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ACTS OF A GENERAL NATURE,

PASSED AT THE FIRST SESSION OF THE

THIRTY-FIFTH GENERAL ASSEMBLY .

OF THE

STATE OF OHIO;

BEGU N. AND HELD IN THE CITY OF COLUMBUS,

DECEMBER 5TH, 1836.

And in the Thirty-Fifth Year of said State.

VOL. XXXV.

COLUMBUS:

8. R. DOLBEE, PRINTER TO THE STATE.

1837.

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· AN ACT To provide more fully for the preservation and safe keeping of the Journals.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That it shall hereafter be the duty of the clerks of both Duty of the houses of the General Assembly of this State, to deliver to Clerks, furnthe State Printer, a certified copy of the daily Journals of their is

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"Printer with respective Houses; the original of which they shall deposite in journal." the office of the Secretary of State, or under his care and direc- Record to be tion,insuch other place as may be provided for the safe keeping deposited of the public records; and it shall be their further duty, to keep in with. Sec

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of Stato. a perfect manner, a record of all reports of standing or select c. committees of their respective Houses, upon all subjects of a record in book general nature, and reports of public officers, called for by spe- for that purcial resolution; which record shall be carefully indexed, and pose. deposited as above, at the close of each session of the General Assembly,

Sec. 2. That for this purpose, the Clerks shall be, and they Clerk' to emare hereby empowered to employ such number of assistants, ploy assistènts as shall be found necessary to the discharge of the duties here- and

pensation, to by enjoined, at a compensation not exceeding three dollars per report the day; and they shall further be required, whenever called upon, same. to report the number of their assistants, their duties and compensation, to their respective Houses.

Sec. 3. That the printed Journals' shall contain only the Journals to ccproceedings of the respective Houses; and all Executive commu-ntain only the

proceedings of nications, with the accompanying documents, reports of the sey-the resp. houeral officers of State, except such as shall be, called by special ses, with acresolution, reports of the Board of Public Works, and all official comp. doc. &c documents, which now pertain to the Journals, shall be printed separately from the said Journals, in the same form, and furnished with an index; which documents shall accompany the Jour-To prepare nals in their distribution, and be furnished to all such persons index. as are by law or resolution, entitled to receive the Journal of the General Assembly.

Sec. 4. That it shall be the further duty of the Clerks of the Houses, to affix the index provided for in the first section Daty of clerko

to affix index of this act, to the written Record, as also to the printed Jour-to the records nal; for which service they shall receive such compensation as and journals. may be deemed just and equitable, to be paid out of the general appropriation, upon the warrant of their respective Speakers.

Sec. 5. That the duties enjoined by this aet, shall apply, Time of ta- from and after its passage, to the Clerks of the present Geneking effect. ral Assembly, who shall be governed in all things pertaining thereto, by its provisions.

WILLIAM MEDILL,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

ELIJAH VANCE,

Speaker of the Senate. December 17th, 1836.

A.D. and which to regulate in United Star

AN ACT
To accept this States' proportion of the Surplus Revenue of the United States.
WHEREAS, The Congress of the United States passed an act,

entitled “An act to regulate the deposites of the public mo-
ney;" and which was duly approved on the 23d of June,
A. D. 1836; and the 13th and 14th sections of which act,
are as follows, that is to say:
· "Sec. 13. And be it further enacted, That the money which
shall be in the Treasury of the United States, on the first day
of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, reserving the
sum of five millions of dollars, shall be deposited with the seve-
ral States, in proportion to their respective representation in
the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States,
as shall, by law, authorize their Treasurers, or other compe-
tent authorities, to receive the same, on the terms hereinafter
specified; and the Secretary of the Treasury shall deliver the
same to such Treasurer, or other competent authorities, on re-
ceiving certificates of deposite therefor, signed by such compe-
tent authorities, in such form as may be prescribed by the Sec-
retary aforesaid, which certificates shall express the usual and
legal obligations, and shall pledge the faith of the State, for the
sale keeping and repayment thereof, and shall pledge the faith of
the State receiving the same, to pay the said moneys, and eve-
ry part thereof, from time to time, whenever the same shall be
required by the Secretary of the Treasury, for the purpose of
defraying any wants of the public Treasury, beyond the amount
of the five millions aforesaid: Provided, That if any State
ueclines to receive its proportion of the surplus aforesaid, on
the terms before named, the same shall be deposited with the
other States, agreeing to accept the same on deposite, in the
proportion aforesaid: And provided further, That when said
money, or any part thereof, shall be wanted by the said Secreta-
ry, to meet appropriations by law, the same shall be called for, in
rateable proportions, within one year, as nearly as convenient-
ly may be, from the different States, with which the same is
deposited; and shall not be called for, in sums exceeding ten

thousand dollars, from any one State, in any one month, with out previous notice of thirty days, for every additional sum of twenty thousand dollars, which may any time be required.

“ Sec. 14. And be it further enacted, That the said deposites shall be made with the said States, in the following proportions, and at the following times, to-wit: One quarter part on the first day of January, eighteen hundred and thirty-seven, or as soon thereafter as may be; one quarter part on the first day of April; one quarter part on the first day of July; and one quarter part on the first day of October, all in the same year."

Now, therefore, Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the Treasurer of State, be, and he is hereby au- Treasurer of thorized to receive for and on behalf of this State, on the terms State authoriz specified in the act of Congress of the United States, entitled ed to rec. this “ An act to regulate the deposites of the public money;" appro- tion of surplus ved the twenty-third day of June, one thousand eight hundred revenue. and thirty-six, all that portion of the money which shall be in the Treasury of the United States, subject to be deposited with the several States, by virtue of said act, that shall be apportioned to this State.

Sec. 2. That the Treasurer of State, be, and he is hereby authorized, from time to time, to sign, execute, and deliver to Treasurer au. the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, or other

thorized to experson duly authorized to receive the same, certificates of de-cate. posite, for all moneys which may be received by him, under the authority of the preceding section, in such form as may be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, in accordance with the aforesaid act of Congress, expressing the usual and legal obligations, and pledging the faith of the State, for the safe keeping and re-payment of such moneys, and State pledged

Faith of the every part thereof; in accordance with the provisions of the aforesaid act of Congress.

WILLIAM MEDILL,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.

ELIJAH VANCE.

Speaker of the Semate. December 19th, 1837.

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AN ACT

To fix the sees of Guager and Inspector of Spirits and Linseed Oil, in the

county of Muskingum.

.

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That from and after the passage of this act, the guager and inspector of domestic spirits and linseed oil, who has been, or who may be appointed by the court of common pleas of

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