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Statement “B” shows the comparative annual sales of these lands.

STATE BUILDING LANDS.

Sales of lots in Lansing, $774 00.

SALT SPRING LANDS.

No sales have been made of these lands within the last year.

ASYLUM LANDS.

Sales 478.20 acres. The sales of these lands have been small, as was anticipated in my last annual report.

ASSET LANDS.

The sales of these lands amount to $7,943 23, a part

which were sold for land warrants. These lands have been dead property on our hands for a long time, and there being outstanding a much larger amount of land warrants than there are Internal Improvement lands to redeem, it was thought advisable to receive these warrants in payment.

INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT LANDS.

Of the 492,504.41 acres of these lands selected and approved there have been sold 448 901.51 acres, leaving a balance of 43,522.90 acres. Of the 7,495.51 acres which the State was entitled to select, November 30, 1850, James Davis selected, under Joint Resolution No. 36, of 1849, 1,600 acres, which were confirmed, and the balance has been selected near Grand Traverse Bay, by Mr. A. S. Wadsworth, under the directions of the Governor, during the last fiscal year, but have not yet been confirmed.

SWAMP LANDS.

By an act of Congress, approved September 28, 1850, the State is to receive all the swamp lands within lier borders. The Surveyor General is employing the spare time of all the force in his office, in preparing the lists of these lands. Lists of those lying in the Grand River and Saginaw districts have already been forwarded to the Registers of said districts, and as soon as returned to him, will be sent to the proper department at Washington. It is estimated that the quantity of these lands will exceed 4,500,000 acres, a very considerable portion of which are good.

Arrangements have been made with the Surveyor General to furnish the maps of these lands as soon as the lists are completed and confirmed by the department at Washington. All of which is respectfully submitted.

PORTER KIBBEE, Commissioner.

[ A ] Comparative Statement of the Sales of Primary School Lands.

YEARS.

Acres.

Net amount of sales.

Total amount of sales up to April 1, 52,392.81 $369,264 39

Part year ending Nov. 30, 1843.
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1851.

6,159.94 7,454.66 3,009.93 6,879.63 18,990.32 15,026.84

8,946.66 10,978.79 19,189.95

32,161 00 38,860 60

6,974 17 35,169 70 95,817 15 68,763 88 38,509 74 47,111 26 83,449 89

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149,029.56' $816,081 88

Less for forfeiture of land sold J. M.

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640.00

4,315 52

Net sales of primary school lands... - 148,389.56 $811,766 36

Total amount of primary school fund.

$811,766 36

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Comparative statement of the sales of University Lands.

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[C.) Statement of accounts with the County Treasurers, showing the amoun

of moneys belonging to the Trust Funds received by them up to Nov. 30 1851, under Act No. 25, of 1849, the amount paid over to the State Treasurer, and the balances due.

COUNTIES.

Allegan Barry Branch Calhoun Cass Clinton Eaton Genesee Hillsdale. Ionia .. Jackson Lapeer Lenawee. Livingston Macomb Monroe Montcalm Oakland Ottawa. Shiawassee St. Joseph Van Buren Washtenaw

Amount received. Accounted

Balances due to fold

the State. $344 43 $197 23 $147 20 25 87 15 00

10 87 2,135 95 2,073 21 62 74 2,864 32 1,894 06 970 26 691 701 683 83

7 87 55 17 55 17 4 90

4 90 952 45 678 95 273 50 1,591 05 1,101 42 489 63

244 94 84 82 160 12 1,022 18 1,046 22

133 99 133 99 3,414 171 3,414 161

01 1,157 22 1,011 26 115 96

602 22 602 22
579 97 579 97

105 98 76 59 29 39 2,685 01 1,943 31 741 70

25 20 25 20

67 53 67 53 2,066 54

2,634 86 434 75 357 58 77 17 2,883 50 2,844 92 38 58

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$24,089 04 $21,521 30 $3,159 90

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ANNUAL REPORT of the Inspectors of the State

Prison, for the year ending November 30, 1851. To the Governor of the State of Michigan:

The Inspectors of the State Prison, in accordance with the requirements of law, submit their annual report. Several tables, embracing information required to be furnished by the Inspectors, are appended, as also otbers containing interesting statistics.

The reports of the Agent, Physician and Chaplain, herewith submitted, exhibit a full statement of the condition of the Prison, and W tbe conduct of its affairs during the year.

The number of convicts at the close of the fiscal year, exceeds bat of any former period. The last year closed with one hundred and thirty-one, while at the date of this report there are one hundred and seventy-six. Last year the average number was one hundred ziteteen and one-half, while this year shows an average of one hundred and forty-one. It can bardly be expected that the relative increase the ensuing year will be so great as it has been during the fear now closed; but the Inspectors do not doubt that the average vill amount to nearly two hundred. This increase arises from two or three causes, but principally from

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