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trict in which the land is situated, subject to an appeal to, and a revision by, the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States.

Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That prior to any entries being made under and by virtue of the provisions of this act, proof of the settlement and improvement thereby required shall be made to the satisfaction of the Register and Receiver of the land district in which such lands may lie, agreeably to such rules as shall be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury, who shall each be entitled to receive fifty cents from each applicant for his serviees, to be rendered as aforesaid ; and all assignments and transfers of the right hereby secured, prior to the issuing of the patent, shall be null and void.

Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That before any person claiming the benefit of this act shall be allowed to enter such lands, he or she shall make oath before the Receiver or Register of the land district in which the land is situated (who are hereby authorized to administer the same) that he or she has never had the benefit of any right of pre-emption under this act; that he or she is not the owner of three hundred and twenty acres of land in any State or Territory of the United States, nor hath he or she settled upon and improved said land to sell the same on speculation, but good faith to appropriate it to his or her own exclusive use or benefit; and that he or she has not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he or she might acquire from the Government of the United States, should inure in whole or in part to the benefit of any person except himself or herself; and if any person taking such oath shall swear falsely in the premises, he or she shall be subject to all the pains and penalties of perjury, and shall forfeit the money which he or she may have paid for said land, and all right and title to the same; and any grant or conveyance which he or she may have made, except in the hands of bona fide purchasers, for a valuable consideration, shall be null and void. And it shall be the duty of the officer administering such oath to file a certificate thereof in the Public Land Office of such district, and to transmit a duplicate copy to the General Land Office; either of which shall be good and sufficient evidence that such oath was administered according to law.

Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That this act shall not delay the sale of any of the public lands of the United States beyond the time which has been or may bo appointed by the proclamation of the President; nor shall the provisions of this act be available to any person or persons who shall fail to make the proof and payment, and file the affidavit required, before the day appointed for the commencement of the sales as aforesaid.

Sec. 15. And be it further enacted, That whenever any person has settled or sball settle and improve a tract of land, subject at the time of settlement to private entry, and shall intend to purchase the same under the provisions of this act, such person sball, in the first case, within three months after the passage of the same; and in the last, within thirty days next after the date of such settlement, file with the Register of the proper district, a written statement describing the lands settled upon, and cloclaring the intention of such person to claim the same under the provisions of this act, and shall, where such settlement is already made, within twelve months after the passage of this act, and where it shall hereafter be made, within the same period after the date of such settlement, make the proof, affidavit, and payment herein required; and if he or she shall fail to file such written statement as aforesaid, or shall fail to make such affidavit, proof, and payment, within the twelve months aforesaid, the tract of land so settled and improved shall be subject to the entry of any other purchaser.

APPROVED, September 4th, 1841.

NEWSPAPERS IN THE STATE OF WISCONSIN.*

DAILIES.

North Star, Hudson.

Chronicle, do. Sentinel, Milwaukee.

Transcript, Prescott. Wisconsin, do.

Beacon, Fountain City. Free Democrat, do.

Advocate,

do. News, do.

Spirit, Waupacca. American, do.

Herald, Plover. Banner, do. German,

Banner, Black River Falls. Volks Freund, do. do.

Courier, Prairie du Chien.
Seebote,

do.
do.

Leader, do.
Atlas,
do. do.

Times, Viroqua. Grad Aus, do. do.

Independent, North Pepin. Courier, Oshkosh.

Observer, Richland Center. Democrat, do.

Pinery, Stevens' Point.
Courant, Berlin.

Miner, Kilbourn City.
Journal, Racine.
Volksblat, do.

Weyauwegan, Weyauwega.

Freeman, Sparta. Gazette, Janesville.

Watchman, do. Standard, do.

Republican, New Lisbon. Patriot, Madison.

Courant, Berlin. Argus and Democrat, Madison.

Telegraph, Eauclaire. State Journal,

do.

Democrat, do.

Chronicle, Superior.
WEEKLIES.

Republican, do.

Mercury, Bayfield. Tribune, Mineral Point.

Herald, Reedsburg. Democrat, do.

Central Wisconsin, Wausau. IIerald, Shullsburg.

Advocate, Green Bay. Herald, Lancaster.

Pioneer, Ohilton. Sentinel, Monroe.

Commonwealth, Fond du Lac. Democrat, Racine.

Union,

do. Journal of Education, Racine, monthly, Journal,

do. Advocate,

do.

Conservator, Neenah and Menasha. Journal,

do.

Argus, Horicon. Volksblat, Racine, German.

Star, Mauston. Register, Whitewater.

Times, New London. Independent American, Platteville.

Ledger, Montello. Democrat, La Crosse.

Republic, Baraboo. Republican, do.

Democrat, do. North Star, do., German.

Crescent, Appleton.

* From the Janesville Gazette and Free Press of Sept., 1857.

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do.

do.

Republican, Omro.

Democratic Standard, Janesville. Journal, Columbus.

Sentinel, Milwaukee. Democrat, Oshkosh.

Wisconsin, do. Courier, do.

Free Democrat, do. Phoenix, do., German.

News,

do. Staat Zaling, do. do.

American, do. Journal, Fox Lake.

Atlas,

do., German, Phonetic Pantagraph, F. Lake, monthly. Grad Aus, do, do. Times, Waupun.

Seebote, do. do. Home, Ripon.

Bannes,

do. Democrat, Watertown.

Volks Freund, do. do. Chronicle, do.

State Journal, Madison. Advertiser, do., German.

Argus and Democrat, do.
People's Paper, do.

do.
Patriot,

do. Republican, Waukesha.

Wisconsin Farmer, do., monthly. Democrat, do.

Western Fireside, Democrat, West Bend.

Church News, do., Norwegian. Marquette Express, Marquette.

North Star,

do. Democrat, Port Washington.

Emigranten,

do. Advertiser, do.

Staats Zeitung,

do. do.
Tribune and Telegraph, Kenosha. College Monthly, Beloit.
Times,

do.
Herald,

do., tri-weekly. Jeffersonian, Jefferson.

Journal,

do. Wisconsin Chief, Fort Atkinson.

Conservator, Elkhorn. Citizen, Beaver Dam.

Independent, do. Evergreen City Times, Sheboygan. Messenger, Delavan. Hollander, Dutch, do.

Badger State, Portage City.
Journal,

do.
Rara Avis,

do. Tribune, Manitowoc.

Reporter,

do. Herald, do.

Record,

do. Demokrat, do., German.

Journal, Washara. Nordwefton, do. do.

Independent, Stoughton. Gazette and Free Press, Janesville. Independent Press, Monroe.

LAKE SUPERIOR NEWSPAPERS.
Lake Superior Journal, Marquette, Mich. / Superior Chronicle, Superior, do.
Ontonagon Miner, Ontonagon, do. Superior Republican, do. do.
Bayfield Mercury, Bayfield, Wis.

North Star Advocate, Buchanan, Minn.

NOTE. — The Author returns thanks to the Press generally for past favors, and would request a continuance of their kindness for the future, by forwarding him copies of their papers containing important local information, care of the Publisher, by which he will be enabled to post up more fully on the various localities, in future editions.

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PLNNOCK'S IMPROVED EDITION OF DR. GOLDSMITH'S HISTORY OF ENGLANG

FROM THE INVASION OF JULIUS CÆSAR
TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE II.

WITI A CONTINUATION TO THE YEAR 1845:
WITH QUESTIONS FOR EXAMINATION AT THE END OF EACH SECTION 1

BESIDES A VARIETY OF VALUABLE INFORMATION ADDED THROUGHOUT THE WORK, Consisting of Tables of Contemporary Sovereigns and eminent Persons, copious Expla. natory Notes, Remarks on the Politics, Manners and Literature of the Age,

and an Outline of the Constitution. ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS ENGRAVINGS

ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTH AMERICAN, CORRECTED AND REVISED FROM THE THIRTY PDT

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By W.C. TAYLOR, LL. D., or Trinity COLLEGE, DUBLIN, Author of a Manual of Ancient and Modern History, &c. &c., and Editor of Pinnock's

Improved editions of Goldsmith's Greece, Rome, and England.
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