The Records of the Original Proceedings of the Ohio Company ... (Google eBook)

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Marietta historical commission, 1917 - Land grants
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Page xvi - That the United States in Congress assembled shall have the sole and exclusive right and power to ascertain and fix the western boundary of such States as claim to the Mississippi or South Sea, and lay out the land beyond the boundary so ascertained into separate and independent States from time to time as the numbers and circumstances of the people thereof may require.
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 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 35 - ... the said fifteenth range of townships, 'till a line drawn due east to the western boundary line of the said seventh range of townships, will comprehend, with the other lines of this tract, seven hundred and fifty thousand acres of land, besides the several lots and parcels of land in...
Page xxvi - That your petitioners are informed that that tract of country, bounded north on Lake Erie, east on Pennsylvania, south-east 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...
Page 40 - That the Directors be requested to pay as early attention as possible to the education of youth and the promotion of public worship among the first settlers, and that for these important purposes they employ, if practicable, an instructor eminent for literary accomplishments and the virtue of his character, who shall also superintend the first scholastic institution and direct the manner of instruction...
Page 10 - Provided, also, That whereas it will be for the common interest of the Company to obtain an ordinance of incorporation from the honorable Congress, or an act of incorporation from some one of the states in the Union (for which the directors shall make application), it is therefore agreed that, in case such incorporation is obtained, the fund of the Company (and, consequently, the shares and divisions thereof) may be extended to any sum, for which provision shall be made in said ordinance or act of...

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