06 January 1816



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An Act for forming a new county out of Randolph and St. Clair counties, 1816

Be it enacted by the Legislative Council and House of Representatve of the Illinois Territory' and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same ; That all that part of the country within the following bounds, viz, Beginning on the Mississippi River where the base line, which is about three fourths of a mile below Judge Biggs' present residence strikes the said River, thence with the base line untill it strkes the first township line therefrom, thence S.E. to the S.E. corner of township two, south range, nine West, thence south to the south East corner of township four, south range nine West, thence south Westwardly to the Mississippi so as to include Alexander M'Nabb's farm, and thence up the Mississippi to the be- ginning, shall constitute a sepparate county to be called Monroe


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