Book/Printed Material 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 ...

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Title
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 ...
Contributor Names
United States. Continental Congress.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
[New York : s.n., 1785]
Subject Headings
-  Surveying--Public lands--Northwest, Old
-  Land settlement--Law and legislation--United States
Notes
-  "This imprint is in the form, apparently, in which the ordinance passed the 2d reading"--Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 29, p. 918, which give date as March 16, 1785.
-  Imprint from Journals ofthe Continental Congress, v. 33, p. 753; formerly ascribed to the press of John Dunlap in v. 29, p. 918 (#459). Bristol gives Dunlap as printer and Philadelphia as place of printing.
-  Bristol B6199
-  Shipton & Mooney 44818
-  Journals of the Continental Congress, 459
-  LC copy extensively annotated by Benjamin Bankson, clerk of the secretary's office, bringing it into conformity with the later action of Congress. Cf. JCC, v. 29, p. 918.
-  Source: Transfer from Manuscript Department, Library of Congress.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
Medium
1 sheet ([2] p.) ; 44 x 28 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
Cont Cong no. 115
Digital Id
bdsdcc 11501 http://0-hdl.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/loc.rbc/bdsdcc.11501
Library of Congress Control Number
90898222
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"This imprint is in the form, apparently, in which the ordinance passed the 2d reading"--Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 29, p. 918, which give date as March 16, 1785. Imprint from Journals ofthe Continental Congress, v. 33, p. 753; formerly ascribed to the press of John Dunlap in v. 29, p. 918 (#459). Bristol gives Dunlap as printer and Philadelphia as place of printing. Bristol B6199 Shipton & Mooney 44818 Journals of the Continental Congress, 459 ESTC W2276 Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. Transfer; Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. LC copy extensively annotated by Benjamin Bankson, clerk of the secretary's office, bringing it into conformity with the later action of Congress. Cf. JCC, v. 29, p. 918.
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United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. 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. [New York: s.n, 1785] Pdf. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/90898222/.

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United States Continental Congress & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1785) 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. [New York: s.n] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/90898222/.

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United States Continental Congress, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. 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. [New York: s.n, 1785] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898222/>.