Centennial History of Alpena County, Michigan: Giving Sketch of Michigan from Its Early Settlement, Fortunes and Misfortunes of First Settlers, the Survey, Settlement, and Growth of Alpena County from 1837-1876

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Argus Print. House, 1903 - Alpena County (Mich.) - 186 pages
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Page 15 - Their report described the country as an unbroken series of tamarack swamps, bogs, and sand barrens, "with not more than one acre in a hundred and probably not more than one acre in a thousand fit for cultivation.
Page 52 - ... shall be filled by said supervisor or supervisors. The compensation of said board shall be the same as that received by supervisors elected according to law. All acts and parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.
Page 112 - If an individual he must be twentyone years of age and a citizen of the United States, or have declared his intention to become such citizen.
Page 49 - Be it enacted by the Legislative Council of the Territory of Michigan: /'Section 1. That the county of Saginaw shall be organized from and after the taking effect of this act, and the inhabitants thereof entitled to all the rights and privileges to which by law the inhabitants of the other counties in this Territory are entitled.
Page 50 - ... shall ascertain, determine and certify the results of the election for said officers under said acts, in the same manner, as near as may be, as is now provided by law in regard to the election of Representatives in Congress, And the several judges and officers so ascertained to have been elected, may be qualified and enter upon the duties of their respective offices, on the first Monday of January next, or as soon thereafter as practicable.
Page 66 - Saginaw," and by that name may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, complain and defend, in any court of record, and other place whatsoever ; may have a common seal and alter it at pleasure; and may take, hold, purchase, lease, convey and dispose of any real, personal or mixed estate for the use of said corporation.
Page 51 - Acts of 1909, to provide for the levy and collection of taxes thereon and to repeal all acts and parts of acts contravening the provisions of this act.
Page 145 - The same. are hereby appointed commissioners to lay out and establish a state road from the Falls of Black river in Crawford county to the upper mills on the Lemonware river in Adams county.
Page 50 - The county-seat of said county is hereby established at the village of Fremont, at the mouth of Thunder Bay river, in said county : Provided, That the proprietors of lands therein shall convey to said county, for the exclusive use thereof, for county buildings and county purposes, free of all charge, the following described lots, to wit : Two entire blocks, each twenty-four rods square, lying between Eighth and Ninth streets and River and Lockwood streets, in the village of Fremont...
Page 28 - August 26, an act of Congress was approved, granting to the State of Michigan seven hundred and fifty thousand acres of land for the purpose of constructing a ship canal between Lakes Huron and Superior. In 1853, the Legislature accepted the grant, and provided for the appointment of commissioners to select the donated lands, and to arrange for building the canal.

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