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A Bill for an Act to Establish a State Road Leading from Peoria via Pekin to the State Road Leading from Springfield to Peoria.

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A bill for an act establishing a State road leading from Peoria via Pekin to the state road leading from Springfield to Peoria

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the state of Illinois represented in the General Assembly: That Madison Allen William Parker & Theodorus Fisher be, and they are herebly appointed commissioners, to view, mark, and locate a State road, begining at the town of Peoria, in the county of Peoria, Thence down the river on the North West side of the same crossing the same at Pekin in the county of Tazewell. Thence in a South Easterly direction till the same intersects the road leading from Springfield to Peoria.

Sec. 2. The said commissioners or a majority of them shall meet at the town of Peoria on the second monday of April next, or as soon thereafter as practicable, and after being duly sworn shall proceed to perform the duties required of them by this act avoiding as much the public good will permit, the injury of private property.

Sec. 3. The said commissioners, shall, as soon there after as convenient, cause to be filed with the clerk of the county commissioner's court for the county of Peoria, a report, and correct map of so much of said road as may be located in the said county of Peoria and also, with the clerk of the county commissioners court for the county of Tazewell a like report and map of so much of said road as may be located in the said county of Tazewell and the said reports and maps shall be preserved and shall form parts of the records of said courts respectively. Said road, when so established, shall be kept in repair as other State roads are.


Sec. 4. The county commissioners courts of the said counties of Peoria and Tazewell May allow to said commissioners, out of their county Treasuries respectively, such compensation as to them shall seem just and reasonable.


Sec. 5. Be it further enacted that the Commissioners court of the County of Tazewell be and they are hereby authorized and directed to receive and confirm the Report of Thomas Griffith Benjamin Briggs and Joshua Brown or a majority of these Commissioners appointed by an act entitled "An Act to change a State Road therein named, approved Feb 6 1835" to review & relocate any part of the State Road leading from Pekin to Danville lying between the Town of Pekin and Mackinaw. Provided said Report has been or shall be presented to said Court on or before the first monday of June next

Sec. 6. The Road where reported as aforesaid shall be considered a State Road in every respect as though said Report had been made within the time prescribed by this act aforesaid.


A Bill for a State Road from Peoria to Pekin thence to Intersect the Road leading from Peoria to Springfield and for other purposes

To be Engrossed
Clk. H.R.