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An Act to Provide for Rebuilding the State House

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Title: An Act to Provide for Rebuilding the State House

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An Act to Provide for Rebuilding the State House

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Published by: University of Vermont. All rights reserved.

PRINTED BY ORDER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.

Know all Men by these Presents, That we, Elisha P. Jewett, George W. Collamer and Erastus Hubbard, of Montpelier, in the county of Washington and State of Vermont, are held and firmly bound and obliged unto the Treasurer of the State of Vermont and to his successors in office, in the penal sum of one hundred thousand dollars current money of the United States, for the payment of which well and truly be made, we bind ourselves, our executors and administrators firmly by these presents.

Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals.

Dated at Montpelier in said county of Washington, this 27th day of February, A.D. 1857.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the Legislature, of the State of Vermont, at a Session held at Montpelier, on the 18th day of February, A.D. 1857, passed an act entitled "an act providing for rebuilding the State House," by which it is provided in the first section of said

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act, that "the inhabitants of Montpelier, or any individuals, shall, before the rising of this Legislature, give good and sufficient bonds, securing to the Treasurer of this State, to pay into the Treasury, a sum equal to the whole cost of the work mentio ned in the first section of this act, one half of said sum to be paid in one year, and the remainder in two years from the passage of this act, or on completion of the work:"

If the inhabitants of Montpelier, or any individuals, shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid into the Treasury of the State of Vermont, a sum equal to the whole cost of the work mentioned in the first section of said act--one half of said sum to be paid in one year, and the remainder in two years from the passage of said act, or on the completion of the work agreeably to the provisions of said act--then this obligation to be void, otherwise in force.

  • ELISHA P. JEWETT, [L.S.]
  • GEO W. COLLAMER, [L.S.]
  • ERASTUS HUBBARD, [L.S.]

Signed, sealed and delivered, in presence of

  • C. W. Williard,
  • Alonzo Bemis

Montpelier, Feb. 27, 1857.

Approved,

H. M. BATES, Treasurer.

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OCTOBER SESSION, 1858.

AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR REBUILDING THE

STATE HOUSE.

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont, as follows:

SEC.1. The sum of forty thousand dollars is hereby appropriated for the purpose of rebuilding the State House, and making such repairs and improvements in and around the same, and furnishing said House, as may be necessary; and the Treasurer is hereby directed to pay said sum to the Committee to be appointed, as hereinafter provided, to superintend such work of rebuilding and repairing as aforesaid, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated. Provided, the inhabitants of Montp elier, or any individuals, shall, before the rising of this Legislature, give good and sufficient security to the Treasurer of this State, to pay into the treasury of the State, a sum equal to the whole cost of the work, mentioned in the first section of this act, one half of said sum to be paid in one year and the remainder in two years from the passage of this act, or on the completion of the work.

SEC.2. It is hereby made the duty of the Governor to appoint three suitable persons, as a Committee to prepare a plan according to which such rebuilding and repairs are to be made. And it shall be the duty of said Committee to deliver one copy of th e plan so prepared by them, to the Secre-

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tary of State, and one to the superintending Committee, on or before the first day of April, A.D. 1857.

SEC.3. It is hereby made the duty of the Governor to appoint some suitable persons as a Committee to superintend the work mentioned in the first section of this act, agreeably to the plan adapted by the Committee aforesaid. And such superintending Co mmittee shall, before he enters upon the discharge of his duties, give good and sufficient bonds to the Treasurer of the State, in the sum of twenty thousand dollars, for the faithful discharge of his duties.

SEC.4. This act shall take effect from its passage.

Approved, February 27, 1857.

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