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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 ...

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 ...

 
 
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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.

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01/01/1788
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United States. Continental Congress.
United States.
Continental Congress Broadside Collection (Library of Congress)
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