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Indian Treaties Collection of 84 printed treaties between the U.S. & Indian Nations [Decimalized .01- .83]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04099 Author/Creator: Indian Treaties Place Written: [Washington] Type: Header Record Date: 1832-1870s Pagination: 83 items

Summary of Content: Official Treaties signed in type by presidents Andrew Jackson, James K. Polk, Franklin Pierce, James Buchanan, Abraham Lincoln, Andrew Johnson, U.S. Grant. Pamphlets. Copies of titlepages on-file.

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Polk, James Knox, 1795-1849
Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Indian HistoryTreatyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyLand TransactionPresidentBoundary or Property Dispute

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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