Sec.[Section] 1 Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois represented in the General Assembly. That John B Broadwell, Franklin Minor[,] and Achilles Morris, be and they are hereby appointed Commissioners to view mark and locate a State Road from Petersburg, in menard county by way of John. B. Broadwell Berlin, New Berlin and the rail road depot in Sangamon County, to Waverly in Morgan County.
Sec. 2. That said Commissioners or a majority of them shall meet at Petersburg on the first Monday of March next, or any time within sixty day thereafter, and after firs being first duly sworn shall proceed to locate said road avoiding as much as possible all injury to private property
Sec. 3. That said Commissioners shall make out a separate report of so much of the location of said road as lies in each of said Counties and file the same with the Clerk of the County Commissioners Court of the proper County.
Sec 4. That said Commissioners shall have such compensation out of the treasurer of said Counties as shall be just and reasonable each county to pay in proportion to the distance the road may run in said County.
Sec 5 That John L Ewing of Schuyler county is hereby appointed in lieu of Edward doyle one of the Commissioners for the purposes mentioned
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in an act entitled an act to locate a State road from Mt Sterling in Brown County to McComb in McDonough County Approved Februay 22. 1839.
Sec. 6. The time mentioned in the second section of said act for the Commissioners to meet and perform the duties required of them in said act, shall be extended to one Year from and after the passage1 of this act.

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June 27th 1840
J Calhoun Clk [Clerk]H. R.
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A Bill for “An act to establish a State road from Petersburg in Menard County to Waverly in Morgan County
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1“pasage” changed to “passage”

Handwritten Document, 4 page(s), Folder 111, HB 117, GA Session 11-S, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL) ,