The Facts and Historical Events of the Toledo War of 1835: As Connected with the First Session of the Court of Common Pleas of Lucas County, Ohio (Google eBook)

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Daily commercial steam book and job printing house, 1869 - Michigan - 52 pages
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Page 6 - Pennsylvania, and the said territorial line; provided however, and it is further understood and declared, that the boundaries of these three states shall be subject so far to be altered, that, if congress shall hereafter find it expedient, they shall have authority to form one or two states in that part of the said territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend or extreme of lake Michigan.
Page 7 - ... if the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan should extend so far south, that a line drawn due east from it should not intersect Lake Erie, or if it should intersect the said Lake...
Page 6 - Provided, That Congress shall be at liberty at any time hereafter either to attach all the territory lying east of the line to be drawn due north from the mouth of the Miami aforesaid to the territorial line, and north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan, running east as aforesaid to Lake Erie, to the aforesaid State, or dispose of it otherwise, in conformity to the fifth article of compact between the original States and the people and States to be formed...
Page 6 - Miami, aforesaid, and on the north by an east and west line, drawn through the southerly extreme of Lake Michigan, running east after intersecting the due north line aforesaid, from the mouth of the Great Miami, until it shall intersect Lake Erie, or the territorial line, and thence with the same through Lake Erie to the Pennsylvania line...
Page 43 - At the hour named, the judges and officers of court were promptly in the saddle. Colonel Van Fleet was ready with his twenty men, mounted and completely armed. Each man had a rifle in addition to his two cavalry pistols. They proceeded to Toledo, reaching there about three o'clock AM, and went to the school house that stood near where Washington street crosses the canal, and opened court in due form of law. Junius Flagg acted as sheriff. The proceedings were hastily written on loose paper, and deposited...
Page 43 - ... wag ran into the tavern and reported that a strong force of Michigan men were close by, coming to arrest them. They dropped their glasses, spilling the liquor they intended to have drunk, and sprang for their horses with all possible haste, leaving bills to be settled at a more leisure time. As they had accomplished the work intended, speed was of more importance than valor. A backward charge from the enemy was made at the top of the speed of their horses.
Page 37 - July in attempting to arrest Two Stickney. On the 29th of August Secretary Forsyth wrote to acting Governor Mason, informing him that his zeal for what he deemed the rights of Michigan, had overcome that spirit of moderation and forbearance, which in the present irritable state of feeling prevailing in Ohio and Michigan, is necessary to the preservation of public peace. That the President felt constrained, therefore, to supersede him as Secretary of the Territory of Michigan, and appoint Mr. Charles...
Page 7 - The constitution of Ohio adopted the same line, with this condition : "Provided, always, and it is hereby fully understood and declared by this convention, that if the southerly bend or extreme of Lake Michigan should extend so far south, that a line drawn due east from it should not intersect Lake Erie, or, if it should intersect...
Page 23 - repugnant to the act of Congress of the llth of January, 1805, creating that Territory, and to the acts subsequently passed for its government, and its actual and complete enforcement would, therefore, involve a most serious violation of the laws of the United States.
Page 11 - ... seven and eight, together with the territory east of the Maumee river as lies between the line run from the southerly extremity of Lake Michigan to the most northerly cape of the Maumee Bay, and between Lake Erie and the line run due east from the southern extremity of Lake Michigan to Lake Erie, be and the same is hereby erected into a separate and distinct township, by the name of Port Lawrence...

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