Sec[Section] 1st Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois represented in the General assembly, That so much of the State Road, leading from Jacksonville in Morgan County, to Quincy in Adams County (established by an act entitled “An act to locate a State Road from Jacksonville in Morgan County to Quincy in Adams County, and for other purposes, approved February 25th 1833,) as lies within Schuyler County, be and the same is hereby vacated.
Sec 2nd Be it further enacted that John Taylor Senr, Benjamin Kindrick, and Harvey Luster of the County of Schuyler, be and they are hereby appointed Commissioners to view, mark and locate a State road from a point on the West Bank of Illinois river, opposite meredosia, Thence the nearest and best route, through Mount Sterling to the Western Boundary line of Schuyler County in the direction of
<Page 2>Quincy, doing as little injury to private property, as the public convenience will permit.
Sec 3rd Said Commissioners or a majority of them shall meet at Mount Sterling on the first Monday in May next, or within one month thereafter, and after being duly sworn by some Justice of the peace, faithfully to perform the duties required of them by this act, shall proceed to locate said road accordingly, said road shall be marked in the prairie, by suitable stakes, well set in the earth, and in the timbered land, by hacks and blazes upon the trees. they shall make a return of the location thereof, to the County Commissioners Court of Schuyler County, particularly noting all the principal places upon and near said road. Said Commissioners shall receive for their services, One dollar and fifty cents each per day, for all the time necessarily employed in said Work, together with a reasonable compensation for one hand, as a marker, which sum shall be paid by the County of Schuyler.
<Page 3>County of Schuyler. Said road shall in all respects be deemed a public highway and shall be opened and kept in repair as other state roads are.
Passed H. R. Jan. 24th 1835D. Prickett Clk.[Clerk] H. R.
A Bill for an act to locate a state road therein named and for other purposes.
Handwritten Document, 4 page(s), Folder 118, HB 144, GA Session: 9-1, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL) ,