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WHEREAS His Excellency the Governor of this State, has laid before this General Assembly, a RESOLUTION passed by the Congress of the United States, in the words following, to wit:

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives in Congress assembled, two thirds of both houses concurring, That the following section be submitted to the Legislatures of the several states, which, when ratified by the legislatures of three fourths of the states, shall be valid and binding as a part of the Constitution of the United States :

If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive or retain, any title of nobility or honor, or shall, without consent of Congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office or emolument whatever, from any Emperor, King, Prince or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the United States, and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them or either of them— THEREFORE,

Resolved unanimously by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, That the foregoing amendment, proposed by congress, to the constitution of the United States, be, and the same is hereby (on the part of this state) agreed to, ratified and confirmed.

Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit copies of thd foregoing resolution to the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Represent

atives, and to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress, and to each of the Governors of the several states. EDWARD TIFFIN, Speaker

Of the House of Representatives.

Attest-R. OSBORN, Clk. H. R.

THOS. KIRKER, Speaker of the Senate.

Attest-CARLOS A. NORTON, Clk. Senate.

SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE,

ZANESVILLE, January 31st, 1811.

I CERTIFY the foregoing Resolution to be a correct copy of the original, remaining on file in this office.

JER. MCLANE Secretary of the State of Ohio.

Sir

Zanesville (Ohio)

Jan 31-1811

In compliance with the Request of the General Assembly of the State of Ohio, I transmit the preceding Resolution and am with great Respect

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In Senate of the United States.

1811 February 11th

The Letter from the Governor of the State of Ohio addressed to the President of the Senate, transmitting a Resolution of the General Assembly of said state, approving the Amendment to the Constitution of the United States proposed by the Congress thereof, respecting titles of Nobility, was read; And

Resolved, That the secretary transmit the said letter and resolution to the secretary for the department of State.

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Sir

Geo. Town
29. Aug' 1814

Your letter of the 29th Ult° was received by the Governor, And Agreeably to the Orders of his Excellency I have the Honor herewith to enclose a Copy of the Proceedings of the Legislature on the Subject of the Amendment of. the Constitution of the U. S. as by you requested. And

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The Secretary of the State of Delaware transmits the pro

ceedings of the Legislature approving of the amendment proposed to the Constitution of the United States,

13th Art. ratified.

In the House of Representatives

of the State of Delaware

February 1st 1811.

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That the following amendment to the constitution of the United States. proposed by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled is hereby approved and ratified by the General Assembly of this State: that is to say, "If any citizen of the United States shall ac"cept, claim, receive or retain any title of nobility or honour, "or shall without the consent of Congress accept and retain "any present, pension, office or emolument of any kind "whatever from any Emperor, king, prince or foreign "power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the United "States and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust "or-profit under them or either of them."

Resolved further by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met, That the Governor of this State be and he is hereby requested to transmit a copy of the foregoing resolution to the Executives of the several States in the United States and to the Secretary of State of the United States.

Read and adopted.

MOLTON C. ROGERS Clerk.

In Senate February 1st 1811. Read.

February 2d read again and concurred in.

A. L. HAYES Clerk.

Dover August 3d 1814.

I do certify that the foregoing is a true copy of the orig

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