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read but indifferently; 54 cannot write; 12 learned to read in prison; 132 used intoxicating drinks; 44 were temperate; 73 think intemperance was the cause of their ruin; 66 are married; 18 are widowers, and 92 are single.

The average age of the conviets is 324 years. Between the ages of 10 and 15, 2; between the ages of 15 and 20, 13; between 20 and 30, 76; between 30 and 40, 49; between 40 and 50, 22; between 50 and 60, 12; between 60 and 70, 2.

Farmers, 48; day laborers, 38; sailors, 16; blacksmiths, 10; tailors, 6; waiters, 7; carpenters, 13; masons, 2; shoemakers, 4; tinners, 2; millers, 2; soldier, 1; wagon maker, 1; cabinet maker, 1; cooks, 2; lawyer, 1; turner, 1; coopers, 4; stone cutter, 1; baker, 1; moulder, 1; spinner, 1; pump maker, 1; dentist, 1; surgeon, 1; dyer, 1; weaver, 1; engineer, 1; silver smith, 1; rope maker, 1; brick maker, 1; nail cutter, 1, and preacher, 1.

Respectfully submitted,
DAN'L T. GRINNELL,

Chaplain. Jackson, Nov. 30, 1851.

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OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

AND

PRIMARY SCHOOL LAW

OF

MICHIGAN,

WITH EXPLANATORY NOTES, FORMS, REGULATIONS AND INSTRUCTIONS;
A DIGEST OF DECISIONS; A DETAILED HISTORY OF PUBLIC
INSTRUCTION AND THE LAWS RELATING THERETO;
THE HISTORY OF AND LAWS RELATING
TO INCORPORATED INSTITUTIONS

OF LEARNING, &c. &c.

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