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the County indebtedness accrued and existing on

the first day of January, A. D., 1874) to levy a speuy cial tax that shall not exceed five (5) mills on the dollar in any one year, to be paid in cash or in County orders, or both, at the option of the taxpayer.

SEC. 2. Said special tax to be levied on all taxable property within said Clear Creek County, and to be collected in the same manner as all other taxes; and when so collected shall constitute a fund for the purpose of paying off the said County indebtedness, and shall not be applied to any other purpose whatever.

Sec. 3. The County orders paid in satisfaction of this special tax shall be received at par valne by the County, and shall be considered to be redeemed and passed to the credit of said County. The cash real

ized from the collection of said special tax shall be louvy rodere. expended in redeeming outstanding County orders

issued prior to the first day of January, A. D. 1874, in the order of the date said orders shall have been presented to the County Treasurer for payment.

Sec. 4. In the payment of said special tax no order shall be received in liquidation thereof that has been issued subsequent to the first day of January, A. D., 1874.

Sec. 5. The Board of County Commissioners may continue to levy the special tax of five (5) mills on the dollar, annually, until the whole of the County indebtedness existing on the first day of January, 1874, shall have been paid.

Src. 6. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to Powers of Co-authorize the said Board of County Commissioners

to operate under the provisions of Divisions one (1) and two (2) at the same time—but they must elect to liquidate the said County indebtedness—either by bonding the same, under the provisions of Division one (1) of this Act, or by special taxation under the provisions of Division two.

Sec. 7. All Acts and parts of Acts so far as the same pertain to Clear Creek County and inconsistent herewith, are hereby repealed.

Sec. 8. This Act shall take effect and be in force . on and after the first day of April, 1874.

Approved February 13th, 1874.

AN ACT

To Enable the County Commissioners of Las Animas an:)

Conejos Counties to Levy a Special Tax for the Purpose of Building Jails.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory, That the Board of County Commissioners of Las Animas and Conejos Counties are hereby authorized to levy a special tax on the taxable property of said Counties annually, not exceeding two (2) mills on the dollar, which tax shall be collected by the County Treasurers of said Counties, and shall be due and collected at the time and in the manner that other county taxes and due and collected according to law.

Sec. 2. Said tax shall be payable in cash, and when collected shall be set aside as a special fund and shall apmind to a be used only for the purpose of erecting a suitable jail at the town of Trinidad for said County of Las Animas, and at the town of Conejos for the said County of Conejoš.

Approved February 13th, 1874.

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AN ACT

For the Reimbursement of Fremont County for Moneys

Spent by said County in the Care and Support of Certain Lunatic Paupers.

WHEREAS, It has been made to appear from legally Preambots. authenticated vouchers filed in the office of the Ter

Appropriation.

ritorial Auditor, that the County of Fremont has expended the sum of $600.05 for the support and custody of one Mrs. Rollins, a lunatic pauper, from the first day of January, A. D. 1871, to January 1st, A. D. 1872; and also that the said County has expended the further sum of $825.22 for the support and custody of one Thomas Forfar, also a lunatic pauper, from the 6th day of February, A. D. 1871, to January, 1872, therefore, for the purpose of reimbursing said County for the moneys so expended.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory, That the sum of fourteen hundred and twenty-five dollars and twenty-seven cents be allowed to said County of Fremont, and that said amount be credited to said County on the amount of taxes due from said County to the Territory, and that the Treasurer of said Territory be and he is hereby authorized to credit said County of Fremont the said sum of fourteen hundred and twentyfive dollars and twenty-seven cents, and give his receipt to the County Treasurer of said County for that amount as so much of the tax due from said County of Fremont to the Territory of Colorado.

Approved February 13th; 1874.

AN ACT

To Release a Certain School Tax voted by School District

No. 2, Park County. Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory, That a certain tax voted by the electors of School District No. Two (2), in Park County, Colorado, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-nine, for school purposes, be and the same is hereby remitted and released unto the tax payers of said district.

Sec. 2. This act to take effect on and after its passage.

Approved February 13th, 1874.

AN ACT

To Legalize and Confirm Certain Deeds Executed by Pro

bate Judges of Pueblo County.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Represent. atives of Colorado Territory, That all deeds heretofore made and executed by the several Probate Judges of Pueblo County, of lots or parcels of land embraced in the entry made by Mark G. Bradford, Probate Judge of said County, to-wit: the west half of the north-west quarter of section thirty-one in township twenty, south of range sixty-four west, and the east half of the north-east quarter of section thirty-six, township” twenty, south of range sixty-five west, on the pineteenth day of January, A. D. 1869, and patented by the United States on the fifth day of August, A. D. 1869, to the said Mark G. Bradford, Probate Judge in trust for the occupants of the town of Pueblo in said county, under the provisions of an act of Congress entitled “An act for the relief of the inhabitants of cities and towns upon the public lands," approved March 2nd, 1867, are hereby declared legal and valid and to have the same force and effect botlı in law and in equity as if chapter eighty-four of the Revised Statutes of Colorado had fully authorized the Probate Judges of said County to convey said lots and parcels of land under the provisions of said act of Congress.

Sec. 2. That all the sales and conveyances heretofore made by the several Probate Judges of said ratified. County of lots or parcels of land within the boundaries of the tract of land in the first section of this act describeđ, are hereby ratified and confirmed. · Approved February 7th, 1874.

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AN ACT

To Reimburse Douglas County for the Support of Certain

Lunatic Paupers.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Represent. atives of Colorado Territory, That the acts of the Probate Judge of Douglas County in said Territory, in and about the declaring of Lucius B. Adams and Joseph Hartman lunatics, and the appointment of Conservators for said lunatics l'espectively, be and the same are hereby legalized, and the Auditor of the Territory is authorized to pay seven hundred and thirty-seven dollars and sixty cents ($737.60), the amount necessarily expended by said County in aud about the support of said lunatics, and the amount expended in and about the transportation of said Adams to South Boston, Massachusetts.

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

Approved February 13th, 1877.

AN ACT

To Repeal an act entitled “An Act to Establish the County

of Platte and to Define the Boundary Lines thereof," approved February 9, 1872.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of Colorado Territory, That an act entitled “An act to Establish Platte County and to Define the Boundary Lines thereof,” be and the same is hereby repealed.

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

Approved February 9th, 1874.

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