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 220 - ... shall give bond in the sum of ten thousand dollars for the faithful performance of his duties...
Page 71 - Nipissing such person may appeal to the Court of General Sessions of the Peace for the county of Eenfrew.
Page 183 - The work of surveying these townships was commenced immediately, under the direction of General Putnam, but the affairs of the projected "University" moved very slowly. Four years later the territorial legislature appointed a committee, of which General Putnam was chairman, to "lay off...
Page 228 - an act authorizing the grant and conveyance of certain lands to the Ohio Company of Associates...
Page 92 - Townships and fractional parts of Townships and also subdivided into lots according to the directions and provisions of the Land Ordinance of the 20th of may 1785 issued by Congress and shall and will make or cause to be made complete returns of such divisions and subdivisions to the Treasury Board of the United States for the time being or such other person or persons as Congress shall or may appoint And also shall and will within one month after the outlines of the said tract shall have been so...
Page 118 - On motion, resolved that a Committee of three be appointed to take into consideration the state of the Lands granted for encouragement for erecting Mills and report at the next meeting of the Agents & Proprietors. Mess" Harris, Story and Tyler were chosen The meeting was then adjourned to the 1
Page 68 - Indians & inducing them to sue for Peace, that on the Contrary a general war with them will ensue: which...
Page 232 - May, 1794, awarding to their best discretion in as full and ample a manner as the directors of the Ohio company might or could do were they present ; and that a power be made out and executed accordingly." By the advice of these members no response was made to the order of the senate. It was a matter over which it had no jurisdiction. The senate took no further action. In January, 1795, the survey of the Ohio company donation tract was...
Page 27 - ... was manifested, not only by his endeavors to plant the Gospel and its ordinances among them, but also in efforts to promote the cause of education. He had, when negotiating the land purchase for the Ohio Company, procured from Congress the grant of two townships for the establishment of a University. At a meeting of the agents and proprietors of the Ohio Company, held in Marietta on June 30, 1790, it was ordered, " To fix on the two townships which the Directors, by the Contract with Congress,...
Page 232 - ... in order for the better information of congress and others whom it may concern. There is great reason to believe that the business has been grossly misrepresented, either through ignorance or a malicious design to injure the company's interest. Furthermore, Resolved, That in our opinion the interest of the company may eventually be much promoted by appointing the aforesaid six gentlemen agents for the directors of the Ohio company, they or any two of them to act and transact all matters and things...

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