Digest of Decisions Relating to Indian Affairs; In Two Volumes. Judicial Volume 1

Digest of Decisions Relating to Indian Affairs; In Two Volumes. Judicial Volume 1

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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. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...6 Sergeant d7: Rawle (Pal), 201. SEC. 2307. The purchase of the Indian title within the supposed charter limits of the colony of Connecticut, on the waters of the Susquehanna, by the Connecticut-Susquenanna Company in 1754, included What was afterwards constituted the town, and later the county, ' of Westmoreland, under the political jurisdiction of Connecticut, within which were the various townships (of which Wilkesbarre was one). The township of Wilkesbarre was first surveyed by David Meade in 1770. In 1773 a final division was made of the back lots and the town plot; afterwards the borough of Wilkesbarre was laid out. Bennett et al. v. Norton et al., 1'71 Pa., 228. SEO. 2308. By article 1 of tne State treaty of 177 7 with the Cherokees, the district of country in which the plaintiff's grant was located was ceded to the State of South Carolina. By the second article the State engaged to permit the Cherokees to inhabit the said district of country " during good behavior." This was greater than an estate at Will. Thomas v. Daniel, 2 McC01-d (S. C.), 354. SEO. 2309. From 1777 to 1816 State laws alone were of force in the territory of the Cherokee Nation in South Carolina, and when, in 1816, the State wished to acquire complete sovereignty over this territory, she, under the auspices of the United States Government, entered into negotiations with them which resulted in the treaty of March 22, 1816 (7 Stat. L., 138). Ibid. SEO. 2310. By the treaty of March 22, 1816 (7 Stat. L., 138), the Cherokees ceded to the State of South Carolina the same tract of country which was reserved for their use and occupancy by the act of legislature of South Carolina March 22, 1786. Ibid. SEC. 2311. A material portion of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 18mm | 617g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236924843
  • 9781236924841