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bonds.

Tax for pay ment of bonds,

ber and amount of such bonds, the rate of interest thereon, Cancelment and where payable. Whenever any such bond shall be paid, bo padd up the same shall be instantly canceled by the treasurer or other

person paying the same, with a canceling hammer; the Auditor General shall also keep a full record of all the bonds taken up and paid, in a book provided for that purpose; and immediately after the record shall have been made, as aforesaid, the bonds so paid shall also be canceled by writing across the face of each, which cancelment shall be signed by the Auditor General and State Treasurer, and said bonds thus canceled shall be filed in the office of the Secretary of State.

Sec. 6. For the purpose of paying the bonds issued under this act, there shall be levied upon the taxable property of the State, in cach year, commencing with the year eighteen hundred and sixty-one, a tax of one-sixteenth of one mill upon the dollar of all such property, in addition to all other taxes; the proceeds thereof shall constitute a sinking fund, and when collected shall be paid into the treasury and set apart to be ap. plied to the payment of the bonds authorized to be issued by this act.

Sec. 7. It shall be the duty of the State Treasurer, on or benual pay fore the first day of October in each year, commencing with bonde to the the year eighteen hundred and sixty-two, to use the money in

the treasury applicable to the payment of the tonds hereby authorized to be issued, for the payment of the said bonds in the manner following, viz: The treasurer shall cause numbers corresponding with the numbers of all bonds for a less sum than five hundred dollars each, to be placed in a box to be provided for that purpose, and shall, in, the presence of the Governor and Auditor General, proceed to draw therefrom numbers of bonds equal in amount, as near as may be, to the money in

the treasury applicable to the payment of said bonds; where Tim an! upon the treasurer shall, at least three months before the time of place of pry menu to be payment, cause the bonds corresponding to the numbers thus

drawn to be advertised one wek in two daily papers and for four weeks in the weekly editions of the same papers, in the

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city of Detroit, designating the time when and the place whero said bonds shall be paid, and the interest ccasc upon the same; and whenever all such bonds, for sums less than five lundred dollars cach, shall have been paid, the treasurer shall proceed in like manner to draw for and pay all bonds for sums of five Lundred dollars and over, advertising in like manner, in ono daily paper in cach of the cities of New York and Detroit. Sec. 8. The faith of the State is hereby pledged for the pay. Faith of the

State pledg. mcnt of principal and interest of the bonds which may be issued ed. under the provisions of this act. Sec. 9. The board of State auditors are hereby authorized leterest to

receip's for and directed to audit and allow interest to July first, eighteen hundred and sixty-one, at the rate of seven per centum per as trunite. annum, on the receipts for money advanced to John Owen, trustce, to be expended under the direction of the executive or other authority of the State, for military purposes, and also to , audit and allow all necessary expenses of the Governor and treasurer in carrying out any of the provisions of this act, and for the interest and expenses so allowed tlic Auditor General shall issue warrants upon the war fund.

Sec. 10. This act shall take immediate effect
Approved May 10, 1861.

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[ No. 6.] AN ACT relative to the city of Pontiac. SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That an act entitled an act to incorporate the city of Pontiac, ap-include corredo proved March 15, 1861, shall take effect and be in full force from and after the passage of this act; and the several persons Election lo

galized. who were elected on the first Monday of April, 1861, by the electors of said village, to the sercral offices of said city, shall be deemed to be the proper officers thereof, and shall furthwith enter upon the discharge of their respective duties, except such oficers as by the provisions of said act of incorporation are to

enter upon the discharge of their duties on the fourth of July
next, and shall continue in office until their successors sball
have been duly elected and qualified, as provided in said act,
and said election is hereby declared legal.

Sec. 2. This act shall take immediate effect.
Approved May 10, 1861.

[ No. 7. ] AN ACT to extend the time to locate the twenty-five thousand

acres of swamp land donated to the German-American seminary of the city of Detroit.

SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Time for lo the time for locating the twenty-five thousand acres of swamp

land, donated to the German-American seminary of the city of Detroit, by act entitled an act to grant twenty-five thousand acres of swamp land to the German-American seminary of the city of Detroit, approved March 15, A. D. 1861, be extended for the period of two years from the time limited in and by said act.

Approved May 10, 1861.

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[ No. 8. ] AN ACT to authorize the board of State auditors to allow the

claims of certain State officers in certain cases. Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the board of State auditors are hereby authorized and empow

ered to audit and allow all equitable and necessary expenses Blloin incurred by the Governor and State Treasurer in negotiating

any loan or loans authorized by the legislature of this State, and for mustering, arming and equipping all volunteer regiments or troops called into the field, or mustered into service by authority of the laws of this State, or the laws and authorities of the United States.

Sec. 2. Whenever any claim for such services shall be audited Quurgeable. and allowed by said board, it shall be the duty of the Auditor

ce tein cases.

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General to draw his warrant therefor, which shall be payable
by the treasurer, on presentation; and the amounts so allowed
and paid shall be charged against the loan or fund, as specified
in the said claim and warrant.

Sec. 3. This act shall take immediate effect.
Approved May 10, 1861.

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[ No. 9. ] AN ACT to amend an act entitled "an act to amend an act en

titled an act to revise the charter of the city of Detroit, approved February 5th, 1857, approved March 12th, 1861.

Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That section seventeen of an act entitled “an act to amend an act en-Section titled an act to revise the charter of the city of Detroit, approved February 5th, 1857, approved March 12th, 1861, be and the same is hereby amended so as to read as follows:

Sec. 17. That section 18 be amended so as to read as fol-Collector to lows: The collector for each ward shall collect all State and iazes. county taxes assessed and imposed upon the real and personal property of such ward, and such city, highway, sewer and school taxes as shall be placed in his hands for collection by the receiver of taxes, or other proper officer of said city, and shall account for and pay over the same as required by law, or by ordinance or resolution of the common council of said city. The director of the poor and constables shall have the power Director of and perform the duties of such township officers, elected under o priables, the general laws of the State, subject to the provisions of thts duties of act.

Sec. 2. This act shall take immediate effect.
Approved May 10, 1861.

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[ No. 10.

1. ] AN ACT to provide for the payment of members and officers of

the extra session of the legislature, for the year 1861.

Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Appropria there be appropriated out of any money in the treasury, to the

credit of the general fund, a sum not exceeding six thousand dollars for the payment of the members and officers of the extra

session of the legislature for the year 1861. Compeora- Sec. 3. The compensation of the president and members of burn the Senate, and the speaker and members of the House of

Representatives, shall be three dollars per day for actual attendance, and ten cents for every mile actually traveled in going

to and returning from the place of meeting of the legislature, as ollicers on the usually traveled routc. The compensation of the secro

tary, cngrossing and enrolling clerk, and sergcant-at arins of the Senate, and their authorized assistants, and of the clerk and engrossing and enrolling clerk and sergeant-at arms of the House of Representatives, and thoir authorized assistante, shall be three dollars per day for actual attendance during the session, and ten cents for every mile actually traveled in going to and returning from the place of meeting of the legislature,

on the usually traveled route. The compensation of the fire Messenger, men of the Senate and of the lIouse of Representatives, and of

the messengers of the Senate and of the House of Representa tives, shall be two dollars per day for actual attendance during the session, and the sum of four cents per mile in coming to

and returning from the session of the legislature. CartiQcato Sec. 3. Such sums as may be due, under the provisions of this

act, to the secretary of the Senate and the clerk of the louso of Representatives, shall be certified by the presiding officer of the respective houses, and countersigned by the Auditor Gencral; such sums as may be due to the president of tlic Senate, and the speaker of the House of Representatives, shall be certified by the sccretary and clerk of the respective houses, and countersigned by the Auditor General; and such sums as may be duc tho members and cfficcis of either house shall be certi

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