Treaties Between the United States of America and the Cherokee Nation, from 1785

Treaties Between the United States of America and the Cherokee Nation, from 1785

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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. 1870 edition. Excerpt: ... not parties to this treaty, should visit their towns or be found on their hunting round, that they will treat them with kindness and griendship, and do no injury to them in any way whatever. ART. 7. Should any difliculty hereafter unfortunately arise between any of the nations or tribes of Indians, parties hereunto, 111 consequence of murder, the stealing of horses, cattle, or other cause, 1t 1s agreed that the other tribes shall interpose their good oflices to remove such difficulties, and also that. the government of the United States may take such measures as they may deem proper to efibct the same ob.ect, and see that full justice is done to the injured party. ART. 8. It is agreed by the Commissioners of the United States, that in consequence of the Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their associated bands or tribes of Indians having freely and willingly entered into this treaty, and it being the first they have made with the United States or any of the contracting parties, that they shall receive presents immediately after signing, as a donation from the United States; nothing being asked from these nations or tribes in return, except to remain at peace with the parties hereto, which their own good and that of their posterity require. ART. 9. The Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their associated bands or tribes of Indians agree, that their entering into this treaty shall in no respect inter rupt their friendly relations with the Republic of Mexico, where they all frequently hunt, and the Comanche Nation principally inhabit; and it is distinctly understood that the government of the United States desire that perfect peace shall exist between the nations or tribes named in this article and the said Republic. ART. 10. This treaty...show more

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  • Paperback | 44 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 95g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236826590
  • 9781236826596