Sec[Section] 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois Represented in the General Assembly That James Gordon[,] E. G. Stanfield and Thomas H. Dougherty be, and they are hereby appointed Commissioners to view and locate a State Road leading from the state line of Indiana to catfish point in the County of Edgar
|Sec 2. Said Commissioners shall meet at Bloomfield
in the County of Edgar on the third wednesday
in May next or within sixty days thereafter,
and after having having been duly sworn by
some Justice of the Peace, impartially to locate
said Road, they shall commence at the State
line aforesaid between Townships fifteen and
sixteen, North of Range ten west, in the said
County of Edgar, and thence to the centre of
Section Eleven west, thence across the State
Road on Main Street in the said Town of
Bloomfield, thence upon the best and most
practicable route to the Mulberry Grove, thence
^“^to intersect the State Road leading from Paris
in said County to Springfield at Catfish
Sec. 3. Said Commissioners shall within twenty days after the location of said Road, cause a true survey or Map of the same, to be lodged with the Clerk of the county Commissioners Court of Edgar County; and the said road shall be, and the same is hereby declared a State Road and shall be opened and kept in repair as other State Roads now are, and the County Commissioners Court of said County shall allow said reviewers the sum of one dollar and fifty cents each pr[per] day as compensation for their services
Passed H. R. Jan. 9th 1837.D. Prickett clk.[clerk] H. R.
1These legislators formed a select committee in the Senate that considered the bill.
Illinois Senate Journal. 1836. 10th G. A., 1st sess., 188.
Handwritten Document, 4 page(s), Folder 20, HB 20, GA Session 10-1, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL) ,