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JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the claim of John Keane.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Board of State Auditors be and they are hereby authorized to settle the claim of John Keane for a horse lost in the service of the State while removing the library and furniture from Detroit to the town of Michigan, in December, 1847. And if up in examination of such claim they find any sum to be legally or justly due to said Keane on account of the loss of said horse as aforesaid, they shall certify the same to the Auditor General, who shall draw his warrant for the same on the State Treasurer, payable out of the general fund,

This joint resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 3, 1848.

No. 40.

JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the claim of Charles L. Bird and

Joseph A. Kent.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Board of State Auditors be and they are hereby authorized and required to make a final settlement with Charles L. Bird and Joseph A. Kent, on just and legal terms, for any damages they may have sustained by reason of a certain suit brought against them while in the service of the state on the Central Rail Road, and in case said Board shall allow any sum to said Bird and Kent, the Auditor General shall draw his warrant for said sum on the internal improvement fund, and the State Treasurer is hereby authorized and required to pay said warrant out of any money in the internal improvement fund not otherwise appropriated.

This joint resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after

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JOINT RESOLUTION in relation to certain lots in the town of

Michigan.

Com'r of land office

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Commissioner of the State Land Office be, and

he is hereby authorized and required to receive and accept on behalf authorized of the state a certain warrantee deed, executed to the state of Michigan certain war. by William H. Townsend and Sarah A. Townsend, bearing date the

seventeenth day of December, A. D. eighteen hundred and forty-seven, conveying certain lots in the town of Michigan, which said conveyance is offered to the state in fulfilment of the condition of a cer. tain bond in the penal sum of ten thousand dollars, executed to the state of Michigan by William H., Robert and Isaac Townsend, bearing date the twenty-ninth day of April, A. D. eighteen hundred and forty-seven. And that said Commissioner be, and he is further authorized and required to deliver to said William H., Robert and Isaac Townsend, or their agent, the said bond to be cancelled. And that said Commissioner be and he is further authorized and required to procure the recording of the said deed forthwith in the office of the register of deeds of the county of Ingham: Provided, the said Commissioner shall not accept said deed or deliver said bond aforesaid, unless the title to the said lots conveyed by said deed shall be found by said Commissioner to be the said William H. Townsend of record at the time of the passage of this resolution.

Resolved, That the said Commissioner be and he is hereby author.

ized on behalf of the state to re-lease to William H. Townsend or Com'r autho. his assignees the right to flow the whole or any portion of blocks num. lease certain bers one hundred and ninety-four, two hundred and sixteen and two

hundred and twenty-five, in the town of Michigan, upon such terms and for such compensation as to said Commissioner may seem just and equitable.

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This resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 3, 1848.

No. 42.

JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing a special meeting of the Board

of Auditors.

Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Board of State Auditors, constituted for the investigation of claims growing out of the sale of university and other lands, be and they are hereby authorized and requested to hold a special session at the office of the Commissioner of the State Land Of. fice in the village of Marshall, on the twentieth day of April next, for the hearing of all such claims as may be presented, at that time and place, and to determine upon the same as provided in a joint resolution approved March 5th, 1847.

This joint resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after

its passage.

Approved April 3, 1845.

No. 43.

JOINT RESOLUTION relative to certain lands.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the lands which shall be received from William H. Townsend in fulfilment of a certain bond given by the said William H. Townsend, Isaac Townsend and Robert Townsend, bearing date April 29, 1847, and also the blocks numbered 99, 100, 101, 110, 111 and 112, in the town of Michigan, agreeably to the recorded plat of said town, shall be designated State Building Lands, and shall be disposed of agreeably to the provisions of the laws regulating the sale and disposition of the State Building Lands.

This resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 3, 1848.

No. 44.

JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the claim of Whitney Jones.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Board of State Auditors be and they are hereby authorized and required to make a just and equitable settlement with Whitney Jones, which shall be final, for timber cut on his land by James L. Glen, commissioner of the state buildings for the use of the state, and in case they shall find any sum due said Jones, said board shall certify the same to the Auditor General, who is hereby authorized and required to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the sum so found due, and the State Treasurer is hereby required to pay said warrant out of any money in the general fund not otherwise appropriated.

Resolved, That this joint resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 3, 1848.

No. 45.

JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the Detroit and Pontiac Rail

Road.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Attorney General be and he hereby is authorized and required, by and under the direction, and by and with the ad. vice and consent of the Governor, Auditor General and State Treasurer, or a majority of them, to receive and act upon proposals to be submitted by Alfred Williams and any person associated with him, for the final adjustment of the claim of the state against the Detroit and Pontiac Rail Road, and upon receiving, within six months from the passage of this joint resolution, such sum of money as they shall deem for the said interests of the state, and upon the payment of the same into the state treasury, the said Attorney General is hereby authorized, under the direction of the Governor, to execute an assigament or release of the mortgage lien of the state upon said rail road, and deliver the same to the said Alfred Williams and his associates, and thereupon to discontinue all further proceedings at law or in equity for the enforce

ment of said mortgage lien: Provided, That nothing in this joint resolution contained shall be construed as in any way impairing the said mortgage lien, or as affecting any proceedings had or pending for the enforcement of said mortgage lien until the same shall be discontinued of record in manner aforesaid.

Resolved, That this joint resolution take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved Appil 3, 1848.

No. 46. JOINT RESOLUTION relative to Statistical Information of the

Insane, Deaf, Dumb and Blind.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That it shall be the duty of the Assessors of each town. ship and ward in the state at the time of making out their assessment rolls, to ascertain and set down in tables prepared for that purpose, a list of the names of all insane, deaf, dumb and blind persons in said township and ward under separate heading—the patients age, general health, habits and occupation-kind, degree and duration of such affliction-sex, whether married or single-whether under medical treatment-pecuniary ability of patient and relatives liable for his or her support, and such further information relative to this unfortunate class of our citizens as may be deemed useful--they shall cause said list together with all the facts brought down to the first of October to be delivered to the supervisors of their respective township or wards, whose duty it shall be to 'cause the same to be delivered to the county clerk at the annual meeting of the board of supervisors, to be laid before them in each year, which board shall carefully condense the facts exhibited and transmit the same to the Secretary of State on or before the first day of November in each year, and the Secretary of State is hereby required to make a report of the same to the next legislature at the commencement of the session.

This resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved April 3, 1848.

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