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[No. 1.]

AN ACT for the destruction of Treasury Notes, and for other purposes.

State treasur

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen tatives of the State of Michigan, That in addition to the Treasury er authorised and requiredto notes heretofore destroyed, or authorized to be destroyed, under the destroy treas act approved February 10, 1842, the State Treasurer is hereby autho- ury notes. rised and required to destroy the treasury notes now in the treasury to the amount of twenty-five thousand dollars, and such further sums from time to time, of such treasury notes as may come into the State treasury, not liable to be re-issued under the act of April 13th, 1841, for claims against the general fund.

SEC. 2. That the State Treasurer immediately destroy all the blank sheets of impression struck off, to be filled up as treasury notes, now in his office.

To destroy blank sheets of impressions

SEC. 3. That he is hereby authorized and required, as soon as To destroy all may be practicable, to destroy, or cause to be destroyed, all the plates plates, &c. belonging to the State of Michigan, which were prepared for striking

off blank treasury notes.

To have credit for all treasury notes des


SEC. 4. That for all treasury notes destroyed as aforesaid, he shall have a credit in his account, the same having been counted and the amount certified to by the Auditor General.

SEC. 5. This act shall be in force from the day of its passage.
Approved January 11, 1843.

[No. 2.]

AN ACT amendatory to an act entitled "an act granting to certain debtors to the State, the privilege of paying the State in State bonds," &c.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Represen

Time limited tatives of the State of Michigan, That the time limited for the comby act, 1842,

for completion pletion by the company of the "Detroit and Pontiac Rail Road," and

of Detroit and

Pontiac Rail- the daily running of the same as contained in the second provision road, extend

ed to 4th July of the third section of the act to which this act is amendatory, be and


Extended time not construed

the same is hereby extended to the fourth day of July next: Provided, that nothing herein contained shall be construed as releasing any of the securities given by said company to this State.

SEC. 2. The extension of time for the completion and running of to affect rights said Detroit and Pontiac Railroad as contained in the first section of and privileges this act shall not be construed to affect in any way the rights and privileges granted said company, by the act to which this act is amenda

granted said company.


SEC. 3. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.

Approved January 16, 1843.

[No. 3.]

AN ACT to amend an act to incorporate the village of
Grand Rapids.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representativesof the State of Michigan, That section one of the act entitled "an act to incorporate the village of Grand Rapids," approved April 5th, Boundaries & 1838, defining the limits of said corporation, be amended, and the description of a part of the vilwords in said section "south-east corner of a certain tract known as lage of Grand Rapids alterHatche's addition to said village; thence north along the east line of ed. said addition," be and the same are hereby stricken out, and the following words inserted in said section in lieu thereof, "south-west corner of a certain tract known as Hatche's addition, thence north along the west line of said addition."

Approved January 16, 1843.

[No. 4.]

AN ACT to provide for the payment of the members and officers of the present Legislature.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representa- $15,000 appropriated to tives of the State of Michigan, That there be appropriated out of any pay members of the Legisla moneys in the State treasury, the sum of fifteen thousand dollars for ture. the pay of the members and officers of the Legislature, for the year one thousand eight hundred and forty-three, and for defraying the incidental expenses thereof.

SEC. 2. The State Treasurer is hereby authorized out of the ap- State treasurpropriation aforesaid, to pay the members of the present Legislature, er authoriz'd to pay members, from time to time, upon the certificate of the President of the Senate on certificate, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, respectively, such sums as may be due the respective members thereof at the rate of three dol


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