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Collection Reference Number GLC04939
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1792 
Title An Act authorizing the grant and conveyance of certain Lands to the Ohio Company of Associates
Date 21 April 1792
Author Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Grant of land from the Second Congress of the United States to Rufus Putnam, Manasseh Cutler, Robert Oliver, and Griffin Green of the Ohio Company of Associates. Authorized by Jonathan Trumbull, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Richard Henry Lee, President pro tempore of the Senate. Approved by President George Washington on 25 April 1792.
Subjects President  Government and Civics  Congress  Land Transaction  Northwest Territory  Westward Expansion  Frontiers and Exploration  
People Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)  Oliver, Robert (ca. 1738-1810)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1740-1809)  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