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acres affixed their seals aforesaid America annuity Auguste Chouteau band behalf boundary line Capt Cherokee nation chiefs and head chiefs and warriors Chippewa citizens claim contracting parties Creek nation Delaware delivered further agree granted hereby cede hereunto set Indian names Indiana Territory Interpreter Ioway James John Joseph Kaskaskia Lake lands ceded Lewis Cass Lieut Little Osage Lord one thousand mark and seal Miami Miami tribe miles square Mississippi Missouri mouth names are subjoined nation of Indians Ninian Edwards Osage nation paid peace and friendship persons Piankeshaws Potawatamie present Proclamation ratified relinquish Sacs and Foxes section of land Seneca Seneca nation set their hands stipulated subjoined a mark Tennessee river territory testimony whereof thence thereof thousand dollars thousand eight hundred tion tract of land treaty tribe of Indians tribe or nation undersigned chiefs United United States agree Wabash river William Clark Wyandots
Page 9 - The Indian nations had always been considered as distinct, independent political communities, retaining their original natural rights, as the undisputed possessors of the soil, from time immemorial ; with the single exception of that imposed by irresistible power, which excluded them from intercourse with any other European potentate, than the first discoverer of the coast of the particular region claimed : and this was a restriction which those European potentates imposed on themselves, as well...
Page 9 - The condition of the Indians in relation to the United States is perhaps unlike that of any other two people in existence. In general, nations not owing a common allegiance are foreign to each other. The term foreign nation is, with strict propriety, applicable by either to the other. But the relation of the Indians to the United States is marked by peculiar and cardinal distinctions which exist no where else.
Page 69 - An Act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers.
Page 6 - Army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become members of the confederation or federal alliance of the said States, Virginia inclusive...
Page 39 - ... there shall be perpetual peace and friendship between all the citizens of the United States of America and all the individuals composing the Cherokee nation.
Page 77 - In witness whereof the Said William Hauser, Emanuel Hauser, Elisha Harper & his wife Mary & Alexander Hauser have hereunto Set their hands and affixed their Seals the day and year first above written.
Page 22 - For the benefit and comfort of the Indians, and for the prevention of injuries or oppressions on the part of the citizens or Indians, the United States in Congress assembled shall have the sole and exclusive right of regulating the trade with the Indians, and managing all their affairs in such manner as they think proper.
Page 522 - Senate of the United States for its constitutional action thereon, the Senate did, on the twentyfifth day of July, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, advise and consent to the...
Page 558 - Fellows, and to their heirs and assigns, all that certain tract, or parcel of land situate, lying and being in the county of...
Page 18 - The ninth article is in these words: "for the benefit and comfort of the Indians, and for the prevention of injuries or oppressions on the part of the citizens or Indians, the United States, in congress assembled, shall have the sole and exclusive right of regulating the trade with the Indians, and managing all their affairs, as they think proper.