Laws of the Northwest Territory

The laws TJ transmitted governed the militia, the establishment of a court system and legal proceedings, the administration of oaths, the setting of crimes and punishments, establishment of marriage, appointment of coroners, and the regulation of liquor and gambling, all of which are reprinted in Theodore Calvin Pease, ed., The Laws of the Northwest Territory, 1788–1800, Illinois State Historical Library, Collections, xvii (1925), 1–41.