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expenses,
$3,000.
Salaries of
officers,
$3,000.
Officers'
contingent
fund, $3,000.
Military

treasury to

of

Territorial treasurer

Contingent dollars ; for the purpose of paying contingent ex

penses, three thousand dollars; for paying salaries of officers, three thousand dollars; for officers' contingent fund, three hundred dollars; for military fund, to be used in paying interest on warrants issued pur

suant to an act of the legislative assembly, ten thoufund, $10,000

sand dollars. Surplus in SEC. 2. Whatever funds remaining in treasury after be applied

paying interest on said bonds, shall be paid out to the to payment party or parties offering to surrender that amount of

bonds at the lowest price; and for that purpose, the

territorial treasurer shall, on the 1st day of January, shall give

A. D. 1867, and annually thereafter, advertise the Lice or amt amount so remaining in treasury, for at least thirty in treasury days, in one or more newspapers published within tise for sur- the territory, and ask for sealed bids at which said

bonds will be surrendered ; at the expiration of said thirty days, he shall publicly open all bids and award and pay out the amount so remaining, to the party or

parties offering to surrender at the lowest price. Bonds to be Bonds so paid, shall be by the treasurer safely kept

and canceled in like manner as territorial warrants.

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

Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

render of bonds.

canceled.

A RESOLUTION

To PROVIDE FOR THE PAYMENT OF WEIGHTS AND MEAS

URES.

Resolved by the Council, the House of Representatives

concurring, that

Money apo The auditor of the territory be, and is hereby propriated to pay ex- instructed to draw a warrant upon the treasupenses of provision

rer for the sum of three hundred and twenty-eight ing. dollars and twenty-eight cents, in payment of expen

ses upon weights and measures, as provided for in section six of an act concerning weights and measures, passed at the third session of the legislature.

Resolved, further, That the treasurer of the terriCounties to tory be, and is hereby instructed to furnish the differnished with ent counties with their relative proportion of weights weights and

and

measures, as provided in the act of 1864. Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

measures.

AN ACT

TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED AN ACT CONCERNING ATTORNEYS AND COUNSELORS AT LAW," APPROVED OCTOBER 24TH, 1861.

Applicants

lieved from the necessi

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

SECTION 1. That section two of said act be amended by striking out from the seventh and eighth lines of for license said section the words “one year of which shall have law, re been with some lawyer of this territory."

SEC. 2. That nothing in said act shail be construed ing law one so as to prevent any male citizen over the age of year with twenty-one years, of good moral character, from prac- yer in this ticing as an attorney in the probate courts of this No license territory, without having obtained a license as an practicing attorney, as provided in said act.

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

Approved February 5th, A. D. 1866.

law in probate court.

AN ACT

TO PROVIDE FOR TAKING THE CENSUS OF COLORADO TERRI

TORY,

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:
SECTION 1. The county asssessor of each of the

County asseveral counties of Colorado territory shall, in their seasonra counties respectively, during the present year, make census. an enumeration or census of all the inhabitants of the several counties in this territory, during the period in which, by existing laws, they are required to make the assessments of property in said counties, in the manner hereinafter provided.

SEC. 2. The said county assessors shall each, pre- How taken. vious to commencing the enumeration or census hereintofore provided for, make or cause to be made a blank book, with separate columns, for the names of each of the following classes of persons, to wit: First, white male persons over the age of twenty-one years. Second, white male persons under the age of

twenty-one years. Third, white female persons over the age of eighteen years. Fourth, white female persons under the age of eighteen years. Fifth, all negro and mulatto persons, of all ages and both

sexes.

Same.

Census

der oath.

clerks shall

SEC. 3. It shall be the duty of each of the county assessors aforesaid, to enter, in the proper columns of the books so prepared, the names of all the persons of the several classes of persons hereintofore named, found in their respective counties, and at the completion of the census, or enumeration so made, he sħall foot up the number of each of the different classes of persons so enumerated.

SEC. 4. The county assessors shall return the said returned to books containing the census so made, to the county county clerks of their respective counties, as soon as the enuclerks, un.

meration or census shall be complete; and shall certify, under oath, to be sworn and subscribed before the county clerk, that the return so made contains a full, true, and complete enumeration of all the different classes of persons, which, by the provisions of

this act, are required to be enumerated. County SEC. 5. It shall be the duty of the several county send certi- . clerks, immediately after the return of the cenfied copy of sus or enumeration aforesaid, to make and certify

a true and correct copy of the same, and transmit it retary of territory. to the secretary of the territory; and the original

return of the assessor shall remain on file in the office

of the county clerk. Compensa- SEC. 6. The county assessors shall receive, as com

pensation for the performance of their duties, under

the provisions of this act, the sum of six cents per How paid.

head for each person included in his enumeration, to be paid out of the treasury of the proper county.

SEC. 7. The county clerks of the several counties of the territory shall receive, for the performance of

the duties imposed upon them by the provisions of How paid.

this act, such amount of compensation as the county commissioners of the proper county may grant.

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 9th, A. D. 1866.

turns to sec

tion of assessor.

Compensation of coun. ty clerks.

AN ACT

AUTHORIZING AND LEGALIZING THE TRANSCRIPTION OF THE

RECORDS OF PUEBLO AND HUERFANO COUNTIES.

ers to pro

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

SECTION 1. That the county commissioners of Pu. eblo and Huerfano counties are hereby authorized County comand empowered to have all of the records of said missioncounties transcribed and indexed into such books as vide books they may provide, and the expense of the same to be cription of paid by said counties respectively, out of any money expense of in the county treasury.

SEC. 2. That the original copies of said records, when so transcribed, shall be filed in the office of the Original recorder of said counties, and preserved therein for be prepublic inspection, in connection with the aforesaid in orice of transcribed record or copies.

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

Approved January 20th, A. D. 1866.

records to

clerk.

AN ACT

TO CHANGE AND LOCATE THE BOUNDARY LINES OF FRE

MONT COUNTY.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

SECTION 1. That the following shall be the boun- Boundary dary of Fremont county, to wit: Commencing at a mont coupe point in the centre of range sixty-nine (69), where ty. said range line intersects township line between township twenty-two (22) and twenty-three (23), thence east on said township line nine (9) miles, to where range line between ranges sixty-seven (67) and sixty-eight (68) intersects the said township line between townships twenty-two (22) and twenty-three (23), thence north on said range line to where said range intersects the third correction line between ranges sixty-seven(67) and sixty-eight(68), thence west along said correction line to where said correction line intersects range line between ranges sixty-eight

Conflicting acts repealed.

(68) and sixty-nine (69), thence following the original boundary lines as described in section ten (10) of "an act to define county boundaries and to locate county seats,” approved November 1st, A. D. 1861, and fol. lowing said line to place of beginning, as described in this act.

SEC. 2. That an act entitled An act to amend "an act to define county boundaries and locate county seats," approved March 11th, A. D. 1864, and all other acts or parts of acts in conflict with the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed.

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

passage.
Approved February 6th, A. D. 1866.

AN ACT

TO SURVEY AND LOCATE PORTIONS OF THE BOUNDARY LINES

BETWEEN THE COUNTIES OF PUEBLO, HUERFANO AND FRE-
MONT.

Pueblo co. commissioners may receive

and locating boun.

lines.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representa

tives of Colorado Territory:

SECTION 1. That the county commissioners of Pueblo county are hereby authorized and empowered to

receive sealed proposals for surveying and locating pogled pora the following described portions of the boundary surveying

lines between the counties of Pueblo, Huerfano and

Fremont, to wit: Beginning near the south-east corner dary lines.

of Pueblo county, at a point where the fourth correcBoundary tion line, south, intersects the western boundary of

the indian reserve, thence due south to where said western boundary intersects the township line between townships twenty-one and twenty-two, thence west on said township line to where said township line intersects the range line between ranges sixtytwo and sixty-three, west, thence south, on said range line, to its intersection with the township line between townships twenty-two and twenty-three, thence west, on said township line to the range line, between ranges sixty-seven and sixty-eight, thence north on said range line to the centre of the channel of the Arkansas river.

SEC. 2. That the said commissioners shall appoint

a day, not later than the 10th day of March, A. D. opened.

1866, when the bids for the said survey shall be

When bids shall be

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