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a special election for Justice of the Peace in place of John N. Dwight, resigned, on the 7th of January, 1839, Benjamin J. Mather had 117 votes; William J. Moody, 110 votes.

At the election Nov. 5 and 6, 1838: For Representative in Congress, Hezekiah G. Wells had 217

votes; Isaac E. Crary, 198 votes. For State Senators, Townsend E. Gidley had 191 votes; Olney Hawkins, 209 votes; Thomas J. Rice, 190 votes. For State Representatives, Benjamin Copeland had 227 votes; Harvey Austin, 207 votes; Henry Acker, 192 votes; Merrick C. Hough, 182 votes. For Sheriff, James A. Dyer had 223 votes; Moses Benedict, 166 votes. For County Clerk, William R. De Land had 181 votes; Joseph C. Bailey, 201 votes. For County Treasurer, Norman Allen had 197 votes; Wm. D. Thompson, 194 votes. For County Register, Peter C. Lawrence had 182 votes; William E. Perrine, 208 votes. For Coroners, James Valentine had 204 votes; Caleb Calva, 206 votes; Joab Page, 189 votes; Isaac Kirby, 190 votes. For County Commissioners, Nicholas Townley had 205 votes; Drusus Hodges, Jr., 200 votes; Alvin Clark, 195 votes; Ira C. Backus, 199 votes; Thomas McGee, 185 votes; William H. Pease, 197 votes. For County Surveyor, John T. Durand had 210 votes; Franklin Pierce, 187 votes.

At the general election Nov. 4 and 5, 1839: For Governor, William Woodbridge had 312 votes; Elon Farnsworth, 248 votes. For Lieutenant-Governor, James Wright Gordon had 311 votes; Thomas Fitzgerald, 238 votes. For State Senator, James M. Ed munds had 307 votes; Russell Briggs, 237 votes. For State Representatives, Henry B. Lathrop had 345 votes; Henry Acker, 308 votes; Charles De Long, 222 votes; David Johnson, 220 votes. For County Commissioners, Alvin Clark had 272 votes; Harvey Austin, 230 votes. For County Treasurer, John N. Dwight had 257 votes; Joseph C. Bailey, 235 votes.

At the township meeting, April 6, 1840: For Supervisor, James Ganson had 261 votes; Martin B. Medbury, 211 votes; John McConnell, 118 votes. For Justice of the Peace, Leander Chapman had 233 votes; Zephaniah Platt, 295 votes; Berthier M. Sheldon, 23 votes. For Township Clerk, Joseph C. Bailey had 264 votes; Fairchild Farrand, 205 votes; Albert Foster, 77 votes. For Township Collector, David Gould had 208 votes; David Fuller, 280 votes; Lewis D. Welling, 100 votes. For Township Treasurer, Fidus Livermore had 251 votes; Berthier M. Sheldon, 243 votes; Lemuel S. House, 91 votes.

1840.-At the general election, Nov. 2 and 3: For Presidential Electors, August L. Portia had 21 votes; Jabez S. Fitch, 21 votes; Thomas McGee, 21 votes; Thomas L. Drake, 341 votes; John Van Fossen, 341 votes; Hezekiah G. Wells, 341 votes; Charles Moran, 255 votes; Kingsley S. Bingham, 255 votes; Charles E. Stewart, 255 votes. For Representative in Congress, Jacob M. Howard had 335 votes; Alpheus Felch, 262 votes. For State Senator, George B. Cooper had 292 votes; Norton B. Ramsdell, 281 votes; Edward L.

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Fuller, 318 votes; Townsend E. Gidley, 304 votes; Valorius Meeker, 11 votes; Theodore Foster, 11 votes. For State Representative, August D. Hawley had 319 votes; Benjamin Copelin, 327 votes; Leander Chapman, 281 votes; Jerry G. Cornell, 268 votes; Horace Fowler, 12 votes; John M. Reed, 13 votes. For Sherift, Jonathan L. Videto had 332 votes; John L. Butterfield, 270 votes; Israel S. Love, 15 votes. For County Clerk, Fairchild Farrand had 303 votes; Fidus Livermore, 292 votes; Henry H. Gilbert, 13 votes. For Treasurer, John N. Dwight had 332 votes; Benjamin H. Packard, 264 votes; James D. Cowden, 16 votes. For Register, George Byrne had 317 votes; Merrick C. Hough, 253 votes; Seymour B. Treadwell, 14 votes; William E. Perrine, 28 votes. For Judge of Probate, William R. De Land had 327 votes; Giles Bloomfield, 272 votes. For Commissioner, John Belden had 330 votes; Franklin Pierce, 271 votes; Horace Dean, 15 votes. For Associate Judges, Henry A. Francisco had 330 votes; Samuel Shelden, 331 votes; Daniel Porter, 268 votes; Guy C. Chatfield, 268 votes; Thomas McGee, 15 votes; George L. Densmore, 14 votes. For County Surveyor, John T. Durand had 329 votes; Anson H. Delamater, 261 votes; George L. Densmore, 15 votes.

1841.- Township meeting, April 5: For Supervisor, James Ganson had 243 votes; Jotham Wood, 236 votes; Berthier M. Shelden, 63 votes. For Justice of the Peace, Merrick C. Hough had 350 votes; George Munroe, 135 votes; Seyinour B. Treadwell, 17 votes. For Township Clerk, Jason B. Packard had 261 votes; Albert Foster, 238 votes; John McLean, 24 votes. For Township Treasurer, John W. Sachett had 266 votes; Edward Higby, 240 votes; James D. Cowden, 20 votes.

1842.—Township meeting, April 4: For Supervisor, William J. Moody had 272 votes; Benjamin G. Mosher, 179 votes; Berthier M. Shelden, 53 votes. For Justice of the Peace, John Garrow had 255 votes; Lott C. Steele, 208 votes: Seymour B. Treadwell, 45 votes. For Township Clerk, Edward Higby had 224 votes; Albert Foster, 219 votes; James T. Burchard, 51 votes. For Township Treasurer, Levi P. Gregg had 232 votes; Lyman Case, 191 votes; John T. Wilson, 44 votes.

1843.-—Township meeting, April 3: For Supervisor, Marcus Wakeman had 317 votes; Jotham Wood, 169 votes; Cyrenus Smith, 49 votes. For Justice of the Peace, Lott C. Steele had 289 votes; James A. Dyer, 193 votes; Seymour B. Treadwell, 51 votes. For Township Clerk, Warren N. Buck had 304 votes; Albert Foster, 181 votes; Cyrus H. Thompson, 54 votes. For Township Treasurer, Berthier M. Shelden had 247 votes; Levi P. Gregg, 238 votes; Benjamin Hazleton, 50 votes. William J. Moody, Warren N. Buck, Clerk.

1844.—Township meeting: For Supervisor, Marcus Wakeman had 300 votes; John T. Durand, 189 votes; Horace Wheelock, 123

For Justice of the Peace, Berthier M. Shelden had 258 votes; Fidus Livermore, 241 votes; Seymour B. Treadwell, 110 votes; For Township Clerk, Warren N. Buck had 295 votes; Milton J. Holbrook, 177 votes; Norman Allen, 128 votes. For Township Treasurer, Ichabod Cole had 260 votes; James Munroe, 218 votes; Frederick Johnson, 129 votes.

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PRESIDENTS OF THE VILLAGE.

The village of Jackson was organized under the Legislative enactment of March 7, 1843, after which time the following were the presidents:

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The act of 1857 organizing the city of Jackson, was amended in 1871, dividing it into eight wards, and granting the full representation of 16 aldermen. Its topographical sections read thus:

Seo. 1. That so much of the county of Jackson as is embraced in the east half of section 33, sections 34 and 35, the west half of section 36, the southwest quarter of section 25, the south half of sections 26 and 27, and the southeast quarter of section 28, all in township 2 south, of range 1 west, and in the west half of section 1, sections 2 and 3, the east half of section 4, the northeast quarter of section 9, the north half of sections 10 and 11, and the northwest quarter of section 12, all in township 3 south, of range 1 west, be and the same is hereby declared to be a city by the name of the "City of Jackson,” by which name it shall be hereafter known.

SEO. 2. The freemen of said city, from time to time being inhabitants thereof, shall be and continue a body corporate and politic, to be known and distinguished by the name and title of the mayor, recorder, and aldermen of the city of Jackson, and shall be and are hereby made capable of suing and being sued, of pleading and being impleaded, of answering and being answered unto, and of defending and being defended in all courts of law and equity, and all other places whatever; ard may have a common seal, which they may alter and change at pleasure, and by the same name shall be, and are hereby made capable of purchasing, holding, conveying, and disposing of any real or personal estate for said city.

Seo. 3. The said city shall be divided into eight wards, as follows, to-wit: The first ward shall embrace all that portion of the city lying west of Grand river on the north side of Ganson street and west of Mechanic street, on the south side of Ganson street, north of Main street and east of Blackstone street, and to Lansing avenue, and east of Lansing avenue to the north limits of the city; the second ward shalí embrace all that portion of the city lying north of Main street and the continuous line thereof, and west of Blackstone street to Lansing avenue, and west of Lansing avenue to the north limits of the city; the third ward shall embrace all that portion of the city south of Main street and the continuous line thereof, and west of First street and the continuous line thereof; the fourth ward shall embrace all that portion of the city lying between First and Mechanic streets and the continuous lines thereof, and south of Main street; the fifth ward shall embrace all that portion of the city east of Mechanic street and the continuous line thereof, south of Main street, between Mechanic and Francis streets, south of Liberty street, between Francis street (at its point of intersection with Main street) and the Grand river, and west of Grand river south of Liberty street; the sixth ward shall embrace all that portion of the city south of Main street, east of Francis street, north of Liberty street, and east of Grand river south of Liberty street: the seventh ward shall embrace all that portion of the city east of Mechanic street, south of Ganson street, and north of Main strect; and the eighth ward shall embrace all that portion of the city east of Grand

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