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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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Speeches and Addresses

Peleg Sprague - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1858 - 486 pages
...distorted. The next topic of crimination against our forefathers, was a clause originally inserted in the ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western country, when it was reported by a committee, in 1785, and which prohibited the sale, by the public...
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History of Indiana, From the Earliest Exploraration by Europeanss

John Dillon - 1859
...niath. CHAKI^S THOMSON, Sec'y. KICHAEB H. LEE, Pres't SUPPLEMENT. A supplement to am 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 May 20, 1785,...
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Executive Documents, Annual Reports, Part 1

Ohio - Ohio - 1860
...Ohio Kiver, was the origin of the public school system of the northwestern States. In May, 1785, the " Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory," was perfected by Congress. By one of its provisions, a thirty-sixth part of every township was expressly...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge

Almanacs, American - 1831
...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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History of the Republic of the United States of America: As Traced ..., Volume 4

John Church Hamilton - United States - 1864
...eighty-five, seems, in its very title, to show the unsettled state of public opinion. It was entitled "an ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory." It provided, that a Surveyor be appointed by Congress, or a committee of States from each State, under...
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Report of the Department of the Interior ... [with Accompanying Documents].

United States. Dept. of the Interior - 1865
...Revolution, and before the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Congress, by an act of the 20th May, 1785, began the work of laying the foundation...established of reserving "the lot number sixteen of every township for the maintenance of public schools within the said township," in recent years duplicated...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House - United States
...the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Congress, by an act of the 20th Мяу, 178"), began the work of laying the foundation of the land...established of reserving "the lot number sixteen of every town-liip for the maintenance of public schools within the said township," in recent years duplicated...
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Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ...

1866
...the adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Congress, by an act of the 20l h May, 17S5, began the work of laying the foundation of the land...mode of disposing of lands in the western territory," hi which thr principle was established of reserving "the lot number sixteen of every township f.ir...
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The Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the ...

United States. President - United States - 1866
...Revolution, and before (he adoption of the Constitution of the United States, Congress, by an aot of the 20ih May, 1785, began the work of laying the foundation...ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lauds in the western territory," in which the principle was established of reserving "the lot number...
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Report of the Commissioner of Education, with Circulars and Documents ...

United States. Department of Education - Education - 1868
...recommitted by Congress to a committee of twelve.* This committee on the fourteenth of April reported " An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory," which contained the following paragraph : There shall be reserved the central section of every township...
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