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Northwest Territory's at-large congressional district


Northwest Territory's at-large congressional district


In 1798, the Northwest Territory became eligible to send a non-voting delegate to the U.S. Congress. The Assembly elected this representative.

List of Delegates

Delegate Years Party Electoral history
William Henry Harrison March 4, 1799 –
May 14, 1800
None Resigned to become Governor of Indiana Territory
Vacancy by resignation May 14, 1800 –
November 24, 1800
William McMillan November 24, 1800 –
March 3, 1801
None Elected to finish Harrison's term
Declined renomination
Paul Fearing March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
Federalist District eliminated

The Northwest Territory was reduced to the size of Ohio when the Indiana Territory was created on July 4, 1800. The Northwest Territory went out of existence when Ohio was admitted as a state on March 1, 1803.

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