(225 ILCS 435/9) (from Ch. 121, par. 709)
    Sec. 9. The license fee to be fixed by the county board in any case shall be such sum as the said board shall think proper, not less than $5, nor exceeding $300, but such license fee shall not be in lieu of taxes upon the property, or franchise of such ferry, but the same shall be subject to be assessed and taxed as other property and franchises.
(Source: R.S. 1874, p. 530.)