In force 10th February, 1837
AN ACT to establish a State road from Peoria to Hendersonville
Commissioners appointed to locate road
Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That Stephen French of Peoria county, and Henry McClenanhan, and Wilson Brown of Knox county, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners to view, mark, and locate a state road from Peoria in Peoria county , by way of Prince’s mill to Hendersonville in Knox county.
When and where to meet
Sec. 2. Said commissioners shall meet at Hendersonville, on the first Monday in April next, or within six months 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 on the nearest and best route, avoiding as much as the public convenience will permit, the injury of private property, and shall mark the same by blazing the timber on the timbered land, and fixing stakes on the prairie land.
Shall make a map and report and file the same.
Sec. 3. Said commissioners shall make a map and report of so much of said road as lies in Peoria county, and file the same with the clerk of the county commissioners court of said county, and a like map and report of so much as lies in Knox county, and file the same with the clerk of the county commissioners court of said county, the county commissioners courts of Peoria and Knox counties shall allow said commissioners such compensation as they respectively shall deem just and reasonable.
Sec. 4. Said road shall be worked and kept in repair as other state roads are.
Approved 10th February, 1837.
Printed Document, 2 page(s), Laws of the State of Illinois, Passed by the Tenth General Assembly (Vandalia, IL: William Walters, 1837), 267-68, GA Session: 10-1,