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" An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory. "
The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the ... - Page 296
by United States. President - 1866
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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 that act,...
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Laws, Treaties, and Other Documents Having Operation and Respect to the ...

United States - Land tenure - 1811 - 458 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 the variation...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents ..., Volume 7, Part 2

United States. Congress. House - United States
...the power seems to be confined to lauds contaming salt springs or lead mines. The ordinance of 1785, for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory, after providing for the survey and sale, declares that '' there shall be reserved the lot Mo. 16 of...
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Journals of the Continental Congress

United States. Continental Congress, United States. Continental Congress. Committee of the States - United States - 1823
...ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory, which is in the words following: 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...
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Apr. 1, 1782, to Nov. 1, 1788, inclusive; also, the Journal of the Committee ...

United States. Continental Congress - United States - 1823
...territory, and the same being gone through, was passed as follows: Congress assembled: Present as yesterday. An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Weitern Territory. A surveyor from each state sliall be appointed by Congress, or a committee of the...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 1; Volume 6; Volume 50

United States. Congress - Law - 1830
...Pettit, The next topic of crimination against our forefathers was a clause originally inserted in the were never disturbed in the enjoyment of it, until the late legis- ' lat 1'iiintry, when it was reported by a committee, in 1785, und which prohibited the sale, by the public...
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Remarks on the Statistics and Political Institutions of the United States ...

Sir William Gore Ouseley - United States - 1832 - 226 pages
...of this pledge. On the 20th May 1785, an ordinance was passed by the congress of the confederation, for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory, and this was the first act of general legislation on the subject. This act may be found in the new...
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Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 10

Francis Lieber, Edward Wigglesworth, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1832
...pledge. On the twentieth of May, 1785, an ordinance was passed by the congress of the confederation, for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory ; and thia was the first act of general legislation on the subject . This act may be found in the new...
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A System of Geography, Popular and Scientific: Or A Physical ..., Volume 6

James Bell - Geography - 1832
...this pledge. On the 20th of May, 1785, an ordinance was passed by the congress of the Confederation, for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory, and this was the first act of general legislation on the subject. This act may be found in the new...
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An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United ...

Samuel Augustus Mitchell - United States - 1834 - 324 pages
...this pledge. On the 20th of May, 1785, an ordinance was passed by the Congress of the confederation for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory, and this was the first act of general legislation on the subject. Under it, however, very limited sales...
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