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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 DelegatesEdit

Delegate Years Cong
Party Electoral history
  William Henry Harrison March 4, 1799 –
May 14, 1800
6th 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
6th None Elected to finish Harrison's term
Declined renomination
  Paul Fearing March 4, 1801 –
March 3, 1803
7th 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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