In force, Feb.[February] 1, 1840.
AN ACT to establish a State road from Petersburgh in Menard county, to Waverly in Morgan county.
Com’rs[Commissioners] to locate road
Location of road
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, make and locate a State road from Petersburgh, 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.
Time & place of meeting
Sec. 2. That said Commissioners or a majority of them shall meet at Petersburgh on the first Monday of March next, or any time within sixty days thereafter, and after being duly sworn, shall proceed to locate said road, avoiding as much as possible all injury to private property.
Separate report
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.
Pay of com’rs
Sec. 4. That said Commissioners shall have such compensation out of the Treasuries 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.1
Com’rs to locate road in Schuyler co
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 in an act entitled “An act to locate a State road from Mount Sterling in Brown county to Mount Carmel in McDonough county;” approved February 22, 1839.
Time extended
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 passage of this act.
Approved, February 1, 1840.
1The House of Representatives passed an amendment on January 17, 1840, adding the last clause of this section.

¦Printed Document, 1 page(s), Laws of the State of Illinois, Passed by the Eleventh General Assembly, at their Special Session (Springfield, IL: William Walters, 1840), 64, GA Session: 11-S,