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amount of five per cent. on the sale of public lands therein offered, may be applied to the construction of roads and canals, and the promotion of education within this state, under the direction of the legislature thereof. And this convention, for and in behalf of the people inhabiting this state, and by the authority of the said people, do further ordain, agree, and declare, that this ordinance shall be irrevocable, without the con. sent of the United States. Done in convention, at St. Louis, in the state of Missouri,
this nineteenth day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty, and of the inde. pendence of the United States of America the forty-fifth. By order of the convention:
DAVID BARTON, President. Attest, Wm. G. Pettus, Secretary.