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LIST OF LAWS
PASSED AT THE REGULAR SESSION OF 1839.

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No. 1. An act making appropriations for the improvement of the salt

springs, 2. An act to legalize the official acts of the assessors of the town

ship of Antrim, 3. An act authorizing the county commissioners of the county of

Wayne to dispose of their present county poor house, and

for other purposes, 4. An act to extend ihe time for receiving the annual reports from

certain school districts, 5. An act to authorize the county commissioners of Wayne county

to perform certain duties therein mentioned, 6. An act regulating prison limits, An act to provide for an increase of the number of masters in

chancery in the county of Wayne, 8. An act to amend“ An act incorporating the village of Kalama

zoo," approved April 3d, 1838, 9. An act to amend part third, title first, chapter third of the revi.

sed statutes, and for other purposes, 10. An act to authorize the exemption of certain libraries and other

articles from execution, 11. An act to provide for the payment of the expenses of the regents

of the university in certain cases, 12. An act to change the name of John F. Kerchofer, 13. An act relative to the records of the court of probate for the

county of Cass, 14. An act to amend an act, entitled “ An act to incorporate the

city of Monroe,” approved March 22d, 1837, 15. An act to authorize the removal of certain convicts to the state

prison, 16. An act to extend the time of payment of the university and

school moneys, and for other purposes, 17. An act relative to school books and books for school district

libraries, 18. An act to ascertain the value of a certain school section in the

county of Branch,

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19. An act requiring certain returns to be made from incorporated

academies and other literary institutions,
20. An act to organize the county of Clinton,
21. An act to regulate township meetings in newly organized town-

ships, 22. An act to organize the county of Barry, 23. An act to legalize the election of school inspectors elected for

the year 1837, 24. An act to authorize the county of Lenawee to borrow a certain

sum of money, 25. An act to organize and divide certain townships, and for other

purposes, 26. An act to amend title second of the third part of the revised

statutes, 27. An act to organize certain townships, and for other purposes, 28. An act to organize certain townships, and for other purposes, 29. An act to organize certain townships, and for other purposes, 30. An act authorizing Giles B. Kellogg to make partition and sale

of certain lands, 31. An act to organize the township of Columbia, in the county of

Jackson, 32. An act to legalize the proceedings of the township meetings of

the townships of Metamora and Elba, in the county of

Lapeer, 33. An act to legalize the township elections of the townships of

Aliedon and Aurelius, 34. An act to amend “ An act to incorporate the village of Niles,

and the acts amendatory thereto," 35. An act relative to ward elections in the city of Detroit, and for

other purposes, 36. An act to authorize the auditor general of the state to obtain

money on the credit of certain instalments of the five mil

Jion loan, 37. An act to establish the state bank of Michigan, 38. An act to alter the name of the township of Dunham, and to

legalize certain acts therein, 39. An act to provide for the removal of the seat of justice of the

county of Hillsdale from the village of Jonesville to the

village of Hillsdale, 40. An act to provide for the collection of certain unpaid taxes in

the township of Monguagon, in Wayne county, 41. An act to incorporate the Grass lake academy and teachers'

seminary, 42. An act to amend an act entitled “An act to incorporate the

Port Sheldon and Grand Rapids railroad company," 43. An act to provide for the collection of demands against boats

and vessels, 44. An act to authorize a settlement with Michigan state bank, 45. An act making special appropriations, and for other purposes, 46. An act to legalize elections in Ottawa county,

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47. An act to provide for the disposition of prisoners apprehended

within the county of Shiawassee,
48. An act to abolish imprisonment for debt, and to punish fraudu.

lent debtors, 49. An act to amend chapter first, title tenth, part first of the revi

sed statutes, • Of religious societies," 50. An act to incorporate the trustees of the Grand river theological

semirary, 51. An act to incorporate the Marshall female seminary, 52. An act to amend the revised statutes in relation to taverns and

other licensed houses, 53. An act to amend an act entitled " An act to incorporate the

trustees of the Spring Arbor seminary,” passed March 23,

1835, 54. An act to establish certain township lines in the county of St.

Clair, and for other purposes, 55. An act to provide for the more effectual desence of the state

against foreign invasion, 56. An act to provide for the voluntary dissolution of corporations,

and to prescribe the duties of receivers in chancery in cer

tain cases, and for other purposes, 57. An act authorizing Isaac E. Crary, executor of the last will and testament of Ezra Convis, to sell certain lands.

106 58. An act to change the name of the township of Cady, in Calhoun county,

106 59. An act supplementary to the act entitled “ An act to establish

the state bank of Michigan,"
60. An act to incorporate Marshall college,
61. An act to legalize certain acts of the supervisors of the town.

ships of Allegan, Plainfield and Otsego, in the county of
Allegan, and for other purposes,

112 62. An act relative to trunks, baggage and other unclaimed personal property,

112 63. An act confirming the conveyance of the trustees of the French

catholic church of Monroe, to the Rt. Rev. Frederick Rese,
bishop of Detroit,

115 64. An act relative to certain state annual reports,

116
65. An act to incorporate St. Philip's college,
66. An act more effectually to protect the publicagainst various frauds, 120
67. An act further to amend an act entitled “ An act to amend an

act entitled . An act to incorporate the village of Niles, and
the act or acts amendatory thereof,”

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68. An act to authorize township meetings to adjourn from one place
to another,

122 69. An act to incorporate the Berrien county mutual insurance company,

123 70. An act to increase the capital stock of the Gibraltar and Flat Rock company,

127 71. An act amendatory of part first, title seven, and chapter first of

the revised statutes, relative to the inspection of provisions,
&c.

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Page 72. An act to amend an act entitled “ An act to incorporate the Grand Rapids bridge company,

128 73. An act to organize a certain township,

128 74. An act to incorporate the Adrian insurance company,

128 75. An act to attach a certain tract of country to Ottawa county, 133 76. An act to amend “ An act to incorporate the mechanics' society of Detroit,"

133 77. An act to provide for the government and discipline of the state prison,

133 78. An act regulating sales at auction, and for other purposes, 144 79. An act to provide for the laying out and establishing certain state roads,

147 80. An act to provide for the draining of swamps, marshes and other

low lands, 81. An act to provide for the payment of the expenses of the survey of a railroad from Centreville to Niles,

155 82. An act to authorize the loan of a certain sum of money to the White Pigeon beet sugar company,

156 83. An act to provide for the apportionment of a fine assessed in

Berrien county amongst the several school districts in said
county,

156 84. An act to authorize certain persons to administer oaths, 157 85. An act to authorize the county commissioners of Washtenaw

county to loan money, 86. An act to amend “ An act incorporating the village of Romeo,

county of Macomb," approved March 9, 1838, 87. An act relative to township assessments and the returns thereof, 159 88. An act to provide for regulating the terms of circuit courts in

certain counties, and for other purposes,
89. An act to authorize the commissioners of internal improvement

to alter the location of the southern railroad between the
villages of Centreville and Niles,

161 90. An act to provide for the location of the seat of justice in the

county of Ottawa, 91. An act to provide for the recording of town plats, and for vacating the same in certain cases,

162 92. An act supplementary to “ An act authorizing the building of

the state penitentiary," 93. An act to incorporate the Detroit typographical society, 94. An act to amend an act to provide for the appointment of state printer, and to prescribe his powers and duties,

167 95. An act to provide for the assessment and collection of taxes for the year 1838, and for other purposes,

168 96. An act to incorporate the Dexter branch canal company, 180 97. An act to organize a certain township in the county of Genesee, 185 98. An act to provide for the payment of certain claims therein mentioned,

185 99. An act for the relief of Calvin C. Parks and others,

187 100. An act to change the June term of the supreme court of the

state of Michigan, and the June term of the circuit court
for Ingham county

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Page. 101. An act authorizing the superintendent of public instruction to

grant certain privileges to Elisha Doan of Kalamazoo
county,

189 102. An act to provide the circuit courts of certain counties with seals, 189 103. An act to change the name of the first presbyterian church and

society of Sharon and Bridgewater, 104. An act for the regulation of internal improvements, and for the

appointment of a board of commissioners, 105. An act to amend the chapter of the revised statutes, entitled “Of Primary Schools,”

199 106. An act entitled “ An act to legalize the annual township meet

ings for the year one thousand eight hundred and thirty-
nine,

205 107. An act to legalize the late township meeting in the township

meeting in the township of Holly, in the county of Oakland, 205 108. An act for the relief of David Brown and Samuel Clark, 205 109. An act to amend an “ An act to incorporate the Saginaw and Genesee railroad company,"

206 110. An act to legalize the official acts of John Dewey, a justice of

peace in Jackson county, 111. An act for the relief of the Detroit and Pontiac ra:lroad company,

207 112. An act to amend “ An Act to establish the State Bank of Michigan,'”

207 113. An act amendatory to “ An act to provide for the government

and discipline of the state penitentiary and for other pur-
poses,"

207 114. An act to incorporate the Genesee and Saginaw navigation company,

208 115. An act to amend the revised statutes and to supply certain omissions therein,

214 116. An act to provide for the further construction of certain works of internal improvement,

234 117. An act making appropriations for the year 1839, to defray the expenses of the government and for other purposes,

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RESOLUTIONS.
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Page. 1. A joint resolution in relation to Blois’ Gazetteer,

247 2. Joint resolution appointing commissioners to examine the Oak

land county bank and the Macomb county bank, 3. A preamble and joint resolution in relation to the erection of a light-house, &c. at the mouth of the Clinton river,

248 4. A joint resolution,

248 5. A joint resolution

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