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leases will be sold, by advertising the same in three public places in the county, subjecting the purchaser or purchasers to the conditions contained in the lease or leases of the delinquent or delinquents ; and in case the said lease or

Surplus to be leases shall sell for more than the rent, damages paid over te and costs, the surplus shall be paid over to the delinquent delinquent or delinquents. Sec. 14. Be it further enacted, That each

Each society and every denomination of religious societies

to appoint an and their adherents, after giving themselves a agent and for name, shall appoint an agent, who shall forward ward certifia certificate to the trustees, containing a list of cate before

entitled to a their names and numbers, specifying that they

dividend are citizens of said township ; and the trustees shall pay over to the agent an equal dividend of the rent (according to their numbers) within three months after it is received, to be appropriated to the support of religion, at the discre. tion of each society. Sec. 15. Be it further enacted, That the

All books &c. trustees shall give over all books and papers, to be delivo relating to any of the reserved sections, sixteen ered over to or twenty-nine, and the treasurer shall pay over successors in

office all money remaining in his hands, to their successors in office, and the trustees are required to see that the leases are complied with. Sec. 16. Be it further enacted, That in all

In all cases eases where section number sixteen, lying with

where seci. in any township or fractional township, has been 16 has been disposed of by congress, and any section given disposed of in lieu thereof, whether within or without such by congresso

how to pros township, the electors residing within the towii

ceed ship for which said election is given, are hereby authorised to elect three trustees and one trea. surer, agreeable to the provisions of the second section of this act; and the trustees so elected,

same

are not twen

are hereby authorised and required to lease such section, and apply the avails thereof within the township for which it is given, and to proceed in all respects in conformity to the provisions of

this act, for leasing section number sixteen. Any lands

Sec. 17. Be it further enacted Thit any given by any

lands, other than those before mentioned in this person for re act, given by any private individual or indivi. ligious pur. duals to any legal or surveyed township, for the poses or for

use of schools and religious purposes, may be schools to be leased in the leased under the provisions, regulations and re

man-stritions of this act : Provided always. That por when any gift or grant is made to any particular

society or denomination, it shall be applied and appropriated, according to the intent and mean. ing of the donor or donors.

Sec. 18. Be it further enacted, That when When there ever sections number sixteen or twenty-nine, ty electors in shall lie in a surveyed township as afore aid, in à township, which there shall not be twenty electors, then how to pro. the trustees of the township in which such surdeod

veyed township shall lie, may lease the said sections number sixteen and twenty nine, and secure the rents arising therefrom, for the use of the inhabitants of said surveyed township, agree. able to the provision of this act.

Sec. 19. And be it further enacted, That the

act, entitled 'An act to incorporate the original Repoaling surveyed townships, passed January second, clause

eighteen hundred and six, and the act, entitled • An act for leasing section number twenty-nine, granted for religious purposes,' passed January twenty-second, eighteen hundred and six, and the act, entitled "An act supplementary to the act, entitled an act for leasing section number twenty-nine, granted for religious purposes,' passed December the twentieth, eighteen hun. dred and six, are hereby repealed,

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This aet shall be in force, from and after the commencer first day of May next.

EDWARD TIFFIN,
Speaker of the house of representatives,
DUNCAN M'ARTHUR,

Speaker of the senate.
February 6, 1810.

CHAPTER II.

An act supplementary to the act entitled, “ An act

to incorporate the original surveyed townships. Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the

the general assembly of the state of Ohio, That the trustees appointed under the provisions of the act to which Duty of tris this is supplementary, are hereby authorised tees in nankand directed, previous to their appropriating ing dividendo the profits arising from section number sixteen, or other section in lieu thereof, (granted by congress for the use of schools) to require a certified list of all the scholars who reside within their township (whether they go to school within or without the same), to be procured from their respective teachers, stating the time each scholar by him taught hath attended, together with such other evidence as the trustees may think necessary; and the trustees shall thereupon apportion an equal dividend of the profits of their reserved section, to the use of the scholars within their townships, having special regard to the time each scholar hath been taught: and nothing herein contained shall be so construed as to prevent any scholar who may go to a school out of the township, from an equal participation in the profits of said sec

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tion in their own proper township, with those

actually taught within the same. Qualification

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That no perof trustees son residing on, or holding a lease of any part

of section No. sixteen, or other section granted in lieu thereof for the support of schools, shall be eligible to be elected to the office of trustee or treasurer of any original surveyed township in this state.

JOHN POLLOCK, Speaker of the house of representatives.

OTHNIEL LOOKER,

Speaker of the senate. February 9, 1814.

CHAPTER III.

An act for the punishment of crimes.

death

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the general assenTreason pu·bly of the state of Ohio, That if any person nished with or persons, owing allegiance to this state, shall

levy war against it, or shall adhere to its ene. mies, giving them aid or comfort, within this state or elsewhere, or shall carry on any treasonable or treacherous correspondence with them, or shall be any way concerned in forming any plot or combination or conspiracy for betraying this state into the power of any foreign enemy, or shall give or attempt to give any intelligence to such enemy, for the purpose of betraying this state, or any of its forts, garrisons, warlike stores, troops or militia, into the power of any such enemy, every person so offending, and being thereof legally convicted upon the testimony of two credible witnesses, testifying to the same overt act, of which such person shall

stand indicted, or upon the voluntary confession of such party made in open court, shall be deemed guilty of treason, and shall suffer death.

Sec. 2. Be it further enacted, That if any Murder in person shall purposely, of deliberate and pre- the first de mcditated malice, or in the perpetration or at-gree punish tempt to perpetrate any rape, arson, robbery or ed with death burglary, kill another, every such person, his or her aiders, abettors, counsellors and procurers, shall be deemed guilty of murder in the first degree, and upon conviction thereof shall sur death.

Sec. 3. Be it further enacted, That if any person shall purposely and maliciously, but Murder in without deliberate and premeditated malice, the 2nd dekili another, every such person, his or her aid-Sree 21 years ers and abettors, shall be deemed guilty of in the peni murder in the second degree, and upon con- tentiary viction thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary and kept at hard labor for any space of time not more than twenty-one years nor less than seven years.

Sec. 4. Be it further enacted, That if any person shall unlawfully kill another, without Manslaugh

ter how pun malice of any kind, either upon a sudden quar ished relor intentionally, while the slayer is in the commission of some unlawful act, every such person shall be deemed guilty of manslaughter, and upon conviction thereof shall be imprisoned in the penitentiary, at hard labor, for any space of time not more than seven years nor less than one year.

Sec. 5. Be it further enacted, That if any person shall have carnal knowledge of a woman Rape how forcibly and against her will, or shall aid, abet, punished counsel, hire or procure any person to commit the said offence; or if any

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