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1843 Local Acts-4-1
    SEC. 1. That Samuel Hanna, Allen Hamilton, John E. Hill, John Cochrane and Charles E. Sturgiss, and their successors in office, are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, and shall be known by the name and style of the "Trustees of the first Presbyterian Church of Fort Wayne," and by said corporate name may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any court of this State, and by that name have perpetual succession; and they shall in law, in said corporate name, be capable of purchasing and holding, bargaining and selling any property, either real or personal, for the use of said church, whether by legal or equitable title, not to exceed in value, twenty thousand dollars.

1843 Local Acts-4-2
    SEC. 2. They shall further be empowered to receive all, and singular, any subscriptions, gifts, grants, donations and bequests, designed for the benefit of said church, which shall be held and solely applied to the use and benefit of said church, in the manner which said trustees shall deem most judicious and expedient.

1843 Local Acts-4-3
    SEC. 3. It shall be lawful for such trustees to hold meetings at such places, and at such times, and as often as it may suit them, or as their business may require it; to sit on adjournments, on the call of the proper officer, or one of their body; and to elect, or to appoint such officers, and establish such rules or by-laws, for their government, as they, or a majority of them may see fit: Provided, however, that such rules or by-laws, shall not be incompatible with the constitution or laws of this State, or of the United States.

1843 Local Acts-4-4
    SEC. 4. It shall be lawful for the contributing members of said church and congregation, to perpetuate this board of trustees, by annual appointment, or in any way they may think proper, and also, to fill vacancies which may in any way occur; and the trustees at any time chosen, shall hold their office for one year, and until their successors are appointed; they shall also keep a record of their proceedings, which shall be open to the inspection of all persons concerned.

1843 Local Acts-4-5
    SEC. 5. The acts and doings of the former trustees of said Presbyterian church, are hereby declared valid in law, to all intents and purposes, in the same manner as they would have been, had they fully complied with the statute in such cases made and provided; and all property now held by said church, either by legal or equitable title, or designed for the benefit thereof, whether acquired by purchase, subscription, gift, bequest, or donation is hereby vested in the board of trustess herein created, and their successors, for the benefit of said church, the same as though said property had been acquired under the provisions of this act.

1843 Local Acts-27-1


    SEC. 1. That the office of Mayor of the town of Terre Haute be, and the same is hereby abolished, and that all acts and parts of acts providing for the election of a Mayor of said town, and defining his powers and duties be, and the same are hereby repealed; and that it shall be the duty of the Mayor of said town within thirty days after the passage of this act to deposite his docket and all the papers, properly appertaining thereto, with some justice of the peace in said town, and it shall be his further duty to deposit the seal of said town, and all maps, surveys, and other papers belonging to the town, with the president of the common council, who shall take charge of the same, and who shall also perform such other duties in relation to the general supervision of the business of said town as has been heretofore performed by the Mayor.

1843 Local Acts-27-2
    SEC. 2. That all such portions of the above recited acts as authorize the Marshal of said town to serve process in civil cases, and all that portion which authorizes the common council to borrow money, be, and the same are hereby repealed.

1843 Local Acts-31-1
    SEC. 1. That the word "July" in the third line of the fourteenth section of said act, be, and the same is hereby repealed, and the word "December" is hereby substituted; also the word "September" in the third line of the eighteenth section of said act is hereby repealed and the word "February" substituted.

1843 Local Acts-31-2
    SEC. 2. The treasurer of said corporation shall have time to collect and pay over all taxes levied for said corporation for the year1842, until the first day of July, 1843, and be governed in all things appertaining thereto, the same as though the original charter gave until that time for such return to be made.