodhue, and for that purpose all the officers necessary to effect the same, belonging to the County of Goodhue, shall have and exercise full jurisdiction, power and authority over, and act in and for the County of Wabasha, as sully as if they were a part of the same. And for like purposes, and to tbe same extent, the County of Itasca is hereby attached to the County of Chisago; and for like purposes and to the same ex. tent, the County of Cass is hereby attached to the County of Benton; and for like purposes and to the same extent, the County of Pembina is hereby attached to the County of Nicollet; and for like purposes and to the same extent, the County of Pierce is hereby attached to the County of Nicollet; and for like purposes and to the same extent, the County of Rice is hereby attached to the County of Dakota: Provided, That this act shall not interfere with the

legal exercise of authority by the officers of the counties attached. Repealing clause. Sec. 6. All laws and parts of acts inconsistent with this act,

are hereby repealed, and this act shall take effect from and after its passage.

N. C. D. TAYLOR, . . ' Speaker of the House of Representatives:

. S. B. OLMSTEAD, :

President of the Council. APFROVED-February seventh, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four. .

W. A. GORMAN.

SECRETARY'S Offic], ; .

St. Paul, Feb. 10, 1854. } I hereby certify the foregoing to be a correct copy of the original act on file in this office. son J. TRAVIS ROSSER,

Secretary of Minnesota Territory. :

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MINNESOTA TERRITORY.

SECRETARY's OFFICE,

St. Paul, April 10th, 1854. } 1, J. Travis Rosser, Secretary of the Territory of Minnesota, do hereby certify that the laws contained in this volume, purporting to be the laws of the said Territory, are true copies of the originals delivered to me by the officers of the Legislative Assembly of said Territory, at the close of the fifth session thereof; and that the same were enacted at said session, and remain on file in this office; and that the memorials and joint resolutions contained therein are also true copies of the originals on file in this office, the same having been adopted at the said fifth session, and handed over to me as aforesaid, at the close of said session.

In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and the great seal of said m Territory, the day and year first above written.

J. TRAVIS ROSSER.

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ERRATUM.--In section 17, page 128, line 9, the word "he" should read 'this,”. as follows, "heretofore granted by this Legislative Assembly of this Territory." J. Travis Rosser,

Secretary of Minnesota Territory. Nov. 20, 1854.

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