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LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL.

STATE OF MICHIGAN,
BUREAU OF LABOR AND INDUSTRIAL STATISTICS,

Lansing, Mich., February 1, 1896.

HON. JOHN T. RICH,

Governor of Michigan:

SIR—I have the honor to transmit herewith the thirteenth annual report of the Bureau of Labor and Industrial Statistics, in accordance with the provisions of section 2, act No. 156, session laws of 1883.

Very respectfully,
CHAS. H. MORSE,

Commissioner of Labor.

CONTENTS.

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PABT 1.-LABORERS ENGAGED IN TRANSPORTATION..

Street railway employés...

Copy of schedale for gathering statistics of street railway employés..

Table No. 1-Street railway employés

Dedoctions from Table No. 1......

Employés of back and bus lines, eto...

Table No. 2.-Employés of hack and bas lines.

Deductions from Table No. 2.---..

Owners of hacks, drays, bases, etc., who drive their own teams.

Copy of schedule for gathering statistics of owners of hacks, buses, etc.

Table No. 3.-Owners who drive their own hack, bas, dray or team..

Dedactions from Table No. 3.

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1

2-8

4-51

52-68

67

68-145

146-60

161-2

162-3

164-213

214-27

PART II.--OBGANIZED LABOR..

Introductory remarks....

Trade Union movement in Michigan (J. D. Flanigan).

Table showing National and International organizations..

Mastration-Childs-Drexel Home for anion printers, Colorado Springs, Col......

Historical sketch of the Trade Union movement in Detroit (P. A. Loorsch)

Table No. 4.-Condition of Trade Unions, etc..

Dedactions from Table No. 4.

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281-8

234-45

242-3

244

245-7

248-67

268-72

PART III.-MISCELLANEOUS STATISTI08.

From the State census of 1894..

Locomotive railways..

Insurance statistics..

The salt industry of Michigan..

Mines and miners of Michigan.

Cultivation of idle land in Detroit.

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275-84

285-318

314-21

322-80

391-3

334-5

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