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1842 Local Acts-45-1
    SEC. 1. That Bernard Weise, Charles Heberhert, Jacob Grebe, Anthony Ott, Philip Gantzscher and Daniel Schnider and their associates be, and they are hereby constituted a body politic and corporate, with power of perpetual succession, to be known by the name of "The Evangelical Lutheran and Reformed Church of the city of Madison," and by that name shall have power to sue and be sued; to form a constitution, and adopt rules, regulations and by-laws, and the same to alter or abrogate at pleasure; to make and use a common seal; to have and hold real property to the value of ten thousand dollars, (exclusive of improvements,) and personal property to such an amount as the conveniences or exigencies of the society may require; and to do and perform all other acts and things necessary to carry this act into full and complete effect.

1842 Local Acts-51-1
    SEC. 1. That Isaac H. Wright, George Warwick, George Nichol, James Wallace and Jesse Andrew, 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 Presbyterian Congregation of Lafayette," and by said corporate name, may sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded in any court of legal proceeding in this State, and by that name have perpetual succession, and they shall in law, by said name be capable of purchasing, holding, bargaining and selling any property, either real or personal, for the use of said Congregation, whether by legal or equitable title, not to exceed in value twenty thousand dollars.