Congressional Edition Volume 710

Congressional Edition Volume 710

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...from a child, for purity of character, and has, it is thought, the best capacity for learning of all who have belonged to the school. F. H. CUMMING, Superintendent. Hon. Geo. W. Manypenny, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Washington. No. 11. Northern Superintendence Of Indian Affairs, Milwaukic, Scptcmber 26, 1853. Sir: In accordance with the regulations of the Indian department, I herewith submit my first annual report. In conformity with the policy pursued by the United States towards the Indian tribes for a long series of years, "to transplant them from the midst of our white populalion, and within State limits, to new countries west of the Mississippi, where it was supposed they would have an opportunity to increase in numbers, and improve in character and resources," the Indian tribes in Wisconsin, the Winnebagoes, Pottawatomies, and Chippewas, were removed from within the limits of the State, and, by treaties made in 1848 with the Stockbridges and Menominees, provision was made for their removal, which if carried out would have substantially relieved this State of her Indian population, with the single exception of the small tribe of Oneidas. Probably, in view of this new location of the Indians in the west, the law of Congress approved February 27, 1851, provided for a reduction of the superintendencies north of Texas and east of the Rocky mountains to the number of three, making a change of the location and boundaries of the northern superintendency necessary, whenever, in the opinion of the President, such reduction should be proper. Circumstances have, however, prevented the carrying into effect of these treaties, and the Stockbridges are remaining in their old location, and the Menominees have been removed to a more

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  • Paperback | 226 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236947851
  • 9781236947857