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Unknown Treaty Between the United States of America and the Appalachicola Tribe of Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08055.02 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 13 February 1833 Pagination: 4 p. ; 31.5 x 19 cm.

Summary of Content: Concerns the cession and removal from the Appalachicola Indians' Florida land and the remuneration they will receive. Authorized by President Andrew Jackson. Treaty arranged by James Gadsen, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and John Blunt with the Appalachicola leaders on 11 October 1831 (and ratified on 13 February 1833).

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Gadsden, James, 1788-1858
Blunt, John, fl. 1833

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Indian HistoryTreatyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyPresidentLand TransactionImmigration and MigrationRefugees

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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