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Deeda, &c., to be recorded.

the common jail or place of imprisonment belonging to the county in which the provisions of this act have been violated.

Duties of Register of deeds.

SEC. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved first December, 1869.

DEEDS, MORTGAGES, BONDS, &c.

CHAPTER 13.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE RECORDING OF DEEDS, MORTGAGES, BONDE,
CONTRACTS. AGREEMENTS, &C.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives of the Territory of Wyoming :

SEC. 1. All deeds, mortgages, bonds, contracts, agreements, or other instrument concerning any interest in lands in this territory, made in writing under seal, attested by two witnesses and acknowledged before some person authorized by law to take acknowledgments of deeds, shall be recorded in the office of the register of deeds of the county where the land lies, within three months of the date of such instrument.

SEC. 2. It shall be the duty of the register of deeds of each county within this territory, to receive and record at length all such deeds, bonds, mortgages, contracts, and agreements, as shall be left with him for that purpose.

SEC. 3. Each and every instrument touching any tice to purcha- interest in lands made and recorded according to the provis

Instrument recorded to be no

ser.

ions of the first section of this act, shall be notice to, and take precedence of any subsequent purchaser or purchasers from the time of delivering said instrument at the office of the register of deeds for record.

SEC. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, Dec. 4th, 1869.

POISONS.

CHAPTER 14.

AN ACT REGULATING THE SALE OF POISONS IN THE TERRITORY OF WYOMING.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives

of the Territory of Wyoming:

Poison when

ed.

SEC. 1. No druggist, apothecary or other persons dealing sold, to be labelor trafficking in drugs or medicines, shall sell or give away any poison or poisonous substance (except upon the order or written prescription of a practicing licensed physician), without attaching to the phial, box or parcel containing such poisonous substances, a label with the word "poison" printed or written upon it, together with the name of such poison written or printed thereon in plain and legible characters.

SEC. 2. Any person violating this act, shall, upon conviction, be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding fifty dollars.

SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved 3d December, 1869.

COMMON LAW.

CHAPTER 15.

AN ACT ADOPTING THE COMMON LAW OF ENGLAND AND CERTAIN DECLARA-
TORY AND REMEDIAL STATUTES OF SAID KINGDOM.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives
of the Territory of Wyoming:

Fine for viola

tion.

Common law of

SEC. 1. The common law of England as modified by judicial decisions, so far as the same is of a general nature England.

and not inapplicable, and all declaratory or remedial acts or statutes made in aid of or to supply the defects of the common law prior to the fourth year of James the first, (excepting the second section of the sixth chapter of fortythird Elizabeth, the eighth chapter of thirteenth Elizabeth, and ninth chapter of thirty-seventh Henry eighth) and which are of a general nature, and not local to England, shall be the rule of decision in this territory when not inconsistent with the laws thereof, and shall be considered as of full force, until repealed by legislative authority.

SEC. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, Dec. 2nd, 1869.

TELEGRAPH COMPANIES.

CHAPTER 16.

AN ACT TO PROTECT THE PROPERTY OF TELEGRAP! COMPANIES.

Penalties for

graplı lines.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representatives: of the Territory of Wyoming :

Sec. 1. That any person, who shall wilfully cut down or injuring tele- burn, or otherwise materially injure any telegraph pole, or

snall shoot so as to materially injure any insulator or knock said insalator loose from the pole to which it is attached, or otherwise materially injure such insulator, or who shall shoot any telegraph wire, thereby breaking said wire, or who shall otherwise wilfully cut, break, or injure such wire, shall upon conviction thereof, be fined not less than twenty-five nor more than one hundred dollars, and in case of failure to pay such fine, shall be imprisoned in the county jail one day for every two dollars of such fine.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved, Dec. 2nd, 1869.

JAILS.

CHAPTER 17.

AN ACT CONCERNING JAILS.

Be it enacted by the Council and House of Representaties of the Territory of Wyoming :

SEC. 1. That there be established and kept in every organized county of this territory, by the board of county commissioners at the expense of the county, as hereinafter provided, a jail for the safe keeping of prisoners lawfully committed.

Jail to be kep in every county.

SEC. 2. The grand jury, at each term of the district court, shall make personal inspection of the county jail, as to the sufficiency of the same for the safe keeping of prisoners, their convenient accon modation and health, and shall inquire into the manner in which the same has been kept since the last term; and the court shall give this in charge to the grand jury, and it shall be imperative on the board of county commissioners to issue the necessary to make. orders, or cause to be made the necessary repairs in accordance with the complaint or recommendation of the grand jury

Repairs, who

SEC. 3. The sheriff of the county by himself or deputy, shall keep the jail, and shall be responsible for the manner in which the same is kept; he shall keep separate rooms for the sexes, except when they are lawfully married; he shall supply bread, meat, drink and fuel, for the prisoners.

SEC. 4. When a prisoner is committed for crime or in any suit on behalf of the territory, the county commission

Grand jury to inspect jail.

Tail, who to keep and how.

Charges lowe.l.

Documents de livered to successol.

What provided for prisoners.

Jatt visited each month.

No spiritous liquors in the building.

ers, shall allow the sheriff his reasonable charges for supplying such prisoner.

SEC. 5. All instruments, writs, or process of any kind, or attested copies thereof, by which any prisoner may be committed or liberated, shall be regularly indorsed and filed in some suitable and safe place, and all such documents shall be delivered to the successor of the officer having charge of the prisoner or succeeding to the office of sheriff.

SEC. 6. It shall be the duty of the sheriff to provide such bed clothing, frames and sacks for beds, night buckets, suitable means for warming the jail, medical attendance and nursing when required, and such other necessaries for the comfort and welfare of said prisoners as the grand jury may recommend, and the expenses thereof shall be audited and settled by the county commissioners as in the case of other general county expenses.

SEC. 7. It shall be the duty of the sheriff to visit the jail in person at least once in each month, unless absent from the county, and examine into the condition of each prisoner, and at least once during each term of the district court; and it is hereby made the duty of the sheriff to cause all the cells and rooms used for the confinement of prisoners, to be thoroughly cleansed and whitewashed at least three times in each year.

Fine or imprisonment.

SEC. 8 No spirituous liquors shall, on any pretense whatsoever, be sold within any building used and established as a jail; nor shall any spirituous liquors be conveyed into any jail for the use of any person confined therein, or be furnished to any prisoner, unless the same be certified to be absolutely necessary for the health of such prisoner, by some reputable physician, who shall specify the quantity and quality of the liquor that may be furnished to any prisoner, the name of the prisoner for whom, and the time when the same may be furnished.

SEC. 9. Every person who shall sell, bring or convey into any jail, any spirituous liquors, contrary to the provisions of section eight of this act, and every sheriff or keeper of a jail, or any other officer or person employed in or about

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