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Extension of same lode-how taken.

Fees of recorders.

Discoverer pays for re

lode.

must have

Recorder

the same, and the claim taken for the benefit of schools, and the claim taken for the benefit of disabled miners and the poor of the territory or state, as aforesaid ; and if any lode or vein shall extend beyond the limits, as hereinafter specified, that portion thereof lying without the limits aforesaid, shall be deemed open to discovery, and may be taken and held in the same manner as the claims first taken thereon.

SEC. 9. That the county recorder in each and every county to which the provisions of this act may apply, shall be allowed the sum of four dollars for recording and issuing a certificate of pre-emption for such discovery claim of fourteen hundred 'feet, and the sum of two dollars for entering the same on any abstract of title, and the sum of twenty-five cents for each and every transfer thereafter entered on said ab

stract ; and the fees for the claims taken for the bencording the efit of schools, and the miners' relief and territorial Certificates poor fund shall be included in said sum of four dol

lars; and every certificate so issued shall bear the impress of county seal. impress of the seal of the county in which the prop

erty is situated.

ŠEC. 10. It shall be the duty of each and every monthly re- county recorder to report to the county treasurer, on

the first day of every month, all claims (not previ ously reported) which may, in their respective coun- . ties, have been taken or recorded for the use and

benefit of the disabled miners and territorial poor tion of coun. fund; and upon application to the county commis

sioners by the county treasurer of the county in

which said claims may lie, the county commissioners praise relief shall proceed to name the price or sum of money for

which each of the different claims may be bonded,

sold or leased. Appraised

SEC. 11. That whenever the county commissioners shall have fixed the price or sum of money for which

any claim or claims may be bonded, sold or leased, bond, or

they may instruct the county treasurer to sell, bond or lease, as the case may be, any or all such claims so appraised by the county commissioners aforesaid, Provided, always, That no bond shall be given for a term longer than one year, and no lease for a term longer than four years.

SEC. 12. It shaîl be the duty of each and every must give security. county treasurer, in their respective counties, having

the control of any claims taken or recorded under the provisions of this act for the miners' relief and

port of relief claims to county treasurer.

ty treasu. rer, commissioners

claims.

claims county treasurer may sell,

lease.

Bond and lease terms of.

Lessees

-annu

treasurer.

treasurer

territorial poor fund, in the execution of each and every lease, to take good personal securities from each of the lessees, for the faithful payment of the Rent pata sums mentioned in the lease, said amount to be paid ally. semi-annually.

SEC. 13. That should a sale at any time be made Deed of sale of of the claims taken or recorded for the use county

executed by any and benefit of the miners' relief and territorial poor fund, the county treasurers, in their respective counties where such claims may lie, are hereby authorized and empowered to make the transfer by signing the deed in their official capacity, and said transfer so executed, shall constitute a true and valid title.

Sec. 14. That the county treasurers, in their re. County, spective counties, in each of the several counties of may employ this territory, are hereby authorized and empowered legal coûn. to employ, at a just and reasonable compensation, legal counsel to conduct any and all suits in any of the courts of this territory, growing out of, or under the provisions of this act and relating to all such for what claims, which, by and under the provisions of this purpose. act, belong to the miners' relief and territorial poor fund.

SEC. 15. That the county treasurers in each of the County said counties of this territory shall keep a correct shall ac

count to ter account of all money, or sums of money received by ritorial them, by, through or under the provisions of this act, treasurer. and shall, after deducting their compensation, as hereinafter provided, transmit on or before the first day When. of December and the first day of June, in each year, to the territorial treasurer, all remaining funds or property belonging to the miners' relief and territorial poor fund, and shall accompany the same with a full And report and complete report of all transactions relative to tions. the same.

SEC. 16. That the several county treasurers afore. Compensasaid, shall each of them receive, as a compensation county for their services, in the faithful execution of their treasurers. duties under the provisions of this act, as provided in sections 9, 10, 11 and 14 of said act, ten per cent. of all sums collected or received by them from the sale or lease of said claims, or from any source whatsoever, growing out of, or under the provisions of this act, Provided, however, That the compensation ceed one accruing therefrom does not exceed one thousand dol- dollars. lars annually.

.

What funds.

a

all

Not to ex

thousand

County treasurer may be re. quired

to give addi.

Relief of disabled miners.

How obtained.

SEC. 17. That whenever the county commissioners of any county to which the provisions of this

act may apply, shall deem the amount of bond pretional bond. viously given by the county treasurer insufficient,

they may require of such county treasurer additional bonds, with security, to be approved by them, in such sum as they may deem proper and necessary to insure the faithful execution of the trust confided in such treasurers by the terms of this act.

SEC. 18. That if any person, of the class of persons known to be miners, shall be disabled in the pursuit of his occupation as a miner, he shall be entitled to receive, out of the funds raised under the provisions of this act, a sum sufficient to pay his necessary expenses, incurred by reason of his disability or injury so incurred, including necessary medical attendance, Provided, however, That at the time such injury or disability shall occur, there shall be funds in the treasury to meet such expenditure.

Sec. 19. Any person claiming, under the provisions of this act, the benefit of the miners' relief and territorial poor fund, shall make his application for relief to the treasurer of the proper county, who, after he shall be satisfied that the claim is just and proper, shall allow the same, and draw his order for the amount thereof upon the territorial treasurer, who shall pay the same out of any funds in his possession, belonging to the miners' relief and territo

rial poor fund. surplus in

SEC. 20. That no money shall be used or paid out treasury ap. of the miners' relief and territorial poor fund by the

territorial treasurer, in any other manner than hereinbefore provided, until the close of each fiscal year, when one-half of the funds raised by this act and remaining in the hands of the territorial treasurer, may be appropriated to the benefit of the poor of the territory, in such manner as may be provided for by ex

isting laws. Conflicting

SEC. 21. All acts and parts of acts inconsistent pealed. with the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

SEC. 22. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

One-half of

to territorial poor.

acts re

MINES-OFFICERS–PARK COUNTY.

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AN ACT

TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED AN ACT CONCERNING LODE

CLAIMS,” APPROVED NOVEMBER 7TH, A. D. 1861.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

U. S. sol.

time of dis

SECTION 1. That the words "nine months," in the diers al. fifth line of section eleven (11) be stricken out, and years from the words "two years" be inserted in lieu thereof.

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

Approved February 8th, A. D. 1866.

lode claims.

A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

To DEFINE THE TERM OF TERRITORIAL AUDITOR AND TER

RITORIAL TREASURER.

Be it Resolved by the Council, the House concurring, that

Term of ter

ritorial aud. Hereafter the term of territorial auditor of public itor and accounts, and territorial treasurer, shall commence on shall comthe first Monday of February, biennially.

Monday in Approved January 23rd, A. D. 1866.

February, biennially.

mence first

AN ACT

TO AUTHORIZE THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF THE COUNTY

OF PARK, TO APPROPRIATE TO OTHER PURPOSES THE MIL-
ITARY FUND RAISED BY VIRTUE OF AN ACT ENTITLED AN
ACT TO ENCOURAGE THE FORMATION AND EQUIPMENT OF
VOLUNTEER COMPANIES," APPROVED FEBRUARY 10TH, A.
D. 1865.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory : SECTION 1. That the county commissioners of the stoners may

milio county of Park have power, and are hereby author. pland ized to appropriate the military fund raised in said use of coun

County com mig

ty.

county by virtue of an act entitled An act to encourage the formation and equipment of volunteer companies," approved February 10th, A. D. 1865, to the use of said county of Park, in such way as the said commissioners may at any regular meeting direct.

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

Approved February 5th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

SUPPLEMENTAL TO AN ACT ENTITLED "AN ACT TO CREATE

A FUND FOR THE BENEFIT OF Schools, " APPROVED
August 15TI, A. D. 1862.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

Persons who have

school

not relin.

the

1866.

SECTION 1. That all persons who have heretofore pre-empted pre-empted upon the records of any county in this or jumped

territory, or jumped or trespassed upon, or illegally claims, and attacked, or inteferred with the title to any claims set

apart and duly recorded for the benefit of schools same before under and by virtue of an act, to which this act is June 1st,

supplementary, (entitled "an act to create a fund for the benefit of schools," approved August 15th, 1862) who shall not have relinquished upon the records of the county in which said claim or claims are situated, all assumed or pretended right, title and interest in and to the same, and who shall not have surrendered the possession thereof on or before the first day of June, A. D. 1866, and all persons who shall hereafter

pre-empt, jump or otherwise trespass upon, or illejump school gally attack or interfere with the title to any such claims and mining claim or claims, shall be deemed and held

guilty of misdemeanor, and shall be proceeded

against by an indictment to be found by the grand indictment. jury of the county in which the offense

may

be committed, and upon conviction of said misdemeanor, shall be fined in a sum not less than fifty dollars, nor

more than ten thousand dollars, and shall also be subAnd subject

ject to a civil action for damages as hereinafter set forth. The vendees and lessees of all persons guilty of the acts herein denominated misdemeanors, claim

And per. sons who shall bereafter pre

ty of meanor.

And pro

ceeded

Shall be fined.

to civil action.

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