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WHEREAS, the act of congress, entitled, “An act in addition to and in modification of, the propositions contained in the act, entitled, “An act to enable the people of the eastern division of the territory, northwest of the river Onio, to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the Union, on an equal footing with the original states, and for other purposes," provides, that so much of that tract commonly called the Virginia military reservation, as will amount to one thirty-sixth part of the whole tract, shall be appropriated for the use of schools within the same, and to be selected by the legislature of the state of Ohio, out of the unlocated land in that tract, after the warrants issued from the state of Virginia, shall have been satisfied. And whereas there is no limitation of time for such warrants to be satisfied. Therefore,
Resolved, By the general assembly of the state of Ohio: That the senators of this state, in the congress of the United States, be instructed, and the representative from this state, in the congress of the Untied States, be requested to use their influence and endeavor to procure the passage of a law of the United States, limiting
Resolved, By the general assembly of the state of Ohio: That the auditor of this state is hereby authorized and required, to procure from the office of the treasury of the United States, a transcript of all entries or locations made since the fifth day of March, one thousand eight hundred, in the United States military district, and a list of all grants made to the Canadian refugees, their representatives or assigns, and also from the registers of the land officers in this state, lists of all lands disposed of by the United States, prior to the thirtieth day of June, one thousand eight hundred and two, which lies in the bounds or districts within this state, and the same to forward to the clerks of the different counties where said lands may lie, and the expense accruing in procuring the same, shall be paid by this state.