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A census of the Western Territory...



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September 05, 1795

THE HERALD; A GAZETTE FOR THE COUNTRY, New York, Sept. 5, 1795

* Early Northwest Territory
* Ohio


All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with the: "Plan of a Constitution for the French Republic, continued". Pg. 3 has a report that the governor of Penna. has prohibited all trade with New York and Norfolk due to a contagion. Also that "An enumeration of the inhabitants in the Western Territory is ordered to be made...In case they amount to 60,000 the governor is to call a Convention for the purpose of establishing a form of government." (see photos)
Four pages, light foxing, generally very nice.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's