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Morse & Bagg, printers to the Legislature, 1870
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Page 145 - Railways heretofore constructed, or that may hereafter be constructed in this state, are hereby declared public highways, and shall be free to all persons for the transportation of their persons and property thereon, under such regulations as may be prescribed by law.
Page 2 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the United States.
Page 172 - No railroad corporation shall consolidate its stock, property, or franchises with any other railroad corporation owning a parallel or competing line ; and in no case shall aiiy consolidation take place except upon public notice given of at least sixty days to all stock-holders, in such manner as shall be provided by law.
Page 145 - And the General Assembly shall, from time to time, pass laws establishing reasonable maximum rates of charges for the transportation of passengers and freight on the different railroads in this State.
Page 172 - The Legislature may, from time to time, pass laws establishing reasonable maximum rates of charges for the transportation of passengers and freight on different railroads in this State, and shall prohibit running contracts between such railroad companies whereby discrimination is made in favor of either of such companies as against other companies owning connecting or intersecting lines of railroad, t SEC.
Page 89 - No person holding any office under the United States [or this State], or any coun'-y office except Notaries Public, officers of the militia, and officers elected by townships, shall be eligible to, or have a seat in either House of the Legislature; and all votes given for any such person shall be void.
Page 8 - Hart have been appointed on the part of the House to act with a like committee on the part...
Page 48 - I transmit a report from the Secretary of War, which, with the accompanying documents, comprehends all the information required by the Senate in their resolution aforesaid. JAMES MONROE. WASHINGTON, January 19, 1820. To the House of Representatives: In compliance with a resolution of the House of Representatives requesting me "to lay before it at as early a day as may be convenient an account of the expenditure of the several sums appropriated for building fortifications from the year 1816 to the...
Page 178 - State of Michigan, That the following amendment to the constitution of the State of Michigan be and the same is hereby proposed, to stand as section three (3), of article nineteen-a (19-a), "Of railroads:
Page 173 - No." The ballots shall in all respects be canvassed, and returns be made as in elections of Governor and Lieutenant Governor.

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