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River turnpike, between the village of Howell, in
Livingston county, and the house of Justus Gilkey, in

Ingham county,
104. An act to refer the claim of Stephen J. Morse to certain

school lands to the board of state auditors, and for oth

er purposes,
105. An act in relation to taxing banks,
106. An act ceding jurisdiction to the United States over a

tract of land situate in Wayne county, reserved by
said United States out of the public lands, for the site

of an arsenal,
107. An act to amend an act entitled an act to amend an act

to incorporate the Kalamazoo Mutual Insurance Com

pany, 108. An act supplementary to an act entitled an act to modi

fy the license law, 109. An act to vacate a certain territorial road, 110. An act to provide for paying salaries of state officers

for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-five, 111. An act making appropriations for certain expenses au

thorized for the year eighteen hundred and forty-five, 112. An act tc amend an act for laying out a state road from

Pontiac to Hillman's tavern, in the township of Ty

rone, county of Livingston, 113. An act to authorize Chad Brown and others, to build a

dam across St. Joseph river, 114. An act to provide for the payment of interest on certain

moneys belonging to the primary school fund, and to

increase the state tax,
115. An act to amend an act to establish a land office, to pre-

scribe and regulate the disposition of the public lands,
and for other purposes, approved March 11, 1844,

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LIST OF JOINT RESOLUTIONS.

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1. Joint resolution authorizing the Governor to appoint a pri

vate secretary,
2. Joint resolution authorizing the Commissioner of the State

Land Office to re-lease to D. C. Vantine and others,
the right to construct a mill race or canal across cer-

tain University lands,
3. Preamble and Joint resolution relative to salt spring lands,
4. Joint resolution relative to the annexation of Texas,
5. Joint resolution instructing our Senators and requesting

our Representatives in Congress, to use their influence

in favor of a reduction of postage, 6. Joint resolution relative to tariff on wood, 7. Joint resolution relative to Steamboats on the lakes in

connexion with the Railroads of this state, 8. Joint resolution relative to the claim of Joel Clemens, 9. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of State to fur

nish certain documents to the agent of the state prison
10. Joint resolution relative to the Territory of Oregon,
11. Joint resolution authorizing the Acting Commissioner of

Internal Improvement to let the contracts upon the
Palmyra and Jacksonburgh Railroad, and to complete

the Central Railroad from Marshall to Kalnmazoo, 12. Joint resolution authorizing a settlement with John Mon

roe, 13. Joint resolution relating to the claims of Jacob Rhines, 14. Joint resolution relative to the improvement of the har

bors of the Northwestern lakes, 15. Joint resolution authorizing a settlement with Thomas G.

Davis, 16. Joint resolution relative to the claim of school district

number three, in the township of Kalamazoo, 17. Joint resolution authrizing the Commissioner of the State

Land Office to convey certain lands to Jeremiah Silver, 18. Joint resolution relative to the claim of D. Ferguson, jr., 19. Joint resolution relative to a settlement with E. Corning

and Company, 20. Joint resolution relative to the routes of the Central and

Southern Railroads, 21. Joint resolution relative to the

powers conferred

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the board of auditors, established to investigate certain

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claims, &c., under the act of March, 1845, 22. Joint resolution relative the claim of Hicks & Co., 23. Joint resolution granting to Joel P. Mann the right to con

struct a mill race or canal through certain university

lands, 24. Joint resolution relative to a settlement of A, F. Bolton

and David Porter, by the board of state auditors, 25. Joint resolution relative to the distribution of the session

laws, journals, &c., 26. Joint resolution authorizing prisoners under criminal pro

cess within the county of Wayne, to be imprisoned in

the jails of any of the adjoining counties, 27. Joint resolution of instruction relative to an Indian treaty, 28. Joint resolution authorizing the Governor to direct the re

moval of a certain steam engine &c., to the state pris

on at Jackson, 29. Joint resolution relative to printing the revision of the

statutes, 30. Joint resolution to encourage emigration to this state,

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LAWS OF MICHIGAN.

No. 1.
An Act to provide for the payment of officers and

members of the Legislature, and for other purposes:
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- $15,000, ap-

. tives of the State of Michigan, That there be and is hereby appropriated out of any monies in the state treasury, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars for the payment of members and officers of the legislature for the present year, and for defraying the incidental ex

pences thereof.

members &

Sec. 2. The State Treasurer is hereby authorized and directed out

Pay of of the appropriations aforesaid, to pay the members of the legisla

officers. ture for the present year, from time to time, upon the certificate of the President of the Senate, and Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively, such sums as may be due to the several members thereof, at the rate of three dollars per day, and three dollars for every twenty miles travel to and from the capitol ; and to the President of the Senate to be certified by the Secretary of the Senate, and to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, upon the certificate of the clerk thereof, six dollars per each day, and travel as aforesaid. And to the Secretary of the Senate, and Clerks and Sergeants-atarms of the two houses respectively, three dollars per day each ; and to the firemen of said houses, one dollar und fifty cents per day each, on the certificate aforesaid.

Sec. 3. The State Treasurer is hereby authorized to make any transfer of funds that may be necessary for the purposes of this act.

Sec. 4. That the State Treasurer be, and he is hereby anthorized Treasurer. to pay upon the certificate of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, such sum as may be due Thomas Kealy for travel to and from the Capitol, at the rate of three dollars for every twenty miles, and three dollars for every day's attendance while claiming a seat as a member of the House of Representatives during the present session.

Tho's Kealy

Sec. 5. That there be and is hereby appropriated out of any money in the state treasury not otherwise appropriated, a sum sufficient

for the purpose aforesaid. Appropria Sec. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its llon or funds

passage.

Approved January 17, 1845.

Niles_cer

No. 2.
An Act to vacate a part of the corporate limits of the

village of Niles: Village of Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatain portions tires of the State of Michigan, That all that part of the corporate vacated.

limits of the village of Niles, composed of lots numberd two hunddred and twenty-two, two hundred and twenty-three, two hundred and twenty-four, two hundred and twenty-five, two hundred and twenty-six, two hundred and twenty-seven, two hundred and twenty-eight, two hundred and twenty-nine, two hundred and thirty, two hundred and thlrty-one, two hundred and thirty-two, two hundred and thirtythree, two hundred and seventy, two hundred and seventy-one, two hundred and seventy-two, two hundred and seventy-three, two hundred and seventy-four, two hundred and seventy-five, two hundred and seventy-six and two hundred and seventy-seven, together with that part of Phoenix street lying between the blocks made up of the lots alore. said, in O. P. Lacey's addition to the village of Niles, be and the same is hereby vacated ; and that so much of any act or acts heretofore passed as included said lots and portion of said street, within the limits of said corporation, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved February 3, 1945

No. 3.
An Act to change the terms of the Court of Chance-

cery for the first circuit: Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresentaArat Circuit. tives of the State of Michigan, That the terms of the Court of Chan

Court of
Chancery-

Torms

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