Laws of the State of Indiana

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J.P. Chapman, 1836 - Session laws
 

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Page 93 - And in all cases where the exterior lines of the townships, thus to be subdivided into sections or half sections, shall exceed, or shall not extend, six miles, the excess or deficiency shall be specially noted, and added to, or deducted from, the western and northern ranges of sections or half sections in such township, according as the error may be in running the lines from east to west, or from south to north...
Page 94 - ... equidistant from those two corners which stand on the same line. Second. The boundary lines, actually run and marked in the surveys returned by the surveyor general, shall be established as the proper boundary lines of the sections, or subdivisions, for which they were intended, and the length of such lines, as returned, shall be held and considered as the true length thereof.
Page 187 - It shall be the duty of the General Assembly, as soon as circumstances will permit, to provide by law for a general system of education, ascending in a regular gradation from township schools to a State University, wherein tuition shall be gratis, and equally open to all.
Page 94 - The boundary lines, actually run and marked in the surveys returned by the surveyor general, or by the surveyor of the land south of Tennessee, respectively, shall fee established as the proper boundary lines of the sections, or subdivisions, for which they were intended; and the length of such lines, as returned by either of the surveyors aforesaid, shall be held and considered as the true length thereof.
Page 91 - The public lands shall be divided by north ***' and south lines run according to the true meridian, and by others crossing them at right angles, so as to form townships of six miles square...
Page 27 - ... to pay the same, that it shall be and, is hereby, made the duty of the sheriff of the proper county to hire out' said freedman, free negro, or mulatto to any person who will, for the shortest period of service, pay said fine or forfeiture and all costs...
Page 92 - ... till the thirty-six be completed. Fourth. The deputy surveyors, respectively, shall cause to be marked on a tree near each corner established in the manner described, and within the section, the number of such section, and over it the number of the township within which such section may be; and the deputy surveyors shall carefully note, in their respective field-books, the names of the corner trees marked and the numbers so made.
Page 94 - And the boundary lines which shall not have been actually run and marked as aforesaid shall be ascertained by running straight lines from the established corners to the opposite corresponding corners...
Page 94 - First. All the corners marked In the surveys, returned by the surveyor-general, shall be established as the proper corners of sections or subdivisions of sections, which they were Intended to designate; and the corners of half and quarter sections, not marked on the surveys, shall be placed as nearly as possible equidistant from two corners which stand on the same line.
Page 93 - Kentucky river," were subdivided by running through the townships parallel lines each way, at the end of every two miles, and by marking a corner on each of the said lines, at the end of every mile; to be subdivided into sections by running straight lines from the mile corners thus marked to the opposite corresponding corners, and by marking on each of the said lines intermediate corners, as nearly as possible equidistant from the corners of the sections on the same.

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