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of the State of Michigan, That section one hnndred and nineteen of chapter fifty-eight of the revised statutes, be amended by striking out the word “ April,” in the second line, and inserting in lieu thereof, the words “May, or as soon thereafter as is practicable.”

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

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[No. 34.] AN ACT to provide for the payment of George A. Robinson.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the State of Michigan, That the state treasurer be and he is hereby authorized and required to pay the sum of one hundred dollars to George A. Robinson, out of any money in the treasury not otherwise appropriated, for his services in taking charge of state property at Grand Rapids from May first, eighteen hundred and forty-four, until July twentieth, eighteen hundred and forty-five, under the appointment of the governor.

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

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No. 35.] AN ACT to authorize the minor heirs of the late Martha Town,

deceased, to release their claims to a certain tract of land. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, That Alvira Town, Lucy W. Town and Mary A. Town, minor children and heirs of Martha Town, deceased, be and they are hereby authorized and empowered, under the direction and supervision, and subject to the control and approval of the judge of probate of the county of Allegan, to release and convey by deed, under their hands and seals, to John A. Dimick, of said county, all their legal interest and estate in and to the following described lands, to wit: The south-west quarter of the north-west quarter, and the south-east quarter of the south-west

quarter of section twenty-one, in town three (3) north of range fif-
teen (15) west.

Sec. 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
Approved March 10, 1847.

(No. 36.] AN ACT relative to certain transcribed records of the county of

Livingston. Whereas, In pursuance of the provisions of an act entitled "an act concerning the records of deeds and other conveyances of land," approved March twenty-fourth, eighteen hundred and thirtysix, the register of deeds of the county of Livingston did record or cause to be recorded in a certain book preserved and remaining in the office of the register of deeds of said county, entitled and endorsed“ transcribed records," a copy of all such deeds, mortgages, conveyances and other instruments in writing as relate to the title of land in said county, originally recorded in the counties of Washtenaw and Oakland, but neglected to certify the said transcribed records or some portions thereof as prescribed by said act: Now therefore,

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatires of the State of Michigan, That the register of deeds of said gister. county of Livingston be and he is hereby authorized and required, within one year from the passage of this act, either in person or by his deputy, to cause the records above mentioned to be carefully compared with the original records and to correct the same if defective; and when the same are found or made to be correct copies, it shall be his duty in person or by his deputy, to attach to said books of transcribed records, a certificate under his oath of office, that the said transcribed records compared by him as required by this act, are true copies of the original records ; and the said transcribed records, when so certified, shall be received in evidence in all courts of justice in this state in the same manner and for the same purposes and to the like effect as the original records would be received.

Sec. 2. The said register shall have access to and the use of the

exaininecer tain records.

Regist'rmayoriginal records in the counties of Oakland and Washtenaw for the

purposes aforesaid free of all office charges and fees therefor, and
shall receive such compensation for his services under this act as
the board of supervisors of said county of Livingston shall deem
just and reasonable, which sum shall be paid out of the treasury of

said county

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

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treasurer.

(No. 37.] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of certain Taxes in

the Township of Saginaw, in the county of Saginaw.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresentaDuty of supr tives of the State of Michigan, That the supervisor of the township

of Saginaw, in the county of Saginaw, be, and he is hereby authorized and empowered to make out a new assessment roll and tax list for taxes of the year eighteen hundred and forty-six, in said

township, on or before the second Monday of April next. To notify

Sec. 2. The township treasurer shall be notified by the supervisor within six days thereafter, that said tax list is ready, and of the amount of state and county tax assessed therein, and upon his giving bonds as required by law in other cases for the collection and return of taxes, the supervisor shall deliver to said treasurer the assessment roll and tax list, with a warrant manding him to collect, account for and pay over the taxes in said list as is provided by law, except as to time, which shall be on or

before the fifteenth day of May next. When ret'rn Sec. 3. A transcript of the unpaid taxes returned to the county to be made.

treasurer, by the treasurer of said township of Saginaw, may be forwarded to the auditor general at any time on or before the first day of June next, and the same shall be collected and interest computed as is provided by law for other delinquent taxes of eight

een hundred and forty-six. Duty of to'n Sec. 4. The treasurer of said township of Saginaw, upon the

receipt of the tax list and warrant provided for in this act, shall

com

treasurer.

give credit for all taxes which he shall have received on an informmal tax list for the year eighteen and forty-six, now in his possession, to the several persons who shall have paid the same, and the remainder of said taxes shall be collected, returned and proceeded with in all respects as other taxes for eighteen hundred and fortysix, except as otherwise provided in this act.

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

Approved March 10, 1847.

[No 38.] AN ACT to anthorize the Register of Deeds of the County of

Macomb to amend the record of the Village Plat of the Village of Romeo.

Whereas, It has been satisfactorily shown that several errors occurred in the recording of the village plat of the village of Romeo ; Preamble.

And whereas, It has also been satisfactorily shown that the plat delineated and specified in section first of this act, is a true copy

of the original plat of said village; therefore, SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa

Register of tires of the State of Michigan, That the register of deeds of the coun

mend village ty of Macomb is hereby authorized and directed so to amend the record of the plat of the village of Romeo in said county of Macomb that said record shall conform to the following copy of the original plat of said village, to wit: *

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

deeds autho rized to a

plat of Romeo.

its passage.

Approved March 10, 1847,

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