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Bec. 5. The delegates chosen shall meet in convention at the ospitol in Lansing, on the first Monday of June, one thousand eight hundred and fifty. They shall be judges of their own privileges and elections, and the delegates thereof shall have the same privi.

leges to which representatives to the State Legislature are entitled, Oncord, and shall by ballot appoint one of their number president, and may

appoint one or more secretaries, a sergeant-at-arms, one or more reporters, and such messengers as their convenience shall require; and

such delegates of the Convention shall be entitled to the same mile, Pay.

for travel and the same per diem allowance as is now paid to age members of the Legislature; and the president, secretaries, reporters, sergeant-at-arms, door-keepers and messengers shall receive snch compensation as the Convention shall see fit to allow. The amount due each person shall be certified to by the principal secretary of the Convention, and countersigned by the president; and the Treasurer of the State shall pay the certificates so certfied to and countersignod, out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated;

and the said Convention may furnish for its own use such stationery Stationery.

it may require, as is usual for legislative bodies, and the amount due therefor shall be certified to and paid for in the same manner as the delegates and officers are paid. And it shall be the duty of the

Secretary of State to attend said Convention at the opening thereof, Boerests

, and he and all public officers shall furnish such Convention with all such papers, statements, books or other public documents in their

possession, as the said Convention shall order or require. And the State Printing Printer shall perform the printing required to be done by said Con

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vention, at such times and in such manner as they shall direct, and said printer shall receive the same compensation and in the same manner as now provided by law for compensation and payment for legislative printing; and in case the said printer shall refuse or neglect to perform the duties aforesaid, the said Convention may appoint a printer to perform said duties, who shall receive the same compensation and in the same manner as is now provided by law for legislative printing.

Sec. 6. The proceedings of the said Convention shall be filed in the Proceedings gleden.d re- office of the Secretary of State, and the revision of the constitution Revision agreed to by said Convention shall be recorded in his office. The gabrited to said revision shall be submitted by the Convention to the people, for the people.

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their adoption or rejection, at such time and in such manner as the Convention may prescribe.

Sec. 7. All willful and corrupt false swearing in taking any of the Perjurybaths prescribed by this act, or by the laws of this state made ap- istmed plicable to this act, or any other mode or form in carrying into effect this act, shall be deemed perjury, and shall be punished in the manner now prescribed by law for willful and corrupt perjury.

Sec. 8. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 9, 1850.

[ No. 79. ] AN ACT for the relief of Daniel Munger. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the sum of two hundred and ninetyfive dollars and seventy-eight cents is hereby appropriated out of any moneys in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for the payment of Daniel Munger, for balance due him for printing the reports of State Officers for the Legislature of 1849, and for pressing sheets of fall reports, of session laws, Senate and House documents for 1843, and reports of State Officers for the Legislature of 1850.

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

Approved March 9, 1850.

[ No. 80. ] AN ACT to establish highways in the township of Hartland in the

county of Livingston. Section 1. Be it enaded by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That all the public highways heretofore recorded in the clerk's office in the township of Hartland in Livingston county, be and are hereby established and declared to be public highways, as fully as if they had been surveyed by the county surveyor and the survey bills filed in the office of said clerk.

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

Approved March 3, 1850.

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[ No. 81. ]
AN ACT to unite the townships of Tyler and Eaton Rapids in the

county of Eaton. Act repeal

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the act heretofore passed, setting off and organizing the township of Tyler, in the county of Eaton, be and the same is hereby repealed; and the said township of Tyler, being town one north of range three west, is hereby joined and united

to the township of Eaton Rapids in said county, by which name they First town shall be hereafter known and designated, and the first township ing: when meeting shall be held at the Eaton Rapids Hotel, in the village of

Eaton Rapids, on the first Monday of April, A. D. 1850.

Sec. 2. That all township officers, except justices of the peo :e,
Township

whose terms of office will not expire on the first Monday of April
next, shall meet at the Eaton Rapids Hotel in the village of 1 ton
Rapids, on the last Saturday of March next, at one o'clock P. M.,
for the purpose of drawing for their respective offices under the di-
rection of the supervisor and clerk of Eaton Rapids, which drawing
shall be conducted in the following manner: The said supervisor
and clerk, or one of them, shall prepare two ballots, upon one of
which shall be written or printed the words “ continued in office,"
and the other blank. Said ballots shall be folded or rolled as near
alike as may be, and placed in a hat or box, when the other officers
in said townships whose terms of office will not expire on the said
first Monday of April next, and in all cases the persons drawing the
ballots upon which is written or printed the words "continued in
office,” shall continue to hold and exercise the duties of their offices
during the terms for which they were elected respectively, while
those who draw blanks shall cease to perform the duties of theirs,
after the said first day of April next, any law to the contrary not-
withstanding

Sec. 3. In case any person holding office in said townships shall
neglect or refuse to draw as above required, then and in that case
the said supervisor and clerk, or one of them, shall appoint some
suitable person to draw for such person so neglecting or refusing;
which drawing shall have the same force and effect as though drawn
by himself.

Ibid.

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

Approved March 14, 1850.

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| No. 82. ] AN ACT to incorporate the Romeo and Canandagua Plank Road

Company. Section 1. De it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives incorpora of the State of Michigan, That Henry Stephens of Romeo, Horace P. Winans of Lakeville, and Ezra Carpenter of Orion, be and thes are hereby appointed commissioners, under the direction of a majority of whom subscriptions may be received to the capital stock of the Romeo and Canandagua Plank Road Company; and the subscribers thereto, with such other persons as they shall associate with them for that purpose, their successors and assigns, shall be and they are hereby created a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the Romeo and Canandagua Plank Road Company, with corporate succession.

Sec. 2. Said company hereby created shall have the power to lay out, establish and construct a plank road, and all necessary buildings and appurtenances, from the village of Romeo in the county of Macomb, on the most eligible route to the village of Canandagua in the county of Oakland,

See. 3. The capital stock of said company shall be twenty-five capitais , thousand dollars, to be divided into one thousand shares of twentyfive dollars each, with the power to increase said capital stock to forty thousand dollars, with a corresponding increase in the number of shares.

Sec. 4. This act shall be and remain in force for the term of sixty years from and after its passage; but the legislature may any

charter. une alter, amend or repeal this act by a vote of two-thirds of each branch thereof; but suchi alteration, amendment or repeal shall not be made within thirty years from the passage of this act, unless it shall be made to appear to the legislature that there has been a violation by the company of some of the provisions of this act: Provi. ded, That after said thirty years, no alteration or reduction of the Lolls of saick company shall be made during its existence, unless the

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yearly nett profits of said company, over and above all expenses,
shall exceed ten per cent. on the capital stock invested: Provided,
There be no violation of the charter of said company.

Sec. 5. If the said company shall complete seven miles of said
road from Romeo west within the time limited for the completion of
the whole of said road, the charter of said company shall be and re-
main in force for that extent of road as fully as if the whole road
had been completed.

Sec. 6. Said company shall be subject to all general laws of this provisions: State now in force relative to plank roads, and the same are made

a part of this act.

Sec. 7. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 20, 1850.

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[ No. 83. ]
AN ACT to change the name of the township of Sheboygan in the

county of Michilimackinac.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
of the State of Michigan, That the name of the township of Sheboy-
gan in the county of Michilimackinac, be and the same is hereby
changed to that of Inverness, and by that name it shall hereafter be
known and designated.

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

Approred March 20, 1850.

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[ No. 84.')
AN ACT to incorporate the Niles and State Line Plank Road Comis

pany.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senats and House of Representatives
of the State of Michigan, That Jacob Beeson, Nathaniel Bacon,
Richard P. Barker and William McComber, be and they are hereby
appointed commissioners, under the direction of a majority of whom
subscriptions may be receired to the capital stock of the Milcs and

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