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No. 47.

JOINT RESOLC TION relative to the claim of Edward G. Adderly.

Resoived, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Board of tate Auditors be and they are hereby authorized to examine the claim of Edward G. Adderly, and to allow to said Adderly any sum which shall appear to be justly due to said claimant: Provided, The said claimant shall on or before the submission of his claims to said board, make and execute a bond with one or more sureties to the satisfaction of the Attorney General to abide the determination of said board.

Resolved, That the Attorney General be and he is hereby requested to appear in behalf of the state before the said Board of Auditors during the investigation of the aforesaid claim.

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

Approved April 3, 1848.

No. 48.

JOINT RESOLUTION authorizing the Auditor General to draw a

certain warrant.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Auditor General be and he is hereby author ized to cancel a certain warrant drawn by E. P. Hastings, Auditor General, dated December 15, 1841, for the sum of fifty-eight and 92-100 dollars, and numbered 3084, payable to the order of John Freeman, assignee of John Monroe, on its delivery to him, and issue a new warrant for a like amount, payable to said John Freeman, assignee of John Monroe, or bearer; said new warrant to be delivered to Marshall Parker, on his producing evidence to the satisfaction of said Auditor General that he is the owner of said warrant, and to bear interest at the rate of six per cent., said interest to be computed from the fourth day of March, A. D. 1843. This joint resolution shall take effect and be in force from and after

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No 49. JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the distribution of the Session

Laws, Journals and Documents.

Resolued, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the officers and members of the present legislature and Assistant Librarian be and they are hereby entitled each, to one copy of the session laws passed in the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight, also the journals and documents of the same year, and the Secretary of State be and he is hereby required to forward one ropy of each to the several officers and members of this legislature, by forwarding the same to the county clerks of the several counties of this state in which the officers or members reside, so soon as they may be p inted, bound and ready for delivery.

Approved April 3, 1848.

No. 50.
JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the claim of Joab Page.

Resolued, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigun, That the Board of State Auditors be and they are hereby authorized and required to make a just and equitable settlement with Joab Page, for any timber or saw logs cut on his land by the order of the Hon. James L. Glen, commissioner of the state buildings for the use of the state, and in case said board shall find any sum due said Page they shall certify the same to the Auditor General, who shall draw his warrant for the same on the State Treasurer, who is authorized and required to pay said warrant out of any money in the general fund not otherwise appropriated.

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

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No. 51. JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the settlement of the claim of

William Mabury. Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, Tha: the Board of State Auditors be and are hereby authorized to make a settlement with William Mabury on legal and equitable terms, and their decision thereon shall be final for any claim he may have against the state for services rendered in the building of the State Prison, and if they shall find any amount due said claimant they are hereby authorized to certify the amount they may find due him, to the Auditor General, who is hereby authorized and directed upon the presentation to him of said claimant's certificate to draw his warrant on the State Treasurer for the same.

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No. 52. JOINT RESOLUTION relative to the claim of Sheldon Mathews.

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 make a final settlement upon equitable or legal ter is of the claim of Sheldon Mathews, or with Charles T. Gorham as the party in interest in said cl im ag :inst the state of Michigan for sawing wood at the Kalamazoo station of the Central Rail Road as per certificate of H. I. Goodale, weighmaster, dated February 17, 1846. And if the said Board shall find any sum justly due from the state on said claim and upon the assignm“nt of the interest of the said Mathews in said claim to Charles T. Gorham being shown to the s tisfaction of said Board, they shall certify the amount so found to be due to the said Gorham as -uch assignee, to the Auditor General, who shall draw his warrant upon the State Treasurer payable out of the general fund. And the State Treasurer is hereby authorized to pay the same out of any money to the credit of the general fund not otherwise appropriated.

This resolution shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved April 3, 1848.

No. 53.

JOINT RESOLUTION relative to State Prison Building.

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the agent and inspectors of the State Prison be and they are hereby authorized to ere 't and build, or cause to be ereced or built and completed, the centre or main building of said Prison as now commenced : Provided, That the amount of money drawn from the State Treasury for the support of said Prison and for the erection of said building shall not exceed the sum of eleven thousand five hundred dollars : And provided further, Thut so much of the above appropriation as may be necessary shall be first applied in constructing or adding cells so as effectually to carry out the provisions of law relative to solitary confinement.

Resolved, That the joint resolution relative to building expenses at the State Prison, approved March 16, 1847, be and the same is hereby repealed.

These joint resolutions shall take effect and be in force from and

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