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[ No. 17. ]

PETITION of 363 citizens of Allegan County, praying the Legislature to confer upon the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company, a portion of Public Lands, granted to aid in the construction of certain Railroads in the State of Michigan.

To the Honorable Legislature of the State of Michigan:

The undersigned petitioners, citizens of the county of Allegan, would respectfully represent, that the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company is a regularly organized corporation, composed by the consolidation of two several organizations, one under the general railroad law of the State of Michigan, the other under a similar law of the State of Indiana; and that the line of said railroad extends from the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, to Grand Rapids, Michigan, a distance of 135 miles-48 in Indianna and 87 in Michigan. That said railroad company has a good and valid subscription of $450,000 to its capital stock, the greater amount of which is subscribed by citizens of this State; that the work of said railroad is now progressing; that the office of said company is located in this State, and the officers of said company are citizens of this State. We would further represent, that during the last year, the officers and shareholders of said railroad company petitioned Congress for a grant of public lands, to er able said company to extend the road to Mackinac, and that upon the presentation of said petition Congress did make a liberal grant of public lands to the State, which was designed for the extension of said Grand Rap

ids and Indiana Railroad to or near Traverse Bay. And your petitioners respectfully ask the Honorable Legislature to confer said lands under proper guard and restrictions, upon said Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Company.

Byron Ballou,
W. K. Darling,
Wm W. Phillips,
Henry Williams,
L. D. Ballou,

Wm. C. Brundage,
Benjamin M. Franklin,
Nathaniel Hart,

Michael Made,

Willard Higgins,

L. B. Carter,

T. V. Childs,
Wm. Drake,
C. Rarton,
Arael Ruth,
James Fitch,
Samuel Fuller,

Robert Conner,
J. W. Edgetor,
Nathanlel Daily,
Boyd Coatts,
Theadore Hart,
N. W. Cady,
J. Hare,

Seymor Richmond,
A. W. Blackman,
Lester Russel,
James L. Stingham,
Samuel Fuller,
H. C. Clapp,
H. M. Pratt,
Josiah D. Rooker,
Hiram Hendrixson,

George Wainer,

Oesamus Eaton,
James Hauks,

E. Phetteplao,
A. L. Colton,

C. H. Harris,
Wm. Mansfield,

Isaiah Baird,

Elijah Crane,

Abram Hoah,
Randall Kurtis,

Wm Hare,
D. M. Hall,
Warren James,
G. R. Long,
Henry Stark,
N. L. Lewis,

J. F. Clapp,
R. B. Morris,

Ira Chichester,

Hiram H. Rouse,
Charles F. Dunning,

Ranisler Evits,

Ozzo Whitcomb,

M. W. Sheppard,
M. C. Chamberlin, Jr.,
J. Barlow,

L. M. Wilson,
George Dunbar,
J. Lindsley,
J. F. Rockolt,
J. S. Higgins,
Geo. Livington,

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James Rose,

Jos. Prior,

Hormon Prior,

Andrew Chase, Stephen B. Hare, John D. Baird, Jr., Joseph H. Chapman, Robert Watson,

Jas. Schoolcraft,

W. S. Miner,

N. K. Lonsbury,
Moses Farnesworth,
Wm. A. Reynolds,
W. S. Kent,
Marcus Grant,
Cyrus Whelan,

Israel Johnson,

John Stratton,

Wm Lovett,

Chancy Scott,

Joshua Potter,
Luther How,

Worthington Howe,
H. Norton,

W. Kent,

James Kent,

R. Brooks,
James Steel,
L. Graves,
Aaron Scott,
Samuel Tompkins,
Peter Dymond,
Thomas Randall,
Isiah Schoolcraft,
Rob. Nelson,

Richard Hewett,
Leonora Foster,
Samuel M. Hubbard,
Frank Chadrey,
Nathaniel Foster,

Eber Sherwood,

Jeremiah Drew,

Moses Norris,

W. Skinner,

Farmer Seebel,

Ezekiel S. Brewer,

John Ripley,
Peter Jones,
Joel S. Pratt,
James Stone,
H. R. Squires,
C. C. White
Leonard Lane,

H. Clark,
George Clark,
David Lowe,
James Adams,
James Tinkler,
J. J. Howe,
Samuel Green,
S. L. Everett,
Daniel Arnold,
John Thornton,
Henry Stimpson,
Chas. Dunning,
John W. Seavy,
Silas K. Mooer,
Henry M. Brundage,
Prouty J. Dean,
Henry Pierce,

J. Brundage,
James Tyler,
Duglus Tyler,
J. W. Tyler,
Asa Hoag,
A. W. A. Kins,

David F. Ayrs,
Anderson Ames,

Oliver Atkins,

John Savage,

Miron Everett,

A. McKitt,
Saml. Town,
C. Howery,

A. D. Squires,
Wm. Wood,
Caleb Myers,
George Otto,
Henry Lamphere,

Joseph Drew,
A. Lewis,
John Tinkler,

Jason Potter,

Lorenzo D. Nichols

R. B. Whitemore,
H. L. Bennett,
Hiram Joyce,
Grant Edsell,
Michael Brophy,
M. D. Long,
George Long,
Silas Schoolcraft,
James W. Austin,
George Atkins,
Armin Coates,
L. Stockwell,
Chas. Ectravis,
Wm. Estus,
George N. Wade,
Marl Johnson,
S. A. Burney,

J. W. Briggs,

S. V. Bowrie,

Lester Baird,

James W. Brown,

Thomas Barnaby,

John Collie,

George Osborn,

Alonzo Curtiss,

F. J. Stancliff,
Alfred Stone,
D. Swan,
Abijah Smith,

Tracy Turner,

N. Vancosen,

R. P. Williams,

Patrick Murray, Edward Lawrence,

Nelson Carrier,

Tuke Osborn,

A. E. Leffingwell,

H. H. Wakefield,
A. B. Hovey,
Chas. Hendrix,

Levi Harris,
Henry Herbert,
John Harris,
Miles Horn,

R. S. Kent,
H. S. Mason,
Lucius Lindsley,
John Munn,

Kobert Linn,

James Finck,

James McCrary,

George Corbett,

N. Chase, Orange Davis,

James Duncan, Simeon Duncan,

W. Drake, Zenos Higgins,

W. G. Allen, Rufus Allen,

J. E. Matthews,
Peter Van Rose,

Joshua Hill,
B. Gagen,
George Eazen,
Wm. Carler,
D. D. Tompkins,
Joel Bennett,
Wm. H. Granger,
John H. Clowes,
M. G. Higgins,
Cotton Martins,
George Buttelan,
Charles C. Day,

Felson Crittenden,
Richard Campbell,
Daniel Dewey,

E. M. Allen,

L. B. Gong,
Peter Fossell,
Edward Crispe,

Benjamin Chadbourn,
Y. B. Anderson,
John A. Godard,
A. D. Botsford,
Darwin D. Drew,
Sames W. Garry,
Henry C. Stoughton,

Lily Mansfield,
M. K. Mansfield,
Phineas Crane,
D. Edwards,
W. Eaton,

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