An Act to dissolve the Bands of Matrimony between Daniel Bilderback and Abigail his wife.
(Approved, February 1, 1831.)
- That the bands of matrimony heretofore existing between Daniel Bilderback and Abigail his wife, are hereby dissolved, and the bands of matrimony now existing between James Leonard and Abigail his wife, of Dearborn county, are hereby legalized and confirmed to all intents and purposes.
An Act to provide for semi-annual Fairs in the counties of Floyd and Switzerland.
(Approved, January 8, 1831.)
- That there shall be two fairs in each year, in the county of Switzerland, for the sale and exchange of the various agricultural products of said county, to be holden at the county seat, on such days and times as the board doing county business for said county may direct.
An Act to Incorporate the Lawrenceburgh Bridge Company.
(Approved, January 24, 1831.)
- Each person who has subscribed to aid in building the bridge over Tanner’s creek, near Lawrenceburgh, shall be entitled to as many shares of stock in said company, as the amount paid to the trustees heretofore appointed to contract with some person or persons to build said bridge, or to Phiney and Spooner or either of them, as undertakers to build said bridge…and Jeremiah Phiney shall be entitled to as many shares as the amount he has expended on said bridge.
- The affairs of said company shall be managed by seven trustees…. And until the first election to be held by said company, the following persons are hereby authorized to act as such viz: Oliver Heustis, Mark McCracken, Jeremiah Phiney, William S. Durbin, Amos Lane, Jabez Percival, and William Tate.
An Act concerning the Corporation of the Town of Lawrenceburgh.
(Approved, February 10, 1831.)
An Act confirming to John J. Akin, Alexander Walker and John J. Livingston, certain Rights.(Approved, January 6, 1831.)
- That the trustees of school section in township number six, of range number one west, of lands offered for sale at Cincinnati, situate in the county of Dearborn, state of Indiana, be and are hereby authorized and empowered to sell and convey, by a good and sufficient deed in fee simple, clear of all incumbrances, unto John J. Akin, Alexander Walker and John J. Livingston, severally, their heirs and assigns forever, fifty acres of land, each, out of the aforesaid school section, it being the same several fifty acres which they are now severally possessed of, under a certain illegal lease, from Robert Faulkner, Abraham Everson and Samuel Lawford, at a price not less than two dollars per acre, payable in four years, with interest from the date of such sale.
An act to continue in force “An act for the benefit of persons who have or are likely to suffer by the destruction of the records of Dearborn county, which were consumed by fire in the court-house at Lawrenceburgh, on the morning of the 6th of March, 1826,” approved, January 11, 1827.
(Approved, January 29, 1831.)
- Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Indiana, That the recorder of Dearborn county is hereby authorized to carry into effect, all the provisions of the above named act, (as fully as the commissioners therein named are authorized to do until the first day of January, 1835, except that said recorder shall be his own clerk, and may attend to business at any time when called on for that purpose, without being required to give notice, or holding any special session.
- Said recorder shall receive as a compensation for his services hereby required, for taking the necessary proof of each deed, and for recording the same, one dollar, to be paid by the person making application for such services.
An act to appropriate part of the Three Per Cent Fund, and for other purposes.
(Approved, February 10, 1831.)
- That the sum of four hundred dollars, is hereby appropriated, out of the fund commonly called the three per cent fund, to each of the counties in this state.
- Sec 28. That the sum of four hundred dollars, be and the same is hereby appropriated for the improvement of state roads, bridges and navigable streams, in the county of Dearborn, in the following manner, to wit: that the sum of two hundred dollars, be and the same is hereby appropriated toward finishing the Salt fork bridge, on the state road leading from Lawrenceburgh to Rushville, and from Lawrenceburgh to Fort Wayne, where both cross the same; and that Jacob Blasdell of Lawrenceburgh township, be authorized to superintend the completion of the same; and that the sum of fifty dollars be appropriated to repairing the state road leading from Aurora to Napoleon, and that James Powell be appointed to superintend the same; and the sum of fifty dollars be appropriated to repairing the state road leading from Rising Sun to Napoleon, and that John Barricklow be appointed to superintend the same; and that the sum of sixty dollars be appropriated to the opening of the navigation of Laughery creek, between Robert Canaway’s ford and the western line of Dearborn county, and that James Rand be appointed to superintend the same; and that the sum of forty dollars be appropriated to the opening of the road from Madison to Lawrenceburgh, within the county of Dearborn, and that Reed Brandel be appointed to superintend the same; and John Barricklow, be and he is hereby appointed a commissioner, to draw on the agent of the three per cent fund for the whole amount, and who shall pay over to the several commissioners in the county of Dearborn, who are hereby appointed for this object in said county.
- Sec 31. That four hundred dollars be appropriated to Switzerland county, to the building of a bridge of Indian creek in said county, on or near the road leading from Vevay to Madison; and Edward Patton of Switzerland county, be and he is hereby appointed a commissioner, with authority to draw the money hereby appropriated to Switzerland county, and to apply it to the object aforesaid.