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" I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. "
The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries - Page 14
1917
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Washington County, and the Early Settlement of Ohio: Being the Centennial ...

Israel Ward Andrews - Marietta (Ohio) - 1877 - 83 pages
...accustomed to praise the law-givers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus j but I doubt whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787." Judge Timothy Walker says : " It approaches as near to absolute perfection...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 12

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1877
...Sir, to praise the lawgivers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787 It fixed forever the character of the population in the vast regions northwest...
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries, Volume 25

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1891
...happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged," Webster said: " I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...of more distinct, marked, and lasting character." Next in educational importance to the ordinance of 1787 comes the congressional grant of 1862 providing...
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The Granite Monthly: A New Hampshire Magazine Devoted to History ..., Volume 14

Henry Harrison Metcalf, John Norris McClintock - New Hampshire - 1892
...sir, to praise the lawgivers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787. That instrument was drawn by Nathan Dane, then and now a citizen of Massachusetts....
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Circular of Information of the Bureau of Education, for

United States. Office of Education - Education - 1877
...accustomed to praise the lawgivers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787. * • It fixed forever the character of the population in the vast regions...
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Maryland's Influence in Founding a National Commonwealth, Or ..., Issues 11-15

Herbert Baxter Adams - Maryland - 1877 - 123 pages
...providing for the educational interests of the Great North- West. "I doubt," says Daniel Webster,2 " whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of 1 Journals of Congress, IV., p. 380. more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance...
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Education, Volume 7

Education - 1887
...to praise the law-givers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787; we see its consequences at this moment, and we shall never cease to see...
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Education

Education - 1884
...to praise the law-givers of antiquity ; we help to per petuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. It fixed forever the character of the population in the vast regions northwest...
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Divine Guidance: Memorial of Allen W. Dodge

Gail Hamilton - 1881 - 328 pages
...territory and consecrated it for ever to liberty and light. Of this ordinance Daniel Webster said: "I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." Judge Walker said : '-' It approaches as nearly to absolute perfection...
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A Collection of Historical and Biographical Pamphlets

Robert Samuel Rantoul - 1881
...Sir, to praise the lawgivers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. That instrument was drawn by Nathan Dane, then and now a citizen of Massachusetts....
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