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Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of RepresenSoners of the tatives of the State of Michigan, That the commissioners (or a ids to make majority of them) appointed under the provisions of act No. 125 of umates as 1848, approved March 28th 1948, be, and they are hereby author

ized and empowered to make estimates of the said work as it progresses from time to time, as they in their discretion shall deem just and proper, and to file the same with the commissioner of the State land office.

Sec. 2. The commissioner of the State land office is hereby au

thorized and required upon the application of said contractor, and Lors on such upon the filing of the said estimates by the said commissioners, of

the amount of work completed by said contractor, to pay over 10 him or his order, any warrants or specie that may have been received by said commissioner under, and in accordance with the provisions of act No. 22, of 1848, or of this act; or certificates of sale in any legal subdivision of any of the unsold lands appropriated and selected under the provisions of the act hereby amended: Provided that said commissioner of the State land office shall not pay over to the said contractor in warrants, specie or certificates of sale, an amount exceeding the estimates duly filed of the amount of work completed, less fifteen per cent.

Sec. 3. The said commissioner shall hereafter receive in pay. sioner of ment for sales of lands which have been, or may hereaster be made

under the provisions of act No. 22 of 1843, Internal Improvement land warrants of this State, upon the written consent o! the said contractor, and not otherwise.

Sec. 4. So much of any act or acts heretofore passed, as contravenes the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.

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

Approved January 25, 1849.

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[ No. 12. ] AN ACT to amend section two of chapter seventy.eight of the

Revised Statutes of one thousand eight hundred and forty-six. Sec. 3 chap:

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representastatutes a- tives of the State of Michigan, That section two of chapter seven

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ty-eight of the revised statutes of one thousand eight hundred and forty-six, be and the same is hereby amended by inserting after the word “invested,” in the fourth line, the words“ in other more productive real esiate or," so that said section as amended will read as follows:

“ Sec. 2. When it shall appear satisfactorily to the court upon the sec. 19 apetition of any such guardian that it would be for the benefit of his ward that his real estate, or any part thereof, should be sold, and the proceeds thereof put out on interest or invested in other more productive real estate, or in some productive stock, his guardian may sell the same for that purpose upon obtaining a license therefor and proceeding therein as hereinafter provided.”

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

Approved January 26, 1849.

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[ No. 13. ] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the lowo

ship of Spring Arbor, in the county of Jackson. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- Term Pour tatives of the State of Michigan, That the time for the collection taxes crienof taxes in the township of Spring Arbor, in the county of Jackson, for the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight, is hereby extended to the first Monday of March next.

Sec. 2. The treasurer of said township is hereby authorized and empowered to proceed and collect snid taxes as fully as he could lowship have done during the life time of his warrant, and make bis return at any time on or before the first Monday of March nexi, and the said warrant is hereby continued in full force and virtue for the purpose aforesaid until the said first Monday of March next.

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the said treasurer, before he shall Treasurer to be entitled to the benefits of this act, to pay over all monies collect- bonde, ed during the life time of his warrant as is now provided by law, and to renew his official bond to the satisfaction of the treasurer os the county of Jackson.

Sec. 4. A transcript of all unpaid taxes returned to the county Transcript treasurer in pursuance of the foregoing provisions, shall be re2

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turned to the auditor general as soon as practicable, and such unpaid taxes shall be collected in the same manner and with interest computed from the same time, as other taxes for the year eighteen hundred and forty eight, duly returned to the auditor general for non-payment.

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

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[ No. 14. ] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the city

of Detroit for the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight.

Section 1. Be il cnacled by the Senate and House of RepresenCollection of tatives of the State of Michigan, That the time for the collection

of the state and county taxes in the city of Detroit for the year

18.18, is hereby extended until the first Monday of March next. Duties of

Sec. 2. The collectors of the several wards of said city are hereby authorized to proceed and collect said taxes as fully as they might do during the life time of their warrants for that purpose, and 10 make their returns on or before the first Monday in March next; and said warrants are continued in full force for said purpose until said time.

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the several collectors aforesaid, before they shall be entitled to the benefits of this act, to pay over all moneys collected during the life time of their warrants as provided now by law, and to renew their official bonds to the satisfac. tion of the treasurer of the county of Wayne.

Sec. 4. A transcript of all unpaid taxes returned to the county Transcript of unpaid treasurer in pursuance of the foregoing provisions, shall be rereturned to turned to the auditor general as soon as practicable, and such un

paid taxes shall be collected in the same manner and with interest computed from the saine time as other taxes for the year 1848, duly returned to the auditor general for non-payment.

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

Approved January 26, 1849.

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[ No. 15. ] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of taxes in the town.

ship of Niles, in the county of Berrien. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen- Time for tatives of the State of Michigan, That the time for the collection of taxes etten taxes in the township of Niles, in the county of Berrien, for the year eighteen hundred and forty eight, is hereby extended to the first Mondav of March next.

Sec. 2. The treasurer of said township is hereby authorized and Duties of empowered 10 proceed and collect said taxes as fully as he could treasurer. have done during the life time of his warrant, and make his return at any time on or before the first Monday of March next, and the said warrant is hereby continued in full force and virtue for the purpose aforesaid, until the said first Monday of March next.

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the said treasurer before he shall be entitled to the benefits of this act, to pay over all moneys colJecied during the life:ime of his warrani as is now provided by law, and to renew his official bond to the satisfaction of the treasurer of the county of Berrien.

Sec. 4. A transcript of all unpaid taxes returned to the county Transcript treasurer in pursuance of the foregoing provisions, shall be returned 13 xet 10 !e to the auditor general as soon as practicable, and such unpaid taxes auditor gua shall be collecied in the same manner and with interest computed from the same time, as other taxes for the year eighteen hundred and forty eight, duly returned to the auditor general for non pay. ment.

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

Approved January 26, 1919.

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[ No. 16. ] AN ACT to extend the time for the collection of taxes for the

year o'ghteen hundred and forty-eight, in the city of Monroe. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- Time for tives of the State of Michigan, That the time for the collection of taxes exten.. iaxes in the city of Monroe, for the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight is hereby extended until the first day of Murch next.

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powered to proceed and collect said laxes as fully as he could do in the life time of his warrant, and to make his return at any time on or besora the first day of March next, and the said warrant is hereby continued in full force and virtue for the purpose aforesaid unul the said first day of March next.

Sec. 3. It shall be the duty of the collector of the said city before he shall be entitled to the benefit of this act, to pay over all moneys collected during the life time of his warrant, as is now provided by law, and to renew his official bond to the satisfaction of iheireagu

rer of the county of Monroe. Transcript

Sec. 4. A transcript of all unpaid taxes, returned to the county

tronsurer in pursuance of the foregoing provisions, shall be returned audi'r genul. to the auditor general as soon as practicable, and such unpaiú taxes

shall be collected in the same manner, and with interest computed
from the same time as other taxes for the year eighteen hundred
and forty-eight, du'y returned to the auditor general for non-pay.
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Sec. 5, This act shall take effect from and after its passage.
Approved January 26, 1849.

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[ No. 17. 1 AN ACT 10 extend the time for :he collection of taxes for the year

eighteen hundred and forty-eight, unler an act to provide for the draining of swamps, marshes and other low lands; approved March seventeenti, eighteen hundred and forty-seven, and the acts amendatory thereto,

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate anil House of Represencentration de tatives of the Slute of Michigan. That the time for the collection of ew extended taxes in the townships of Rig , Ogden, Blissfield and Ridgeway,

Lenawee county, under an act for the draining of marshes, swamps and other low lands, approved March seventeenth eighteen hundred and forty-seven, be extended one year from the first day of February next.

Sec. 2. The supervisors of the several townships of Riga, Ogden, Riga, Ogden Blissfield and Ridgeway, are hereby authorized and required to Ridgeway. make ou

a transcript copy of so much of the assessment rolls of their respective townships, as relates to the taxes above mentioned, and shall attach thereunto a copy of the original warrant, and shall

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