Historical Sketch of Greene [!] Township, Hamilton County, Ohio

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Page 17 - The utmost good faith shall always be observed towards the Indians ; their lands and property shall never be taken from them without their consent ; and, in their property, rights, and liberty, they shall never be invaded or disturbed, unless in just and lawful wars authorized by Congress; but laws founded in justice and humanity, shall, from time to time, be made for preventing wrongs being done to them, and for preserving peace and friendship with them.
Page 4 - Let her be as the loving hind and pleasant roe ; let her breasts satisfy thee at all times ; and be thou ravished always with her love.
Page 14 - THE great country back of the Appalachian Mountains, on both sides of the Ohio, and between that river and the Lakes is now well known, both to the English and French, to be one of the finest in North America, for the extreme richness and fertility of the land ; the healthy temperature of the air, and mildness of the climate ; the plenty of hunting, fishing, and fowling; the facility of trade with the Indians; and the...
Page 22 - 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 18 - Thus the provisions of the ordinance " for preventing wrongs being done to the Indians, and for preserving peace and friendship with them,
Page 3 - S00 to 1,000 feet of the upper part have been removed. HAMILTON COUNTY. Strictly speaking there are no hills in" Hamilton County, the surface being all referable to the tablelands and to the valleys worn in them. The elevated lands, called hills, are merely isolated remnants of the old plateau, which have, thus far, escaped the long continued inundation.
Page 3 - I can neither add to nor take away any thing from our history ; and furthermore for the reason that there is a wide difference of opinion as to what should be mentioned and what omitted.
Page 3 - Hamilton county, the surface being all referable to the table lands and the valleys worn in them. What are called the Cincinnati hills, for example, are merely the isolated remnants of the old' plateau, which have so far escaped the longcontinued denudation.
Page 17 - Virginia," and therefore were entitled to have " saved their laws and customs relative to the descent and conveyance of property.
Page 16 - ... that real estate may be conveyed by lease and release, or bargain or sale.

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