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Sec. 3. Said company shall be subject to all general laws now in provisiods. force relative to plank roads, and the same are made a part of this

act.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect and be in force whenever the said acceptance.

company shall file their acceptance in writing, signed by the president and secretary of said company, in the office of the Secretary of State: Provided, Such aceeptance shall be so filed within one year from the passage of this act.

Approved February 23, 1850.

[ No. 39. ] AN ACT to vacate a portion of the village plat of the village of

Geneva in the county of Cass, and for other purposes. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Sencte and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That all that portion of the village plat of the village of Geneva, situate in the township of Penn in the county of Cass, and laid out upon the west half of the soutlr-east quarter, and the east half of the south-east quarter of section number thirty, (30,) in township number six (6) south of range number fourteen (14) west, and known as the original plat of the village of Geneva, and so recorded or filed for record in the office of the register of deeds for said county of Cass, be and the same is hereby vacated: Provided, That if either of said streets or any of them shall now be used in connection with or as a portion of any public highway, the same shall be excepted from the operation of this act.

Sec. 2. None of the blocks, lots, streets and alleys shall be vacated to the injury of any other person or persons owning property on or upon or adjoining said village plat of Geneva.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 23, 1850.

( No. 40. ]
AN ACT to repeal act number two hundred and sixty-seven of the

session laws of 1849, being an act entitled an act to prevent the
transportation of pickled fish without inspection.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives

of the State of Michigan, That act number two hundred and sixtyseven of the session laws of 1849, entitled an act to prevent the transportation of pickled fish without inspection, approved April 2, 1849, be and the same is hereby repealed.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 23, 1850.

( No. 41. ] AN ACT relative to the claim of Alexander Tichworth. Section 1. Be it enacted 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 examine and settle the claims of Alexander Tichworth against the State, upon the said Alexander Tichworth producing satisfactory evidence that he is legally or equitably entitled to the value of said claim or any part thereof; and upon such evidence being produced said board shall certify the amount so found to be justly due the said Alexander Tichworth, with interest from such time as they shall determine, to the Auditor General, who is hereby authorized and required to draw bis 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.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 23, 1850.

[ No. 42. ] AN ACT to revive and continue in force an act entitled an act to incorporate the Chippewa Portage Company, approved March 17, 1847. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives

Act revived. of the State of Michigan, That the act entitled an act to incorporate the Chippewa Portage Company, approved March 17, 1847, be and the same is hereby revived and continued in force, as hereafter amended.

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Sec. 2. That section first of said act be amended by striking out ed.

in the second and third lines, the words “W.F.Porter Taylor, Lowell W. Tinker, Joseph B. Brown, Orville B. Dibble," and inserting “Sheldon McKnight, John Hays, John Tallman Whiting, Charles 8. Adams," in lieu thereof.

Sec. 3. That section twelve of said act be amended by striking. out in the second and third lines, " within two years from the date of the passage of this act," and inserting “on or before the first day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-two," in lieu thereof.

Sec. 4. This act shall be in force and take effect from and after its passage.

Approved February 25, 1850.

[ No. 43. ] AN ACT to amend an act to consolidate the laws in relation to

County Courts and for other purposes, approved April 2, 1849.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represeulatives Act repealed

of the State of Michigan,. That section eight of an act to consolidate the laws in relation to county courts and for other purposes, approved April 2, 1849, be and the same is hereby repealed, and that the following be substituted therefor, and stand for section eight: “Eaclr county court shall hold four general terms in each year at the coun

ty seat of the respective counties, as hereinafter prescribed: On the. Tarms of 00. courts. first Tuesdays of April, July, October and January, in the counties

of Sanilac, Wayne, Washtenaw, Kent, St. Joseph, Lapeer and Liv.. ingston ; on the second Tuesdays of said months in the counties of Barry, Oakland, Ionia and Berrien ; on the first Tuesdays of May, August, November and February, in the counties of St. Clair, Calhoun, Mackinaw, Cass, Genesee, Clinton and Lenawee; on the second Tuesdays of said last named months, in the counties of Macomb, Ottawa; Van Buren, Saginaw, Hillsdale and Eaton ; on the krst Tuesdays of March, June, September and December, in the counties of Monroe, Jackson, Kalamazoo and Shiawassee ; on the second Tuesdays of said last named months, in the counties of Allegan, Chippewa, Ingham, Branch, and all other counties in this State tot heretofore named; and each term shall continue as long as the.

court may deem it necessary. The court shall be opened at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of the first day of the term.” Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its When to

take effect passage, except in the counties in the Upper Peninsula, where it shall take effect and be in force on and after the second Tuesday of June next, and all process and recognizances shall be returned, and all causes continued till the quarterly term under this act next ensuing the time to which any cause may have been continued, or any process or recognizance made returnable, unless the same shall bave been continued or made returnable at a time fixed by this act,

Approved February 26, 1850.

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[ No. 44. ] AN ACT to modify an act entitled an act to incorporate theDoug

las Houghton Mining Company. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the Douglas Houghton Mining Com-ed. pany may, at any regular meeting of the stockholders thereof, within two years after the

passage of this aot, divide the capital stock of said company into shares of not less than thirty nor more than one hundred dollars: Provided, That the capital stock of said company shall not be increased beyond the amount in the original act of incorporation mentioned. Sec. 2. Should the said company adopt the modification in this act sball file ac

ceptance. contemplated, a statement of the terms of such modification shall, within twenty days after the adoption thereof, be filed in the office of the Secretary of State, and the same shall be conclusive on, and control said company.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 27, 1850.

[ No. 45. ]
AN ACT to modify the act of incorporation of the North Western

Mining Company of Detroit
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives

of the State of Michigan, That the North Western Mining Company Act amended.

of Detroit, may, at any regular meeting of the stockholders thereof, within two years after the passage of this act, divide the capital stock of said company into shares of not less than thirty nor more than one hundred dollars: Provided, That the capital stock of said company shall not be increased beyond the amount in the original act of

incorporation mentioned. Shall file ac Sec. 2. Should the said company adopt the modification in this act ceptance.

contemplated, a statement of the terms of such modification shall, within twenty days after the adoption thereof, be filed in the office of the Secretary of State, and the same shall be conclusive on, and control said company.

Sec. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 27, 1850.

[ No. 46. ] AN ACT amending section 71, chapter 20, of the revised statutes

of 1846, in relation to the printing of statements of lands delinquent for taxes.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That section 71, chapter 20 of the revised statutes of the State of Michigan of the year 1846, be so amended as to authorize the Auditor General to cause the statement of lands delinquent for taxes, as provided by sections 69 and 70 of said chapter 20, for the counties of Saginaw, Lapeer, Barry and Eaton, to be published in a newspaper printed in each of said counties, if there be one which shall have been established therein thirty days prior to the first day of April, A. D. 1850.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved February 27, 1850.

[ No. 47. ]
AN ACT to modify the act incorporating the Algonquin Mining

Company.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives

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