Biennial Report, Issue 18

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Page 56 - Michigan; thence through the center of the most usual ship channel of the said bay to the middle of Lake Michigan; thence through the middle of Lake Michigan to the northern boundary of the state of Indiana, as that line was established by the act of congress of the nineteenth of April, eighteen hundred...
Page 56 - An act to establish the northern boundary line of the State of Ohio, and to provide for the admission of the State of Michigan into the Union upon the conditions therein expressed...
Page 55 - Miami river of the lake, then and in that case, with the assent of the Congress of the United States, the northern boundary of this State shall be established by, and extend to, a direct line running from the southern extremity of Lake Michigan to the most northerly cape of the Miami bay...
Page 43 - ... thousand dollars, which when collected shall be credited to the general fund to reimburse the same for the money hereby appropriated.
Page 87 - States in that part of the territory which lies north of an east and west line drawn through the southerly bend of Lake Michigan, That line, it was generally supposed, was to be the north boundary of Illinois.
Page 54 - Indiana, where a direct line drawn from the southern extremity of Lake Michigan to the most northerly cape of the Maumee...
Page 54 - 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 87 - It is generally known to those who have consulted the maps of the western country extant at the time the Ordinance of 1787 was passed, that Lake Michigan was represented as being very far north of the position which it has since been ascertained to occupy. On a map in the Department of State, which...
Page 54 - That the limits and boundaries of this State be ascertained, it is declared that they are as hereafter mentioned ; that is to say : bounded 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...
Page 43 - ... at such times and in such amounts as the general accounting laws of the state prescribe, and the disbursing officer shall render his account to the auditor general thereunder.