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An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio.

United States. Congress. Senate

An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio.

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Published by Printed by John Fenno. in [New York] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio.,
  • United States -- Territories and possessions.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 46040.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14566263M

    Officially titled An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio, the Northwest Ordinance was passed on J The Northwest Ordinance, adopted J , by the Confederation Congress, chartered a government for the Northwest Territory, provided a method for admitting new states.


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An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio. by United States. Congress. Senate Download PDF EPUB FB2

An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio. [New York] Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, []. Contributor Names U.

Laws, statutes, etc. Created / Published New York, Ohio / oʊ ˈ h aɪ oʊ / is a state in the East North Central region of the Midwestern United the fifty states, it is the 34th largest by area, the seventh most populous, and the tenth most densely state's capital and largest city is is bordered by Lake Erie to the north, Pennsylvania to the east, West Virginia to the southeast, Kentucky to the southwest Country: United States.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio, for the purposes of temporary government, shall be one district; the inhabitants of which shall enjoy all the privi­leges, benefits and advantages, set forth in the Ordinance of the late Congress, for the.

The Territory South of the River Ohio, more commonly known as the Southwest Territory, was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed fromuntil June 1,when it was admitted to the United States as the State of Tennessee.

~~~~~ George Washington. Philadelphia, November 8, l Get this from a library. An act for the government of the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio.

[United States. Congress Senate.]. The Northwest Territory in the United States (also known as the Old Northwest) was formed after the American Revolutionary War, and was known formally as the Territory Northwest of the River was the initial post-colonial Territory of the United States and encompassed most of pre-war British colonial territory west of the Appalachian mountains north of the Ohio l: Marietta (–), Chillicothe (–).

An ordinance for the government of the territory of the United States, North-west of the river Ohio. Contributor Names United States. Thomson, Charles,signer. United States. Continental Congress. Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress). The Territory of the United States South of the River Ohio, known since its creation in as the Southwest Territory, was the second great federal territory.

Its predecessor was the Northwest Territory established in Governed principally under the terms of the Northwest Ordinance, the younger territory was the first to follow the three-step progression to statehood set forth in that. ] U.S. Congress. "Land Act, " United States Statutes at Large, Fourth Congress, Session I, Chap p [] The acts of Congress relating to the sale of the public lands northwest of the river Ohio, are: An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory northwest of the river Ohio, and above the mouth of the Kentucky river,chap.

An act to divide the territory of the United States north-west of the Ohio, into two separate governments, ; An Act authorizing the grant and conveyance of certain Lands to John Cleves Symmes, and his Associates, ; An Act respecting the government of the territories of the United States northwest and south of the river Ohio, OHIO LANDS BOOK This book is a publication of The Auditor of State 88 East Broad Street Columbus, Ohio First paperback edition Printed in.

Congress of the United States: At the second session, begun and held at the city of New-York, on Monday the fourth of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety: an act for the government of the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio.

Laws passed in the Territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio: from the commencement of the government to the 31st of December, Published by authority Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This : A Short Description of the State of Tennassee, Lately Called the Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio: To Accompany and Explain a Map of That Country (Classic Reprint) [Daniel Smith] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Excerpt from A Short Description of the State of Tennassee, Lately Called the Territory of the United States. (SOUTHWEST ORDINANCE) (UNITED STATES CONGRESS).

An Act for the Government of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio. Congress of the United States: at the Second Session, Begun and held at the City of New-York, on Monday the fourth of January, one thousand seven hundred and ninety.

An Act for the Government of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio. 15 Chapter XV. An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies, during the times therein mentioned.

16 Chapter XVI. Laws of the Territory of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio; passed at the first session of the General Assembly, begun and held at Cincinnati, on Monday, the sixteenth day of September, A.D.

one thousand, seven hundred and ninety nine:: also, certain laws enacted by the governor and judges of the Territory, from the commencement of the government to December, one thousand, seven. Laws Passed In The Territory Of The United States North-west Of The River Ohio: From The Commencement Of The Government To The 31st Of December, [Territory, Northwest] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Laws Passed In The Territory Of The United States North-west Of The River Ohio: From The Commencement Of The Government To The 31st Of.

Journal of the proceedings of the Legislative Council of the Territory of the United States of America, South of the River Ohio: begun and held at Knoxville, the 25th day of August, by Territory of the United States, South of the River Ohio. General Assembly.

Legislative CouncilPages: The history of Ohio as a state began when the Northwest Territory was divided in and the remainder reorganized for admission to the union in March, as the 17th state of the United recorded history of Ohio began in the late 17th century when French explorers from Canada reached the Ohio River, from which the "Ohio Country" took its name, a river the Iroquois called O-y-o.

UNITED STATES CONGRESS. Act for Granting Lands to the Inhabitants and Settlers at Vincennes and the Illinois County, in the Territory north-west of the Ohio, and for confirming them in their Possessions Approved, March the third, [Philadelphia: Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine, ].

ACT OF CONGRESS RECOGNIZING THE STATE OF OHIO - Whereas the people of the eastern division of the territory northwest of the river Ohio did, on the twenty-ninth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and two, form for themselves a constitution and State government, and did give to the said State the name of the "State of Ohio.

The ordinance and its inclusion in the Organic Act thus recognized aboriginal land title throughout the region. It voided the land laws of the Provisional Government, except for the claims to acres of the various missions to the Indians.

Oregon's act granted two square miles of land per township to. legislation passed by congress that set up a government with no prohibition on slavery in the U.S. territory south of the Ohio River annapolis convention conference of state delegates that issued a call in september for a convention to meet at Philly to consider fundamental changes.

‹ An Act authorizing the grant and conveyance of certain Lands to the Ohio Company of Associates, up An Act giving a right of pre-emption to certain persons who have contracted with John Cleves Symmes, or his associates, for lands lying between the Miami rivers, in the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio, ›.

An Act for the Government of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio. Act of June 1,ch. Act of April 7,ch. Territory south of the Ohio, to be one district; its privileges and government: Act of August 7,ch. Section 1. An Act to provide for the Government of the Territory, North-West of the River Ohio, Jprinted by Thomas Greenleaf For example, in Congress adapted provisions of the Northwest Ordinance—originally passed by the Continental Congress—to fit the new Constitution.

The United States contains a highly diverse population. Unlike a country such as China that largely incorporated indigenous peoples, the United States has a diversity that to a great degree has come from an immense and sustained global immigration.

Probably no other country has a wider range of racial, ethnic, and cultural types than does the United States. the ordinance divided the Northwest Territory into districts that were initially governed by Congress and eventually admitted to the Union as member states.

The ordinance directed surveying of the northwest territory into townships of thirty-six sections (square miles) each, the sale of the sixteenth section of which was to be used to.

An ACT to amend the act, intituled, "An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory north-west of the Ohio, and above the mouth of Kentucky river." Sec. of the United States, North-West of the River Ohio.

Be it ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, That the said territory, for the purposes of temporary government, be one district, subject, however, to be divided into two districts, as future circumstances may, in the opinion of Congress, make it. the United States, and his crew began the first survey of federal land–the Seven Ranges in eastern Ohio.

As directed in the Ordinance, they pushed the Geographer’s Line 42 miles westward from Pennsylvania. Every six miles they ran lines south to the Ohio River, and within these ranges ran.

TENNESSEE MILITIAMEN Territory South of the River Ohio James L. Douthat 90 Pages, Full Name Index, Soft Cover, "x11", ReprintedTN, $ Whereas, in order that the ordinance of the United States in Congress assembled, for the government of the territory north-west of the river Ohio may continue to have full effect, it is requisite that certain provisions should be made, so as to adapt the same to the present Constitution of the United States.

Map of A map of the Northwest Territory of the newly formed United States, established by the Congress of the Confederation of the United States in "The session of was distinguished by an act worthy of lasting remembrance. Virginia, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, by their original charters, had an indefinite western boundary, which became, by the treaty of Paris inthe.

The Northwest Ordinance, officially titled "An Ordinance for the Government of the Territory of the United States North West of the River Ohio," was adopted by the Confederation Congress on J Also known as the Ordinance ofthe Northwest Ordinance established a government for the Northwest Territory, outlined the process for admitting a new state to the Union.

Statute I, CHAP. LV.—An Act to amend the act intituled "An act providing for the sale of the lands of the United States, in the territory northwest of the Ohio, and the mouth of Kentucky river." Section 1. Plat of The Seven Ranges of Townships being Part of the Territory of the United States N.W.

of the River Ohio Which by a late act of Congress are directed to be sold. (undated) 24 Price: $ WBO Student Loading. Download Image of An act extending the privilege of franking to James White, the delegate from the territory of the United States south of the river Ohio; and making provision for this compensation.

[Philadelphia: Printed by Childs and Swaine, ]. Free for commercial use, no attribution required. Caption title: At head of title: Third Congress of the United States: at the second. The Northwest Ordinance created the Northwest Territory, the first organized territory of the United States, from lands south of the Great Lakes, north and west of the Ohio River, and east of the.The United States Military District.

Ohio land was granted to soldiers from any state who served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. The tracts were 4, acres each, yet military bounty land warrants allowed between acres for a soldier and 1, acres for a major general.

Since few people could buy the remaining thousands."The act of Jadded to the Territory of Michigan a part of the Missouri River drainage basin as far west as the White Earth River and north to the 49th parallel and included for the first time a part of the drainage basin of the Red River, south of the 49th parallel, under a Territorial government.