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Book/Printed Material An ordinance for the government of the Western Territory

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Title

  • An ordinance for the government of the Western Territory : It is hereby ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that there shall be appointed from time to time, a governor, whose commission shall continue in force for the term of three years, unless sooner revoked by Congress.

Names

  • United States. Continental Congress.
  • United States.
  • Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • [New York : s.n., 1787]

Headings

  • -  Northwest, Old--Politics and government
  • -  United States--Territories and possessions
  • -  United States--New York--New York

Genre

  • Broadsides--New York (N.Y.)--1787
  • Laws--United States--1787
  • Broadsheet format (Printing)--New York (N.Y.)--1787

Notes

  • -  A draft of the Ordinance of 1787.
  • -  Imprint supplied by Evans.
  • -  Evans 20778
  • -  Journals of the Continental Congress, 581
  • -  LC copy annotated in pencil at top of p. [1]: Read 2' times 4 May, 1787 ...
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 1 sheet ([2] p.) ; 33 x 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Cont Cong no. 222

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898151

Online Format

  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. An ordinance for the government of the Western Territory: It is hereby ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that there shall be appointed from time to time, a governor, whose commission shall continue in force for the term of three years, unless sooner revoked by Congress. [New York: s.n, 1787] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898151/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1787) An ordinance for the government of the Western Territory: It is hereby ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that there shall be appointed from time to time, a governor, whose commission shall continue in force for the term of three years, unless sooner revoked by Congress. [New York: s.n] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898151/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. An ordinance for the government of the Western Territory: It is hereby ordained by the United States in Congress assembled, that there shall be appointed from time to time, a governor, whose commission shall continue in force for the term of three years, unless sooner revoked by Congress. [New York: s.n, 1787] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898151/>.