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Collection Reference Number GLC08117
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1791 
Title Act of Congress
Date 3 March 1791
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Act of Congress calling upon President Washington to "cause an estimate to be laid before Congress at their next session, of the quantity and situation of the lands not claimed by the Indians, nor granted to, nor claimed by any citizen of the United States, within the territory ceded to the United States, by the State of North Carolina and within the territory of the United States North-West of the River Ohio."
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Congress  Land Transaction  Westward Expansion  Frontiers and Exploration  American Indian History  Northwest Territory  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Theme The Presidency; Government & Politics; Westward Expansion; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859