HISTORY OF THE ORDINANCE OF 1787 AND THE OLD NORTHWEST TERRITORY

Northwest Territory Celebration Commission 1937
94 Pages, 8.5"x11", Full Name Index, Perfect Bound, Reprinted 2004 Mountain Press, GN-0244, $20.00

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The Ordinance of 1787 created the Northwest Territory which gave rise to five states completely and one other in part. The states of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin and part of Minnesota came from this territory. This volume gives a brief history of that Territory and some of the area that we now consider the upper mid-west. There are a series of maps included that show the progression of the states development.

 

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A century and a half ago, on the thirteenth day of July, 1787, the Congress of the United States, in session at New York, among its last acts under the Articles of Confederation, enacted an ordinance for the government of the territory of the United States northwest of the Ohio River. We know of no legislative enactment, proposed and accomplished in any country, in any age, by monarch, by representatives, or by the peoples themselves, that has received praise so exalted, and at the same time so richly deserved, as has this same Ordinance of 1787. ...etc...

 

Surnames Included in This Publication

ARMSTRONG, ASTOR

BACKUS, BARLOW, BATTELLE, BENTON, BONAPARTE, BOONE, BRECK, BROOKS, BUELL, BURNHAM

CARRINGTON, CARVER, CHASE, CHURCHILL, CLARK, CLEAVELAND, COLES, CORY, CRARY, CUSHING, CUTLER

DANE, DAVIS, DEHLS, DELANEY, DENMAN, DEVOL, D'HEBECOURT, DODGE, DOUGHTY, DUANE, DUER

EGGEBRECHT

FORCE, FRANKLIN

GOODALE, GREEN

HAMILTON, HARMAR, HARRISON, HASKELL, HAYNE, HENNEPIN, HENRY, HILDRETH, HINSDALE, HOGLAND, HOWELL, HUNE, HUTCHINS

JACKSON, JEFFERSON

KELLOGG, KENTON, KING, KIRSCHOFF, KROFFT

LAKE, LAWECK, LEE, LINCOLN, LOTHROP, LUDLOW

MARSHALL, MASSIE, MATHEWS, MAY, MEIGS

NICOLET

OLIVER, OLSON, OSGOOD, OSTERHAG, OWEN

PARSONS, PATTERSON, PERRY, PETREY, PICKERING, PIKE, PLATT, PLAYFAIR, POND, POOLE, POPE, POST, PUTNAM

RANDOLPH, RUSH

ST. CLAIR, SARGENT, SPROAT, STITES, SYMMES

THOMPSON, THWAITES, TUPPER, TURNER

VAHLE, VARNUM

WALKER, WASHINGTON, WAYNE, WEBSTER, WHITE, WILLIAMS, WILLISON

ZEISBERGER

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