Establishment of the first U.S. Government post offices in the Northwest Territory

by Jerry B. Devol

Publisher: American Philatelic Society in [State College, Pa.]

Written in English
Published: Pages: 48 Downloads: 51
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  • Northwest, Old

Subjects:

  • Postal service -- Northwest, Old -- History.

Edition Notes

Other titlesNorthwest Territory.
Statementby Jerry B. Devol and Richard B. Graham.
ContributionsGraham, Richard B., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE6371 .D46
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4927388M
LC Control Number76353860

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(Each state has individual sovereignty by which it delegates powers to the federal government; each federally recognized tribe possesses limited tribal Currency: United States dollar.

The Indiana Territory was created by a congressional act that President John Adams signed into law on May 7,to form an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from July 4,to Decemwhen the remaining southern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the state of Indiana.

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First, Indian claims to that land had to be cleared, so U.S. commissioners. The Territory of Washington was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 2,until Novemwhen the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of was created from the portion of the Oregon Territory north of the lower Columbia River and north of the 46th parallel east of the l: Olympia.

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