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STATE OF MICHIGAN.

1852.

DOCUMENT No. 3.

ANNUAL REPORT of the Board of State Audi

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OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE,

Lansing, Mich., January 1, 1852. To his Excellency, Rob'T MCCLELLAND,

Governor of the State of Michigan: SIR-The undersigned respectfully submit the following report of the doings of the Board of State Auditors, for the year ending November 30, 1851:

On the 18th day of December, 1850, the Board examined the 80counts of Bernard C. Whittemore, State Treasurer, and found that at the close of the fiscal year last past, he had on hand in cash, the sum of thirty-six thousand fifty-seven dollars and eighty-five cants, ($36,057.85,) which sum being exhibited to us as op band in the State Trossury, was by us examined, and found correct.

C EL TAYLOR,

Serdary of Stats
VOEDS X. ADAM,

Auditor Gonard On the 21st day of December, 1850, the Board examined the com romats of Jastus Goodwin, agent of the State Prison, up to the al

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of the last fiscal year, and compared the same with the books and vouchers in the office of the Auditor General, and upon such examination found that the said Justus Goodwin has fully accounted for all sums of money which came into his hands during the said year; and that he had presented vouchers which have been audited and allowed, over and above all moneys so received, to the amount of two hundred and sixty-seven dollars and sixty-four cents, ($267.64.)

C. H. TAYLOR,

Secretary of State. JOHN J. ADAM,

Auditor General. January 8th, 1851, the Board met upon adjournment, and examined the claim of the State against the Michigan Southern Railroad Company, for a Locomotive and freight cars, put on said road by the State, after July, 1846, referred under the provisions of act No. 195, of 1850, and after a careful examination of the proofs presented, and hearing the arguments of counsel, the Board considered and ad. judged that there is justly and equitably due to the State of Michigan from the said Michigan Southern Railroad Company, the sum of nine thousand dollars, ($9,000.00,) with interest from the twentythird day of December, 1846, making in all the sum of eleven thousand five hundred forty-seven dollars and sixty-two cents, ($11,547.62,) and gave decision accordingly, in favor of the State and against said company, for that amount.

March 31st, 1851, the Board examined the claim of Edward G. Adderly, presented under Joint Resolution No. 47, of 1848, and upon the proofs presented allowed the claimant the sum of $199.00.

August 28th, 1851, the Board examined the claim of Oliver M. Hyde, for lumber furnished the State in the years 1842 and 1843, used for repairing the Dearborn bridge, and planking about the Depot in the city of Detroit, presented under Joint Resolution No. 30, of 1847, and after careful examination of the proof presented, and the testimony of H. A. Hayden, on behalf of the State, the claim was disallowed.

List of Claims allowed by the Board from December

1st, 1850, to November 30th, 1851, inclusive.

1850.
Dec. 27. Commissioner of State Land Office, incidental

expenses and appraisal of salt spring lands, $28 40 State Treasurer, improvements at Lansing, 79 26

do do incidental expenses, stoves, &c., 118 75 1851. Jan. 14. Thomas Gallagher, bill of candles for Auditor General's office,

73 50 Commissioner of State Land office, expenses to

Springwells and back, examining university
land, &c.,

12 50 J. Frink & Co., transportation,

53 43 C. C. Mitchell, services as porter, &c..

78 63 Z. Chandler & Co., bill of carpeting for Senate, 129 46 Turner, Barnum & Co., cast iron pillars for

92 00 J. C. Bailey, expenses to Detroit on business for State, &c.,

14 88 Commissioner of Land Office, cushion for stool, 1 25 State Treasurer, expenses, Lansing to Detroit and back, on business for State,

19 50 State Treasurer, incidental expenses,

5 50 April 4. Cass Co. Advocate, for publishing revised con., 25 00 Olive Branch,

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25 00 Clinton Express,

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25 00 Ionia Gazette,

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25 00 Marshall Expounder,

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26 00 Paw Paw Free Press, do

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25 00 R. W. Ingals, for printing debates of constitu

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papers furnished,

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April 4, Detroit Daily Tribune, publishing revised con

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Detroit Daily Tribune, papers furnished mem-

bers of convention,
Peninsular Freeman, publishing revised con.,
Jonesville Telegraph,

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do Hillsdale Gazette,

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St. Clair Observer, publishing revised constit'n,
Hillsdale Standard,

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Niles Express,

do American Citizen,

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do St. Joseph Co. Advertiser, do

do St. Joseph Co. Advocate, do do Le Citoyen, Detroit,

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do Niles Intelligencer, do

do Oakland Gazette,

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do Lapeer Co. Democrat,

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do Flint Republican

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do Genesee Whig,

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do Harmon, Brodhead & Co., do

do Christian Herald,

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do Michigan Expositor, do

do Lake Superior Journal, do

do Western Chronicle, do

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Detroit Advertiser, Duncklee, Wales & Co.,

publishing revised constitution,
Harmon, Brodhead & Co., for papers furnish- .

od members of convention,
Detroit Daily Advertiser, for daily papers far-

nished momber of contention,
Pontiac Jacksonian, for publishing periood colo
Grand Rapido Enquirer, do

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Cold Water Santinely do

do Eaton Ca Democrat do

do Shiawassee Demoorik do

do Macomb Grapette,

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do Mahigan Telegraph

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April 4. Macomb Herald, for publishing revised constit'n, $25 00 Niles Republican, do

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25 00 Kalamazoo Gazette, do

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25 00 Allegan Record,

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25 00 Monroe Commercial, do

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25 00 Washtenaw Whig,

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25 00 N. Western Dollar Weekly, do do

25 00 Livingston Courier, do

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25 00 Michigan Argus,

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25 00 Ypsilanti Chronicle, (June 23d, 1851,) do 25 00 Estate of Austin M. Goald, for services in re

moving Supreme Court papers and records
in 1847, from Ann Arbor to Jackson, (Act
No. 16, of 1851,)

23 00
L Fasquelle, for translating Governor's Mes-
sage, 1851, into French,

40 00 Jackson Patriot, for publishing revised constitu

tion, and furnishing papers to members of
Convention,

30 00
New York Spirit of the Times, for papers fur.
nished,

2 50 Hartford Times, for papers furnished,

1 00 New York Mercury,

2 00 New Hampshire Statesman, papers furnished, 1 00 A. S. Bagg, enrolling paper,

10 00 Adrian Watchtower, for publishing revised constitution,

25 00 June 23. Simeon Dearin, for setting out and staking trees around and in the Capitol yard,

30 25 Allegan Record, for publishing act No. 25, of 1851,

10 40 Hollander, for publishing same,

10 40 Shiawassee Democrat,

13 00 Detroit Free Press,

10 40 Lapeer County Democrat,“

10 40 Paw Paw Free Press,

10 40 Eaton County Democrat,“

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