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Book/Printed Material A supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory["]

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Title

  • A supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory["] : whereas it appears inconvenient to pursue the mode prescribed in the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, for disposing of the land therein directed to be surveyed, by allotting certain proportions thereof to the several states ...

Names

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

Created / Published

  • [New York : s.n., 1788]

Headings

  • -  Bounties, Military--United States
  • -  Surveying--Public lands--Northwest, Old
  • -  Land settlement--Law and legislation--United States
  • -  United States--New York--New York

Genre

  • Broadsides--New York (N.Y.)--1788
  • Laws--United States--1788
  • Broadsheet format (Printing)--New York (N.Y.)--1788

Notes

  • -  Imprint from Evans. Former attribution to John Dunlap rejected in the Journals of the Continental Congress, v. 34, p. 631. Recorded in Dunlap's account book. Cf. JCC 600.
  • -  Evans 21533
  • -  Journals of the Continental Congress, 600
  • -  LC copy annotated in pencil on p. [2]: This is the report of Mch 19, 1788 ... Annotated in ink: Supplement to the Land Ordinance No. 1 acted on July 9, 1788.
  • -  Source: Transfer from Manuscript Department, Library of Congress.
  • -  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. 230

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90898159

Online Format

  • image
  • online text

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Chicago citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. A supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory": whereas it appears inconvenient to pursue the mode prescribed in the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, for disposing of the land therein directed to be surveyed, by allotting certain proportions thereof to the several states. [New York: s.n, 1788] Online Text. https://www.loc.gov/item/90898159/.

APA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States & Continental Congress Broadside Collection. (1788) A supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory": whereas it appears inconvenient to pursue the mode prescribed in the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, for disposing of the land therein directed to be surveyed, by allotting certain proportions thereof to the several states. [New York: s.n] [Online Text] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90898159/.

MLA citation style:

United States Continental Congress, United States, and Continental Congress Broadside Collection. A supplement to an ordinance entitled, "An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory": whereas it appears inconvenient to pursue the mode prescribed in the land ordinance passed the twentieth day of May, in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, for disposing of the land therein directed to be surveyed, by allotting certain proportions thereof to the several states. [New York: s.n, 1788] Online Text. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90898159/>.