Congress of the United States: at the third session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, on Monday the sixth of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety. : Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, that the president of the United States be, and he hereby is requested, 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 of the citizens 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. ... / Approved, March the third, 1791. George Washington, president of the United States. Deposited among the rolls in the office of the Secretary of State. [blank] Secretary of State
- Corporate Author:
- United States. Congress (1st, 3rd session : 1790-1791)
- Uniform Title:
- Resolutions. 1791-03-03
- [Philadelphia, Pa.] : [Printed by Francis Childs and John Swaine], 
- Physical Description:
- 4 unnumbered pages ; 39 cm (folio)
- Additional Creators:
- Childs, Francis, 1763-1830, Swaine, John, 1762?-1794, Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Matlack, Timothy, 1736-1829, United States. Department of State, United States. President (1789-1797 : Washington), Francis Childs and John Swaine (Firm), Joshua Gilpin and Co., and Pennsylvania. General Assembly. Senate
- Francis Childs and John Swaine were printers to the Congress in 1791.
Printed on paper watermarked with a post horn and: JG & Co Brandywine; Joshua Gilpin and Co. had a paper mill on the Brandywine Creek in New Castle County, Del. Cf. T.L. Gravell. Amer. watermarks, PM-82.
Signatures: [A]² ([A]1 verso and [A]2 blank).
A variant of Evans 23882, with the deposit statement.
Not in: Evans; Bristol.
Library Company copy signed in MS.: Th. Jefferson; MS. docket title: Resolved of Congress respecting estimation of land-- No. 15. Received by the Senate from the Governor March 25. 1791-- T. Matlack clerk of the Senate.
NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS.
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