Sec.[Section] 3 The Governor on ^upon the^ filing ^a bond^ in the amount sufficient to cover all damages w[hi]ch may be sustained by the State, shall authorize the said Springfield and Alton Turnpike Road Company [to have] and take the work and materials aforesaid and use the same as hereby directed
Sec 4 That the proviso, in the ninth section of the act to which this is an amendment be and the same is hereby repealed
Sec. 51
That at any time [before the?] after fifteen years from the completion of said Springfield and Alton Turnpike Road, or a rail road in lieu thereof as authorized by the Charter of said company, the State shall have the privilege of purchasing said road by paying to said Company the original cost of said road, exclusive of the value of the work and materials, obtained from the state as herein before provided, together with such a sum by way of interest, as may when added to the profits, the Company may have received from said road equal an an^n^ual interest of Six per centum on said original cost in case said profits shall have fallen in case said profits shall have fallen short of such annual rate of interest

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Sect. That Thomas G. Hawley, Benjamin. K. Hart[,] Jonathan T. Hudson, Jeremiah A Townsend, John W Buffum[,] S. M. Tinsley, S. B. Opdyke, and F. A Olds[,] ^and Cyrus Edwards^ shall be commissioners in connection with the present directors of said Springfield and Alton Turnpike Road. . .
Springfield and Alton Turnpike Road Company, the duty of whom, or a majority of whom, shall ^be to^ open books in the City of Springfield and Alton or wheresoever they may deem proper, after giving such notice as is required by the Original Charter of said company to receive subscriptions for a sufficient amount of stock in said Company over and above the present Capital Stock, as will enable said company without delay to proceed to complete said road; and the said commissioners are further Authorized to receive subscriptions for so much of the original ^Capital^ stock of said company as has been previously subscribed for, and on which, no part of the subscription money, or any instalments have been, bona fide paid

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Sec 5
That all acts and parts of acts inconsistent with the provisions of this act be and the same are hereby repealed
Sec 6 This act to take effect from and after its passage
[docketing]
[02]/[06]/[1841]
Rep of C.[Report of Committee]
agreed to
[docketing]
[02]/[25]/[1841]
Ord. Eng[Ordered to be Engrossed]
1“4” changed to “5”.

Handwritten Document, 3 page(s), Lincoln Collection, HB 201, GA Session: 12-2, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL)