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- Message of the Acting Governor, Stevens T. Mason, to the Legislative Council, of the Territory of Michigan, of the 17th August, 1835
- Michigan Governor
- 06 December 2017 Michigan Governor
Excerpt From Message Of The Acting Governor, Stevens T Mason, To The Legislative Council, Of The Territory Of Michigan, Of The 17th August, 1835 Together With The Documents Accompanying The Same, And The Report, Of The Select Committee, To Which The Said Massage And Documents Were Referred, Presented By Mr Doty, ChairmanAt My First Interview With The Commissioners, I Had Inform Cd Them, That If The Authorities Of Ohio Would Withdraw For The Present All Claim To Jurisdiction, I Believed That No Obsta Clelto The Re Marking Of Harris S Line Would Be Interposed By The Citizens Of Michigan This Compromise Having Been Te Jected By Governor Lucas, I Was Not A Little Surprised That Greater Concessions Were Demanded From Michigan In My Answer To The Commissioners, I Informed Them, That As The Ex Ecutiveof The Territory, I Could Have No Authority To Interfere With The Regular Operatians Of The Laws That The Courts Of Justice Must Be Permitted To Pursue Their Course Unchecked That The Only Power Belonging To The Executive, To Prevent The Rigorous Enforcement Of A Criminal Law, Was The Pardon Ing Power, And That Power Bould Only Be Applied To Individu Al Cases, After The Authority Of The Courts Had Been Expended.About The PublisherForgotten Books Publishes Hundreds Of Thousands Of Rare And Classic Books Find At Www.forgottenbooks.comThis Book Is A Reproduction Of An Important Historical Work Forgotten Books Uses State Of The Art Technology To Digitally Reconstruct The Work, Preserving The Original Format Whilst Repairing Imperfections Present In The Aged Copy In Rare Cases, An Imperfection In The Original, Such As A Blemish Or Missing Page, May Be Replicated In Our Edition We Do, However, Repair The Vast Majority Of Imperfections Successfully Any Imperfections That Remain Are Intentionally Left To Preserve The State Of Such Historical Works.