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in account current with the State of Michigan.

July 10. By paid Charles Fox, chaplain of
the prison, for one quarter's sa-
lary, to May 24, 1840, at $100
per annum,

Sept. 11. do do to August 24, 1840,

Balance to 31st October, 1840,

$50 00 44 13

$94 13

[In compliance with "sections 11 and 20, of act No. 65," laws of 1840.]


Oct. 31. William Daly, mending shoes,
David Beeman, boots and shoes,
John S. Holmes, mending shoes,
James C. Bradt, do

$25 00

25 00

To E. P. HASTINGS, Auditor General, Michigan:

David Adams, agent of the state prison at Jackson, respectfully reports the following accounts as due to the convict department of said prison:

Edward B. Miller, boots, shoes, &c.,

Robert Blain,


John Tyler,


Geo. W. Woodworth, do


Tomans Johnson, balance of account, 1839,
Joseph S. Ward, rent of house,
I pair of pistols,
1 trunk,



United States, for the support of
the following prisoners, viz:
Henry White, Abner Johnson, Pe-
ter Loomis, Silas S. Doty, Sam'l
D. Foster and Sol. W. Newman,

$00 18

5 00

50 62

5 39

10 47

14 92

24 00


18 00

764 38

$843 83

To E. P. HASTINGS, Auditor General, Michigan :

SIR-In compliance with the requirements of section No. 17, of "An act to amend 'An act to provide for the government and discipline of the state prison,' " I respectfully submit the following statement of expenses incurred in transporting

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prisoners to the said prison, from the 20th April to the 31s October, 1840.

DAVID ADAMS, Agent State Prison. State Prison Office, Jackson, Oct. 31, 1840.

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April 20. In conveying prisoner Walter Johnson, from
Macomb county, to state prison, viz: paid
C. S. Madison, deputy sheriff, his expen-
ses, together with stage and railroad fare
for self and said prisoner,

Paid do for five day's services at $3,
25. In conveying prisoners, Philander R. Myers,
Geo. W. Norton, Jos. Rogers and Henry
Van Volkenburg, from Adrian, Lenawee
county, to said prison, viz: paid Wm. H.
Monroe for use of team, self and attend-
ant, together with expenses on road,
Paid by David Adams, sundry charges for
meals, &c.,

May 21. In conveying prisoners, Isaac Stoddard, Nehemiah Houghton, Henry Hopkins, from Washtenaw co. to said prison, having use of the state team and teamster, viz: paid expenses of team on the road, also for meals, &c.,

June 11. Conveying prisoner, Louis Genereau, from Kent, Kent co., to said Prison, viz: paid Sherman Eastman, his expenses for stage fare to Kent; also expenses incurred for himself and prisoner therefrom, to the said prison,

June 21. In conveying prisoners, Squire Green and Mary Conlick, from Monroe, and Ansel Witherell, from Adrian, to state prison, viz: paid expenses, state team, on the road, and at said places, together with expenses of meals, &c., for D. Adams and prisoners, 27. In conveying prisoner, Daniel Bowker, from Kalamazoo, to said prison, viz: paid D. Adams' expenses for stage fare, for self and prisoner, together with meals, &c., July 9. In conveying prisoner, "Jim," alias "Nett," alias "Assinima," (Indian,) from Kalamazoo to state prison, viz: paid stage


$12 00

Carried forward,

$22 75

15 00


7 39

7 38

41 63

20 00

17 25

Brought forward,
other expenses on road,
Ira Burdick, sheriff, 3 days' services,


6 00

Sept. 16. In conveying prisoners, Alvah Allison, Wm. Hill, John Hill, Benjamin W. Hawkins, Wm. Jackson, David Murdock and Patrick Kelly, from Detroit to state prison, having the use of the state team and teamster, paid expenses of team, &c., on road, with David Adams and Sherman Eastman's expenses, in all,

Oct. 19. In conveying prisoners, Royal Parcher and Josiah C. Mitchell, from Lenawee county to state prison, paid D. Adams' expenses on road, &c.,

26 00

27 69

12 13

$205 22

Inventory of the real estate, work shops and other buildings on the prison ground; also, of the tools, furniture and other ef fects under the direction of the agent, and belonging to the state of Michigan, the whole on hand the 31st day of October, A. D. 1840, made in pursuance of section 32, of “An act to provide for the government and discipline of the State Prison."

Houses without the Prison inclosure.

One large frame house, for the use of the agent; one smaller frame house, occupied by the deputy keeper; one other frame house, rented to guards.

Within the Prison inclosure-Mess room.

One stove, and 40 feet of pipe; pine tables, and benches therefor; 83 blankets.


Three tables; two barber chairs; kit of barber's tools; two stools; one cauldron kettle; two five pail kettles; one three pail kettle; one one pail kettle; one six quart kettle; one tin oven; one brick oven; two coffee boilers; two bread troughs; one meat trough; one clock; one closet, furniture for forty men, i. e. tin cups, tin plates, knives and forks and spoons; twenty tin baking dishes; four wood and one tin pails; one pair and-irons; eight tin lamps; three shovels; one pair tongs; brooms; one scraper; one thirty gallon oil tank; one three

gallon oil can; one lamp filler; one gallon measure; one apothecary's closet, with sundry drugs, medicines, bottles, &c. Clerk's Office.

Furniture; sundry books and papers; iron safe; stove, and eight feet pipe.

Within the Cells.

One hundred and sixty-two blankets; thirty straw pillows; fourteen iron bedsteads; eighteen wood bedsteads.

Lock Shop.

Two vices and bench; one lathe and tools; one screw punch press; sundry files and tools; brick forge; one crucible; one pair scales and weights; six casting flasks; moulding table; seven sheets iron; bar iron, weighing three hundred pounds; one bar zinc; one old stove; two pair tongs; one bar rod iron. Tailor's Shop.

One bench and drawer; one tailor's iron; three pair shears; one chisel; pine box and padlock.

Shoe Shop.

Seven work benches; three kits tools; forty lasts; set boot trees; one pair crimps; four pair clamps; cutting bench; box stove, and twenty feet pipe.

Carpenter's Shop.

Two saw horses; one shaving horse; one work bench; one mortice bench; one hand saw; set bench planes; two fine saws; drawing knife; sash plane; two augers; brace bits; one lathe and tools; two iron clamps; two try squares; one tool chest; one grind-stone; one broad axe; one cross-cut saw; four settees; one stove, and twenty feet pipe.


One gallows stove; one box stove; one cook stove; six pistols; six muskets; six globe lamps; one large bell; five pigs; six wells and one pump; three ladders.

State of Michigan, County of Jackson, ss:

David Adams, the agent, and Samuel W. Whitwell, the clerk of the state prison at Jackson, severally make oath and say, that the foregoing statement, or inventory, is correct and true in every respect, to the best of their knowledge and belief.

DAVID ADAMS, Agent State Prison.

SAMUEL W. WHITWELL, Clerk. Subscribed and sworn to, this 26th day of November, A. D. 1840, before me.

WM. R. DELAND, Notary Public.

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[No. 3.]

Annual report of the state treasurer.

December 30, 1840.

I have the honor to present to the legislature, my account current, showing a balance in the treasury, of

$80,102 30

Of this amount, there was received from my predecessor, which was unavailable, the sum of

12,941 50

Leaving, in available funds,

$67,160 80

I have prepared abstracts, exhibiting more in detail, the receipts and expenditures, to which I refer, as containing all the information required from this department.

All of which is respectfully submitted.
ROBERT STUART, State Treasurer.

Robert Stuart, Treasurer, in account with the State of Michigan, DR.

To balance in the treasury, November 30, 1839,
after deducting amount deposited in the Mi-
chigan state bank,

Amount received on account of general fund,
internal improve-








ment furd,

Amount received on account of delinquent tax fund,

Amount received on account of bank fund,







ties, being one half of office charges,


$45,495 95 114,000 57

953,893 26

90,904 15

280 00 27,210 23 2,078 62 12,000 00

950 20 1,000 00

1,131 80

$1,248,944 78

$80,102 30


school fund,
contingent fund,
geological surveys,
state buildings,
the several coun-

Carried forward,


By amount of payments on account general fund, $141,352 81 internal improve


do ment fund,

920,537 01

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