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Collection Reference Number GLC05567
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1790 
Title Act of Congress granting lands to heads of families in Vincennes and the Illinois Country
Date 6 December 1790
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document; Land transaction document
Content Description Approved by George Washington and signed by Jefferson on 3 March 1791. Docketed 25 March 1791 by Timothy Matlack, Clerk of the Senate.
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Law  Congress  Land Transaction  Westward Expansion  Frontiers and Exploration  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Matlack, Timothy (1736-1829)  Washington, George (1732-1799)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme Government & Politics; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859