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separate township, to be known by the name of Fairfield, and that the first township meeting be held at the house of Henry Stebbens, in said township, on the first Monday of April next, and that Alfred Veltman, Henry Stebbens and John A. Borden be appointed to act as inspectors of such township meeting, and to exercise the powers of such inspectors.

The vote being taken on the above resolution, the same was sustained by more than two-thirds of the members of the board.

The above is a true copy of the resolution passed by the Board of
Supervisors organizing the township of Fairfield, on the 4th day of
January, 1854.
(Signed,)

M. B. MARTIN,

Chairman.
E. COMSTOCK,

Clerk.
State of Michigan, county of Shiawassee, 88.

I certify the within to be a true copy of the proceedings of the Board of Supervisors of Shiawassee county aforesaid, in organizing the township of Fairfield, in said county.

Given under my hand, at Corunna, the 17th day of January, A. D. 1854.

E. COMSTOCK,

Clerk.

OTTAWA COUNTY.

AN ACT to organize the township of Blendon. Section 1. The Board of Supervisors of the county of Ottawa, State of Michigan, enact, That township number six north, of range number fourteen west, in the county of Ottawa, State of Michigan, be and the same is hereby set off from the township of Allendale, in said county of Ottawa, and organized into a separate township by the name of Blendon; and that the first township meeting for the election of township officers shall be held on the first Monday in April

, 1854, at the house of Booth Perry, in said township; and that Booth Perry,

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Albert W. Vredenbergb, and Lathan L. Carr, be and they are hereby appointed to preside at such meeting, appoint a clerk, open and keep the polls, and exercise the same powers as the inspectors of elections at any township meeting; and that said Lathan L. Carr, be and he is hereby appointed to post up notices, according to law, of the time and place of such meeting, in the newly organized township of Blendon.

Sec. 2. The township of Allendale shall hold their next annual meeting on the first Monday of April, 1854, at the new log school house on section fifteen in said township of Allendale, and that George Weatherwax be and he is hereby appointed to post up notices, according to law, in said township of Allendale, of the time and place of such meeting

Dated at Grand Haved, this fourth day of January, 1854. State of Michigan, county of Ottawa.

I hereby certify the foregoing to be a true copy of an act to organize the township of Blendon, passed at the session of the Board of Supervisors of Ottawa county held January 4th, 1854.

HOYT G. POST,

County Clerk

SAGINAW COUNTY. Whereas, The application of fourteen freeholders, residents of the following unorganized territory, to-wit: the south half of township number thirteen north, of range number five east, the south half of township number thirteen north, of range number four east, fractional section six, and all that part of fractional section five lying west of Saginaw river, in township number twelve north, of range number five east, has been duly made to organize said territory into a new township,

thereof has been furnished the Board of Supervisors for the county of Saginaw;

And whereas, A notice in writing of such application, subscribed by not less than twelve of said freeholders, has been duly published and posted, according to the statute in such case made and provided; therefore be it ordered, that the above described territory be and the same is hereby duly organized into a township, to be known and designated by

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the name of Zilwaukie, which said township is described as being within the limits and under the jurisdiction of the county of Saginaw, in the State of Michigan, and be it further ordered, that the first annual meeting, for the election of township officers in said township, be held at the office of D. & S. Johnson, in said township of Zilwaukie, on the twentieth day of January, A. D. 1854, and that the following named persons, to-wit, Luke Wellington, Charles Danes, and B. F. Fisher, being three electors of said township, be and they are hereby designated and appointed to preside at such township meeting, and to perform all the duties required by the statute, in such case made and provided.

WM. H. SWEET, Chairman of the Board. A. S. GAYLARD,

Clerk. State of Michigan, county of Saginaw.

I, Augustine S. Gaylard, Clerk of said county of Saginaw, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true copy of an order made by the Board of Supervisors for said county, at a session of said Board on the third day of January, instant, as appears from the record of the proceedings of said Board.

In testimony whereof, I bare hereunto set my hand and L. S.] affixed the seal of the Circuit Court for said county, at Saginaw City, this 13th day of January, A. D. 1854.

AUG. S. GAYLARD,

Clerk.

SANILAC COUNTY. A special meeting of the Board of Supervisors of the county of Sanilac was held at the court house in the village of Lexington, in said county, on the twenty-first day of February, A. D. 1854. Present, Clark C. Mills, of Lexington, Chairman; Norton Hollister, of Worth; Henry L. Hopkins, of Sanilac; and Alanson Goodrich, of Austio, (being all the supervisors of said county;) which said special meeting was called (among other things) for the purpose of taking into consideration the prayer of a certain petition, signed by more than twelve

freeholders of that part of the county of Huron attached to the said county of Sanilac for judicial purposes, requesting that so much of said county of Huron as is not included in the organized township of Auchville, (and judicially attached to the county of Tuscola,) may be organized into a township;

And whereas, It appeared, by affidavit, that the proper notices bad been duly posted up, pursuant to the provisions of the statute in such case made and provided; therefore, on motion duly made and seconded, it was unanimously

Resolved, That the prayer of said petition be granted, and that so much of the said county of Huron as now remains attached to the said county of Sanilac for judicial purposes, be and the same is hereby organized into a township by the name of the township of Huron, and that the first township meeting be held in said new township, at the house of Crozier Davidson, on the first Monday in April, A. D. 1854, and that Heman Dickenson, Jacob Peer and Aaron Peer be the persons appointed to preside at such township meeting, as required by section 16 of an act entitled “an act to define the powers and duties of the Boards of Supervisors of the several counties, and to confer upon them certain local, administrative and legislative powers," approved April 8th, 1851.

C. M. MILLS,

Chairman. BANDAL WINSON,

Clerk. State of Michigan, county of Sanilac, ss.

We hereby certify that the Board of Supervisors, now in session, have this day organized the township of Huron, as expressed in the foregoing resolution, as required by section 14 of an act entitled “an act to define the powers and duties of the Boards of Supervisors of the several counties, and to confer upon them certain local, administrativo and legislative powers." Dated at Lexington, this 21s+ day of February, A. D. 1854.

C. M. MILLS

Chairman,
R.ANDAL WIKSON,

Clerk

State of Michigan, county of Sanilac, ss.

I certify that the foregoing action was taken by the Board of Supervisors, now in session, and is a correct duplicate of the one filed in this office.

In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and L. S.1 affixed the seal of our circuit court, this 21st day of February, A. D. 1854.

RANDAL WIKSON,

Dept. County Clerk.

CLINTON COUNTY.

Whereas, Application has been made to the Board of Supervisors of the county of Clinton, by petition, which said petition is signed by more than twelve freeholders of the unorganized territory of township number nine north, of range number four west, in the State of Michigan, and within the legal boundaries of said county of Clinton, to organize the said territory into a township, to be known and designated by the name of North Shade;

And whereas, A map and survey of said territory has been furnished to said Board, and it having been made to appear (by affidavit) to said Board, that notice in writing, signed by more than twelve freeholders of the said unorganized territory, has been posted in five of the most public places in the said unorganized territory, for four weeks next previous to said application, and that a copy of said notice has been published once in each week for four successive weeks immediately preceding this meeting of this Board, in the Clinton Express, a newspaper published in said county of Clinton; therefore,

Resolved, That the unorganized territory above mentioned, be and the same is hereby organized into a township, to be known and designated by the name of North Shade; and it is further

Resolved, That the first township meeting in said organized territory be held on the first Monday of April, A. D. 1854, and that the samə be held at the house of Henry Lane, in said township, and that Henry Lane, George E. Walker, and William Avery, electors of said township, sball preside at said meeting, and exercise the same powers as the inspectors of elections at any township meeting

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