The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America from the Organization of the Government in 1780, to March 3, 1845: Arranged in Chronological Order. With References to the Matter of Each Act and to the Subsequent Acts on the Same Subject, and Copious Notes of the Decisions of the Courts of the United States Construing Those Acts, and Upon the Subjects of the Laws ..

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C.C. Little and J. Brown, 1848
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Page 197 - An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to preserve peace on the frontiers.
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 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 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 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 88 - Connecticut land company, and by the company incorporated by the name of " the proprietors of the half million acres of land lying south of lake Erie...
Page 25 - 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...
Page 15 - Buffalo creek, on lake Erie ; thence south, to the north boundary of the State of Pennsylvania ; thence west, to the end of the said north boundary ; thence south...
Page 109 - Indians of the said tribes a full indemnification for any horses, or other property which may be stolen from them, by any of their citizens ; Provided, that the property so stolen cannot be recovered, and that sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States. Art. 6. If any citizen of the United States, or any other white person, should...

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