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To the Special Committee of the Legislative Assembly to which is referred the petition of Augustine Harrothy & others praying for the removal of the seat of justice of Sauk County & that it may be relocated by the voice of the people of said county


The undersigned would respectfully represent to your honours, that himself in annexation with others VZ Messors, Crocker, Simons, Fairchild, Cropmon, Lemonweir, Abbot, Seymour, Leland &c built & gave to the county of Sauk a court house 20 by 30 feet, two stories high of the value of six hundred dollars, & further that the undersigned executed to the said county of Sauk a good & indefeasible title to some 40 or 50 lots including the public square in the present county not of said county & further that [somly?] Linnus? & Burke Fairchild employed to the said county some 25 or 30 town lots all upon the condition that the seat of justice of said county should be located in the Town of Prairie du Sac. The value thereof being estimated at the time of $2500. The undersigned would further represent to your honours that owing to the unsettled state of the county & the opposition to its present county seat made by certain individuals he has been unable to derive any benefit from its present location consequently if the seat of justice of said county is removed to some other place the above property will be a total loss to the donors residing to their respective in-limits.

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