2006 Michigan Compiled Laws - Act 197 of 1883


Act 197 of 1883

AN ACT to provide for the disposition of certain lands granted to the state of Michigan for railroad purposes by acts of congress of June 3, 1856, and March 4, 1879, upon the route from Grand Haven to Flint and thence to Port Huron, in the state of Michigan; to secure the title thereto to bona fide settlers and purchasers; to provide for the further sale thereof, and to provide for the adjustment of certain taxes heretofore assessed thereon.

History: 1883, Act 197, Eff. Sept. 8, 1883

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 322.451Lands granted to state for railroad purposes; issuance of patents; acreage; possession; improvements; deductions.
Section 322.452Proofs of purchase and possession; made to commissioner of state land office; attendance of witnesses.
Section 322.453Patents; issuance; acreage, limitation; proofs acceptable; precedence; conflicting claims; improvement, possession; right to patent, effect.
Section 322.454Claims under act; time.
Section 322.455Sale of residue of lands; public auction; minimum price.
Section 322.456Sale of residue of lands; public auction; place; time; notice, publication, contents.
Section 322.457Balance of lands; minimum price.
Section 322.458Proceeds of sales; disposition.
Section 322.459Taxes and other sums; payment, refund.
Section 322.460Adjustment of amounts due claimants.

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