Laws of Dakota Territory

1872-73
Gingras—Chapter 18, Page 43.
 
Section 12.  That all that district of country included within the following boundaries, to-wit.  Beginning at the intersection of the ninth guide meridian with the township line between township one hundred and fifty and one hundred and fifty-one; thence on said township line west to its intersection with the tenth guide meridian; thence south on said last mentioned guide meridian to its intersection with the eleventh standard parallel; thence east on  said parallel to its intersection with the ninth guide meridian; and thence north on said last named guide meridian to the point of beginning, shall be, and the same is hereby constituted and made the county of Gingras.
 
LAWS OF DAKOTA TERRITORY
1881—Chapter 53, Page 63.
 
An act amending Section 12, Chapter 18. of the Laws of 1872 and 1873 relating to New Counties.
 
Be it Enacted by the Legislative Assembly of the Territory of Dakota:
 
Section 1. Change of name.  That section 12, chapter 18, session laws, 1872-1873 be, and the same is herby amended, by striking out the word “Gingras” where it occurs in said in said section and inserting in lieu thereof the word “Wells.”
 
Section 2.  All acts and parts of acts in conflict with this act are hereby repealed.
 
Section 3.  This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and approval.
 
Endorsed—Received at Executive Office, February 23rd, at 9:00 A.M.
 
The Territorial Legislature in 1882-83 took Ranges 67 and 68 away from Wells county and added them to Foster county.
 
In 1884-85, Range 68 was restored to Wells county, giving it its present form.
 
Walter Earnest Spokesfield
January 1, 1928.
Copyrighted, 1929 by Walter E. Spokesfield.  All rights reserved.