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Bill for an Act to Amend the Act Incorporating Agricultural Societies.

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An act to amend the act incorporating agricultural societies.

Be it enacted by the People of the state of Illinois Represented in General Assembly

Sec. 1. That it shall be the duty of the County Commissioners Court of each and every County in this state (wherein an agricultural society shall not have been incorporated under the act to which this is an amendment) to conven the people as therein directed for the purposed therein specified, in the year eighteen hundred and forty one, and in each year thereafter until a society shall be organized in each County of the state.

Sec. 2. That it shall be the duty of each society organized under the law of this state ot report the agricultural statistics of their county to the Auditor of Public accounts on or before the [blank] day of [blank] in each year.

Sec. 3. Upon the filing of such report in the Auditors office, it shall be the duty of the Auditor to issue his warrant in favour of the society for Twenty dollars, which the society shall convert into two premiums of ten dollars each — and upon which shall be engraven, Illinois State Premium.One of which shall be presented to the person who shall be adjudged by the society, to have cultivated the five best acres of corn — and the other to the person whom the society shall adjudge to


have raised the five best acres of wheat, in their respectiv county.

Provided always that nothing in this act shall prevent any citizen from competing for the state premiums in his respective county — whether he be a member of a county society or not.

A bill for an act to amend the act incorporating agricultural societies