Laws and joint resolutions passed by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of Illinois Territory at their third session held at Kaskaskia in 1814. [Brookline, Mass.] : Chipman Law Pub. Co., 1921

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An Act for the division of Galletin County, 1814

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Legislative Council and House of Representatives of the Illinois Territory and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That all that tract of Country within the following boundaries (towit) Beginning at the month of Bompast Creek on the big Wabash, and running thence due west to the Meridian line which runs north from the mouth of the Ohio River. Thence with said Meredian line and due North ’till it strikes the line of upper Canada, Thence with the line of upper Canada to the line that separates this Territory from the Indiana Territory and thence with the said dividing line to the beginning shall constitute a separate county to be called Edwards and the seat of Justice for said county shall be at the Town now called Palmyra