The Michigan Book: A State Cyclopedia with Sectional County Maps, Alphabetically Arranged ...

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S. Farmer & Company, 1901 - Michigan - 352 pages
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Page 131 - ... that he has not, directly or indirectly, made any agreement or contract, in any way or manner, with any person or persons whatsoever, by which the title which he might acquire from the government of the United States should inure, in whole or in part, to the benefit of any person except himself...
Page 346 - The real and personal estate of every female, acquired before marriage, and all property to which she may afterwards become entitled, by gift, grant, inheritance, or devise, shall be and remain the estate and property of such female, and shall not be liable for the debts, obligations or engagements of her husband ; and may be devised or bequeathed by her as if she were unmarried.
Page 76 - Virginia, shall be required to procure and provide proper and suitable seats for all such females, and shall permit the use of such seats, rests or stools as may...
Page 336 - Indian phrase, that he had come to smoke the pipe of peace, and brighten the chain of friendship.
Page 34 - No money shall be appropriated or drawn from the treasury for the benefit of any sect or religious society, theological or religious seminary ; nor shall property belonging to the state be appropriated for any such purposes.
Page 210 - ... not having been married, all the estate that came to the deceased child by inheritance from such decedent descends in equal shares to the other children of the same parent, and to the issue of any such other children who are dead, by right of representation.
Page 129 - ... no patent shall issue to any homestead settler who has not resided upon, improved, and cultivated his homestead for a period of at least one year after he shall have commenced his improvements...
Page 277 - ... except in case of war, to repel invasion or suppress insurrection, unless the law authorizing the same shall have been submitted to the people at a general election and shall have received a majority of the votes cast for and against it at such election.
Page 138 - All saloons, restaurants, bars in taverns or elsewhere, and all other places, except drug stores, where any of the liquors mentioned in this act are sold or kept for sale, either at wholesale or retail, shall be closed on the first day of the week, commonly called Sunday, on all election days, on all legal holidays...
Page 206 - ... and any chattel mortgage, bill of sale, or other lien created on any part of property above described, except such as is mentioned in the eighth subdivision of this section, shall be void, unless such mortgage, bill of sale or lien be signed by the wife (if he have any) of the party making such mortgage or lien.

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