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Proclamation. By Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory.

Proclamation. By Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory.

Whereas it has been enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, that so much of the ordinance ... providing for the government of the territory of the United States northwest of the river Ohio ... as relates to the organization of a General Assembly therein ..

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Published by Printed by Benjamin M. Stokes? in [Natchez, Miss .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mississippi. -- General Assembly.,
  • Mississippi -- History -- To 1803.,
  • Mississippi -- Politics and government -- To 1865.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 37976.
    ContributionsSargent, Winthrop, 1753-1820.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14565936M

    - Where the State of Alabama Began Washington County, Alabama was created June 4, by proclamation of Governor Winthrop Sargent of the Mississippi Territory. It is the oldest of the counties and embraced all the country between the Chattahoochee and.   : Sargent's Code a Collection of the Original Laws of the Mississippi Territory Enacted by Governor Winthrop Sargent and the Territorial Judges (): Brown, Berry D.: Books.

    Judith Sargent Murray (–), a native of Gloucester, Massachusetts, was the wife of sea captain John Stevens (–); the wife of the Reverend John Murray (–), founder of the Universalist denomination in America; and sister of Winthrop Sargent (–), secretary and acting governor of the Northwest Territory and. April John Adams, now President of the United States, conferred upon Winthrop Sargent the post of Governor of the "Mississippi Territory." John Steele was, at the same time, appointed Secretary, while Thomas Rodney, of Delaware, and John Tilton, of .

    Jefferson County JEFFERSON COUNTY. CHAPTER XLVI, pages - Originally known as Pickering, the original county of Jefferson (in the southwestern part of the State) was established April 2, , by the following proclamation of Winthrop Sargent, the first territorial governor of Mississippi. |a Winthrop Sargent surveys |f |a Linear feet |f linear feet, 2 volumes |a Winthrop Sargent was governor of the Mississippi Territory. Surveys, maps, and drawings of land in the Northwest Territory, and some miscellaneous manuscripts of Winthrop Sargent. 1 |a Gift of the Sargent family. 7.


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Proclamation. By Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory Download PDF EPUB FB2

Winthrop Sargent, a Puritan and Federalist from Massachusetts, served as the first governor of the Mississippi Territory. Born into a prominent family on 1 Mayhe graduated from Harvard in the early s and served on a ship owned by his father prior to the outbreak of the American : Clay Williams.

This biography is included in the book Biographies of Notable and Not-so-Notable Alabama Pioneers Volume I WINTHROP SARGENT BIOGRAPHY and GENEALOGY First Governor of the Mississippi Territory (b.

– d) Mississippi Territory “Winthrop Sargent was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, May 1, President John Adams then appointed Sargent the first Governor of the Mississippi Territory, effective from May 7, to His last entry as Northwest Territory's secretary was on ; he arrived at Natchez on August 6, but due to illness was Alma mater: Harvard College.

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By Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory. In obedience to the will of the general government it is incumbent on me to direct that, Messieurs Cato West [and five others] who have been returned as representatives duly elected, should convene Given near Natchez, Septem. Proclamation.

By Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory. [microform]: Whereas it has been enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, that so much of the ordinance providing for the government of the territory of the United States northwest of the river Ohio as relates to the organization of a General Assembly therein.

Winthrop Sargent (), a native of Massachusetts, was appointed by Pres. John Adams on May 7,to serve as the first governor of the Mississippi Territory, which included the present-day states of Mississippi and at odds with the frontier inhabitants of the territory, who resented Sargent's austere New England temperament and the strictness of the laws he enacted.

(4) Warrants of survey and instructions from Winthrop Sargent to Samuel Baird as “From the Land Records No. 1 for the Town of Vincennes and County of Knox” (Tr in DNA: RG 59, NWT, M/; entirely in Sargent’s hand; bearing at head of text: “Town at Post Vincennes July the 13th ” and at its close: “Vincennes July 31st.

Inthe congress of the United States created into a Territory, called “Mississippi,” the region between 31° and 32° 28′ of north latitude, with the Mississippi river for the western and the Chattahoochee for the eastern boundary.

Of this Territory President Adams appointed Winthrop Sargent of Massachusetts the governor. Gov. Winthrop Sargent: | | ||| | Winthrop Sargent | | | | World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most.

April 1, — Nov. 23, – Col. John Steele, the time elapsed from Winthrop Sargent’s expired term, Col. John Steele was Acting Governor – had formerly been Secretary of the Mississippi Territory and served as acting Governor while Claiborne made his way to the territory.

Col. By Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory: Whereas it has been enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, that so much of the ordinance providing for the government of the territory of the United States northwest of the river Ohio as relates to the organization of a General Assembly therein.

Sargent's code; a collection of the original laws of the Mississippi territory enacted by Governor Winthrop Sargent and the territorial judges. Law of America > Law of the United States > Mississippi > KFM Edition Details.

Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Winthrop Sargent, Mississippi Historical Records Survey, Mississippi.

April 7, Congress establishes Mississippi Territory Mississippi Territorial Seal Including portions of present-day Alabama and Mississippi, the territory was governed by a ruling council comprising a governor, secretary, and three judges (patterned after the Northwest Ordinance).

Sargent's code: a collection of the original laws of the Mississippi territory enacted by Governor Winthrop Sargent and the territorial judges Mississippi, Winthrop Sargent, Peter Bryan Bruin, Daniel Tilton, Mississippi Historical Records Survey. Proclamations are formal public declarations from the governor.

Often proclamations declare states of emergency or call the legislature into a special session. Proclamations on this page are unique from the ceremonial proclamations issued by the governor’s office.

Additional COVID reopening guidance for businesses and workers is available here. Mississippi. Governor ( Sargent). & Sargent, Winthrop.

By Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory In obedience to the will of the general government it is incumbent on me to direct that, Messieurs Cato West [and five others] who have been returned as representatives duly elected, should convene.

Washington County, in the Tombigbee District, was created on June 4, by proclamation of Governor Winthrop Sargent of the Mississippi Territory, and named in honor of General George Washington. Its original boundaries extended miles east to west and 88 miles north to south. Report of the committee appointed to enquire into the official conduct of Winthrop Sargent, governor of the Mississippi Territory: 19th February,committed to a committee of the whole House, on Monday next by United States (Book).

Winthrop Sargent, territorial governor inproved unable to impose a code of laws. Not until the emergence of cotton as a profitable staple crop in the nineteenth century, after the invention of the cotton gin, were the riverfront areas of Mississippi developed as cotton plantations.

established on April 2* by proclamation of Winthrop Sargent* first governor of the Mississippi Territory«? This proclamation was issued pursuant to the organic act of Congress creating the Mississippi Territory and providing for its government, vesting in the President of the United States the power to establish a government in the.MISSISSIPPI'S SECOND CODE.

The second Code of Mississippi was adopted by its territorial General Assembly Febru We learn from the statute adopting it that at the then last preceding session of the General Assembly a resolution was passed authorizing and directing the Governor to employ a suitable and competent person to compile a digest of the statutes of the territory then.Sargent’s enclosure no.

10 was a copy of a 15 June proclamation issued by John Todd, Jr., at Kaskaskia enjoining new settlements on the Wabash and requiring presentation of the records of prior land claims (DNA: RG 59, Territorial Papers, Territory Northwest of the River Ohio; DHFC, description begins Linda Grant De Pauw et al., eds.