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as nearly so as possible. The County Treasurer shall return all unaccepted bids, together with the warrants therein contained, to the owners, on demand.

SEC. 6. The County Treasurer shall keep a separate account, under the head of Redemption Fund, of all moneys received from the sources specified in the first and second sections of this Act, and the said moneys shall never be used or mixed with other Funds.

CHAP. XLI.-An Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act concerning

Roads and Highways in and for the Counties of Alameda and Tuolumne, passed April twenty-sixth, eighteen hundred and fiftyeight, so far as the same relates to the County of Tuolumne.

[Became a Law by operation of the Constitution, February 14, 1858.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The Act entitled an Act concerning roads and Repeal as to highways, in and for the Counties of Tuolumne and Alameda, and Alameda passed April twenty-sixth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty

eight, so far as the same applies to the County of Tuolumne, is hereby repealed.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect on the first Monday in August, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine.

[This Act having remained with the Governor ten days, (Sunday's excepted,) and the Senate and Assembly being in session, it has become a law this fourteenth (14th) day of February, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine.

FERRIS FORMAN, Secretary of State.]

CHAP. XLII.-An Act to amend an Act entitled An Act to authorize

the issuance of Duplicates for certain lost School-Land Warrants.

[Approved February 16, 1859.) The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: SECTION 1. The first section of the Act aforesaid is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Section first—The Treasurer of State is hereby authorized and

directed to issue, in the names of George W. Stanton and O. M. Desplicates to Evans, of the County of Butte, or in the names of their assigns,

(duly proven by acknowledgments before a Notary Public to be such, the following described California school-land warrants,

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viz.: To George W. Stanton or assigns, land warrants numbers one hundred and seventy-eight and one hundred and seventynine, originally issued to James S. Bell, June twelfth, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, each being for one hundred and sixty acres of land ; and to 0: M. Evans or assigns, land warrants numbers four hundred and sixty-six, and six hundred and eleven, each of said warrants being for one hundred and sixty acres of land-number four hundred and sixty-six having been originally issued to W. Melvin Smith, on the twenty-fourth of February, eighteen hundred and fifty-three, and number six hundred and eleven having been issued originally to J. L. Poalk, July twenty-eighth, one thousand eiglat hundred and fifty-three.

CHAP. XLIII.-An Act to repeal an Act entitled An Act to extend

the Time for making the Assessment and Collection of Taxes in the County of Siskiyou, approved April twelfth, eighteen hundred and fifty-eight.

[Approved February 16, 1859.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows:
SECTION 1. The Act entitled “An Act to extend the time for

Act repealed
making the assessment and collection of taxes in the County
of Siskiyou,” approved April twelfth, A. D. one thousand eight
hundred and fifty-eight, is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect on the eighth day of March, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine.

Chap. XLIV.-An Act fixing the Time of holding the Court of
Sessions and the County Court, in the County of Contra Costa.

[Approved February 16, 1859.]
The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Section 1. The Court of Sessions in the County of Contra Court of SesCosta shall hereafter be held on the first Monday of February, on the third Monday of May, and on the first Monday of August and of November, in each year, and sball continue until the business is disposed of.

SEC. 2. The County Court shall be held at the same time, and County its business be arranged by order of the County Judge, so as not to interfere with that of the Court of Sessions.

Sec. 3. The jury summoned for the Court of Sessions shall be Jury. also the jury for the County Court.

sions.

Court.

Special term.

SEC. 4. Special terms of said Courts may be held at any time when the public interest require the same.

Sec. 5. All Acts, or parts of Acts, so far as they conflict with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed.

Repealing clause.

Time of holding.

CHAP. XLV.- An Act to fix the Time of holding the County Court,

and Court of Sessions, in Amador County.

[Approved February 16, 1859.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The terms of the County Court and Court of Sessions of Amador County shall hereafter be held at the same time: on the third Monday of January, March, May, July, September, and November, of each year, and shall continue until all the business of such Courts shall be disposed of.

Sec. 2. The trial-jury summoned for the Court of Sessions of said County shall be the trial-jury for the County Court thereof. Sec. 3. All Acts, and parts of Acts, conflicting with the pro

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visions of this Act, are hereby repealed.

Jury.

Repeal of

CHAP. XLVI.—An Act to repeal an Act entitled an Act to Incorpo

rate the Town of Oroville, and an Act amendatory of, and supplementary to, an Act to Incorporate the Town of Oroville.

[Approved February 18, 1859.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The Act entitled an Act to incorporate the Town certain acts. of Oroville, approved March fourteenth, one thousand eight lun.

dred and fifty-seven; also, an Act amendatory of, and supplementary to, an Act to incorporate the Town of Oroville, approved April twenty-second, one thousand cight hundred and fifty-eight, are hereby repealed; Provided, nothing in this Act shall annul, affect, or in any manner impair the right, franchise, or immunities, that George W. Garriott, and his assigns, have in and to a certain right of way and water privileges, franchises, and rights, granted to them by said corporation, in Ordinance num. ber seven, that was passed December seventh, A. D. eighteen hundred and fifty-seven, and the same shall continue in full force as if this Act had not passed.

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CHAP. XLVII.-An Act for the Relief of Elisha Packwood.

[Approved February 18, 1859.] The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. The Controller of State is hereby authorized and empowered to issue to Elisha Packwood a duplicate school-land warrant for one hundred and sixty acres of land, numbered four

Duplicate hundred and fourteen; also, a duplicate school-land warrant for one hundred and sixty acres of land, numbered four hundred rants authorand eighteen; also, a duplicate school-land warrant for one hundred and sixty acres of land, numbered three hundred and fortyfour-in lieu of the originals lost by said Elisha Packwood, issued under and by virtue of an Act entitled an Act to provide for the disposal of the five hundred thousand acres of land granted to this State by Act of Congress, passed May third, eighteen hundred and fifty-two; Provided, that said Packwood shall execute to the State of California a good and sufficient bond, in the sum of two thousand dollars, with two or more sufficient sureties, who shall severally justify as sureties to bonds under the Civil Practice Act of this State, which said bonds shall be conditioned that said Packwood shall indemnify the State for all damages or injury sustained by reason of the issuing the duplicate land warrants herein provided for, as also against the return of said original land warrants.

SEC. 2. The duplicates herein provided to be issued, shall be, to all intents and purposes, as good, and all and every incident thereto shall be as effectual, to all intents and purposes, as though the originals were existing; and the proper officers may and shall make all and every indorsement thereon as may bave been made on said original warrants, or may be necessary to mako thereon for the purpose of survey, record, or of floating the same hereafter.

CHAP. XLVIII.- An Act amendatory of, and supplemental to, an

Act entitled an Act to provide for the Location and Sale of the Unsold Portion of the Fire Hundred Thousand Acres of Land granted to this State for School Purposes, and the Seventy-Two Sections donated to this State for the use of a Seminary of Learning, approved April twenty-third, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-eight.

[Approved February 18, 1859.) The People of the State of California, represented in Senate and

Assembly, do enact as follows : Section 1. Section nine of said Act is hereby amended so as read as follows:

Section nine-It shall be the duty of the Board of Examiners
created by an Act approved April twenty-first, eighteen hundred
and fifty-eight, entitled “An Act to create a Board of Examiners,
to define their powers and duties, and to impose certain duties
upon the Controller and Treasurer,” whenever it shall appear
to said Board that the Treasurer of the State has received into
the treasury the sum of ten thousand dollars or upwards, paid
in as purchase-money for land, under the provisions of this Act,
and as often thereafter as the like sum shall have been paid in
as aforesaid, to purchase bonds of the Civil Funded Debt of the
State, issued since the first day of January, A. D. eighteen hun-
dred and fifty-eight, to the amount said money paid in as afore-
said will purchase at the lowest price at which they may be pur-
chased, after advertising for two weeks in one daily newspaper,
published in the City of San Francisco, and one in the City of
Sacramento, for sealed proposals for the sale of said bonds. The
said Board shall open said proposals at the time and placo
specified in said publication, in the presence of the Treasurer
and Controller of State, and accept only of such proposals as
offer bonds at the greatest discount to the amount the funds in
the treasury, paid in as purchase-money for school lands, will
purchase. Said Board shall audit the amount due said bidder or
bidders for his or their bonds, which amount shall be paid on
the order of said Board by the Treasurer, and said Board of
Examiners shall deliver said bonds to the Treasurer, who shall
keep said bonds as a special deposit in his custody, marked
“School Fund," to the credit of said School Fund; Provided,
however, that no bonds shall be purchased at more than par
value. All interest paid into the treasury, under the provisions
of this Act, shall be subject to the order of the State Board of
Education.

Sec. 2. Section ten of said Act is amended so as to read as
follows:

Section ten-On or before the first day of July, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, the said Board of Examiners

shall take and use the purchase-money and interest paid into the Fumistends treasury for the seminary lands, for the purpose of buying

bonds in the same manner, as provided in section one of this
Act, and when said bonds have been so purchased, they shall be
in like manner delivered to the Treasurer of the State, and kept
by him as a special deposit, marked “ Seminary Fund,” to the
credit of said fund. All interest accruing on said seminary
bonds, or by purchasers who have bought seminary lands, or
purchase-money that may be paid in after the first day of July,
A. 1. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-nine, shall be invested
in State bonds in the same manner as hereinbefore provided
for.

SEC. 3. The ten sections of land donated to this State for the public build- purpose of erecting public buildings for the State, shall be locaings.

ted and sold in the same manner, at the same price, and on the
same terms as is provided for the sale of the school lands by the
Act to which this is supplemental, and the twenty per cent. of
the purchase-money, and the ten per cent. interest paid in ad-
vance shall be invested in State bonds in the same manner as

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