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A Standard History of Ross County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past ...
Lyle S Evans
No preview available - 2015
acres Adelphi afterward April bank became boat building built cabin canal Capt Chillicothe church Cincinnati Colerain Colerain Township Colonel Columbus command Common Pleas Concord Township corner Court courthouse died Duncan McArthur early east Edward Tiffin elected erected established farm father feet fire Frankfort George Governor Grand Lodge Green Township held Henry Indians Jacob James John Joseph Judge Kentucky Kingston land Legislature Liberty Township located Main Street Marietta Massie McArthur Methodist miles mill Nathaniel Massie Northwest Territory officers Ohio River organized Paint Creek pastor Pennsylvania Pickaway Pickaway County pioneer Presbyterian present president purchased Railroad regiment Renick road Ross County Samuel Scioto Gazette Scioto River Scioto Township Scioto Valley settled settlement settlers Shawnees sold survey thence Thomas Tiffin tion town Twin Township village Virginia Walnut wife William Worthington
Page 40 - 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 150 - The judicial power of the State is vested in a Supreme Court, Circuit Courts, Courts of Common Pleas, Courts of Probate, justices of the peace, and such other courts inferior to the Supreme Court, as the General Assembly may, from time to time, establish.
Page 24 - River, as a monument of renewal of possession, which we have taken of the said river Ohio, and of all those which fall into it, and of all the lands on both sides as far as the sources of said...
Page 32 - I appeal to any white man to say, if ever he entered Logan's cabin hungry, and he gave him not meat : if ever he came cold and naked, and he clothed him not. During the course of the last long and bloody war, Logan remained idle in his cabin, an advocate for peace. Such was my love for the whites, that my countrymen pointed as they passed, and said, 'Logan is the friend of white men.
Page 46 - River, which have been reserved by law for the Virginia troops upon continental establishment, should, from the North Carolina line bearing in further upon the Cumberland lands than was expected, prove insufficient for their legal bounties, the deficiency should be made up to the said troops in good lands, to be laid off between the rivers Scioto and Little Miami, on the northwest side of the river Ohio, in such proportions as have been engaged to them by the laws of Virginia.
Page 51 - Its original boundaries were as follows : " Beginning on the bank of the Ohio river, where the western boundary line of Pennsylvania crosses it, and running with that line to Lake Erie ; thence along the southern shore of said lake to the mouth of...
Page 26 - She still remembers they used to be very religious in New England ; and wonders how the white men can be so wicked as she has seen them in these woods.
Page 45 - Virginia inclusive, all right, title and claim, as well of soil as of jurisdiction, which the said commonwealth hath to the territory or tract of country within the limits of the Virginia charter, situate, lying and being to the northwest of the river Ohio, to and for the uses and purposes, and on the conditions of the said recited act.
Page 229 - ... Tiffin for his prompt and efficient action in this affair. At the close of his second term Gov. Tiffin was elected to the United States Senate, and performed valuable services for Ohio by securing appropriations for the improvement of the Ohio river, the mail service, and the survey of public lands. In 1809 the death of his much-beloved wife was a serious blow to Senator Tiffin ; he resigned his seat In the Senate, and determined to retire from public life ; but in the following year he was elected...
Page 148 - In criminal cases, the fees for reporting and for transcripts ordered by the court to be made must be paid out of the county treasury upon the order of the court; provided, that when there is no official reporter in attendance, and a reporter pro tempore is appointed, his reasonable expenses for traveling and detention must be fixed and allowed by the court and paid in like manner.