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lation by the company of some of the provisions of this act: Provi. ded, That after said thirty years, no alterations or reductions of the tolls of said company shall be made during its existence, unless the yearly nett profits of said company, over and above all expenses, shall ceed ten per cent. on the capital stock invested : Provided, There be no violation of the charter of said company.

Sec. 5. The said company shall be subject to all general laws now in force relative to plank roads, and the same are made a part of this act.

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 20, 1850.

General provisions.

Incorpora tion

[ No. 90. ] AN ACT to incorporate the Mason and Jackson Plank Road

Company. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represeutatives of the State of Michigan, That David F. Dwight of Jackson, Sidney 0. Russell of Leslie, Hiram Bristol of Mason, and Ephraim B. Danforth of Lansing, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners, under the direction of a majority of whom subscriptions may be received to the capital stock of the Mason and Jackson 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 Mason and Jackson Plank Road Company, with corporate succession.

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

Sec. 3. The capital stock of said company shall be one hundred thousand dollars, divided into four thousand shares of twenty-five dollars each, with the power to increase said capital stock to one hundred and twenty thousand dollars, with a corresponding increasa of the number of shares.

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Sec. 4. This act shall be and remain in force for the term of sixty

Duration of years from and after its passage; but the Legislature may at any charter. time alter, amend or repeal this act by a vote of two-thirds of each branch thereof; but such alteration, amendment or repeal shall not be made within thirty years of 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: Provided, That after said thirty years, no alteration or reduction of the tolls shall be made during its existence, unless the yearly nett profits of said company, over and above all expenses, shall exceed ten per tent. on the capital stock invested: Provided, There shall be no violation of the charter of said company. Sec. 5. The said company shall be subject to all general laws of General

provisions. this State now in force relative to plank roads, and the same are made a part of this act.

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 20, 1850.

[ No. 91. ] AN ACT for the relief of the several school districts in the town.

ships of Allen, Camden and Somerset, in the county of Hillsdale. Whereas, The clerks of the townships of Allen, Camden and Somerset, failed to deliver to the county clerk of the county of Hillsdale, the reports of the school inspectors of said townships for the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight, in time to have the same embodied in the report of the county clerk to the Superintendent of Public Instruction for that year, whereby said townships were deprived of their proportion of the primary school fund for that year; therefore,

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the county clerk of the county of Co. Clerk'. Hillsdale be and he is hereby authorized and required, within twenty days from the passage of this act, to forward to the Superintendent of Public Instruction copies of the reports of the school inspeclors of the said townships of Allen, Camden and Somerset, for the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight.

Sec. 2. On such reports being received by the Superintendent of Duty of Sup. Pab. Inst. Public Instruction, he is hereby authorized and required, in the next

apportionment which he shall make thereafter of the income of the primary school fund among the several townships and cities of this State, to add to the amount to which said townships of Allen, Camden and Somerset would be entitled to for that year, the amount which said townships would have been entitled to in the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight, as shown by the reports of the school inspectors of said townships so to be forwarded to the said Superintendent of Public Instruction; and in his statement to the Auditor General of the amount in the aggregate payable to each county from the income of the primary school fund, he shall add to the amount payable to the county of Hillsdale for that year, the amount so awarded to the said townships of Allen, Camden and Somerset for the year

eighteen hundred and forty-eight. Ibid Sec. 3. The said Superintendent of Public Instruction shall, in his

notices to be sent to the clerks of the several townships in Hillsdale
county of the amount of the primary school fund payable to the
several townships, add to the amount going to the townships of Al-
len, Camden and Somerset, the amount so awarded to them respec- .
tively for the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved March 20, 1850.

Act amend

[ No. 92. ] AN AOT to amend an'act entitled an act to authorize the Cottor...

Wood Swamp Turnpike Company to lay out and construct a cer-, tain plank road, and for other purposes, approved March 31, 1847.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That section one of an act entitled an aci to authorize the Cotton Wood Swamp Turnpike Company to lay out and construct a certain plank road, and for other, purposes,

be and the same is hereby amended by adding thereto..the words: “and also to lay out and construct a plank road, with all necessary buildings, on the territorial road, (so called,) from the east end of the

bridge across the river Raisin in the village of Blissfield, to the east end of the bridge across said river in the village of Palmyra. Said General

provisions company shall be subject to all general laws of this state relative to plank roads, and the same are hereby made a part of this act.

Sec. 2. Section two of the act above cited is hereby amended by Amendment striking out the word “eight,” and inserting in lieu thereof the word“ four;” and by striking out the words “ twenty-five," and inserting in lieu thereof the word "fifty;" so that said section as amended will read: “Sec. 2. The said company are hereby authorized to appoint three commissioners to receive the subscriptions to the capital stock of said company, which shall be twenty thousand dollars in addition Capital to the present capital stock of said company, divided into four hundred shares of fifty dollars each.”

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

Approved March 20, 1830.

[ No. 93. ] AN ACT to incorporate the Romeo Plank Rond Company. Section J. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That Azariah Prentiss, Henry Stephens Incorpora and Aaron B. Rawles, be and they are hereby appointed commis- tion. sioners, under the direction of a majority of whom subscriptions may be received to the capital stock of the Romeo 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 Plank Road Company, with corporate succession.

Sec. 2. Said company hereby created shall have the power and authority to lay out, establish and construct a plank road, and all ne-Route. cessary buildings and appurtenances, from the village of Romeo in the county of Macomb, on the most eligible route, until the same shall intersect the Mt. Clemens and Romeo Plank Road, at or near Armada Corners.

Sec. 3. The capital stock of said company shall be six thousand Capital dollars, divided into two hundred and forty shares of twenty-five

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dollars each, with the power to increase said capital stock to ten thousand dollars, with a corresponding increase of 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 at any time alter, amend or repeal this act by a vote of two-thirds of each branch thereof; but such alteration, amendment or repeal shall not be made within thirty years of 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: Provided, That after said thirty years, no alteration or reduction of the tolls shall be made during its existence, unless the yearly nett profits of said company, over and above all expenses, shall exceed ten per cent. on the capital stock invested: Provided, There shall be no violation of the charter of said company.

Sec 5. Said company shall be subject to all general laws of this General provisions. State now in force relative to plank roads, and the same are hereby

made a part of this act.

Sec. 6. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 20, 1850.

Incorporation.

[ No. 94. ] AN ACT to incorporate the Grand Haven and Black River Plank

Road Company. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That Clarke B. Albee, Henry D. Post, Alburtis C. Van Raalte, Henry Penoyer, Barnabus Grotenhouse, and Thomas D. Gilbert, be and they are hereby appointed commissioners, under the direction of a majority of whom subscriptions may be received to the capital stock of the Grand Haven and Black River 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 Grand Haven and Black River Plank Road Company, with corporate suce cession.

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