Marietta College historical collections, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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Marietta historical commission, 1917 - Ohio
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Page xl - TO PERPETUATE, THEREFORE, AS WELL THE REMEMBRANCE OF THIS VAST EVENT, AS THE MUTUAL FRIENDSHIPS WHICH HAVE BEEN FORMED UNDER THE PRESSURE OF COMMON DANGER, AND IN MANY INSTANCES CEMENTED BY THE BLOOD OF THE PARTIES...
Page xxx - Ohio will be filled with inhabitants, and the faithful subjects of these United States so established on the waters of the Ohio and the lakes as to banish forever the idea of our western territory falling under the dominion of any European power...
Page 3 - Bunch-of-Grapes tavern, in Boston, on Wednesday the first day of March next, at 10 o'clock, AM, then and there to consider and determine upon a general plan of association for said company ; which plan, covenant, or agreement, being published, any person (under condition therein to be provided) may, by subscribing his name, become a member of the company.
Page 36 - HOLD the said premises above bargained and described, with the appurtenances, unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part, for himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, does covenant, grant, bargain and agree to and with the said parties of the second part...
Page 5 - From the very pleasing description of the western country given by Generals Putnam and Tupper, and others...
Page 2 - ... ordinance of the Honorable Congress, to receive certain tracts of land in the Ohio country; and also, all other good citizens who wish to become adventurers in that delightful region, that from personal inspection, together with other...
Page 30 - Now therefore this Indenture witnesseth that the said parties of the first part...
Page xxviii - I think, sufficient to prove the necessity of establishing such factories as may furnish an ample supply to these wretched creatures : for unless they are furnished by the subjects of the United States, they will undoubtedly seek elsewhere, and like all other people form their attachment where they have their commerce, and then in case of a war, will always be certain to aid our enemies.
Page cxv - Ordered, that a bill or bills be brought in, pursuant to the last resolution, and that the said committee, do prepare and bring in the same.
Page xxvi - That your petitioners are informed that that tract of country, bounded north on Lake Erie, East on Pennsylvania, southeast and south on the river Ohio, west on a line beginning at that part of the Ohio which lies twenty-four miles west of the river Scioto, thence running north on a meridian line till it intersects with the river Miami, which falls into Lake Erie, thence down the middle of that river to the lake...

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