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When Ohio was made a State, in 1803, the residue of the North-West Territory became Indiana Territory, with William Henry Harrison — since President of the United States--as Governor.
Its earlier settlements were mainly on the banks of the Ohio and of its northern tributaries, and werom a Select Committee in favor of granting their request.
But Congress never took this report into consideration.
At the next session, a fresh letter from Governor Harrison, inclosing resolves of the Legislative Council and House of Representatives in favor of suspending temporarily the inhibition of Slavery, was received, and rtitioners; but Congress never acted upon the subject.
At the next session, the matter was brought before the Senate, on the apparently unanimous prayer of Governor Harrison and his Legislature for permission temporarily to employ slaves; but there was now, for the first time, a remonstrance of citizens of the Territory against t