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of the office the sum of five hundred dollars per annum is hereby appropriated to be disbursed by said Clerk.

Sec. 3. The Territorial Librarian and all other officers who shall hereafter receive for public use from any other State or Territory or any officer thereof, or any other person, any book of judicial reports, or public statutes, or any other book of laws, shall forthwith cause one copy of such books of statutes, and all of such books of reports and other books of law, to be deposited in the library of the Supreme Court, there to remain. The Librarian of the Territory shall forth with after the passage of this act cause one copy of all the public statutes now pertaining to the Territorial Library, and all of the several books of judicial reports, and other books of law now pertaining to the Library of the Territory, to be delivered to the Clerk of the Supreme Court to be deposited in the Library of the Court, there to remain.

Approved February 13, 1874.


To enable the Territory of Colorado to Purchase a certain

number of a Report of Cases-at-Law and in Chancery, determined in the Supreme Court of said Territory by the Honorable Moses Hallett, Reporter.

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Be it enacted by the Council and House of Represenialives of Colorado Territory, That there shall be appropriated out of the moneys in the Territorial Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of one thousand dollars for the purchase of one hundred and twenty-five copies of a Report of Cages-at-Law and in Chancery, determined in the Supreme Court of Colorado Territory,--the same being the second volume of said report --by the lIon. Moses Hallett, Reporter, when the same shall be published; and the Territorial Auditor is hereby authorized to draw his warrant for the same in favor of the said Moses IIallett, when the said one hundred and twenty-five volumes of said Report shall be delivered to the Territorial Librarian.

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

Approved February 13th, 1874.


To Amend an Act entitled “An Act to Reduce the Law

Incorporating the City of Denver, and the Several Acts
Amendatory thereof, into one Act and to Amend the



Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory, That the inhabitants of the City of Denver, in Arapahoe County, and Territory of Colorado, be and are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of “the City of Denver,” and by that name shall have perpetual succession; may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, in all courts of law and equity, and may have and use a common seal, and alter the same at pleasure.

Sec. 2. That hereafter the corporate limits of the City of Denver shall be as follows: Beginning at the north west corner of' section thirty-three (33), in township three (3), south of range sixty-cight (68) West, thence south along the west line of said section to a point where the same intersects the main channel of the South Platte river, thence up the main channel of said river to the point where said river intersects the south line of the northwest quarter of section four (4), township four (4), south of


range sixty-eight (68) west, thence east along said
last mentioned line to the east line of section three
(3), same township and ranges as last aforesaid,
thence north to the northeast corner of said section
three (3), thence east along the township line to the
southeast corner of the southwest quarter of the
southeast quarter of section thirty-five (35), same
township and range as first above mentioned, thence
north, following lines of subdivision of sections to
the northeast corner of the southwest quarter of the
southeast quarter of section twenty-three (23), town-
ship and range same as last; thence west along the
lines of subdivisions of sections to the center of said
South Platte river; thence up the center of the main
channel of said river until said line intersects the
east and west center lines of section twenty-seven
(27), same township and range; thence west along
said center line of section twenty-seven (27), and the
center line of section twenty-eight (28), adjoining to
the west side of said section twenty-eight (28), thence
south to the place of beginning. All which land in-
cluded within the aforesaid boundaries is situate in
the County of Arapahoe, in the Territory of Colo-
rado, and the same, together with all additions to the
said City of Denver now made, is hereby declared to
be within the limits of the City of Denver.

Sec. 3. Whenever any territory shall be laid out and surveyed, as an addition to the City of Denver, such territory shall, upon the filing of the plat or map thereof in the office of the Recorder of the County of Arapahoe, become a part of the said City of Denver, and be included within the limits and jurisdiction thereof.

Sec. 4. The inhabitants of said city, by the name and style aforesaid, shall have power and authority, and they are hereby empowered and authorized to take, hold, possess, use and enjoy both real and personal property by deel, grant, gift, bequest, devise


or otherwise, and they shall have the power, through and by the City Council, to sell and convey the same for the sole use and benefit of the inhabitants of said city, and may also, for the use of the inhabitants of said city, purchase, hold, possess and enjoy real property beyond the limits of said city, for burying grounds and cemetries, for the erection of hospitals, pest houses, or for any sanitary purposes, or for the construction of reservoirs, for water works, of any description, for the use of the city, and to improve the same.




Sec. 1. There shall be a City Council, to consist of a Mayor and Board of Aldermen, who shall, during their term of service, be exempt from serving on juries in all courts in this Terrritory, the evidence of which shall be a certificate of the City Clerk, setting forth the fact.

Sec. 2. The Board of Aldermen shall consist of two members from each Ward, to be chosen by qualified voters in their respective Wards, for two years, and until others shall be legally qualified.

SEC. 3. No person shall be an Alderman unless at oualisiertion of the time of his election he shall have resided within the limits of the city one year immediately preceding his election, and shall have the requisite qualifications to vote for members of the Legislature, be a resident of the Ward for which he is elected, and : citizen of the United States.

SEC. 1. If any Alderman shall, after his election, remove from the Ward for which he was elected, the City Council shall, and it is hereby made their duty to declare the seat of the Alderman for the said Ward vacant, and they shall by vote order a new election to fill the vacancy. The Mayor shall receive such compensation as the City Council may

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from time to time determine by ordinance. No Alderman shall, during his continuance in office, receive any compensation for his services, or be appointed to, or competent to hold any office the emoluments of which are paid from the City Treasury, or paid by tees, in pursuance of any Act or Ordinance of the City Council.

Sec. 5. The City Council shall judge of the qualitications, elections, and returns of their own menibers, and shall determine all contested elections under this act.

SEC. 6. A majority of the City Council shall constitute a quorum to do business, but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and compel the attendance of absent members, under such penalties ils may be prescribed by ordinance.

Sec. 7. The City Council shall have power to determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its mellbers for disorderly conduct, and with the concurrence of two thirds of the members elerted, expel a member.

SEC. 8. The City Council shall keep in journal of its proceedings, and from time to time publish the same, and the yeas and nays, when demanded by any member present, shall beentered upon the journal.

Sec. 9. All vacancies that shall occur in the Board of Aldermen shall be filled by election.

Sec. 10. The Mayor and each Alderman, before entering upon the duties of his office, shall take and subscribe an oath, or make an affirmation, that they will support the Constitution of the l'nited States and the Organic Aci of this Territory, and that they will well and truly perform the duties of their office to the best of their skill and ability.

Sec. 11. Whenever there shall be a tic in the election of Aldermen, the Judges of Election shall certify the facts to the Mayor, who shall dertermine the same by lot in such manner as shall be provided by ordinance.

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