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Letter from Arthur St. Clair, governor of the North-Western Territory

Arthur St. Clair

Letter from Arthur St. Clair, governor of the North-Western Territory

on the subject of a division of the said territory; and the petition of George Tevebaugh and others, inhabitants of Knox County, in the North-Western Territory. : Read the 14th. March 1800. Ordered to lie on the table. : Printed by order of the House of Representatives.

by Arthur St. Clair

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Published by Printed by Zachariah Poulson, Junior, no. 106, Chesnut-Street. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tevebaugh, George.,
  • Northwest, Old -- History -- 1775-1865.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 38753.
    ContributionsHarrison, William Henry, 1773-1841., United States. Congress House.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15467838M

    Revolutionary War General. Born in Thurso, Caithness, Scotland, St. Clair attended the University of Edinburgh and studied medicine before purchasing a commission as an ensign in the 60th Regiment of Foot. He saw service in the French and Indian War and served under General Jeffrey Amherst at the capture of Louisburg. The Secretary of State, having received from Arthur St Clair, Esquire, Governor of the North Western Territory, a Report of his Proceedings for carrying into Effect the Resolve of Congress of August 29th , respecting the Lands of the Inhabitants of Kaskaskia, La Prairie du Rochers, and Kahokia, which Report was enclosed to him in a Letter bearing Date the 10th Instant, and observing.

    Arthur St. Clair, Scottish-born American soldier and politician, was the first territorial governor in United States history.. Arthur St. Clair was born on Ma , in Thurso. He attended the University of Edinburgh and had some training with the prominent London anatomist William Hunter.   He provides copies of the letters received and other research and conclusions in the effort to reconstruct the complete seal image. According to one letter from the Department of State, “‘The earliest mention of use of the seal is in [Governor Arthur] St. Clair’s proclamation of J ’” (letter quoted on p. ).

    In the third letter, written Aug. 19, , to Northwest Territory Governor Arthur St. Clair, Wayne reports that he has received a talk from the Cherokees in which they promised to refrain from attacks on U.S. citizens or their property and to return from north of the Ohio to their own nation. In , Congress appointed its former president, Arthur St. Clair, the federal governor of America’s expansion west of the Ohio extending to the Mississippi River.


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Letter from Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the North-western Territory, on the Subject of a Division of the Said Territory; and The Petition of George Tevebaugh and Others, Inhabitants of Knox County, in the North-western Territory: Read the 14th. March Ordered to Lie on the Table.

Philadelphia: Printed by Zachariah Poulson, Junior,   Author of The St. Clair papers, A narrative of the manner in which the campaign against the Indians, in the yearwas conducted, under the command of Major General St. Clair, St. Clair Papers, Letter asking for water and flour, Letter from Arthur St.

Clair, governor of the North-Western Territory, The St. Clair papers:the life and public. Letter from Arthur St. Clair, Governor of the North-western Territory, on the Subject of a Division of the Said Territory; and The Petition of George Tevebaugh and Others, Inhabitants of Knox County, in the North-western Territory: Read the 14th.

March Ordered to Lie on the Table. Philadelphia: Printed by Zachariah Poulson, Junior, The St. Clair Papers: The Life and Public Services of Arthur St. Clair: Soldier of the Revolutionary War, President of the Continental Congress; and Governor of the North-western Territory: with His Correspondence and Other Papers, William Henry Smith: Authors: Arthur St.

Clair, William Henry Smith: Editor: William Henry Smith: Publisher: R. Cintly is holding an Arthur St. Clair signed Northwest Territory document (see governor of the North-Western Territory book, Imani is holding the First Bicameral Congressional Act establishing the U.S.

Department of State and Rachael is holding a John Jay letter sent to the Governor of Connecticut, Samuel Huntington, transmitting a. Arthur St. Clair was a political and military leader in the Ohio country in the years of the American Revolution and the new nation.

He was the first governor of the Northwest Territory. Clair was born on Main Scotland. Some sources list his birth year as or The St. Clair papers the life and public services of Arthur St. Clair, soldier of the Revolutionary War, president of the Continental Congress and governor of the North-Western Territory: with his correspondence and other papers / by: Smith, William Henry, Published: () St.

Clair. The St. Clair papers: the life and public services of Arthur St. Clair, soldier of the Revolutionary War, president of the Continental Congress and governor of the North-western territory, with his correspondence and other papers, arranged and annotated by Smith, William Henry, ; St.

Clair, Arthur. The Northwest Territory had a population of 45, Indians and 2, French in Marietta became the first legal American settlement on April 7,and a territorial government was established by Governor Arthur St.

Clair on July 15 of the same year. The initial basic counties included Washington between the eastern boundary and the Scioto. The high point of Arthur St. Clair's long military career, which began when he was a young British officer in the French and Indian War, came when General George Washington visited his quarters in Trenton, New Jersey on the evening of January 2, Knowing that the British were preparing to attack, Washington asked for his advice.

Get this from a library. Letter from Arthur St. Clair, governor of the North-Western Territory: on the subject of a division of the said territory ; and the petition of George Tevebaugh and others, inhabitants of Knox County, in the North-Western Territory.: Read the 14th. March Ordered to lie on the table.: Printed by order of the House of Representatives.

The online tool for teaching with documents, from the National Archives. The “battle” was a slaughter. With tactical surprise and leadership disruption taking their toll, St. Clair’s force of 2, broke and ran. The Indians got amongst the camp followers, killing more than soldiers and non-combatants and wounding some more.

It was the worst defeat suffered by an American force up to the Civil War. In terms of loss-to-strength proportions, it probably. Get this from a library. The St. Clair papers: the life and public services of Arthur St.

Clair: soldier of the Revolutionary War, president of the Continental Congress ; and governor of the North-western territory: with his correspondence and other papers. [Arthur St Clair; William Henry Smith]. The items of Arthur St. Clair include a sheriff's writ ( July 7) from Westmoreland County, Pa.; a decree ( Aug.

30) establishing a general court for the Northwest Territory at Marietta, Ohio; a photocopy of Arthur St. Clair's presidential appointment ( Sept. 1) by George Washington as governor of the Northwest Territory; and a.

Clair County is named for Arthur St. Clair who was appointed governor of the Northwest Territory. Parent County Edit. Clair County was created 27 April from the Northwest Territory.

County seat: Belleville Description Edit. The county was named for Arthur St. Clair, first governor of the Northwest Territory. Judge Turner opined that Article VI of the Northwest Ordinance prohibited slavery altogether and the couple should be freed. Arthur St. Clair, governor of the Northwest Territory, told the judge that the Ordinance did not affect enslaved persons already in the area before the Ordinance was enacted in Indiana Territory was formed in The St.

Clair papers: the life and public services of Arthur St. Clair: soldier of the Revolutionary War, president of the Continental Congress; and governor of the North-western territory: with his correspondence and other papers by St. Clair, Arthur, ; Smith, William Henry, The Northwest Territory Collection consists of papers relating to the exploration, settlement and administration of the Northwest Territory.

The bulk of the papers are from the period through and relate to the U.S. Army in the West; the campaigns of generals Josiah Harmar, Arthur St. Clair and Anthony Wayne against the Indians; Indian relations; French settlers at Vincennes and.

Arthur St. Clair was a General in the Revolutionary War and the first Governor of the Northwest Territory. Abstract: Born on Main Scotland, Arthur St. Clair was fortunate enough to attend medical school for a short while. Another expedition was organized to march into the Northwest Territory to once again deal with the threat posed by MG Arthur St.

Clair, the governor of the Northwest Territory and veteran of the Continental Army. In addition to the First American Regiment, a second regiment of infantry had been raised and would accompany the expedition.When Congress appointed General Arthur St. Clair governor of the Northwest Territory, the directors of the Ohio Company helped to get Sargent elected as secretary.

Though the position was not a lucrative one, the secretary was empowered, under a law passed by Congress into serve as acting governor in case of the governor's absence.RC (OChHi: Territorial and Early Statehood Manuscript Collection); torn; at foot of text: “The president of the United States.”Enclosures: (1) Address by Arthur St.

Clair to the General Assembly of the Northwest Territory, 19 Dec. (see below). (2) Probably a copy of the Scioto Gazette, 2 Jan.which reprinted a number of documents relating to the 26 Dec.

confrontation at St.