Documents Accompanying the Journal of the House

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Page 10 - Whatever belongs merely to the remedy may be altered according to the will of the State, provided the alteration does not impair the obligation of the contract. But if that effect is produced, it is immaterial whether it is done by acting on the remedy or directly on the contract itself. In either case it is prohibited by the constitution.
Page 5 - As soon as the circumstances of the State will permit, the Legislature shall provide for the establishment of libraries ; one at least in each township ; and the money which shall be paid by persons as an equivalent for exemption from military duty...
Page 1 - In obedience to the requirements of law, the undersigned submit, respectfully, the following report, showing the proceedings of the Board of State Auditors for the fiscal year ending the 30th day of September, AD 1872.
Page 8 - States," and by the express terms of the grant, as confirmed by the ordinance, the salt springs and lands attached ''are granted to the State for its use alone ; they are to be used on such terms as the Legislature may direct, and shall NEVER BE SOLD or leased for a longer period than ten years, WITHOUT THE CONSENT OF CONGRESS.
Page 12 - ... Weaver, assembled en masse, do hereby repudiate and frown upon any and every such spirit of agrarianism, as has so lately manifested itself in the burning of the Reservoir and cutting of Dr. Ware's Race, and will protect all persons in their respective rights and privileges, as guaranteed to them by the constitution of this state as well as that of the United States...
Page 1 - To the Legislature of the State of Michigan : In obedience to the...
Page 6 - December, in every year, transmit to the inspectors of the prison a report exhibiting a complete and comprehensive view of the transactions of the prison during the preceding year, of the number of convicts confined therein, the various kinds of business in which they are employed, the number employed in each branch, and the profits to the state, if any, arising therefrom.
Page 16 - In many of our former reports we have taken occasion to call the attention of the Legislature to the importance of a change of the law relative to commitments to the School.
Page 18 - State tax authorized to be raised for the payment of the coupons upon said full paid bonds by the " act to liquidate the public debt and to provide for the payment of interest thereon, and for other purposes...

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