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Unknown Treaty Between the United States of America and the Comanche and Witchetaw Nations, and their Associated Bands or Tribes of Indians

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08055.17 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 16 May 1836 Pagination: 8 p. ; 32.5 x 20 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08055.17 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Pamphlet Date: 16 May 1836 Pagination: 8 p. ; 32.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Concerns hunting and fishing rights. Authorized by President Andrew Jackson. Treaty arranged by Governor Montfort Stokes, Brigadier General M. Arbuckle, Commissioners on the part of the United States, and the leaders of the Comanche and Witchetaw Nations, and their associated bands, on 24 August 1835 (and ratified on 16 May 1836).

People: Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Stokes, Montfort, 1762-1842
Arbuckle, M., fl. 1835-1848

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Indian HistoryTreatyGovernment and CivicsDiplomacyPresidentLand TransactionImmigration and MigrationRefugeesWildlife

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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