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A Bill for an act to vacate Town plats
sec.[section] 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois Represented in the General Assembly That any person or persons, bodies politic or corporate who have laid out, or may hereafter lay out any Lands into town lots, streets and allies, and who are the proprietors thereof, are hereby authorized to vacate such town by an instrument in writing, declaratory of such intention, to be signed, sealed and acknowledged as deeds are, which said instrument shall be recorded in the Recorders office where the plat of said town shall have been recorded.
sec 2. That in all cases where town Lots have been sold or otherwise disposed of, The proprietors may unite in such written instrument, and by conforming to the requisitions of the first section of this act may vacate such town plat or any part thereof Provided such vacating does not abridge or destroy the privileges and immunities of other proprietors.

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Sec 3. When any town, part of a town or any addition thereto shall be vacated as aforesaid the proprietors of Lots may enclose the streets, allies and public grounds adjacent thereto, in equal proportions, provided such enclosure does not affect or abridge the rights of other proprietors.
sec 4 The provisions of this act shall extend to County Commissioners and all other proprietors of towns, or parts of towns, or additions thereto.
This act to take effect and be in force from and after its passage

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Handwritten Document, 4 page(s), Folder 46, HB 74, GA Session 12-2, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL) ,