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Book/Printed Material An ordinance for the government of the territory of the United States, North-west of the river Ohio.

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Title

  • An ordinance for the government of the territory of the United States, North-west of the river Ohio.

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

Notes

  • -  A draft of the Ordinance of 1787.
  • -  Imprint from Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 33, p. 753. Bristol gives John Dunlap as printer and Philadelphia as place of publication.
  • -  Bristol B6614
  • -  Shipton & Mooney 45181
  • -  Journals of the Continental Congress, 582
  • -  LC copy has annotations in the margin which indicate changes made in the May 10, 1787 reading of the ordinance and ascribed to Nathan Dane (cf. Journals of the Continental Congress, 582). Accompanied by a ms. copy of the 6th article of the ordinance (1 sheet ; 19 x 14 cm.) in Dane's hand. Cf. Journals of the Continental Congress, 582).
  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 1 sheet ([2] p.) ; 34 x 22 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • Cont Cong no. 224a

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898153

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 territory of the United States, North-west of the river Ohio. [New York ; s.n, 1787] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898153/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1787) An ordinance for the government of the territory of the United States, North-west of the river Ohio. [New York ; s.n] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898153/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. An ordinance for the government of the territory of the United States, North-west of the river Ohio. [New York ; s.n, 1787] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898153/>.