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Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) [Retained clerical copy of a treaty between the United States and the Ottawa Indians]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07392 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Manuscript document Date: 22 March 1833 Pagination: 5 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 19.3 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07392 Author/Creator: Jackson, Andrew (1767-1845) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Manuscript document Date: 22 March 1833 Pagination: 5 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 19.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Manuscript copy of the treaty made on 18 February 1833 between the Ottawa chiefs "residing on the Indian Reserves on the Miami of Lake Erie" and George B. Porter, the United States commissioner. Outlines the cession of Ottawa land in Ohio, the establishment of a reservation, and the remuneration that will be owed. Probably a working draft prior to sending to printer.

Background Information:

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Porter, George B., 1790-1834

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentDiplomacyAmerican Indian HistoryTreatyGovernment and CivicsCanadaLand Transaction

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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