Territorial Government

Some articles on governments, territorial government, government:

Alexander Robey Shepherd - City Boss
... and his allies began agitation for the abolition of the elected governments of Washington City and Georgetown, as well as the appointed justices of ... was able to convince Congress to pass a bill that established the territorial government he desired ... The Organic Act of 1871 merged the various governments in the District of Columbia into a single eleven-member legislature, including two representatives for Georgetown and two for the County of ...
History Of Northwest Territories Capital Cities - Fort Garry, Manitoba (1870–1876)
... The Government of Canada purchased the North-Western Territory and Rupert's Land from the Hudson's Bay Company in 1868, under the terms of the Rupert's Land Act 1868 for £300,000 British pounds ... After the purchase, the Government decided to merge both of the properties into a single jurisdiction and appoint a single territorial government to run both ... him to turn back because they opposed the transfer to the Canadian government ...

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