Creator

Date Original

1784

Description

This collection contains a reprint of the deed of cession for Virginia from the Old Northwest Territory. It is dated March 1, 1784. This is a copy reprinted in 1927.

Biographical/Historical Note

The Old Northwest Territory was formed in the United States after the American Revolutionary War. It was established in 1787 by the Congress of the Confederation through the Northwest Ordinance and was the nation's first post-colonial organized incorporated territory. At the time of its creation, it included all land west of Pennsylvania, northwest of the Ohio River, and east of the Mississippi River below the Great Lakes.

Physical Description

Document, 8.5" x 11"

Geographical Area

Virginia

Language

English

Identifier

SMC.062.027

Resource Type

Text

Collection

Old Northwest Territory, Deed of Cession (reprinted 1927), SMC.062.027

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Old Northwest Territory, Deed of Cession (reprinted in 1927), Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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