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B. of int. imp.

No. 22.
Joint RESOLUTION relative to the claim of Hicks and

Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatives of the State
of Michigan, That the Board of Internal Improvement be, and they
are hereby authorized and required to pay out of the proceeds of the
public works' to Messrs. Hicks & Co., the amount legally due
them for iron on a certain draft, dated New York, May 22, 1841
drawn by Robert Stuart, late 'Treasurer of this state, on the United
States Bank, of the city of New York, for the sum of seventeen
hundred and seven dollars and 27-100ths.

Approved March 24, 1845.

Mill race.

No. 23.
JOINT RESOLUTION granting to Joel P. Mann the right

to construct a Mull-race or canal through certain
University Lands.

Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatires of the State of Michigan, That the Commissioner of the State Land Office be, and he hereby is authorized to release and quit claim unto Joel P. Mann,, his heirs or assigns, a right of way along the banks of Notta1.2 Crcek, across so much of section tweniy-six, in township four south of range eight west, as may be necessary for a race or canal, to conduct the waters of said creek 10 tho saw mill of said Joel P. Mann. the in township of Athens: Proviled, Said commissioner shall be satisfied that the University fund will not be injured thereby.

Approved, March 24, 1815.

No. 24.
JOINT RESOLUTION relative to a settlement of the claim

of A. F. Bolton and David Porter by the Board of
State Auditors:

Resolrod, By the Senate and lIouse of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the claim of Abner F. Bolton and David Porter,

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contractors for building the cells in the State Penitentiary, be recommitted to the Board of State Auditors, who are hereby empowered Bolton and to settle the same upon just and equitable terms, and if they shall find any amount due said claimants, they are hereby authorized to certify the amount that shall be found due to them to the Auditor General, who shall draw his warrant on the State Prison sund for the amount awarded to them, and the State Treasurer is hereby autho. rized to pay said sum out of any money in the treasury to the credit of said fund, not otherwise appropriated.

Approved March 24, 1845.

No. 25.
JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the distribution of the

Session Laws, Journals, &c. Resolucd, By the Senate and Hause of Reprsentatives of the State af Michigan, That the officers and members of the present legisla- Memher enture be, and they are hereby entitled each to one copy of the session uments. laws, journals and documen s of both houses, for the year one thou. sand eight hundred and forty-five, and that the Secretary of State is hereby required to forward the same to the county clerks of the several courties of this state, for each officer and member, so soon as the same shall be printed and ready.

Approved, March 24, 1845.

No. 26.
Joint RESOLUTION authorizing prisoners under crimi-

nal process within the county of Wayne, to be im-
prisoned in the juils of any of the adjoining counties:

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Alichigan, That the keeper of the common jail in the county of Wayne be authorized to commit prisoners in his custody under eriminal process, to the jail of any of the adjoining counties, during the progress of the repairs and other work upon the jail of the said county of Wayne, provided for by an act entitled "an act to provide

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fir reparing the jail in the county of Wayne," approved February 15, 1845.

And it shall be the duty of the jailor of any such adjoining county Duty of Jul- to receive into and detain in his custody until discharged by due

course of law, any prisoner so as a oresaid committed : Prorided, however, that the juicer of said county of Wayne, on committing any prisuner as a foresaid, shall deliver to the jailor of the adjoining coun. ty, in which such prisoner shall be committed, a copy of the process by virtue of which such prisoner is held in custody : And prorided further, Thal the county of Wayne shall рау expenses necessarily incurred in keeping of such prisoners or otherwise under this re. solution.

Approved March 24, 1845.


No 27.
Joint RESOLUTION of instruction relative to an Indian

Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatires of the State
of Michigan, That the state of Michigan, in her sovereign right, has
plenery jurisdiction over every portion of territory, (not especially
ceded away,) within her acknowledged limits, to which the Indian ti
tle has been extinguislied.

Resolteil further, That our Senators in Congress be instructed

En our Representatives requested, to use their efforts in procuring Instructions the passnge of a law, termin:ting the assertion of jurisdiction by the

general gvernm 'ni, un ler ihe provinions of a certain treaty conc'uded wiih the Chippewa Indians on the 4th day of October, 1842 and subsequently ratified by the Senate of the United States.

Resolved, Thu the Governor bo requested to transmit copies of The foregoing resolutions to cach oi our Senators and Representatives in Congress.

Approved March 24, 1845.

No. 28.
Jorst RESOLUTION authorizing the Comernor to direct

the removal of a certain Steam Engine, &c, to tho
State Prison at Jackson.

Resolveil, By the Senate and Ilouse of Representatires of the Slate of Michigan, That the Governor be authorized to direct the remo. Authority,

of Gov'u'r. val of the engine, machinery, fixtures and materials used in boring for salt on the Triibawassee river, to the Stare Prison at Jackson, and that the "Salt Spring lund" be credited with the saine at the original cost, and the amount debited to the State Prison, with the cost of the removal.

Approved March 24, 1915.

No. 29.
Joint RESOLUTION relative to printing the revision

of the statues.

Resolved By the Senate and II.suse of Representalives of the Stale of Michigan, That the cominissioner appointed to revise the statutes of this state, lie authorized and required to cause to be printed in bill R. Statales form, the revision, and that a number sufficient for the use of both iu will form. branches of the legislature at its next session be made up in book form, with proper narginal 110les and references for the use of the members.

Approved March 24, 1845.

No. 30
Joint RESOLUTION to cncourage emigration into this


Resolved, By the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, Thit the Governor be, and he is hereby authorized and empowered, to appoint some suitable and proper person, agent for

Agent this state to reside in the city of New York from the 1st day of April next until the 20th day of November thereafter, and whose duty it

shall be to encourage emigration into the state and travel on our public railroads, under such advice or direction as the Governor may from time to time deem proper to give, and for the purpose of defraying the necessary expenses of such agency, the Governor is hereby au. thorized to draw upon the contingent fund for any sum or sums of money, not exceeding, in all, seven hundred dollars.

Approved March 21, 1815.

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