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Page. from the state to the university and school funds, approved March 17, 1847,

173 108. An act to incorporate the Portland and Shiawassee plank road company, approved March 17, 1847,

175 109. An act to provide against the recovery of damages done hy beasts

on lands which are not enclosed by a lawful fence, approved
March 17, 1847,

181 110. An act to incorporate the Pontiac and Corunna plank road company, approved March 17, 1847,

181

LIST OF JOINT RESOLUTIONS

1. Joint resolution authorizing the Governor to employ a Private Secretary, approved January 11, 1847,

189 2. Joint resolution in relation to Legislative Manual, approved Jan. uary 11, 1847,

189 3. Joint resolution in relation to the State Prison, approved January 13, 1847,

190 4. Joint resolution in relation to the printing of bills, approved January 13, 1847,

190 5. Joint resolution relative to certain salt spring lends, approved January 19, 1847,

190 6. Joint resolutions of instruction to the joint committee on state prison, approved January 26, 1847,

191 7. Joint resolutions relative to the leasing of mineral lands by the United States, approved January 26, 1847,

192 8. Joint resolution authorizing the board of internal improvement to

settle with the superintendent and collectors on the South-
ern Railroad and for other purposes, approved January 28,
1847,

193 9. Joint resolutions on the existing war with Mexico, approved February 13, 1847,

193 10. Joint resolution relative to a settlement of the claim of John M. Morrow, approved February 16, 1947,

195 11. Joint resolution for the relief of Harvey Sherman, approved March 1, 1847

195 12. Joint resolution relativeto the distribution of the session laws, journals and documents,'a pproved March 1, 1847,

196 13. Joint resolution relative to publishing the report of the superin:

tendent of public instruction, approved March 4, 1847,
14. Joint resolution in relatioa to the claim of Cyrus Dana, Rodney

C. Payne and Job Brookfield, for relief, approved March
5, 1847,

197 15. Joint resolution relative to a certain sum of money stolen from

the treasurer's office in the county of Shiawassee, approved
March 9, 1847,

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Page. 16. Joint resolution relative to furnishing legislative documents to the British Museum, approved March 10, 1847,

199 17. Joint resolution relative to the transmission of documents to Al

exander Vattemare, of Paris, approved March 10, 1847, 200 18. Joint resolution relative to a loan of money to the Trustees of the

Wesleyan Seminary at Albion, approved March 15, 1847, 200 19. Joint resolution relative to the settlement of a claim of Edward

D. Ellis and William H. H. Briggs, approved March 16, 1847 201 20. Joint resolution relative to the surveys of the United States military roads within this state, approved March 16, 1847,

202 21. Joint resolution relative to building expenses at state prison, approved March 16, 1847,

202 22. Joint resolution in relation to certain state tax lands and other lands, approved March 16, 1847,

202 23. Joint resolution in relation to bonds and mortgages given to se

cure loans from the university and school funds, approved
March 16, 1847,

203 24. Joint resolution relative to the claim of John Munroe, approved March 16, 1847,

203 25. Joint resolution proposing an amendment to the constitution, approved March 17, 1847,

204 26. Joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of State to sell certain paper, approved March 17, 1847,

204 27. Joint resolution relative to the claim of" Wendell Buck, approved March 17, 1847,

205 28. Joint resolution relative to the claim of Hugh Brown jr., approved March 17, 1847,

205 29. Joint resolution relative to the claim of David C. McKinstry, approved March 17, 1847,

206 30. Joint resolution relative to the claim of O. M. Hyde, approved March 17, 1847,

106 31. Joint resolution relative to the capitol, approved March 17, 1847 207 32. Joint resolution relative to a petition of the Chippewa Indians, approved March 17, 1847,

207 33. Joint resolution relative to a settlement of the claim of Harry

V. Man and Nathan N. Kendall, approved March 17, 1847, 208 34. Joint resolution relative to maps and profiles of the Northern Railroad, approved March 17, 1847,

209 35. Joint resolu-ion relative to the settlement of the claim of James E. Brown, approved March 17, 1847,

209 36. Joint resolution relative to the claim of Nathaniel McSweeney, approved March 17, 1847,

209 37. Joint resolutton relative to the settlement of the claim of James Kelley, approved March 17, 1847,

210 38. Joint resolution relative to the settlement of a claim of Patrick Larkins, approved March 17, 1847,

211

LAWS OF MICHIGAN.

LAWS OF MICHIGAN.

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members &

[No. 1.) AN ACT To provide for the payment of Members and Officers

of the Legislature. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- To provide tires of the State of Michigan, That the compensation of members ment of of the Senate and of the House of Representatives, shall be three officers of

the legisla. dollars a day each, and that of the Speaker of the House, includ-ture. ing his per diem allowance, six dollars for each day's attendance, not exceeding sixty days at any one session; and their mileage shall be computed at the rate of three dollars for every twenty miles to and from the capitol, by the most usually travelled route.

Sec. 2. The secretary of the Senate, and clerks and sergeant-atarms of either house, shall be allowed three dollars a day; the firemen of either house, one dollar and fifty cents each per day; and the messengers one dollar a day each during the session of the Legislature, or of the house to which they respectively belong.

Sec. 3. Such sums as may be due to the President or President protempore of the Senate, shall be certified to hy the secretary of the Senate, and to the Speaker of the House, by the clerk thereof; and such sums as may be due to the several members and other officers of either house, under the preceding sections shall be certified to by the presiding officer of the respective houses: Prorided, That the President pro tempore of the Senate shall receive compensation only from the time elected as such. Sec. 4. Upon presentation of any such certificate at the state

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