Marietta College historical collections, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Marietta historical commission, 1917 - Ohio
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Page 71 - To the COURT of GENERAL SESSIONS of the Peace for the County of WASHINGTON...
Page 183 - Ohio. Resolved in the Negative. The reconoitering Committee having reported that Townships number Eight (N 8) and Nine (N 9) in the fourteenth (14th) Range are the most central in the Ohio Company's purchase, and it being fully ascertained that the Lands are of an excellent Quality. Resolved unanimously, that the aforesaid Townships Number Eight (8) and Nine (9) in the fourteenth (14th) Range be reserved for the benefit of an University, as expressed in the Original Contract with the Board of...
Page 118 - ... future disposition of the Ohio Company. The Lot of the fifth division at Bellepre granted to Capt Oliver Rice & taken up by him upon donation principles being taken into consideration and the circumstances respecting it examined ; Resolved that said Lot is not forfeited. 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. ...
Page 92 - Ordinance of the 20 th 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 as aforesaid surveyed well and truly pay or cause to be paid into the Treasury of the said United States the sum of...
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 - 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.
Page 233 - ... designating the two townships reserved for the benefit of a university, ... be requested to be ready to go up the Great Hockhocking with the Directors as soon as the season will permit, for the completion of the business for which they were appointed, and that the Superintendent furnish a surveyor and a suitable number of hands for the occasion, also fifteen men as a guard, . . . and that a suitable number of canoes or barges be provided for transporting the necessary provisions.
Page 232 - ... transmitted to the Hon. Caleb Strong, Theodore Foster, and Jona Trumbull, Esquires, members of the senate, and Hon. Benjamin Bourn, Uriah Tracy, and Dwight Foster, Esquires, members of the assembly, in congress, 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...
Page 183 - The reconnoitering committee having reported that townships number eight and nine in the fourteenth range are most central in the Ohio Company's purchase, and it being fully ascertained that the lands are of an excellent quality. "Resolved, Unanimously that the aforesaid townships number eight and nine in the fourteenth range be reserved for the benefit of an university, as expressed in the original contract with the Board of Treasury.
Page 92 - ... are so prevented, then as soon as the same can be conveniently thereafter accomplished,) the said Directors and Ohio Company of associates, or some of them, their or some of their heirs or assigns shall and will cause the said tract of land to be surveyed, laid out and divided into 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...

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