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Shiawassee Circuit. The Board of Internal Improvement vs. A. Beach & Co. An appeal from the Board of Internal Improvement.

Wayne Circuit. Eurotas P. Hastings, for the use, &c., vs. Jolin Wells and

Charles Wells. Suit upon a note assigned to the auditor general by the State bank.

Oakland Circuit. Eurotas P. Hastings vs. The president, directors and company

of the Bank of Pontiac. The same.

Oakland Circuit. Eurotas P. Hastings vs. The Detroit and Pontiac railroad com

pany. The same.

Justice's Court.
Eurotas P. Hastings vs. Thomas Palmer.
The same.

Oakland Circuit.
Eurotas P. Hastings vs. Robert Wattles.
The same.

Washtenaw Circuit.
Eurotas P. Hastings vs. D. C. McKinstry.
The same.

Lapeer Circuit.
Eurotas P. Hastings vs. Silas D. McKeen.
The same.

Macomb Circuit.
Eurotas P. Hastings vs. Linus S. Gilbert and Gideon Gates.
The same.

Macomb Circuit.
Eurotas P. Hastings vs. Aaron B. Rawles.
The same.

Wayne Circuit.
The president, directors and company of the Michigan state

bank vs. Benjamin Porter. Suit brought to recover the amount of a cash account due the State bank and assigned to the auditor general.

Wayne Circuit. The president, directors and company of the Michigan state

bank vs. Benjamin Porter and Amasa B. Gibson. The same.

Macomb Circuit. The board of internal improvement, appellants vs. Robert

Wattles, for the use, &c., of Edward Peck, appellees. A reference to the circuit court of Macomb county, by the board of internal improvement, under the seventeenth section of the law for the regulation of internal improvement of last session.

Lapeer Circuit

The people vs. Henry Daum. Indictment for murder.

Abstract of the reports of the Prosecuting Attorneys for the coun

ties of Wayne, Monroe, Kalamazoo, Branch, St. Joseph, Shiawassee, Macomb, Van Buren and Cass, made to the Attorney General, for the year 1840. County of Cass.

1 obstructing officer in the discharge of duty,

2 illegal voting,

1 perjury,

1 obtaining property under false pretences,

For rape,

1

6

Total,

County of Wayne.
For assault and battery,

larceny,
forgery,
assault,
house breaking,
counterfeiting,
illegal voting,
extortion,
receiving stolen goods,
perjury,

19 22 1 1 2 6 1 1 1 2

56

Total,

County of Monroe.
For assault and battery,

conspiracy,
larceny,
selling spirituous liquors without license,
selling spirituous liquors on Sunday,
embezzlement,
counterfeiting,
passing fraudulent money,
not paying over to successor, school moneys,

Carried forward,

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Brought forward,
For perjury,

attempt to escape from jail,
receiving and concealing stolen property,
Total,

County of Kalamazoo.
For larceny,

perjury,
burning haystack,
stealing,
incest,
obtaining property under false pretences,
assault and battery,
murder,

5 2 1 1 1 1 2 2

Total,

County of Branch.
For assault and battery,

rape,
passing counterfeit money,
stealing,
obtaining money under false pretences,
selling whisky to Indians,
keeping tavern without license,
compounding the crime of rape,

3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

10

Total,

County of St. Joseph.
For passing counterfeit money,

assault and battery,
escape from sheriff,
resisting officer in the discharge of duty,
affray,
conspiracy,
violating bank law, against two persons,
destroying mill dam,
larceny,
forgery,
keeping disorderly house,
robbing and larceny,
perjury,
assault,
coining,
breaking jail,

Carried forward,

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Brought forward, For champertry,

conspiracy,

1 1

32

Total,

County of Shiawassee.
For perjury,

larceny,
defacing and forging records,
conspiracy,
assault and battery,
official misconduct,

2 2 1 2 1 1

9

Total,

County of Macomb.
For larceny,

burglary,
selling spirituous liquors without license,
rape,
adultery,
assault and battery,

1 2 1 1 1 2

I

Total,

County of Van Buren.
For neglect of duty of road commissioners,

stealing,
double voting,

1 2 1

4

38 43 6 2 2

10

Total,

Recapitulation.
For assault and battery,

larceny,
forgery,
assault,
house breaking,
counterfeiting,
illegal voting,
extortion,
receiving stolen goods,
perjury,
conspiracy,
selling spirituous liquors without license,
selling spirituous liquors on Sunday,
embezzlement,
passing counterfeit money

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Brought forward,
For not paying over to successor, school moneys,

attempting to escape from jail,
burning haystack,
stealing,
incest,
obtaining money under false pretences,
murder,
rape,
seiling whisky to Indians,
keeping tavern without license,
compounding the crime of rape,
escape from sheriff,
resisting officer in the discharge of duty,
affray,
violating bank law, against two persons,
destroying mill dam,
keeping disorderly house,

1 3 1 4 1 3 2 3 1 1 1 1 4 1 1 1 2

Sum total,

168

Report of James A. Van Dyke, Prosecuting Attorney, Wayne

county. To the Attorney General of the state of Michigan:

The prosecuting attorney of the county of Wayne, begs leave to submit the following report:

I received my commission on the thirteenth day of January last, and so have not, as yet, held the office for an entire year. In the month of February last, " the district court for the county of Wayne,” was established, and in the month of March last, the court of special sessions," so that all prosecutions conducted by me, have been either in said district court, or in one of the courts of special sessions.

There has been holden two actual terms of the district court, the September and December terms—the last June term hava ing been abandoned soon after its commencement, on account of some difficulties which occurred at that time, relative to the venires for the grand and petit juries. But the last two terms have made a fair test of the value of the court, and of the policy of continuing it, under the present organization. At the September term, the grand jury were in session only five days, during which time they passed on fifty bills; and the petit jury were in session only about one week, and performed all the duties required of them. At the December term, the session of the grand jury was more protracted, whilst the petit jury was retained only five days, during which period upwards of

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