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presented by him to the senate, with assurances that the saoic k accci)teil.
A motion Wilis nvMUi hy Mi*. Lsioker, that fifty conies of llic tleiailed htutemeiit of the lu^u cen^u* of the Oiiitcd State-, be printed lor tiie use ofthe nieinhera ofthe sitimUi. Oil niotiuii, Ordered, That the further conLidciiilioo of suid motion- i i>ostponctl till Satuntay next. File si>c;ikcr laitl before the senate a commiiD'.cation from his execlloiit^- IL J. Meigs, esq. |Tovernor of Ohio,wiih -d/z- oomijanyiiig documents, whieh u as read, as follows :
Gendemen uf Ihe senate and house of represent alive h, THK high trust devolv'm*,^ on the ie|»rcseiitatives of a frea |>eop1c—the iinpoitant (hities confided to tlieir wisdom, and tlic expcetatioii of utility to be dfM-ivcd from their labors, are ci.mscs which eaniiot fail to ex^ei.e the best ex.rtions of your honorable bodies.
While the face of the globe almost every where exhibits 9CCI1CS of uar amd iSesohw.ion, our own country, under the' protecting favor ofthe DiriNB SurKRiSTENJUEST of naii- otiSjis yet inthilped with an exemption from nipny of those calarait*ic3, so abhorrent toju&ticc,and allhctivc to humauity; Siiri'ouiided as wc arc w ith a copious abundance, in the P'oeral ciijoyiueiil: ofthe higher, fiTcdom, we ouiTht to be jLjrateful, not only for the prosj>crily of cur skuation, but also lor the pobsc;oion of those inatituti.;:'. fs :r:i which emanate the «!:-iingii!shcd benefits whicn , 3 enjoy.—
Odr state h fa&t rising fi-oai a u..,......,;... a degree of
comitciKe bi improvcmeiU and jwpulatijn, far txansecnding lire prtrdlctioisi of it> friends, and ihc; cxpcjclations of the waiTTi.-^'f invviri ation, and is as. pro5iivv:«>i.Tis ai the iiiiexa;ii- pled (S: ;¦ the pulhieal w'orld will
As \ lemcn, have convened fi :ion of
the slate, you have h-.v.l oppoi- laws arc^ warning, and ulial no* , ^
yoo v\ ill Ik: cn:tbYedto enact such sis may I>ei!ecei.s4r5r,aiid to provitle remedial amendments to others.
Peinnit me. however, to call your attention to several s»ib- jccts, some of Vi hkh arc indispensably i^^ciiisite, and others deemed cxpediciii to be acted ujwn duVinc the preffT^t sessi¬ on. By the rt turns of the late census of tlie Uuttcd St^.tf^v a lar«^e Incrcu^c of rcpreseiitatioa in the gixiat councdsof ibf