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Sec. 1. That George Smith, Samuel W. Walker, Manasseh Board of Hickey, Enoch Holdstock, Elijah H. Pilcher, William E Bigelow, Andrew M. Fitch, William Farley, William Bort, John C. Blanchard, William H. Johnson, Clinton B. Fisk, be and hereby are continued and constituted a body corporate by the name of the Albion College, and shall be the trustees of said corpora. tion with the classification which now exists in the board of trustees of the Wesleyan Seminary, at Albion, and the Albion Female College, for the purpose of enlarging, maintaining and conducting the institution of learning, located at the village of Albion, in the county of Calhoun, in the State of Michigan; and the said Albion College shall be and hereby is vested with all Corporate the corporate powers, privileges and rights of the said the and rights. Wesleyan Seminary at Albion, and the Albion Female College, as heretofore existing, except as hereby changed or altered, and with all its corporate property, as fully to all intents and purposes as before vested in the said the Wesleyan Seminary at Albion, and the Albion Female College, and for the same purposes.
Sec. 2. That the power to fill all vacancies occurring in the Vacancies, board of trustees of the said Albion College, by removal from the State, death, expiration of the term of office, or otherwise, is hereby and hereafter vested in the Michigan annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and in the Detroit annual conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, in equal moieties, so that each of the said annual conferences shall elect two trustees in each and every year, and to fill the vacancies occurring in the classification belonging to each of the said annual conferences, to serve for the unexpired term of the person or persons whose place he or they may be elected to fill; each of such trustees, elected for a regular term, shall hold his office for the term of three years, and until his successor shall Torm of ofhave been elected; the election shall be by ballot; cach trustee so elected shall receive a certificate of his election from the secretary of the annual conference by which he is elected, which certificate shall be recorded in the office of the register
Certificate of election.
of deeds in the county of Calhoun: Provided, The trustees now
laws for their own government and for the government of the
and shall have all other powers and privileges belonging to Proviso.
colleges, according to the laws of this State: Provided always,
Sec. 2. That there be added six new sections, to he numbered
Sec. 4. That the president of said college shall be elected by the board of trustees, and by virtue of his office of president shall be a menuber of said board of trustees, with all the powers and privileges of a trustee, so that the whole number of
trustees of said college shall be thirteen, and no more; a ma. Quorum. jority of them shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of
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Sec. 5. That the said corporation shall be capable of suing Corporation and being sued, and receiving by will or bequest, property, .
real estate, real and personal, and of holding and conveying the same: Provided, That the annual income shall not exceed the sum of Proviso. fifty thousand dollars; they shall have power to make and use Common
seal a common seal, and to alter the same at pleasure.
Sec. 6. This act shall be and hereby is declared to be a Declared a public act; no non-user of any of the privileges hereby granted to E1-ct of
n n-use of the said corporation shall create or produce a forfeiture of the post rege same, and no misnomer of the said corporation, in any deed, will, testament, gift, grant, demise or other instrument, contract or conveyance, shall defeat or vitiate the same: Provided, The corporation be sufficiently described to ascertain the intention.
Sec 7. That the Michigan and Detroit annual conferences of Appoint the Methodist Episcopal Church shall have power to appoint visitors of said college, and the Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State may appoint three visitors annually; that the board of trustees shall make a full report of the state Report of and condition of the said college to the Michigan and Detroit annual conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church at each annual session, and to the Superintendent of Public Instruction, who shall incorporate the same in his annual report, or so much thereof as he may deem proper.
Sec. 8. All acts and parts of acts in any manner contraven. Repeal. ing the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.
Sec. 9. That the legislature may at any time alter, amend, or repeal this act.
Sec. 3. This act shall take immediate effect.
[ No. 64.) AN ACT to provide for the continuance of the State geological
survey. Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That Appropria there be and hereby is appropriated out of the general fund, not
otherwise appropriated, the sum of two thousand dollars for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-one, and the further sum of two thousand dollars for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-two, for the purpose of continuing the geological survey of the State; and the State Geologist is hereby authorized to draw on the State Treasurer from time to time, for such sums
as may be necessary, not exceeding the whole amount approHow drawn. priated for any one year, which drafts, when countersigned by
the Auditor General, shall be paid by the State Treasurer.
Sec. 2. The State Geologist is hereby directed to restrict his stricted.
labors to the geological department exclusively, except so far as the collection of specimens in botany and natural science may not materially interfere with the same.
Approved February 25, 1861.
[ No. 65. ] AN ACT to change the name of the village of Willow Creek,
in the county of Huron, to Huron City.
Sec. 2. This act shall take immediate effect.
[ No. 66. ] AN ACT to authorize the supreme court to appoint a crier.
Section 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That the supreme court, sitting at Detroit and at Lansing, may, from time to time, designate some fit and competent person to act as Crier ap
pointed. crier to said court; and the person so designated shall receive the same amount of compensation, and to be paid in the same Compensamanner, as deputies of the sheriff are by law entitled to for attending such courts.
Approved February 25, 1861.
[ No. 67. ] AN ACT making appropriations for the salaries of the State
officers, for the years eighteen hundred and sixty-one and eighteen hundred and sixty-two.
SECTION 1. The People of the State of Michigan enact, That there be and the same is hereby appropriated out of any Appropria
tions, 1861. moneys in the treasury, to the credit of the general fund, not otherwise appropriated, the following sums for the salaries of the State officers for the year eighteen hundred and sixty-one: For the salary of the Governor, one thousand dollars; for the Governor. salaries of the chief justice and the associate justices of the Justices supreme court, two thousand five hundred dollars each; for the court salaries of the judges of the circuit court, and the judge of the Judges. recorder's court of the city of Detroit, fifteen hundred dollars each; for the salary of the district judge of the Upper Peninsula, one thousand dollars; for the salary of the district attor- District
Attorney. ney of the Upper Peninsula, a sum at the rate of seven hundred dollars per annum, so long as the office continues; for the salary of the Auditor General and State Treasurer, one thousand dol- Auditor lars each; for the salaries of the Commissioner of the State State Treas Land Office, the Secretary of State and the Attorney General, Cam'r Land eight hundred dollars each; for the salary of the Superintendent fupt Public of Public Instruction, one thousand dollars; for the salary of the Adjutant General, three hundred dollars; for the salary of adj. Genl. the Quarter-Master-General, one hundred and fifty dollars; for Q. M. Genl. the salaries of the deputy State Treasurer, deputy Auditor Deputies.. General, deputy Secretary of State, deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction, and deputy Commissioner of the State Land