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CHAPTER XXXIII.
An act, allowing compensation to James Denny.

Be it enacted by the general assembly of the state of Ohio, That the auditor is hereby authorized and required, to pay unto James Denny, a compensa sum equal to the fees allowed by the United tion. States, in auditors’ warrants, for surveying eight hundred acres in the Scioto salt lick township, into twenty acre lots and water lots, as required by an act, entitled, “An act regulating the public salt-works,” upon a return of such survey being made, to be paid out of the contingent fund.

ELIAS LANGHAM, Speaker of the house of representatives.

NATH. MASSIE, Speaker of the senate. February 18th, 1804.

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CHAPTER XXXIV.

An act, to provide for firing the permanent seat of justice in the county of Clermont.

WHEREAs it has been represented to this general assembly, that the present seat of justice in the county of Clermont, is in a situation that renders it very inconvenient to a large proportion of the citizens of said county. Therefore,

Sec. 1. Be it enacted by the general assembly of the state of Ohio, That William Patton, Isaac Davis and Nathan Reeves, of the county of Ross, be and they are hereby appointed and constituted commissioners, to view and examine the several parts of the aforesaid county, or so much thereof as will, in their opinion, enable them to determine whether a removal of the seat of justice in said county be necessary, for the Convenience and accommodation of the citizens thereof; in determining of which, the said commissioners shall take into view the present and probable future population of the said county, the outlines that are likely to remain permanent as well as those that may be altered by future

Preamble.

William Patton, Isaac Davis and Nathan Reeves, commissionets.

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Their duty.

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Sec. 4. And be it further enacted, That the aforesaid commissioners, previous to their entering on the duties of their office, shall each take the following oath or affirmation. I ———, Oath. do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully and truly execute the duties of a commissioner for establishing the seat of justice in the county of Clermont, and that I will make a just report thereof, according to the best of my abilities; a copy of which oath, signed by the justice before whom it was taken, shall accompany the report made to the general assembly. |

Sec. 5. And be it further enacted, That each commissioner shall be entitled to receive two compensa. dollars, for every day they may be necessarily " employed in the business required by this act, and going to and returning from the said county, which shall be paid out of the county treasury, upon the certificate of any justice of the

peace within the said county.

Sec. 6. And be it further enacted. That the to court or commissioners shall be, and they are §§ hereby prohibited from making any further appropriation of money, for the erection or Com

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