United States Statutes at Large/Volume 1/1st Congress/3rd Session/Resolution 4
An estimate of the lands not claimed by the Indians, or by citizens of the U. States, in North Carolina and in the north west territory, to be made.
Act of April 12, 1792.IV. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the President of the United States be, and he hereby is requested, to cause an estimate to be laid before Congress at their next session, of the quantity and situation of the lands not claimed by the Indians, nor granted to, nor claimed by any of the citizens of the United States, within the territory ceded to the United States, by the State of North Carolina, and within the territory of the United States, northwest of the river Ohio.
Approved, March 3, 1791.