History of Hancock County [Ohio] from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time: Together with Remeiniscenses of Pioneer Life, Incidents, Statistical Tables, and Biographical Sketches (Google eBook)

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Republic printing Company, 1881 - Hancock County (Ohio) - 472 pages
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Page 100 - God to call me hence, do therefore make and publish this my last will and testament in manner and form following: that is to say.
Page 100 - God, do make and ordain this my last will and testament in manner and form following. That is to say First and Principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God...
Page 10 - Lawrence ; then westerly to the portage of the Big Miami, which runs into the Ohio, at the mouth of which branch the fort stood which was taken by the French in...
Page 133 - He bought a coffee bag, made a hole in the bottom, through which he thrust his head and wore it as a cloak, saying it was as good as any thing.
Page 133 - Another time he made his camp-fire at the end of a hollow log in which he intended to pass the night, but finding it occupied by a bear and her cubs, he removed his fire to the other end, and slept on the snow in the open air, rather than to disturb the bear.
Page 100 - God to call me hence, do therefore make and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following that is to say, First, and principally I commend my soul into the hands of Almighty God my Creator, hoping for free pardon and remission of all my sins and to enjoy everlasting happiness in the Heavenly Kingdom through Jesus Christ my...
Page 59 - Court that they judge him to be well qualified to execute the duties of the office of clerk to any court of the same dignity with that for which he offers himself.
Page 28 - JK, clerks of said election, were respectively sworn (or affirmed), as the law directs, previous to their entering on the duties of their respective offices. Number and name of electors voting.
Page 28 - Hancock <0iall assemble within their respective townships at the place of holding elections, and shall elect their several county officers, who shall hold their offices until the next annual election. "This act shall take effect from and after the first day of March next.
Page 58 - State shall be divided, by law, into three circuits: there shall be appointed in each circuit a President of the courts, who, during his continuance in office, shall reside therein. There shall be appointed in each County not more than three nor less than two Associate Judges, who, during their continuance in office, shall reside therein.

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