Congressional Edition Volume 5572

Congressional Edition Volume 5572

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...having relation to them. James Madison. November 18, 1814. A treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America and the tribes of Indians called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, Senecas, and Miamies. The said United States of America, by William Henry Harrison, late a major-general in the Army of the United States, and Lewis Cass, governor of the Michigan Territory, duly authorized and appointed commissioners for the purpose, and the said tribes, by their headmen, chiefs, and warriors, assembled at Greenville, in the State of Ohio, have agreed to the following articles, which when ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof, shall be binding upon them and the said tribes: Article 1. The United States and the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees, and Senecas give peace to the Miami nation of Indians, formerly designated as the Miami, Eel River, and Wea tribes. They extend this indulgence also to the bands of the Pattawatair.iej, which adhere to the grand sachem Tobinipee and to the chief Onoxa: to the Ottawas, of Blanchards Creek, who have attached themselves to the Shawnee tribes, and to such of the said tribe as adhere to the chief called the Wing, in the neighborhood of Detroit, and to the Kickapoos, under the direction of the chiefs who sign this treaty. Article 2. The tribes and bands above mentioned engage to give their aid to the United States in prosecuting the war against Great Britain and such of the Indian tribes as still continue hostile, and to make no peace with either without the consent of the United States. The assistance herein stipulated for is to consist of such a number of their warriors from each tribe as the President of the United States, or any other...
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  • Paperback | 504 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 26mm | 889g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236599012
  • 9781236599018