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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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Federal Aid for Education: Hearings Before the Committee on ..., Parts 1-2

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor - Education - 1945
...Townships shall fall or'may be situated shall or may think proper or direct.' It will be recalled that the Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory passed on May 20, 1785, specified that "There shall be reserved the lot N 16 of every Township for...
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Committee Prints

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare - 1961
...sure way to find a taker where there is no buyer is the grant or giveaway. On May 20, 1785, it adopted "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the western territory." The act provided among other things: "There shall be reserved the lot No. 16 of each township, for...
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Education Legislation--1963, Hearings...88-1

United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare - 1963
...sure way to find a taker where there is no buyer is the grant or giveaway. On May 20, 1785, it adopted "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western territory." The act provided among other things : "There shall be reserved the lot No. 16 of every township, for...
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Prologue

Archives - 1977
...sevenrange tract be surveyed before it could be settled. Field work began in September 1785, but 1 "An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory, May 20, 1785," in Lowell O. Stewart, Public Land Surveys: History, Instructions, Methods (Ames, Iowa,...
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Implementation of the Climate act: hearing before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Environment - Climatology - 1980
...of National Land Grants for Education in the Northwest Territory," Am. Hist. Assoc. Papers, Vol. I. 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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Implementation of the National Climate Program Act II: Hearing Before the ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Science and Technology. Subcommittee on Natural Resources and Environment - Weather control - 1980 - 310 pages
...of National Land Grants for Education in the Northwest Territory," Am. Hist. Assoc. Papers, Vol. I. 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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Papers of Robert Morris, 1781-84

Robert Morris - 1088 pages
...land at or near Detroit, see Diary, January 23, and notes. Although the preliminary version of the ordinance for "ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory" that Congress considered in 1784 contained no provision for reserving lands for Canadian refugees,...
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A Guide to Pre-federal Records in the National Archives

Government publications - 1989 - 375 pages
...for marking out and disposing of this land were set forth in the Land Ordinance of May 20, 1785. This "Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory" provided for the rectangular survey of land in the area west of Pennsylvania and north of the Ohio...
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New Perspectives on the Early Republic: Essays from the Journal of the Early ...

Ralph D. Gray, Michael A. Morrison - History - 1994 - 478 pages
...territory who had the power to implement the slavery prohibition were the men least likely to do so. 29 "An Ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of Lands in the Western Territory," Act of May 20, 1785, Journals of the Continental Congress, XXVIII, 375-381, quotation, 378. 30 Onuf,...
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Visions of Paradise: Glimpses of Our Landscape's Legacy

John Warfield Simpson - Nature - 1999 - 387 pages
...(excluding Alaska), the most extensive area in the world surveyed with a uniform system. Officially titled "An Ordinance for Ascertaining the Mode of Disposing of Lands in the Western Territory," the Land Ordinance derived from a report drafted a year earlier by Jefferson as the chairperson of...
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