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Sec. 3. That the sum of twelve thousand dollars is here

by appropriated to pay the interest on the Wiggins' loan Wiggins' loan. for the years 1835 and 1836.

SEC. 4. That the following sums be, and the same are

hereby appropriated, in full, for the salaries of the several Salaries.

officers herein mentioned, for the years 1835 and 1836:

For the Governor, two thousand dollars.

The Auditor of Public Accounts, three thousand two hundred dollars, including clerk hire.

The State Treasurer, three thousand two hundred dol- , dollars, including clerk hire.

To the Secretary of State, two thousand two hundred dollars, including clerk hire and copying of laws.

The Judges of the Supreme Court, eight thousand dollars.

The Judges of the Circuit Courts, nine thousand dollars.

The Attorney General and State's Attorneys, thirtyseven hundred dollars.

The Agent of the Ohio Saline, four hundred dollars.
The Warden of the Penitentiary, eight hundred dollars.

The Secretary to the Council of Revision, three dollars per day.

SEC. 5. There shall be paid to the Speaker of the Senate Compensation, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, five dollars members of the per day, and three dollars for each twenty miles necessary General As- travel in going to, and returning from the Seat of Governsembly.

ment of the State.

To each member of the Senate and House of Representatives, the sum of three dollars per day for each day's attendance at the present session of the General Assembly, and three dollars for each twenty miles, going to and returning from the Seat of Government of the State, neces

sary traveling. Secretary of Se- To the Secretary of the Senate and Principal Clerk of nate and clerks the House of Representatives, five dollars per day,

To the Assistant Clerks of each House, four dollars per day.

To the Engrossing and Enrolling Clerks of the Senate and House of Representatives, four dollars per day.

To each Door Keeper, three dollars per day.

To the Secretary of the Senate and Principal Clerk of the House of Representatives, the sum of one hundred and seventy-five dollars each, for furnishing a copy of the Journals for the press.

To Claiborne S. Thomas, three dollars per day for his services rendered to the Engrossing and Enrolling Clerk of the House of Representatives, from the 19th January to the last day of the present session, inclusive. Said compensation, when due the members and officers of the

of both houses.

Jas. Black.

Senate, shall be certified by the Secretary thereol, except How to be cerhis own, which shall be certified by the Speaker; and said tified. compensation, when due the members and officers of the House of Representatives, shall be certified by the Principal Clerk, except his own, which shall be certified by the Speaker; which said certificates, when so made out, shall be a sufficient voucher to the Auditor to draw his warrant on the Treasury for the amount to which each person shall be entitled as aforesaid, to be paid out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

Sec. 6. The Auditor of Public Accounts shall issue his warrant on the Treasury in favor of the different persons hereinafter named, for the several sums annexed to their respective names, to wit:

To Robert Blackwell the sum of ninety-four dollars and R. Blackwell. seventy-two cents for articles furnished for the use of the State.

To J. T. Eccles & Co., the sum of twenty-five dollars J. T. Eccles & and twenty-five cents, for articles furnished for the use of Co. the State.

To James Black, the sum of one hundred and thirteen dollars and fifty cents, for materials furnished to repair the Bank House.

To M. Greiner, the sum of six dollars and twenty-five M. Greiner. cents, for printing the Ayes and Nays for the use of the House of Representatives.

To Marmaduke Vickery, the sum of two dollars and fif- M. Vickery. ty cents, for fixing the stoves for State House.

To George Leidig, the sum of fifty dollars, for a room George Leidig. furnished the Council of Revision during the present session of the General Assembly.

To William C. Murphey, the sum of two dollars and W.C. Murphey thirteen cents, for work done on the State House.

To Moses Philips, the sum of three dollars, for locks and Moses Philips. work done on the State House.

To John Y. Sawyer, the sum of two hundred and twen-J. Y. Sawyer. ty-seven dollars and sixty-eight cents, for printing for the use of the House of Representatives.

To Blackwell & Stapp, the sum of ten dollars, for glass Blackwell and furnished for the Bank. To Robert Blackwell, the sum of fifteen dollars, to be

R. Blackwell. applied in obtaining and erecting suitable head and footstones to the grave of the late William McHenry.

To J. T. Eccles, the sum of six dollars, for swearing in J. T. Eccles. members of the House of Representatives.

To John Roberts, the sum of thirty-seven and a half John Roberts. cents.

To John D. Hughes, seven dollars and seventy cents. J. D. Hughes. To Jarvis Forehand, one dollar and fifty cents a day for J. Forehand.


attendance on the Council of Revision, the number of

days to be certified by the Council to the Auditor. Jas. Black To James Black, the sum of three dollars and eighty

eight cents, for articles purchased for the funeral of Wil

liam McHenry. W.'B. Scates. To Walter B. Scates, for services as Clerk pro tem. the

sum of five dollars. J. Armstrong.

To John Armstrong, as Door Keeper, pro tem. three

dollars. T.C. Kirkman.

To Thomas C. Kirkman, for Assistant Clerk, pro tem.

the sum of four dollars. John Stams. To John Stams for wood, six dollars. John Lindley. To John Lindley for wood, twenty-five dollars. J. Y. Sawyer. To John Y. Sawyer for stove for Senate Chamber, thir

ty-three dollars.

To John Y. Sawyer for printing for Senate and printing sales of land in Lawrence and White counties, the sum of

six hundred and seventeen dollars and eighty-one cents. A. F. Grant.

To A. F. Grant, five dollars for one day's services as

Secretary pro tem. to the Senate. Wm. Hodge. To William Hodge, six dollars for administering oaths

of office to the members of the Senate. J. Y. Sawyer.

To John Y. Sawyer for advertising sales of real estate in White county for the State Bank of Illinois, and for advertising real estate in Lawrenceville for sale for the same, five squares, one for twelve weeks and the other for six

weeks, fifteen dollars and seventy-five cents. Wm. Denning,

To William Denning, John C. Sprigg and J. W. Casey, J. C. Sprigg & three dollars per day each, for assisting the Engrossing and J. W. Casey. Enrolling Clerk of the Senate, to be paid on the certificate

of the Secretary of the Senate. Wm. Flora.

To William Flora the sum of ten dollars for carrying wood for the Engrossing Clerks of both Houses of this

General Assembly. Receiver of

Sec. 7. To the Receiver of the Vermilion Saline, one Vermilion Sao half per cent. on all moneys by him paid into the State line. Treasury, for his trouble in bringing and paying over the same on or before the first day of March next.

APPROVED, Feb. 13, 1835.


AN ACT to incorporate the subscribers to the Bank of the In force Feb. State of Illinois.

12, 1835.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the people of the State of Illinois, represented in the General Assembly, That a Bank of the Bank establishState of Illinois shall be established,

the capital stock where- Capital stock, of shall be one million five hundred thousand dollars, to be $1,500,000. divided into shares of one hundred dollars each; one million four hundred thousand dollars of said capital stock to be subscribed by individuals, [and] one hundred thousand shall be reserved, and may be subscribed for by the State of Illinois whenenever the Legislature thereof may deem it proper to subscribe the whole or such parts thereof, as the condition of the Treasury may justify.

Sec. 2. The said capital stock may hereafter be increas- May be increaed by individual subscriptions, to an amount not exceed- sed. ing one million of dollars, to be subscribed for and taken under the direction of the President and Directors of this Corporation, in the same manner as herein provided for the subscription to the original capital stock.

Sec. 3. All persons who shall become holders of the Subscribers to capital stock of said Bank, pursuant to this act, shall be the stock incorand they are hereby constituted a body corporate, by the porated. name of the President, Directors and Company of the State Bank of Illinois; and such Corporation shall con- Extent of cortinue until the first day of January, in the year one thou- poration. sand eight hundred and sixty, and by that name, shall be competent to contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended, in all courts and places, and in all matters whatsoever.

Sec. 4. The said corporation shall have power to carry Nature of the on the business of banking, by discounting bills, notes, and incorporation. other evidences of debt, by receiving deposites, and making all other contracts involving the interest or uses of money; by buying or selling gold and silver bullion, foreign coins and bills of exchange, by issuing bills, notes, or other evidences of debt, and by exercising such other incidental powers as shall be necessary to carry on all such business.

Sec. 5. The real estate which it shall be lawful for said Real estate to Bank to purchase, hold and convey, shall be-1st. Such be held by said as shall be required for its immediate accommodation in the transaction of its business, or such as shall have been mortgaged to it in good faith by way of security for loans previously contracted, or for moneys due; or—3d. Such as shall have been conveyed to it in satisfaction of debts previously contracted in the course of its dealings; or-4th.


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Such as shall have been purchased at sales upon judgments, decrees or mortgages, obtained or made for such debts; and said Bank shall not purchase, hold or convey real estate in (any) other case, or for any


purpose; and all such real estate, not absolutely necessary for the convenient discharge of its business, shall be set up at least once a year at public sale, and if the sum offered therefor, shall be sufficient to reimburse the principal and interest of the debt for which it was taken by said corporation, it shall be

absolutely sold. Prohibited Sec. 6. The said corporation shall not, directly or indimerchandize." rectly, deal or trade in buying or selling any goods, wares

or merchandize, or commodities whatever. May have a Sec. 7. The said corporation may have and use a com

mon seal—the same alter, break, change or renew at pleasure, and may also make, ordain and establish and put in execution such by-laws, ordinances, rules and regulations, as shall be necessary for the good government of the said Bank, and the prudent and efficient management of its affairs. No by-laws, ordinances, rules and regulations of the same, shall be in any wise contrary to the Constitution and

Laws of this State, or of the United States. Principal bank, Sec. 8. The principal Bank of said corporation, shall be where located. located at Springfield, and an office of Discount and Depo

site as a Branch thereof, shall be established at Vandalia; and the President and Directors aforesaid, may establish and discontinue such other offices of Discount and Deposite as Branches within this State, whenever the interest of the community or Bank require it, in number not exceeding six, for the purpose of discount and deposite, and the transaction of such other business as may be legally confided to them under the provisions of this act; and to commit the management of all of the aforesaid branches under such regulations, as they shall from time to time deem prudent and necessary to adopt, to such number of persons as they shall choose.

Sec. 9. For procuring subscriptions for said capital stock, to receive oyubJohn Tillson, jr., Robert K. McLaughlin, Daniel Wann, A. scriptions to G. S. Wight, John C. Riley, Wm. H. Davidson, Edward capital stock. M. Wilson, Edward L. Pierson, Robert R. Green, Ezra

Baker, jr., Aquilla Wren, John Taylor, Samuel C. Christie, Edmund Roberts, Benjamin Godfrey, Thomas Mather, A. M. Jenkins, Wm. Linn, W. S. Gilman, Charles Prentice, Richard I. Hamilton, A. H. Buckner, Wm. F. Thornton and Edmund D. Taylor, are appointed commissioners to receive all subscriptions therefor, and said commissioners, or a majority of them, shall first open in this State, one or more subscription books for said stock, on such days and at such places as they shall deem expedient; and shall, for

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