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" The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways, and forever free, as well to the inhabitants of the said territory, as to the citizens of the United States, and those... "
History of the State of Ohio - Page 526
by James Wickes Taylor - 1854 - 557 pages
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User Fees and Withholding Taxes on Interest and Dividends: Hearing Before ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Budget. Task Force on Tax Policy - Boats and boating - 1982 - 206 pages
...Congress declared that "The navigable waters leading Into the Mississippi and Saint Lawrence rivers, and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways and forever free, as well to the Inhabitants of said territory as to the citizens of the United States and those of any...
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Economic State of the Barge Industry: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Subcommittee on Surface Transportation - Barges - 1983 - 44 pages
...clearly stated in the Northwest Ordinance: "The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and the St. Lawrence and the carrying places between the same, shall be common highways and forever free * * * without any tax, import or duty therefore." The Rivers and Harbors Act of 1909 reaffirmed this...
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Port Development: Hearing Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries - Harbors - 1985 - 314 pages
...national policy can be traced to the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, in which it was pledged that "the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and...the same, shall be common highways and forever free, as well as to the inhabitants of the said territory as to the citizens of the United States, and those...
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Port Development: Hearing Before the Committee on Merchant Marine and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries - Harbors - 1985 - 314 pages
...national policy can be traced to the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, in which it was pledged that "the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and...the same, shall be common highways and forever free, as well as to the inhabitants of the said territory as to the citizens of the United States, and those...
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted

Stephen L. Schechter - History - 1990 - 464 pages
...non-resident proprietors be taxed higher than residents. The navigable waters leading into the Missisippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between...confederacy, without any tax, impost or duty therefor. [19] Article the Fifth. There shall be formed in the said territory, not less than three nor more than...
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Charting the Inland Seas: A History of the U.S. Lake Survey

Arthur M. Woodford - Geodesy - 1991 - 271 pages
...This "Northwest Ordinance" provided not only for the governing of the territory, but also that "the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and...the same, shall be common highways and forever free . . ."16 But the transition of governments in the Great Lakes area was slow. The British were loath...
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Congress and the Confederation

Peter S. Onuf - History - 1991 - 444 pages
...been affected by Article VI. Finally, Article IV of the ordinance provided for free navigation of the "waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same" for all Americans.27 It is doubtful if the congressmen from the southern states, as well as the representatives...
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The Wheeling Bridge Case: Its Significance in American Law and Technology

Elizabeth Brand Monroe - Law - 1992 - 268 pages
...(1836), H. Rept. 672, 3. 20. 2 US Stat. 226. 21. Ibid., 4-5. 22. They relied on the following: "the navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and...same, shall be common highways, and forever free." Article IV, Northwest Ordinance of 1787. 23. Remonstrance against Obstructing the Navigation of the...
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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
...been affected by Article VI. Finally, Article IV of the ordinance provided for free navigation of the "waters leading into the Mississippi and St. Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same" for all Americans.27 It is doubtful if the congressmen from the southern states, as well as the representatives...
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Founding the Republic: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick - History - 1995 - 272 pages
...proprietors be taxed higher than residents. The navigable waters leading into the Mississippi and Saint Lawrence, and the carrying places between the same,...confederacy, without any tax, impost, or duty therefor. Article V There shall be formed in the said territory not less than three nor more than five States...
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