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tures shall be verified by properly authenticated vouchers therefor.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 13th, 1871..

AN ACT

To amend an Act entitled " An Act concerning Certio

rari to Justices and Probate Courts," approved January 22d, 1872.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa atives of Colorado Territory, That section 3 of said act be amended by adding thereto as follows: “ And said bond shall operate as a supersedeas in said suit from the time of filing the same with the Clerk of said District Court, ard if an execution shall have been issued by said Justice upon said judgment, the same shall be returned immediately, all property levied upon or taken thereunder shall be released.

Approved February 13th, 1874.

AN ACT

Concerning Certiorari to Justices of the Peace and Probate

Courts, in Boulder County.

Be it enacteil in the Council and House of Representiatives of Colorado Territory, That the provisions of an Act entitled “ An Act concerning Certiorari to Justices and Probate Courts, approved February 2, 1872, be extended and made applicable to Boulder County. Session Laws of 1872, pages 100, 109 and

Approved February 9th, 1874.

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AN ACT

· To Create and Establish the Counties of Rio Grande,

Hinsdale, and La Plata, and for other purposes.

undaries or » Grande

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representutives of Colorado Territory, That the Counties of Rio Grande, Hinsdale, and La Plata, shall be and are hereby created and established, with the legal capacity and functions of the other counties of this Territory, and with boundaries as follows, to-wit: For the County of Rio Grande commencing at the point where the ninth correction line north intersects the New Mexico first guide meridian east; thence north along said guide meridian to the point where it intersects the boundary line between the counties of Costilla and Saguache; thence westerly along the southern boundary of Saguache county to the point where it intersects the New Mexico principal meridian ; thence south along said principal meridian to the point where it intersects the ninth correction line nortlı ; thence cast along said correction line to the place of beginning.

Sec. 2. The County of linsdale shall be bounded as follows: Commencing at the point of interseetion of the ninth correction line north with the New J[exico principal meridian, and running thence north. along said principal meridian to the southern boun(lary of Saguache county; thence westerly along the southern boundary' of Saguache county to the one hundred and seventh meridian of longitude west from Greenwich; thence north along said meridian to a point ten miles north of the thirty-eighth parallel of north latitude; thence west to a point que north of a point six miles west of the mouth of Lost Trail Creek, on the Rio Grande river; thence south to the point of intersection with the ninth correction line north ; thence east along said correction line to the place of beginning.

County.

County seats

Governor to appoint officers..

Sec. 3. The County of La Plata shall be bounded La Plata as follows: Commencing at a point six miles west of the mouth of Lost Trail Creek, and running thence north to a point ten miles north of the thirty-eighth parallel of north latitude; thence west to the western boundary of the Territory; thence south along said western boundary to the south-west corner of the Territory; thence east along the southern boundary of the Territory to a point due south of the place of beginning; thence north to the place of beginning

Sec. 4. The County Seat of said County of Rioc Grande is hereby temporarily located at the town of Del Norte. The County Seat of IIinsdale County is hereby temporarily located at the town of San Juan, and the County Seat of La Plata County is hereby temporarily located at IIowardsville.

Sec. 5. The Governor is hereby authorized and required to appoint all county and precinet officers appo for said counties, who shall hold their respective offices until such time as their sucessors shall be elected and qualified.

Sec. 6. A special election to be conducted as now spo provided by law for conducting a general election, Count shall be holden by the qualified voters of said County of Rio Grande, on the second Monday in April, 1874, for the election of county and precinct officers, at which time all the qualified voters of said county shall vote as provided by law, for the permanent location of the County Seat. The officers so elected shall hold their respective offices until the next general election, and until their sucessors are elected and qualified.

Sec. 7. The provisions of an act entitled "An Act to amend chapter seventy-one (71) of the Revised Statutes of Colorado Territory," approved February 9th, A. D. 1870, are hereby extended and made applicable to the said counties of Rio Grande, Hinsdale, and La Plata.

W Special election

in Rio Grande

District and

Legislative and Judicial purposes.

Sec. 8. That all cases, civil and criminal, now Courts. pending in the District and Probate Courts of the

counties of Conejos, Costilla, and Lake, wherein the cause of action accrued in said counties of Rio Grande, Hinsdale, or La Plata, or wherein the defendant or defendants reside therein, shall be, as soon as said connties are organized, transferred by the Clerks of said District Courts and by the Clerks or Judges of said Probate Courts to the courts of like jurisdiction for said counties of Rio Grande, Hins

dale, and La Plata. Attachment for Sec. 9. The said counties of Rio Grande, Hins

dale, and La Plata are hereby attached to and made a part of the Eleventh Council District, and the Fifteenth and Sixteenth Representative Districts.

Sec. 10. The boundaries of the counties of Conejos, Costilla, and Lake, are hereby changed to correspond with the provisions of this act.

Sec. 11. The present indebtedness of the county of Conejos shall be and is hereby apportioned between the counties of Conejos, Rio Grande, Ilinsdale, and La Plata, in proportion to the taxable property in each of said counties as shown by the assessment rolls of said counties for the year A. D. 1874, or if no assessment is then made, by the first assessment made thereafter.

Sec. 12. The Governor shall appoint some disin. appointa Com- terested competent person to ascertain the indebted.

ness of Conejos county and to apportion the same between said counties upon the basis aforesaid, such Commissioner shall be paid the sum of — dollars per day for the time he is actually engaged in the performance of such services, which compensation shall be paid by said counties in the same proportion as the indebtedness aforesaid.

Sec. 13. The tenth (10) correction line north shall hereafter be the division line between the counties of Costilla and Saguache.

Apportionment of indebtedness of Conejos Connty.

Governor to

adjust indebted.

Sec. 14. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 10th, 1874.

AN ACT

To establish the County of Elbert.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory, That so much of the County of Douglas as is included in the following described boundaries, shall be set apart, and is hereby established with the legal capacity and functions of other counties of this Territory, to be called Elbert County.

Sec. 2. Beginning at a point where the center of Boundar Range 65 west, intersects the 1st correction line, south; thence east, on said correction line, to the castern boundary of the Territory; thence south, on said eastern boundary line, to the line between Townships 13 and 14 south; thence west, on said line, to the line between Ranges 59 and 60 west; thence north, on said last mentioned line to the 2d correction line south ; thence west on said 2d correction line to the center of Range 65 west; thence north through the center of Range 65, to place of beginning.

Sec. 3. The county seat of said County of Elbert is hereby temporarily located at Middle Kiowa.

Sec. 4. That the County Commissioners of Doug- Adjusto las County, and the County Commissioners of said rever Elbert County, shall have power and authority to adjust and settle all matters of revenue which may be necessary to adjust and settle on account of the formation of the said new County of Elbert.

Sec. 5. That the Governor is hereby authorized and required to appoint all the County officers, and precinct officers, for the said County of Elbert, until such officers are duly elected and qualified.

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