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Costs.

Conflicting acts repealed.

SEC. 13. That in all cases of litigation under the provisions of this act, the same costs shall be paid and collected, as in like cases under the provisions of the general law.

SEC. 14. All acts and sections and parts of acts conflicting with the provisions of this act be, and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 15. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 5th, A. D. 1861.

AN ACT

TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO PROTECT AND

REGULATE THE IRRIGATION OF LANDS," APPROVED No-
VEMBER 5TH, A. D. 1861.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

Hardscrab. ble ranch ontitled to water suni.

8.cres.

SECTION 1. That section four, of an act entitled

"An act to protect and regulate the irrigation of cient to irri. lands,” approved November 5th, A. D. 1861, be so gate 160

amended that all after the word "river," in the fourteenth line be stricken out, and insert in lieu thereof "but upon said stream the owners of the ranch known as the Hardscrabble ranch, their successors and assigns, shall have the exclusive right to all the water in said Hardscrabble creek, down said stream to the north line of said Hardscrabble ranch,: Provided, That there is not any more water in said 'stream, at the above named line, than would be required to irrigate one hundred and sixty acres of land."

SEC. 2. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 6th, A. D. 1866.

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY-LEGISLATIVE EXPENSES.

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AN ACT

TO CHANGE THE TIME OF THE MEETING OF THE LEGISLATURE

OF COLORADO TERRITORY.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

SECTION 1. That the territorial legislature of Colo- Time of rado territory shall meet on the first Monday of De- legislature cember, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight first Mon hundred and sixty-six, and on the first Monday of damine! December, annually, thereafter.

SEC. 2. All acts and sections, and parts of acts in- Repealing consistent and conflicting with the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Sec. 3. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF CLERKS AND OTHER OFFI.

CERS OF THE LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY.

each.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa- House en. tives of Colorado Territory:

grossing and enroll. ing clerks,

tei dollars SECTION 1. That there shall be allowed the clerks per day, and other officers of the house of representatives, Chlof clerk, additional to the amount already allowed by the gov- per clay. ernment of the United States, compensation for ser Assistant vices at this session as follows, to wit: To the en- dollars per grossing and enrolling clerks, the sum of ten dollars Sergeant-atper day, or fifteen cents per folio, as they may elect, aollars per respectively. The chief clerk shall receive the sum day.

Fireman, of ten dollars per day, and the assistant clerk the five lonárs sum of eight dollars per day; the sergeant-at-arms Messengers, shall be allowed the sum of seven dollars per day, per day, and the fireman the sum of five dollars per day; and easti the messengers, each, shall receive the sum of four four dollars dollars per day'; the chaplain, four dollars per day; Interpreter, and the interpreter, the sum of eight dollars per day. laro per day.

Council oft cers same pay as house.

Certificates,

SEC. 2. The engrossing and enrolling clerks of the council shall receive the sum of ten dollars per day, or fifteen cents per folio, as they may elect. The chief secretary of the council shall be allowed the sum of ten dollars per day, and the assistant secretary the sum of eight dollars per day; and the sergeant-at-arms, the sum of seven dollars per day; the fireman, the sum of five dollars per day, and the page, the sum of four dollars per day; the chaplain shall be allowed the sum of four dollars per day, and the interpreter, the sum of eight dollars per day.

SEC. 3. The certificate of the president of the counhowauthen-cil, countersigned by the chief secretary of the coun

cil, or of the speaker of the house of representatives, countersigned by the chief clerk of the house of representatives, shall be sufficient authority for the auditor of the territory to draw warrants for the sev

eral amounts so certified to, upon the territorial How paid.

treasurer, which shall be paid out of any funds in the territorial treasury not otherwise appropriated; and the several officers, respectively, shall be paid for the time they respectively were actually in the ser

vice of the council and house of representatives, as Timemali ser- the case may be, and the certificate aforesaid shall be specified specify the number of days for which each person

receiving the same is entitled to pay.

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

passage.
Approved January 26th, A. D. 1866.

Pay for actual service only.

in certificate.

AN ACT

TO AMEND "AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSES."

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

Repeal of section 13 of

SECTION 1. That section thirteen (13) of "An act license law concerning licenses," approved November 6th, A. D. ber 6th, 1861. 1861, be, and the same is hereby repealed.

SEC. 2. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its

passage.
Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A TBR-
BITORIAL LIBRARY AND CABINET," APPROVED NOVEMBER
OTH, A. D. 1861 ; ALSO, AN ACT TO AMEND AN ACT ENTI-
TLED “AN ACT TO REPEAL THE ABOVE ACT."

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

SECTION 1. That all between the words "there,” in Books isthe second line of section eight (8) of said act, and what terms. the word “members," in the fourth line of said section be stricken out, and the following words be inserted in lieu thereof: “And may

take out

any

book and retain the same for three weeks, by depositing a sum of money equal to double the value of the book, with the librarian, which sum shall be returned to the owner on the return of the book.”

SEC. 2. That the words "fifteen and sixteen,” in the Amendfirst line of section one (1) of an act entitled An act former act. to repeal so much of an act entitled an act to establish a territorial library and cabinet,” be stricken out.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

TO PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN

OF THE FIRST REGIMENT OF COLORADO VOLUNTEER MOUNT-
ED MILITIA.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory :

of militia men.

SECTION 1. That the adjutant-general is hereby Adjutantauthorized and required to ascertain and audit the audit claims amount of money due each of the officers and men of the first regiment of Colorado volunteer mounted militia from the territory of Colorado, according to the rate of compensation fixed and provided for by the act entitled "An act to organize the militia of Colorado territory," approved February 18th, A. D.

Auditor shall issue to officers and men

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1865, within ninety days from the passage of this

act. Adjutant.

SEC. 2. The adjutant-general shall, within thirty general to doliver list days after the auditing, as aforesaid, deliver to the and men to auditor of the territory a certified copy of the list of auditor.

officers and men, and the amount due each of them, respectively.

SEC. 3. The auditor of the territory, upon receiv.

ing such certified list, or within a reasonable time certificates thereafter, shall issue to each of the said officers and

men, or their heirs, assigns, or other legal representa: tives, a certificate of indebtedness, dated April 29th, A. D. 1865, payable five years from date, and bearing interest from date at the rate of ten per cent. per

annum. Certificate negotiable.

SEC. 4. Such certificate of indebtedness shall be assignable by delivery and endorsement, the same as bills of exchange and promissory notes.

Sec. 5. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent herewith, be, and the same are hereby repealed.

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

Conflicting acts repealed.

[This act having been retained by the governor longer than three days, became a law without approval, February 9th, 1866.]

AN ACT

SUPPLEMENTAL TO AN ACT ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE
FOR THE PAYMENT OF THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE
FIRST REGIMENT COLORADO MOUNTED MILITIA.

Ten thousand dollars

ted to pay interest on

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

SECTION 1. That the sum of ten thousand dollars appropria be, and the same is hereby appropriated out of any

money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, military scrip.

for the purpose of paying the interest on the militia scrip for the years 1865 and 1866, issued in pursuance of the provisions of an act to which this is supplementary

SEC. 2. This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

(This act having been retained by the governor longer than three days, became a law without approval, February 9th, 1866.]

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