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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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Ohio Educational Monthly, Volume 36

Education - 1887
...contract contained some features that deserve to rank with the provisions of the Ordinance itself. The ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory, adopted May 20, 1785, which directed the survey of the said lands into townships six miles square,...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, LL. D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia Perkins Cutler, Ephraim Cutler Dawes - Northwest, Old - 1888
...settlers, restricted only by the six articles of a compact. On the 20th of May, 1785, Congress passed "An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory." This was dealing with the lands as property. Congress assumed and exercised a right of applying a system...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler - Northwest, Old - 1888 - 1019 pages
...settlers, restricted only by the six articles of a compact. On the 20th of May, 1785, Congress passed "An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory." This was dealing with the lands as property. Congress assumed and exercised a right of applying a system...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler - 1888 - 1019 pages
...AND ITS HISTORY, BY PETER FORCE — ORDINANCE FOR SALE OF LANDS IN THE NORTH-WESTERN TERRITORY — ORDINANCE FOR ASCERTAINING THE MODE OF DISPOSING OF LANDS IN THE WESTERN TERRITORY 407 APPENDIX E. SERMON PREACHED BY DR. CUTLER AT CAMPUS MARTIUS, MARIETTA, NORTH-WEST TERRITORY, AUGUST...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, LL. D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia Perkins Cutler, Ephraim Cutler Dawes - Northwest, Old - 1888
...AND ITS HISTORY, BY PETER FORCE — ORDINANCE FOR SALE OF LANDS IN THE NORTH-WESTERN TERRITORY — ORDINANCE FOR ASCERTAINING THE MODE OF DISPOSING OF LANDS IN THE WESTERN TERRITORY 407 APPENDIX E. SERMON PREACHED BY DR. CUTLER AT CAMPUS MARTIDS, MARIETTA, NORTH-WEST TERRITORY, AUGUST...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler - 1888 - 1019 pages
...HISTORY, BY PETER FORCK — ORDINANCE FOB SALE OF LANDS IK THE NORTH-WESTERN TERRITORY — ORDINANCB FOR ASCERTAINING THE MODE OF DISPOSING OF LANDS IN THE WESTERN TERRITORY. [Copied from Appendix I of " St. Cluir Papers."] On the first of March, 1784, a committee, consisting...
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The American Government, National and State

Burke Aaron Hinsdale - United States - 1891 - 488 pages
...Territory. But this proved inoperative, and was repealed three years later. In 1785 Congress adopted an Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory, as far as they had been ceded by the States and by the Indian tribes. And July 13, 1787, it adopted...
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Legislative Documents, Volume 1

Iowa. General Assembly - Iowa - 1894
...1785, an ordinance was approved known as "Land Ordinance of May 20, 1785," the purpose of which was for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory. It provided that, "There shall be reserved the lot No. 16 of every township for the maintenance of...
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From Charter to Constitution: Being a Collection of Public Documents ...

Daniel Joseph Ryan - 1897
...representatives in the House of Representatives of the United States. The committee observed, 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 schools,...
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The Diamond Anniversary Volume

Miami University (Oxford, Ohio) - 1899 - 359 pages
...1785, the Congress, acting under the Articles of Confederation, passed an ordinance which was entitled: "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory." This provided for the details of surveys and other matters. The pertinent portion is as follows: "There...
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