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Wisconsin State Horticultural Society / Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, essays and reports at the annual winter meetings, held at Madison, Feb. 1, 2 and 3, 1870 and Feb. 7, 8 and 9, 1871
(1871 [covers 1870/1871])

An act to provide for the incorporation of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, and the printing and publishing of its transactions,   pp. 7-8 PDF (268.1 KB)


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WISCONSIN STATE HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY.
7
AN ACT
TO
PROVIDE FOR THE INCORPORATION OF THE WISCONSIN STATE
HORTICULTURAL SOCIETY, AND THE PRINTING AND PUB-
LISHING OF ITS TRANSACTIONS.
The peqple of the State of Wisconuin, represented inSenate and Assembly,
do
enact asfoUlowa:
SECTION 1. The Wisconsin State Horticultural Society is hereby de-
clared a body politic and corporate, and by that name it shall be known in
all courts and places whatsoever.
SECTIoN 2. The objects of the Society being to improve the condition of
horticulture, rural adornment and landscape gardening, it shall be allowed
for these purposes to take, hold and convey real and perronal estate, the
former not exceeding in value five thousand dollars.
SECTION 3. The corporation shall possess all the powers and privileges
conferred, and be subject to all the liabilities imposed upon corporations,
by chapter seventy-eight of the revised statutes, so far as the same may
be
applicable.
SEcTioN 4. The State printer is hereby directed to print on good book
paper, fold, stitch and bind in muslin, (uniform in style with the last vol-
ume published, of the transactions of the State Agricultural Society), two
thousand copies of the transactions of the State Horticultural Society, em-
bracing the years 1870 and 1871; prmided, the number of printed pages of
said volume shall not exceed two hundred, and to deliver the same to the
Superintendent of Public Property, to be by him distributed as follows, to
wit: Three copies to each member of the Legislature, fifty copies to each
county or town horticultural society, who shall report its organization
with officers elect, and number of memb3rs, with an abstract of its proceed-
ings, for publication in said volume to the Secretary of the State Horticul-
tural Society, and fifteen copies to each county agricultural society, twenty-
five copies to the State Agricultural Society, twenty-five copies to the
State
Historical Society, fifty copies to the State University, and ali remain-
ing copies to the State Horticultural Society
SEmClON 5. Hereafter or until the Legislature shall otherwise order, the
transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, together with
abstracts of the reports of other horticultural associations of the State,
so


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