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Constitution and Laws of the United States, by such means as they
have placed in his hands for that purpose.
I have the honor to be,
With high consideration,
Your Excellency’s obedient servant,
ASBURY DICKENS,
Acting Secretary.

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On motion of Mr. McMechan, The message and accompanying documents were referred to the Joint Select Committee to whom the Governor's Message and the accompanying documents were referred. Mr. Taylor, from the Joint Committee of Enrolment, reported that the committee had deposited in the office of the Secretary of State, and taken his receipt for the following acts and resolution, to wit: An act further to amend an act, entitled “An act regulating the mode of taking the enumeration of the white male inhabitants above the age of twenty-one years,” passed January 10th, A. D. 1827; An act supplementary to the act in relation to the Lunatic Asylum; Resolution directing the Canal Commissioners to cause a certain survey and estimate to be made. On motion of Mr. Osborn, Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the Assistant Door-Keepers be, and they are hereby allowed for their services, during this extra session of this General Assembly, two dollars each per day. On motion of Mr. Morris, The Senate adjourned until 2 o'clock, P. M.

Two o'clock, P. M.–The Senate met, pursuant to adjournment. Mr. McDowell, from the Joint Select Committee to whom was referred the message of his Excellency the Governor, and the accompanying document, signed Asbury Dickens, reported that the committee bave had the same under consideration, and asked leave to submit the sollowing resolutions, to wit: Resolved, That, in the opinion of this committee, the message of his Excellency the Governor, and the accompanying document, present no new matter, changing the position of the affairs of this State in relation to her Northern Boundary, which requires legislative action; and, therefore, Resolved, That the committee be discharged from the further consideration thereof. The question being taken on the adoption of the resolution, It was decided in the affirmative—Yeas 28, Nays 5. Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Alexander, Anderson, Anthony, Blake, Doan, Hopkins, Johnston, Kendall, Lyman, McDowell, McMcchan, McKaig, Morris, Morse, Newell, Osborn, Pilson, Ravenscroft, Robinson, Shepler, Spangler, Steele, Taylor, Vance, Vincent, Whittlesey, Yeo and Speaker—28. Those go voted in the negative, were 22

Messrs. Atkinson, Hawkins, Howard, Lind, and Walke—5. On motion of Mr. Anderson, Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That neither the Constitution of the United States, nor any law of the United States with which this General Assembly is acquainted, authorizes the President to interfere in preventing the re-marking of the Northern Boumdary of Ohio. Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States does not authorize the President to levy war against the people of any State of this Union; but that the attempt to do so on the part of the President, is an assumption of power dangerous to our institutions, and subversive of the rights and liberties of the people. Mr. Spangler moved the indefinite postponement of the rsolutions. On motion of Mr. Whittlesey, . The resolutions were laid on the table. A message from the House of Representatives: Mr. Speaker, The House have passed the bill entitled “An act to prevent the forcible abduction of the citizens of Ohio.” The House have agreed to the resolution from the Senate, providing for the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates, with an amendment, in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. The House have disagreed to the amendment of the Senate, to the resolution of the House fixing on Thursday the 18th inst. for going into certain elections The House have agreed to the resolution providing for the payment of Assistant Door-Keepers at the extra session of the General Assembly for 1835. The Senate took up the resolution, together with the amendment of the House, providing for the payment of the non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates, called out by the Governor to protect the Commissioners, &c. The question being taken on agreeing to the amendment made by the House, It was decided in the affirmative. A message from the House of Representatives: Mr. Speaker, The Speaker of the House has signed the following enrolled resolutions, to which the signature of the Speaker of the Senate is also requested, viz: Resolution in relation to the printing ten thousand copies of the report of the Select Joint Committee; o Resolution authorizing the distribution of certain documents, and for the payment of their postage. On motion of Mr. Spanglr, The Senate took up the resolution presented by the gentleman from Muskingum, relating to the Constitutional power of the President of the United States.

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‘Mr. Walke moved that the resolutions be considered separately. The question being taken on the postponement of the first resolution, which is in these words, to wit: Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That neither the Constitution of the United States, nor any law of the United States with which this General Assembly is acquainted, authorizes the President to interfere in preventing the re-marking of the Northern Boundary of Ohio— -- It was decided in the affirmative—Yeas 18, Nays 14. Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Alexander, Atkinson, Blake, Doan, Hopkins, Kendall, Lyman, McDowell, McKaig, McMechan, Newell, Ravenscroft, Robinson, Shepler, Spangler, Steele, Taylor, Vance and Vincent—19. Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Anderson, Anthony, Hawkins, Howard, Johnston, Lind, Morris, Morse, Osborn, Pilson, Walke, Whittlesey, Yeo and Speaker–14. The question being taken on the postponement of the second resolution, which is in these words, to wit: Resolved, That the Constitution of the United States does not authorize the President to levy war against the peoplc of any State of this Union; but that the attempt to do so on the part of the President, is an assumption of power dangerous to our institutions, and subversive of the rights and liberties of the people— It was decided in the affirmative—Yeas 20, Nays 13. Those who voted in the affirmative, were Messrs. Alexander, Atkinson, Blake, Doan, Hopkins, Kendall, Ly-man, McDowell, McKaig, McMechan, Newell, Ravenscroft, Robinson, Shepler, Spangler, Steele. Taylor, Vance, Vincent and Speaker—20. Those who voted in the negative, were Messrs. Anderson, Anthony, Hawkins, Howard, Johnston, Lind, Morris, Morse, Osborn, Pilson Walke, Whittlesey and Yeo—13. On motion of Mr. Morris, Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives, That both branches of the General Assembly will meet in the Hall of the House of Representatives on Friday the 19th inst. at the hour of 4 o'clock, P. M. for the purpose of electing one Associate Judge for the county of Hocking and one Associate Judge for the county of Union. The question being taken thereon, It was decided in the affirmative. On motion of Mr. Yeo, Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That both branches of this Legislature shall adjourn without day, on Saturday the 20th of June, inst. A message from the House of Representatives: Mr. Speaker, The House have passed the bill entitled “An act accepting certain propositions made by the Commissioners appointed by the President of £he United States, relative to the Northern Boundary of this State.” On motion of Mr. Osborn, The Senate adjourned until to-morrow morning, 9 o'clock.

FRIDAY, June 19th, 1835.

The Senate convened pursuant to adjournment. Mr. Walke, from the Committee of Enrolment, Reported, That they had examined, and found truly enrolled, the following acts and resolution, to wit: o An act accepting certain propositions made by the Commissioners appointed by the President of the United States, relative to the Northern Boundary of this State; An act to prevent the forcible abduction of the citizens of Ohio; An act making an appropriation to defray the expense of carrying into effect the laws in regard to the Northern Boundary; Resolution providing for the pay of the non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates, &c. Mr. Taylor, from the Joint Committee of Enrollment, reported that the committee have examined and sound truly enrolled the following resolutions, to wit:

Resolution in relation to printing 10,000 copies of the report of the Joint Select Committee.

Resolution authorizing the payment of the postage of all public documents, &c.

Preamble and resolutions in relation to the imprisonment of Jonathan E. Fletcher; Resolution providing for the payment of Assistant Door Keepers at the extra session of the General Assembly, for 1835. A message from the House of Representatives: Mr. Speaker, The House have passed the bill sent down for concurrence, entitled “An act making appropriation to defray the expense of carrying into effect the laws in regard to the Northern Boundary.” The House have agreed to the resolution for adjournment, sent down for concurrence. On motion of Mr. Osborn, Resolved by the General Assembly of the tale of Ohio, That the same number of copies of the laws, resolutions and journals of this session of the General Assembly, that was distributed last year to the different counties within this State, shall be, by the Secretary of State, distributed by mail; the postage of which, shall be paid out of the unexpended balance made for the distribution of the laws and journals of the last session of the General Assembly. The question being taken thereon, It was decided in the affirmative. Hr. Hawkins, From the Select Committee to whom was referred the resolution inquiring into the expediency of memorializing Congress in regard to the extension of the limits of the States of Ohio and Indiana, northward, to the Territorial line, &c. made the following report, to wit:

The Select Committee, which was instructed to inquire into the expediency of memorializing Congress in regard to the extension of the limits of the States of Ohio and Indiana, northward, to the Territorial line; and also, as to the expediency of soliciting the Legislature of Indiana, to unite with that of Ohio, in pursuit of that object,

REPORT: e That, in the opinion of your committee, Corgress has an undoubted right to dispose of the Territory north of Ohio and Indiana, (commonly known as Michigan Territory) in the manner suggested in your resolution; and that it may hereafter become highly expedient to attach said Territory to the States of Ohio and Indiana.

Your committee, however, ask to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject; and recommend that it be postponed until the first Monday of December next.

The question being taken on agreeing to the report, It was decided in the affirmative. A message from the House of Representatives: Mr. Speaker, The House have passed a bill, entitled “An act to erect the county of Lucas;” in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. The House have agreed to a resolution for the payment of Daniel Kerr, for certain services; in which they request the concurrence of the Senate. The Speaker of the House has signed the following bills and resolutions, to which the signature of the Speaker of the Senate is also requested, viz: An act making appropriation to defray the expense of carrying into effect the laws in regard to the Northern Boundary; An act to prevent the forcible abduction of the citizens of Ohio; An act accepting certain propositions made by the Commissioners appointed by the President of the United States, relative to the Nortern Boundary of this State; Preamble and resolution in relation to the imprisonment of John E. Fletcher; Resolution providing for the payment of Assistant Door-Keepers at the extra session of the General Assembly for 1835; Resolution providing for the pay of the commissioned and non-commissioned officers, musicians and privates, &c. I The Senate took up the resolution from the House, for the payment of Daniel Kerr for certain services; Which resolution was agreed to. A bill from the House, erecting the county of Lucas, was read the first time. On motion of Mr. M'Dowell, The constiutional rule was dispensed with; and the bill erecting the county of Lucas, was taken up and read the second time.

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