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Report of the governor and judges of the Michigan Territory

Report of the governor and judges of the Michigan Territory

made in obedience to an act entitled, An Act to Provide for the Adjustment of Titles of Lands in the Town of Detroit and territory of Michigan, and for Other Purposes : June 6, 1809, referred to the Committee on the Public Lands : June 14, 1809, Committee on the Public Lands discharged from consideration

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Published by A. & G. Way, printers in City of Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • City planning -- Michigan,
  • City planning -- Michigan -- Detroit,
  • Detroit (Mich.) -- History

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 18073
    ContributionsAttwater, Reuben, 1768-1831, Griffin, John, d. 1840, Witherell, James, 1759-1838, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[2] p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15084668M

    Indiana Territory () Michigan Territory () Illinois Territory () In Louisiana District and Territory () and in Arkan-sas Territory () the governor and judges were authorized to "make" or "pass" laws, and were not, as in the other territories listed, limited to "adoption" from original states. "Legislation on the American Frontier: Adoption of Laws by Governor and Judges--Northwest Territory ; Indiana Territory ; Michigan Territory " Mich. L. .

    On a winter’s day in Detroit early in , General Lewis Cass, the federal governor of the Michigan Territory, wrote those words about a local fur trader, Jacob Smith, to the U.S. secretary of the Treasury in Washington, D.C. Smith, then about 42 years old, was in trouble with federal customs. Don Faber is author of The Toledo War, winner of the Michigan Notable Book Award. Former editor of the Ann Arbor News, he also served on the staff of the Michigan Constitutional Convention, won a Ford Foundation Fellowship to work in the Michigan Senate, and was a speechwriter for Michigan governor George Romney/5(4).

    In , Congress passed a law appropriat acres in and adjacent to the old town and authorized the Governor of Michigan Territory to lay out a new town and deal with the land title issues. It took until for the Governor to officially report back to Congress, as there were a number of former land owners who filed claims for. Michigan becomes part of the Territory of Indiana. United States land office established at Detroit. The Territory of Michigan is created, with Detroit as the capital. Detroit is completely destroyed by fire. General William Hull becomes the first territorial Size: 2MB.


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Report of the governor and judges of the Michigan Territory Download PDF EPUB FB2

Report of the governor and judges of the Michigan Territory: made in obedience to an act entitled, An Act to Provide for the Adjustment of Titles of Lands in the Town of Detroit and territory of Michigan, and for Other Purposes: June 6,referred to the Committee on the Public Lands: JCommittee on the Public Lands discharged from consideration.

part of Indiana Territory, before becoming Michigan Territory. Legislative power in the Northwest Territory was vested in the territorial governor and judges by the following provision of the Ordinance of "The governor, and judges or a majority of them shall adopt and publish in.

The Michigan Territory is created, with Detroit designated as the seat of government. William Hull is appointed governor. Fire destroys Detroit. Detroit and Fort Mackinac are surrendered to the British during the War of American forces re-enter Detroit.

Lewis Cass is appointed governor of the Michigan Territory. Michigan Territorial Government. In early the Acting Territorial Governor of Michigan issued an Enabling Act authorizing the people of Michigan to form a constitution and state government, in conformance with procedures laid down by the federal government.

The Michigan Territorial Council, the unicameral governing body of Michigan Territory. Message from the President of the United States: transmitting a report from the governor, and presiding judge of the territory of Michigan, relative to the state of that territory: December 23d,read and ordered to be referred to Mr.

Jackson, Mr. Morrow, of Ohio. The Governors of Michigan Browse by: All Governors' Papers. Stevens T. Mason () Papers, linear ft. and 1 oversize folder. Collection includes correspondence, drafts of letters to Andrew Jackson and to Secretary of State John Forsyth; draft of his inaugural address,and drafts of nine other messages to the Legislature; membership certificates; business and.

Get this book in print demand directed discharge district dollars duty effect enter entitled exceeding execution executor fees five further enacted give given Governor Governor and Judges granted hereby imprisonment issue Judges judgment jury justice lands laws manner marshal ment necessary and suitable notice Volume 1 of Laws of the.

Inthe Michigan Territory graduated to the second grade of territorial status, and the government's power was transferred from the Governor and a handful of judges to the people.

The people elected 18 to the Legislative Council, of which nine were approved by the President, and it first sat in council on June 7, This Council was expanded from nine members to 13 inwith the 13 Capital: Detroit.

The Michigan Supreme Court is the highest court in the U.S. state of Michigan. It is Michigan's court of last resort and consists of seven justices. The Court is located in the Michigan Hall of Justice at Ottawa Street in Lansing, the state tly: Bridget Mary McCormack.

Michigan was originally part of French and British holdings, and administered by their colonial governors. After becoming part of the United States, numerous areas of what is today Michigan were originally part of the Northwest Territory, Indiana Territory and Illinois Territory, and administered by territorialthe Michigan Territory was created, and five men served as Residence: Michigan Governor's Mansion.

Northwest stated: freedom of religion, protection against unjustified imprisonment, trial by jury, states formed in the territory would always be a part of the U.S., slavery was prohibited, all lakes and rivers leading to the Mississippi and St. Lawrence Rivers would be open to use by any U.S.

citizen, Indians were to be treated considerately by no land being taken from the Indians without. The governor of the territory of Michigan and the presiding judge thereof; in complaince with the wishes of the government and the people of the territory, have the honor to make the following report relative to the affairs of the territory.

By the act of the congress of the United States establishing the territory. The council represented the second stage of Michigan's evolution from a territory administered by a governor and judges to full statehood. Background. Since its creation from part of Indiana Territory inthe government of Michigan Territory had consisted of a governor, a secretary, and three : Unicameral.

Pursuant to an Act of Congress, approved Januproviding for the appointment of an additional judge for the Michigan Territory, to possess and exercise judicial authority, in the counties of Mackinaw, Brown and Crawford, James Duane Doty, of the State of New York, was appointed the judge. "Report of the Governor and Judges of Michigan Territory to Congress." Octo Vol.

36, (): Discusses the extinguishment of Indian title to land by the governments of Canada and the United States. William Hull to Henry Dearborn.

Febru Vol. 40, (): Detroit was chosen as the seat of government of the new territory and administration of its affairs was placed in the hands of a governor and three judges appointed by the president of the United States.

The governing body assumed its duties of administration on June. The original Enabling Act of gave to the Michigan Territory the form of government already established for the Northwest Territory. This included the appointment of a governor and three judges who together also served as the legislature for the territory.

The judges were to hold trial court as well as an appellate court. The University of Michigan was established in Detroit on Aug [1] as the Catholepistemiad, or University of Michigania, by the governor and judges of Michigan Territory.

Judge Augustus B. Michigan Territory reverted again to the first stage when it was created from part of Indiana Territory inand the governor and judges still constituted its legislative branch in [3] Nominally, the governor and judges formed a four-person legislative on: Michigan Territory, U.S.

Since its creation from part of Indiana Territory inthe government of Michigan Territory had consisted of a governor, a secretary, and three judges; the governor and judges together formed the legislative branch of on: Michigan Territorial Council election.

Laws of the Territory of Michigan: laws adopted by the governor and judges, by authority. Some acts of Congress affecting Michigan territory. Executive acts, --v.

2. All laws enacted by the legislative authority of the territory from towhich are not included in v. 1.Governor and judges authorized to lay out new town of Detroit after fire had destroyed the settlement.

Bank of Detroit chartered by the governor and judges; Congress disapproves the act on March 3, The Treaty of Detroit is signed by Chippewa, Ottawa, Wyandot, and Potawatomi tribes meeting with General Hull.Governor Cass and judges adopt legislation reincorporating Detroit (city) and restoring a restricted municipal government.

Part of Michigan Territory given to the state of Indiana. First recorded shipwreck on Lake Superior occurs at Whitefish Point with the schooner Invincible. Due to unfavorable reports on Lower Peninsula lands by.