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An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory

United States. Continental Congress.

An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory

Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall be disposed of in the following manner ...

by United States. Continental Congress.

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Published by s.n. in [New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest, Old.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Surveying -- Public lands -- Northwest, Old.,
    • Land settlement -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsContinental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCont Cong no. 112
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2002076M
      LC Control Number90898126

      the Land Ordinance of (officially, An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory) and the Northwest Ordinance of (officially, An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio). These ordinances established a series of trust relationships betweenFile Size: KB. The text (in whole or in part) of these land acts follows. AN ORDINANCE FOR ASCERTAINING THE MODE OF DISPOSING THE LANDS IN THE WESTERN TERRITORY (PASSED )∗ Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which had been purchased of the Indian.

      An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory. was the guiding document in the division and dispersal of Western lands. provided, that none of the lands, within the said territory, be sold under the price of one dollar the acre, to be paid in specie, or loan office certificates, reduced to specie. The importance of "sections" was greatly enhanced by the passage of "An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory" of by the U.S. Congress (see Land Ordinance of ). This law provided that lands outside the then-existing states could not be sold, otherwise distributed, or opened for settlement.

      A Supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory [electronic resource]: whereas it appears inconvenient to pursue the mode prescribed in the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and : United States.#N# Continental Congress. The Land Ordinance of made land cheap and affordable. The Land Ordinance established an orderly plan for dividing up the land. The government would first survey the land and divide it into townships. Each township was to be square. Each side of the square was to be 6 miles in length, and then the completed square would be 36 square miles File Size: 1MB.


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29, p. which give date as Ma An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory: Be it ordained by the United States of Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall be disposed of in the following manner | Library of Congress.

An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory: Be "This imprint seems to be the re-committed ordinance noted in the Journals of April 14 as read the first time"--Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 29, p.which dates text as Ap An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory.

Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual States to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall be disposed of. An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory: Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall be disposed of in the following manner.

[New York: s.n, ] Online Text. The Land Ordinance of AN ORDINANCE FOR ASCERTAINING THE MODE OF DISPOSING OF LANDS IN THE WESTERN TERRITORY!!!!. Passed !!!!. “Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which had been purchased of the Indian habitants, shall be disposed of in the following manner:File Size: 42KB.

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A Supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory" [microform]: whereas it is found to be inconvenient to execute that part of the land ordinance passed May 20th, by United States. Continental CongressPages: A Supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory [microform]: whereas it appears inconvenient to pursue the mode prescribed in the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five.

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Get this from a library. An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of locating and disposing of lands in the western territory. [United States. Continental Congress.]. An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory.: Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall be disposed of in the following manner Find a copy online.

Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory. The Land Ordinance of set up a new method of land surveying. Prior to this time, surveying in America used rocks, brooks, and other natural features as land boundaries. This created an irregular pattern on the : United States.

Continental Congress. An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory: Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall be disposed of in the following manner - ECU Libraries Catalog.

AN ORDINANCE OF CONGRESS ASCERTAINING THE MODE OF DISPOSING OF LANDS IN THE WESTERN TERRITORY. [From Executive Letter Book.] May 20th, An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory. Be it ordained by the United States in Congress Assembled, That the Territory ceded by Individual States, to the.

An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing the Lands in the Western Territory (Passed ) Resolution of Land Act of Act of Febru2 Stat.

By the United States in Congress assembled. JULY 9, A SUPPLEMENT to an ORDINANCE entitled "An ORDINANCE for ascertaining the MODE of disposing of LANDS in the WESTERN TERRITORY.". WHEREAS it is found to be inconvenient to execute that part of the Land-Ordinance, passed (11) An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory.

Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual States to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall be. Congress proceeded to the Election of a Surveyor from each State in conforming to the “Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory” and the ballot being taken Mr.

Nathaniel Adams was elected from the State of New Hampshire, Mr. Rufus Putnam from Massachusetts, Mr. Caleb Harris from Rhode Island and P.

plantations, Mr. William Morris from New York, Mr.[Detail] An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory. New York: s.n., LC copy annotated by Rufus King and by an unknown hand, with some changes reflected in the ordinance passed May 20 (cf.

JCC ). Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.United States Continental Congress, King, Rufus & William Samuel Johnson, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory: Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that the territory ceded by individual states to the United States, which has been purchased of the Indian inhabitants, shall.