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Randolph, Edmund (1753-1813) [Notes]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09880 Author/Creator: Randolph, Edmund (1753-1813) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: circa 1789-1794 Pagination: 2 p. ; 24.6 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Notes dealing with the United States relationship and treaties with the Indians. A portion of the documents states, "Instead of acknowledging the Indians to be the proper owners, may it not be as well to change the idea, so as to say, that the U.S. have no right to take their lands without a contract with them." Creator inferred from content and handwriting.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: ContractBoundary or Property DisputeLand TransactionTreatyGovernment and CivicsAmerican Indian History

Sub Era: Creating a New Government

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