The Journal of a Tour Into the Territory Northwest of the Alleghany Mountains ; Made in the Spring of the Year 1803: With a Geographical and Historical Account of the State of Ohio ; Illustrated with Original Maps and Views

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Manning & Loring, 1805 - Allegheny Mountains - 271 pages

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Page 235 - ... in the district and each possessed of a freehold in five hundred acres of land, and return their names to congress; five of whom congress shall appoint and commission to serve as aforesaid: and whenever a vacancy shall happen in the council, by death or removal from office, the house of representatives shall nominate two persons, qualified as aforesaid, for each vacancy, and return their names to congress...
Page 234 - For the prevention of crimes and injuries the laws to be adopted or made shall have force in all parts of the district and for the execution of process criminal and civil, the governor shall make proper divisions thereof...
Page 238 - The western state in the said territory shall be bounded by the Mississippi, the Ohio and Wabash rivers ; a direct line drawn from the Wabash and post Vincents due north to the territorial line between the United States and Canada, and by the said territorial line to the lake of the Woods and Mississippi.
Page 235 - The general assembly, or legislature shall consist of the governor, legislative council, and a house of representatives. The legislative council shall consist of five members, to continue in office five years, unless sooner removed by Congress...
Page 236 - It is hereby ordained and declared, by the authority aforesaid That the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact between the original states, and the people and states, in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent, to wit: ARTICLE I.
Page 238 - 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 238 - Vincents to the Ohio ; by the Ohio, by a direct line drawn due north from the mouth of the Great Miami to the said territorial line, and by the said territorial line.
Page 89 - ... on the east by the Pennsylvania line, on the south by the Ohio river, to the mouth of the great Miami river ; on the west by the line drawn due north from the mouth of the great 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...
Page 233 - ... such conveyances be acknowledged, or the execution thereof duly proved, and be recorded within one year after proper magistrates, courts, and registers shall be appointed for that purpose...

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