History of Athens County, Ohio: And, Incidentally, of the Ohio Land Company and the First Settlement of the State at Marietta, with Personal and Biographical Sketches of the Early Settlers, Narratives of Pioneer Adventures, Etc
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acres aforesaid Alexander Alexander township Ames township Amesville appointed appraised Athens county Barrows Benjamin Brown Board of Treasury born Boyles built Canaan township Capt Carthage township citizen Company of Associates Cooley Coolville corporation Crippen Daniel Weethee daughter David died Dover early elected Elijah Hatch Ephraim Cutler farm farmer father Federal creek further enacted George Ewing Gorsline Griffin Green heirs and assigns Henry hereby Hockhocking Isaac Jacob James John Brown Joseph Joshua Josiah True legislature Lindley lived Lowry Manasseh Cutler Marietta married Martin McCune miles mill mouth Nelsonville Ohio Company Ohio university peace Peter Pilcher president purchase range of townships river Robert Oliver Rome township Rufus Putnam Samuel Selby settled settlement settlers seventh range ship Silvanus Ames Sunday creek Thomas Ewing town of Athens Township Trustees tract of land treasurer Trimble Vorhes Walker Washington county Western boundary line William
Page 315 - ... said corporation may sue and be sued in all actions, real, personal or mixed, and may prosecute the same to final judgment and execution, by the name of...
Page 560 - HOLD the said premises above bargained and described, with the appurtenances, unto the said parties of the second part, their heirs and assigns forever. And the said party of the first part, for himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, does covenant, grant, bargain and agree to and with the said parties of the second part...
Page 567 - ... where the western boundary line of the seventh range of townships (laid out by the authority of the United States in Congress assembled) intersects the river Ohio; thence extending along that river southwesterly to a place where the western boundary line of the fifteenth range of townships (when laid out agreeably to the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five...
Page 552 - Not more than two complete townships to be given perpetually for the purposes of an university, to be laid off by the purchaser or purchasers, as near the centre as may be (so that the same shall be of good land), to be applied to the intended object by the Legislature of the State.
Page 555 - Cutler and Winthrop Sargent, to the board of treasury, containing proposals for the purchase of a tract of land described in the act of Congress of the 23d instant, be referred to the board of treasury to take order : Provided, That after the date of the second payment therein proposed to be made, the residue shall be paid in six equal and...
Page 397 - ... the last two months. Our horned cattle do not double in a year ; hogs, in the same time, increase twenty fold. It was deemed almost sacrilege to kill a sheep, and I remember well the first beef I tasted. I thought it coarse and stringy compared with venison. We had wild fruits of several varieties, very abundant, and some of them exceedingly fine.
Page 312 - University,' for the instruction of youth in all the various branches of the liberal arts and sciences, for the promotion of good education, virtue, religion and morality, and for conferring all the degrees and literary honors granted in similar institutions.
Page 313 - College," and that they and their successors, and such others as shall be duly elected members of the said corporation, shall be and remain a body politic and corporate, by that name forever.