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" An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory. "
Speeches and Addresses - Page 98
by Peleg Sprague - 1858 - 486 pages
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Acts and Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Massachusetts - Law - 1784
...laying into distinct States the Western Territory ceded to the Union by the individual States: also an Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory; and an Act declaring the election of a Surveyor for each of the nine States mentioned in...
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Laws, Treaties, and Other Documents, Having Operation and Respect to the ...

Albert Gallatin - Land tenure - 1811 - 439 pages
...entitled to, agreeably to the said deed of session and act of Congress accepting the same. Whereas, the ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory directs, "That the geographer and surveyors shall pay the utITWi™*'' most attention to...
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Journals of the Continental Congress

United States. Continental Congress, United States. Continental Congress. Committee of the States - United States - 1823
...April 22, 1785. Congress assembled : Present as yesterday. Congress proceeded in the consideration of the ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory. And on motion of Mr. Howell, seconded by Mr. Williamson, ./tesofiW, That the I Hh paragraph...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress, Joseph Gales, William Winston Seaton - United States - 1830
...rhetoric or the fictions of poetry. My own section of country might be well content to appear sombre and unlovely to that vision which can present the...a clause originally inserted in the ordinance for ascertaining1 the mode of disposing of lands in the western c-nmlry, when it was reported by a committee,...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress, Joseph Gales, William Winston Seaton - United States - 1830
...rhetoric or the fictions of poetry. My own section of country might be well content to appear sombre d to tlie Revolution in colors so dark, and with tea- 1 Pincknev, of South Carolina, McKcan, of South Carolina,...
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The history of Indiana, from its earliest exploration by Europeans ..., Volume 1

John Brown Dillon - Indiana - 1843 - 456 pages
...nations of Indians.f XXI.— On the 20th of May, 1785, the Congress of the United States passed " An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory." J XXII. — By an order of Congress, of the 15th of June, 1785, the following proclamation...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 11

Freeman Hunt, Thomas Prentice Kettell, William B. Dana - Commerce - 1844
...lands in that territory; and those in Wisconsin and Iowa under the act of 20th May, 1785, entitled " An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory." t Report of Hon. William Cost Johnson. Acres & l00ths. Acres & l00thi. Acres & l00ths....
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Annals of the West: Embracing a Concise Account of Principal Events which ...

James Handasyd Perkins, James R. Albach - Indians of North America - 1846 - 591 pages
...government about to be called into existence. The report closed as follows : The committee observe, in the ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory of the 20th of May, 1785, the following section, which, so far as respects the subject of...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1852
...Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Handley's lessee vs. Anthony, 5 Wheat., 380. " Ail ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory," passed by Congress May 20, 1780, directed that the territory ceded by the States to the...
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TO THE PEOPLE THE CONGRESS THE PRESIDENT AND THE SUPREME COURTH OF THE ...

W. HICKEY - 1851
...St. Vrain, now John Smith, T. Renaut's, Dubuque's, and Chouteau's claims to lands and lead mines. An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory. Boundary lines between Virginia and Kentucky ascertained. Location of Virginia military...
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