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Unknown Treaty Between the United States of America and the Chiefs of the Swan Creek and Black River Bands of the Chippewa Nation

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08055.04 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 20 May 1836 Pagination: 4 p. ; 32.5 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Concerns the cession of Chippewa land, their removal, and the remuneration they will receive. Authorized by President Andrew Jackson. Treaty arranged by Henry R. Schoolcraft, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the Chippewa leaders on 9 May 1836 (and ratified on 20 May 1836).

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864

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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