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or deeds of conveyance, conveying all the right and title in and to such real estate, or any portion thereof, held by him as such trustee.

SEC. 2. Such sale shall be made for cash; and the said Trus. Disposal of tee, upon making any sale under the provisions of this Act, shall pay the sum or sums of money received by him therefrom, to the guardian of the said Augusta H. Dean, whose receipt shall be a sufficient acquittance to the said trustee for all money so receipted for.

CHAP. XIX.-An Act supplementary to the Act concerning the Writ

of Habeas Corpus.

able.

[Approved February 2, 1859.) The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. Whenever application is made to the Supreme Writ return. Court for a writ of habeas corpus, it shall be lawful for said Court, if it appear that the writ ought to issue, to make the same returnable before one of the Justices thereof, at Chambers, or before any District or County Judge of the State. It shall be the duty of the Judge, before whom the writ is thus made returnable, to hear and determine the application thereon.

SEC. 2. Whenever application is made to one of the Justices Hear and deof the Supreme Court for a writ of habeas corpus, it shall be lawful for such Justice, if it appear that the writ ought to issue, to make the same returnable either before the Court, or before one of the other Justices thereof, or before any District or County Judge of the State. It shall be the duty of the Court, or Judge, before whom the writ is thus made returnable, to hear and determine the application thereon.

termine.

CHAP. XX.-An Act to fix the Terms of the Probate Court in and for

the County of Tuolumne.

[Approved February 3, 1859.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows :

SECTION 1. A regular term of the Probate Court in and for Terms fixed. the County of Tuolumne, shall hereafter be holden on the fourth Monday in each month, during the year.

Sec. 2. All Acts, or parts of Acts, inconsistent with the pro- Repealing. visions of this Act, so far as the same relate to the County of Tuolumne, are hereby repealed.

CHAP. XXI.- An Act to amend an Act entitled an Act concerning

Roads and Highways in certain Counties therein named, approved
April the twenty-second, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.

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[Approved February 3, 1859.]

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The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
Section 1. Section twelve of said Act is hereby amended to

read as follows: Counties spe

Section twelve-The provisions of this Act shall apply to, and cified.

be in force in, the Counties of Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma,
Yolo, San Joaquin, and Solano.

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Special tax.

CHAP. XXII.-An Act to authorize and require the Board of Super-
visors of the County of San Mateo to levy a Special Tax.

[Approved February 4, 1859.)
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of the County of San
Mateo are hereby authorized and required, for the year one
thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, to levy a special tax of
twenty-five cents on each one hundred dollars of taxable property
in said County, for the purpose of raising money for the comple-
tion of the Court-House and Jail in said County, and paying
therefor, in accordance with the contract entered into by the
Board of Supervisors of said County for the construction of the
same. The said tax shall be levied and collected at the time, and
and in the manner, of levying and collecting taxes for State
County purposes.

Jerying.

CHAP. XXIII.-- An Act to extend the Time for completing the As

sessment-Roll, and for collecting the Taxes of San Bernardino
County.

[Approved February 4, 1359.)
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
Time extend SECTION 1. The time for completing the assessment, and

making out the original assessment-roll in the County of San
Bernardino, for the year eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, is

ed.

completing assessment

Equalization

meeting.

hereby extended to the first Monday in March, one thousand Time for eight hundred and fifty-nine; and all acts which were required to be done by the Auditor and Assessor of said County, pertain- enlarged. ing to the assessment-roll for the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, by virtue of an Act entitled an Act to provide revenue for the support of this State, approved April twenty-ninth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven, shall be done on the first Monday in March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, by the present Auditor and Assessor.

Sec. 2. The Board of Equalization of said County shall meet Board of on the second Monday of March, of this year, for the purpose

of equalizing the unpaid taxes assessed for the year one thousand Tipetiofe eight hundred and fifty-eight, and may continue in session one week.

SEC. 3. The time of collecting taxes in said County, for the Taxes..time year one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight, is hereby ex- extended tended to the first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, and all taxes remaining unpaid, on said day, are hereby declared delinquent.

SEC. 4. The Sheriff of said County is hereby required to make sheriff to his lery, for the collection of said delinquent taxes, on the said levy and sell. first day of April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, and proceed to sell, under such levy, after twenty days' notice, ac- When. cording to the provisions of said Act of April twenty-ninth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven.

Sec. 5. All laws, or parts of laws, in conflict with the pro- Repealing visions of this Act, are hereby declared and made inoperative and of no effect, as far as this Act is concerned.

clause.

CHAP. XXIV.-An Act to extend the Time for the collection of Delin

quent Taxes in the City and County of San Francisco.

taxes-time for collection

[Approved February 3, 1859.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : SECTION 1. The time for the collection of the delinquent Delinquent taxes, in the City and County of San Francisco, is hereby extended to the first Monday in June, eighteen hundred and fifty- enlarged. nine, and all acts required by law to be done by the Tax-Collector on the first Monday of February, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine, shall be done on said first Monday in June, eighteen hundred and fifty-nine.

Sec. 2. In all cases where the Tax-Collector of said City and County is, has been, or shall be, restrained or enjoined by any allowed, Court of Law from collecting any delinquent tax, the time for strained by the collection of such delinquent tax is hereby extended, for the injunction space of four months from the time when such injunction shall be dissolved or cease to be obligatory on said Tax-Collector. Sec. 3. The said Tax-Collector shall, in addition to the bonds

Four months

when re

Tax Collect. now required by law, give a further bond in the sum of ten or-bond en- thousand dollars, conditioned for the faithful performance of his larged.

duties under the provisions of this Act.

Collection of

Chap. XXV.-An Act to extend the Time for collecting Taxes in

the County of Solano.

[Approved February 5, 1859.) The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Sheriff of the County of Solano is hereby taxes_time authorized and empowered to continue the collection of State enlarged.

and County taxes due therein, until the first Monday in April next, and for such purposes he shall have all the powers given to Sheriffs by the Act to provide revenue for the support of the general government of this State; and, in said collections, he shall be governed, in all respects, by said Act, and he shall not be required to make his final settlement, or to return his delinquent-list, until the second Monday in April next; Provided, he shall make settlement, in accordance with the provisions of said Act, of all taxes collected before proceeding under this Act.

SEC. 2. This Act shall expire on the eleventh day of April next; and, during its continuanco, all provisions of law in conflict or inconsistent with this Act are hereby suspended.

Sec. 3. Before the extension herein granted shall take effect, new bond. the said Sheriff sball file with the Clerk of the Board of Supervi

sors, a new bond, conditioned in the sum of five thousand dollars, for the faithful discharge of the duties imposed upon him by this Act.

Limitation.

Sheriff to file

CHAP. XXVI.-An Act providing for holding a Special Term of the

District Court in Del Norte County.

[Approved February 9, 1859.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Section 1. The District Judge of the Eighth Judicial District of this State is hereby authorized and required to bold a special term of the District Court, for the transaction of criminal business, in Del Norte County, commencing on the third Monday in February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine.

Special term.

CHAP. XXVII.-An Act Supplementary to an Act to extend the

Time for completing the Assessment-Roll, and for Collecting the
Taxes, of San Bernardino County.

[Approved February 10, 1859.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. Before entering upon the discharge of the duties sheriff to file required by the Act to which this is supplementary, the Sheriff of new bond. San Bernardino County shall file with the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors of said County, a new bond, conditioned in the sum of three thousand dollars, for the faithful discharge of the duties required by this said Act.

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CHAP. XXVIII.-An Act to authorize and direct the Board of Su

pervisors of the City and County of San Francisco to pay, out of the General Fund, certain Claims therein mentioned.

[Approved February 11, 1859.] . The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Board of Supervisors of the City and County Claim alof San Francisco are hereby authorized and directed to audit, allow, and order paid, out of the General Fund of said City and County, demands on the Treasury numbers fifteen hundred and sixty-four, one thousand seven hundred and fifty-two, two thousand five hundred and eighty, and two thousand pine hundred and forty-two, drawn, audited, and allowed, in favor of H. M. Willis, on the fund known as the special Prosecuting-Attorney's Fee Fund, for services rendered as Prosecuting-Attorney of the Police Court of said City and County, for the month of December, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and January, April and May, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight, under the provisions of an Act to amend an Act entitled an Act to repeal the several charters of the City of San Francisco, to establish the boundaries of the City and County of San Francisco, and consolidate the government thereof, approved April nineteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, approved April eighteenth, eighteen hundred and fifty-seven.

Sec. 2. The Auditor of said City and County is hereby au- Warrant to thorized and directed to audit the sum allowed, and issue his issue. warrant therefor; whereupon, and upon the presentation thereof, the Treasurer of said City and County shall pay the same, as other current indebtedness of the City and County aforesaid

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