Sec[Section] 1 Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, Represented in the General Assembly, That the county of Williamson be attached to and form a part of the third Judicial Circuit of the State of Illinois, and the Judge of said Circuit is hereby required to appoint a Circuit Clerk in said county and to hold Circuit Courts in said county on Monday after the Circuit Court in the county of Johnson until otherwise directed.
Sec 2 Until a new apportionment is made the Auditor of Public accounts shall issue his warrant in favor of the School Commissioner and agent for the inhabitants of Williamson county for one half of the distributive share of the School fund belonging to the county of Franklin under the last apportionment.
Sec 3 The county of Franklin and Williamson at the next General election for Senator and Representatives to the General Assembly, shall each be entitled to elect one Representative, and the county of Williamson shall vote with the counties of Franklin and Jackson for senator, and the Clerk of Williamson county shall be required to perform all the duties in relation to such election as is required of the county Clerk of the county of Jackson.
Sec 4 The official acts of all officers rendering services in their official capacities in the counties of Williamson and Franklin since the
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first Monday in August last are hereby declared to be legal as though no division had taken place; and the election of all officers which took place in the counties of Williamson and Franklin on the first Monday in August last is hereby legalized, and commissions required to be issued accordingly, and the Clerk of the county commissioners’ court of Franklin county is hereby required to hand over to the county Clerk of Williamson county all bonds which he may have received of officers elected in the county of Williamson at such election, and said bonds shall be filed in the clerk’s office of said county and be in force as though they were given to such Clerk.
Sec 5 The act establishing Frankfort the county seat of Franklin county is hereby repealed.
This act to take effect from and after its passage.

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A Bill for an act to amend an act establishing the county of Williamson approved February the 28th, 1839.
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1These senators formed the select committee that considered the bill.
Illinois Senate Journal. 1839. 11th G. A., special sess., 39.

Handwritten Document, 4 page(s), Folder 10, HB 10, GA Session 11-S, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL) ,