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[ No. 111. ] AN ACT to change the names of Louis, Henry, Aaron and Samuel

Freudenthaler. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That the names of Louis Freudenthaler, Henry Freudenthaler, Aaron Freudenthaler, and Samuel Freudenthaler, be and the same are hereby changed to that of Louis Freudenthaler Leopold, Henry Freudenthaler Leopold, Aaron Freudenthaler Leopold, and Samuel Freudenthaler Leopold, by which names they shall hereafter be known.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 20, 1350.

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[ No. 112. ] AN ACT to incorporate St. Mark's College at Grand Rapids.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives: the State of Michigan, That the Right Reverend Samuel A. McCoskry, Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Michigan, and his successors in said office, together with Francis II. Cuming, James M. Nelson, George Kendall and Alonzo Platt, of the county of Kent, Charles C. Taylor, of the county of Washtenaw, Charles Reighley, of the county of Genesec, Richard S. Adams, of the county of Lenawee, Algernon S. Hollister, of the county of Livingston, Richard S. Elder, of the county of Hillsdale, Charles C.. Trowbridge and Henry P. Baldwin, of the county of Wayne, Daniel T. Grinnell and Ira Baekus, of the county of Jackson, Charles E. Stuart, of the county of Kalamazoo, James L. Glen, of the county of Berrien, Hiram Adams and George C. Gibbs, of the county of Calhoun, and their successsors, be and are hereby created, ordained and constituted a body politic and corporate, in fact and in name, by the title of St. Mark's College; and by that name they and their successors shall remain in perpetual succession; with full power to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded; to acquire, hold and con. vey property, real and personal; to have and to use a common seal, to alter and renew the same at pleasure; to make and alter from time

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to time such by-laws as they may deem necessary for the government of said institution, its officers and servants; and of doing every other act, matter and thing necessary and proper for the wellbeing and government of the same, not inconsistent with the constitution and laws of the United States and this State: Provided, That nothing in this section shall be construed to authorize said corpora. tion to hold at one time more than one hundred thousand dollars in property, real and personal.

Sec. 2. The said college or institution, as well as the preparatory Location school attached thereto, shall be located in the township of Grand Rapids, county of Kent; and shall be for the purpose of affording instruction in the liberal arts and sciences, to such extent as their means may justify, and also for the study of all or any of the liberal professions; the preparatory department may embrace instruction for both male and female students.

Sec. 3. The board shall, at their first meeting, appoint a secretary and treasurer, together with such other officers and instructors as may be necessary, and shall have power to displace any or either of pointed. them; and also to fill vacancies which may happen by death, resignation, removal from the State, or otherwise, in said board, or among said officers, instructors and servants; and also to prescribe and direct the course of study to be pursued in said institution and its departments. Sec. 4. The Bishop of said church shall also be a member of said

Bishop board and president thereof; when he is absent, or if there be a vacancy in said office of Bishop, the board shall elect one of their own number to preside for the time being. The secretary and treasurer Secretary & shall be elected at each annual meeting of the board.

Sec. 5. The board of trustees shall consist of seventeen members, exclusive of the president, any eight of whom may constitute a quorum for the transaction of business; said board shall hold their first

1st meeting; meeting at the call of the president of the same, within two months from the approval of this act, and afterwards they shall meet on their own appointment; special meetings may be called when necessary, by the president, or when required by any five members, each member of the board having been notified in writing of such meeting, at least seven days before the time of said meeting. Sec. 6. The treasurer of the college shall always, and all other Bonds re

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agents when required, before entering upon the duties assigned them,
give bonds for the security of the corporation and the public, in such
penal sum, and with such sureties, as said board shall approve; and
all process against the institution shall be by summons, and the 's
vice shall be by leaving an attested copy thereof with the treasurer

of the college, at least thirty days before the return thereof.
Supt. Public Sec. 7. The institution hereby incorporated, as well as the prepar-

atory school attached thereto, shall always be subject to the exami-
nation of a board of visitors, three in number, to be annually ap-
pointed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction, and such visi-
tors shall report to said Superintendent as soon after an examination
as practicable.

Sec. 8. The board of trustees shall have the power to confer the
honors and degrees granted by collegiate institutions upon such per-
sons as may be recommended by the professors of said institution to
be worthy thereof: Provided, That the primary degrees shall not be
conferred on any students who shall not have passed through a
course of studies equivalent to and as thorough as that prescribed
by the Regents of the University of Michigan for candidates for
degrees.

Sec. 9. Said corporation shall not hold any real estate more than fifteen years after the same shall have been conveyed to it: excepting, always, such real estate as shall be necessary for the objects of said corporation.

Sec. 10. The Legislature may at any time alter, amend or repeal this act.

Approved March 20, 1860.

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[ No. 113. ]
AN ACT to incorporate the Centreville and Kalamazoo Plank Road

Company.
Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires
of the State of Michigan, That Albert E. Macy, Mark H. Wake-
man, Nathan Osborn, Bradley S. Williams, and Hugh Friday, 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 Centreville and Kalamazoo Plank Road Company; and the subscribers thereto, with such other persons as they shall associate with them for that purpose, their successors and assigns, sball be and they are hereby created a body politic and corporate, by the name and style of the Centreville and Kalamazoo Plank Road Company, with corporate succession.

Sec. 2. Said company hereby created shall have the power to lay Rone out, establish and construct a plank road, and all necessary buildings and appurtenances, from the village of Centreville in the county of St. Joseph, to a point at which said plank road will intersect the road of the Kalamazoo and Three Rivers Plank Road Company, in the county of Kalamazoo, with the right of uniting said road at any other point with the plank road of any other company.

Sec. 3. The capital stock of said company shall be forty thousand Capitali dollars, to be divided into eight hundred shares of fifty dollars each; and said company shall be subject to all general laws of this State now in force relative to plank roads, and the same are made a part of this act.

Sec. 4. This act shall be and remain in force for the term of sixty Duration or 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 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 law to which it is subject: Provided, That after said thirty years, no alteration or reduc- Provison tion of the tolls of said company shall be made during its existence, unless the yearly nett profits of said company, over and above all erpenses, shall exceed ten per cent. on the capital stock invested: Provided, There be no violation of the charter of said company.

Sec. 5. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved March 20, 1850.

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| No. 114. ] AN ACT to incorporate the Albion and Homer Plank Road Com

pany. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That Jesse Crowell, Marvin Hannahs, James Munroe, Cyrus Robertson, Hiram Smith and John Burt, 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 Albion and Homer 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 Albion and Homer 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 Albion in the county of Calhoun, to the village of Homer in the county of Calhoun, with the right of uniting said road at any other point with the plank road of

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Sec. 3. The capital stock of said company shall be ten thousand dollars, to be divided into four hundred shares of twenty-five dollars each; and said company shall be subject to all general laws of this State now in force relative to plank roads, and the same are made a part of this act.

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

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 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 law to which it is subject: Provided, That after said thirty years, no alteration or reduction 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 exceed ten per cent. on the capital stock invested : Provided, There be no violation of the charter of said company.

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