The County of Highland: A History of Highland County, Ohio, from the Earliest Days; with Special Chapters on the Bench and Bar, Medical Profession, Educational Development, Industry and Agriculture, and Biographical Sketches, Volume 2

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Northwestern Historical Association, 1902 - Highland County (Ohio) - 535 pages
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Page 189 - Of Law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world : all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power : both Angels and Men, and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all, with uniform consent, admiring her as the Mother of their peace and joy.
Page 190 - ... 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. The president and associate judges, in their respective counties, any three of whom shall be a, quorum, shall compose the court of common pleas, which court shall have common law and chancery jurisdiction in all such cases as shall be directed by law...
Page 190 - The several Courts of Common Pleas shall consist of a President and Associate Judges. The 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.
Page 258 - Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot...
Page 43 - ... the enemy's appearance, while the main body followed at a more leisurely pace. Within an hour, Mclntyre returned, and reported that they were then within a short distance of a large party of Indians, supposed to be greatly superior to their own. That they were encamped in a bottom upon the borders of a creek, and were amusing themselves, apparently awaiting the arrival of the Indian whom they had just killed, as they would occasionally halloo loudly, and then laugh immoderately, supposing, probably,...
Page 91 - I hear the tread of pioneers Of nations yet to be ; The first low wash of waves, where soon Shall roll a human sea.
Page 189 - there can be no less acknowledged than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage ; the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not...
Page 43 - ... his brains out, could induce him to dismount. In this orderly manner, they scampered through the woods for several miles, when, in obedience to the orders of Kenton and Calvin, they halted, and prepared for resistance in case (as was probable,) the enemy had discovered them, and were engaged in the pursuit. Kenton and Calvin were engaged apart in earnest consultation. It was proposed that a number of saplings should be cut down and a temporary breastwork erected, and while the propriety of these...
Page 114 - A township clerk; three or more trustees or managers; two or more overseers of the poor; three fence viewers; two appraisers of houses; one lister of taxable property; a sufficient number of supervisors of roads, and one or more constables.
Page 48 - The next morning, a short time before daybreak, Mr. Ellison opened one of the gates of the fort and went out to throw his logs together. By the time he had finished this job, a number of the heaps blazed up brightly, and as he was passing from one to the other, he observed, by the light of the fires, three men walking briskly towards him. This did not alarm him in the least, although, he said, they were dark skinned fellows ; yet he concluded they were the Wades, whose complexions were very dark,...

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