William Creighton, Junior (at present a Representative in Congress from the State of Ohio, and just re-elected for another term) has been appointed by the President, Judge of the United States’ Court for the District of Ohio in the room of Judge Byrd, deceased, and has accepted the appointment. Nat. Intel. [Republican Compiler, Gettysburg, PA, November 26, 1828 - NP - Sub by FOFG]

April 18, 1857— The Ohio Legislature adjourns. A law has been enacted making it a penitentiary offence to claim or hold slaves in Ohio, or to attempt to carry away from the State, as a slave, any person of color. [Source: "American almanac and repository of useful knowledge" - 1860 by Jared Sparks and Frances Bowen]

June 10, 1857— William H. Gibson, State Treasurer of Ohio, discloses that his predecessor, John G. Breslin, was a defaulter to the amount of $ 750,000. June 13, he resigns, and a successor is appointed and takes charge of the treasury same day. [Source: "American almanac and repository of useful knowledge" - 1860 by Jared Sparks and Frances Bowen]

The forthcoming report of Hon. Charles Townsend, Secretary of State, will show that, during the fiscal year, there have been filed in that office nine hundred and nine articles of incorporation, with a total capital stock of $252,43?,359; eighty-four companies have increased their capital stock $72,421, 150, and five companies have decreased their capital stock $970,000. [Source: The Highland Weekly News, (Hillsborough, Highland County, Ohio), December 20, 1882, Transcribed by Jeanne Hall]

William McKinley was inaugurated at Columbus as governor of Ohio. [Lorain County Reporter, Jan 15, 1892]

In accordance with a policy established at the start of the depression the friends and relatives of inmates in Ohio penitentiary will not be permitted to send Thanksgiving Day boxes of food and confections to the prisoners, it was announced last week by Warden C. Woodard. A customary special Thanksgiving dinner will be served at the institution. The menu will include roast pork and dressing, sweet potatoes, celery, pumpkin pie, coffee and apples, Warden Woodard said. The reason for the decree banning Thanksgiving boxes is that many families would make sacrifices in order to remember friends and relatives who are paying their debt to society, when as a matter of fact the inmates will fare better Thanksgiving day than many persons outside the penitentiary. In addition to the special Thanksgiving dinner, Warden Woodard hopes that funds will be sufficient to provide cigars and candy for the inmates. [Source: "Amherst News-Times", November 15, 1935, Page 4]


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