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Northwest Territory


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    • Territory of the United States, Northwest of the River Ohio
    • Territory of the United States, Northwest of the Ohio
    • Northwest Territory (U.S.)
    • Northwestern Territory
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      • found: Its Journal of the Legislative Council of the territory of the United States, northwest of the river Ohio, 1800.
      • found: OCLC data base, 11/16/84(OCLC #8262175: hdg.: Northwest Territory (U.S.))
      • found: OCLC data base, 11/16/84(OCLC #1728780: hdg.: Northwest Territory, United States)
      • found: Galbreath, C.B. Legislature of the Northwestern Territory, 1795.
      • found: Wikipedia, July 25, 2007(Indiana Territory was an organized territory of the United States from 1800 to 1816; it was the first new territory created from lands of the Northwest Territory, which had been organized in 1787 by the Northwest Ordinance)
      • found: Indiana historian, Mar. 1999, via WWW, viewed July 25, 2007:p. 8 (On May 7, 1800, Congress split the Northwest Territory into two sections. The first Indiana Territory included everything west of approximately the western border of present-day Ohio. The large area of present-day Indiana in the southeast--called the gore--remained part of the Northwest Territory)
      • notfound: A hornbook of Virginia history, 1983: p. 121 (Prior to 1784 the Commonwealth of Virginia extended west from the Atlantic to the Misssissippi River, north from the North Carolina line to the Great Lakes; in 1784 Virginia ceded its northwestern lands to the U.S. Congress)
    • Editorial Notes

      • [SUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under the subject heading Northwest, Old.]
    • Change Notes

      • 1985-01-24: new
      • 2007-07-27: revised
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