State or Mu iiiuan, I Kxbcutivb Officie, ƒ To the people of the state of Michigan : Whkkeas, At the sewiioii of the legtnlatare for theyear 1S81, the followlug resolution was adopted, to-wll : lioolif.t, That the governor be and is hereby i-d to cali altentlou ol the people of the state to the of planting tre- I ' ornament, protectton and stuuto by n:tmtnga cirtain ilay upon wlik'h thls work hall be glven special pnminence, to be known and di-slgnuted as Arbor Day." Now, therefore, pursuaut to the foregolng reaolaaon, I do bereby dlslgnatf Thursday, the Kth day of April. 1881. to Ue known and observed as Arbor Day, and recomniend the gentra! observance of the game throughout the sta t'. In testimony whereof, I have hereuntn set my hand and causcd the grcal scal of the state to be [L. S] hert unto afiïxed at Ljuising, this elevcnth day ol' April. isM By the Uovernor, AtlMt, DAK I. M. KRIOOfl, lpnty Seoretary of State.