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First Meeting of Marinette County Board of Supervisors

Proceedings of the first meeting of the Board of Supervisors, for the County of Marinette, held at the office of J.A. Van Cleve, in the Village of Marinette, in said county, on Tuesday, the 11th of March, A.D. 1879.

Present: Supervisors A.C. Merryman of Marinette, and W.J. Shepherd of Peshtigo.

On motion A.C. Merryman was appointed Chairman of said Board, and W.J. Shepherd, Clerk Pro-tempore.

The following order was passed:

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Marinette do ordain as follows: That the bond of the Clerk of said Board be fixed at two thousand dollars ($2,000.00): That the bond of the Register of Deeds of Marinette County be fixed at three thousand dollars ($3,000.00).

On motion of A.C. Merryman the Board approved of the bonds of J.A. Van Cleve as County Clerk, and Jason K. Wright as Register of Deeds.

On motion the Board adjourned to 4 o'clock PM.

(signed) W.J. Shepherd, Clerk Pro-tempore

Meeting at 4 P.M.

Board met pursuant to adjournment, same members present as in forenoon.

The following order was passed:

The Board of Supervisors of the County of Marinette do ordain as follows: That the County seat for said County shal be, and hereby is, located on Section six (6) in Township thirty (30) south of Range twenty-four (24) east, in the State of Wisconsin, being at the Village of Marinette in said county and State.

(signed) A.C. Merryman (signed) W.J. Shepherd

On motion Board adjourned to Friday, March 14, A.D. 1879 at 10 A.M.

J.A. Van Cleve, County Clerk

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