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ACCEPTANCE of Michigan Central Rail Road Company.

Be it known, that the Michigan Central Rail Road Company
hereby assent to the provisions of an act entitled “ an act to amend
an act entitled an act to authorize the sale of the Central rail
road, and to incorporate the Michigan Central Rail Road Compa-
ny,' approved March twenty-eighth, one thousand eight hundred
and forty-six," and which said act was approved the first day of
April, in the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-six ; a ma.
jority of the directors of said company signing the aforesaid assent,
agreeable to the provisions contained in the said act.
Boston, Oct. 6, 1846.

J. M. FORBES, President,
DAV. A. NEAL,
WILLIAM DWIGHT,
D. D. WILLIAMSON,
JNO. C. GREEN,
ERASTUS CORNING,
JNO. ELIOT THAYER,

GEO. B. UPTON,
Directors of Michigan Central Rail Road Company.

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REPORT of the Michigan Central Rail Road Company, made agreeable to the provisions of the 32d section of their act of incorporation, and including the time from September 23d, 1846, to January 1, 1847.

Capital stock subscribed, two millions and two hundred thousand dollars. Length of road in operation, one hundred and forty-five miles.

Receipts from freight, eighty-one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five 54-100 dollars.

Receipts from passengers, thirty-seven thousand three hundred and fifty 18-100 dollars. Number of through passengers, thirty-seven hundred and fifty.

Number of way passengers, sixteenthousand six hundred and seventy-four and one-half.

Expenditures for repairs of rail road, eleven thousand one hundred and fifty-three 29-100 dollars.

Expenditures for repairs of engines and cars, seven thousand eight hundred and ten 89-100 dollars.

All other expenses on account of operating the road, twenty thousand four hundred and ninety.five 12-100 dollars.

Number of engines, nine.
Number of passenger cars, eight.
Number of freight cars, one hundred and one.
Number of baggage cars, four.
Number of repairing cars, twenty-five.

Average number of men in the employment of the company, three hundred and twenty-seven.

Number of miles run by passenger trains, twenty-eight thousand seven hundred and ten.

Number of miles run by freight cars, fifty-two thousand six hun. dred and thirty-two.

J. M. FORBES,
GEO. B. UPTON,

Directors.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Suffolk, ss.

Boston, January 13, 1847. Personally appeared the within named J. M. Forbes and Geo. B. Upton, and made oath that the foregoing statement of the condition of the Michigan Central Rail Road Company is correct, according to the best of their knowledge and belief, before me,

GEO. S. HILLARD,

Justice of the Peace.

Received and filed in the office of the Secretary State, January 1, 1847.

G. O. WHITTEMORE,

Secretary of State.

REPORT of the Michigan Southern Rail Road Company. To the Hon. the Secretary of Stvte of Michigan :

The Directors of the Michigan Southern Rail Road Company, in conformity with the thirteenth section of an act entitled "an act to authorize the sale of the Southern Rail Road and to incorporate the Michigan Southern Rail Road Company," submit the following by way of report to the Secretary of State:

The company took possession of the Rail Road, under the act aforesaid, on the twenty-eighth day of December last, past. From that date to the first day of January, instant, the annexed paper, marked “A” shows the receipts and expenditures on the road during the period above stated. The amount of capital stock subscribed is five hundred thousand dollars, and the amount actually paid in is fifty thousand dollars. No loans having been made by the company-no dividends declared. The receipts from freight, from passengers, and from all other sources, on account of operating the road, appears on the annexed paper, marked “A,” as does all the expenditures for the repairs of the road, engines and cars. There are four engines on the road, fifty-five cars in order, ten freight cars broken, three passenger cars. The average number of men in the employ of the company during the time aforesaid, fortythree. There is due John F. Porter, acting commissioner, for a locomotive and cars, nine thousand dollars, in addition to the indebtedness of the company to the state, on the original purchase of the road. All of which is respectfully submitted.

CHARLES NOBLE,
SAM. J. HOLLEY,

Directors. State of Michigan, County of Monroe, ss :

Be it remembered, that on this twelfth day of January, A. D. 1847, Charles Noble and Samuel J. Holley, two of the directors of the Michigan Southern Rail Road Company, came before me, the undersigned, one of the justices of the peace within and for said county of Monroe, and made oath that the foregoing statement by them signed, bv way of report to the Secretary of State, is true, according to their best knowledge and belief.

ABNER MORTON,

Jusstice of the Peace.

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STATEMENT MARKED "A." Receipts and Ependitures on the Michigan Southern Rail Road, from

the 28th to the 31st December, 1846, inclusire : Freight,

$481 52 Pay of sup't & collect's, $39 10 Passengers,

113 31 « "engin'rs & firem'n, 31 50

“ station keepers, 33 25 reps. cars & engines, 33 00 of road,

68 56 Net proceeds,

389 46

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$594 87

$594 87 Number of through passengers, 8; number of way passengers, 129; miles run by freight and passenger trains, 544; average number of men employed, 43.

THOS. G. COLE, Supt. January 1st, 1847.

REPORT of the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Company. At a meetingof the directors of the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Company, held at the office of the secretary in Adrian, on the 19th day of January, A. D. 1847.

Present-George Crane, PresidentDaniel K. Underwood, Langford G. Berry, Harvey Todd and Willard J. Daniels, Directors.

On motion of L. G. Berry, the following preamble and resolution were unanimously adopted :

Whereas, By an act of the legislature of the state of Michigan, entitled " an act in relation to the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Company,” approved May 18, 1846, it was among other things enacted that “if said company shall within thirty days after this act shall become a law, signify their assent to the same in writing, and under their corporate seal, to be filed in the office of the Se. cretary of State, then in such case (but not otherwise) the liberties and franchises conferred by the said original act of incorporation, except as herein provided, shall be deemed and held to be validly and legally in existence and not forfeited nor liable to forfeiture for any act or omission prior to the passage of this act.” Therefore,

Resolved, That the assent required to be given to the said act in and by the third section of said act and above recited, on the part of the said corporation, be and the same is hereby given; and that the president and secretary be authorized and required to execute an instrument under their hands and the seal of this company giving and signifying such assent, to be filed in the office of the scretary of state.

I certify that the foregoing is a transcript from the journal of the Erig and Kalamazoo Railroad Company kept by me.

Given under my hand and the seal of said company this (SEAL) 20th day of January, A. D. 1847.

A. L. MILLERD, Secretary, In pursuance of the authority and direction contained in the oregoing resolution, we George Crane president, and Alfred L. Millerd secretary, of the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Company, do hereby in behalf of the said corporation and as the act of the same, assent to the act of the Legislature entitled "an act in regard to the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad Company," approved May 18, 1846.

Given under our hands and the seal of said corporation this (seal 20th day of January, A. D. 1847.

GEORGE CRANE, Pres't. A. L. MILLERD, Secretary.

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