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Scope and Contents Two letters from Anthony Wayne relating to the Creek (Muskogee) and Delaware peoples and captives.
Dates: 1791 - 1795
Scope and Contents Address made by George Washington to the “Chief Men, Deputies from the Delaware Nation”, dated May 13, 1779. He promises the friendship of the United States to the Indians and tells them to take any grievances they may have to Congress. He also tells them that until recently the United States has fought the English alone, but now the ”Great King of France is become our Good Brother and Ally…” He signs it “Commander in chief of all the Armies in the United States of America.”
Scope and Contents A treaty of several tribes (Seneca, Wyandot, Delaware, etc.) concluded at St. Mary's, Ohio, 1818, and was signed by Vice President Calhoun in 1826. Accompanying this treaty is a very large plat showing the allotment of lands. The plat is signed by Josua Meigs, Surveyor-General of the United States.
Dates: 1818 - 1826
Scope and Contents There are two treaties among these items. One is dated May 16, 1836; the other is an original document on parchment, dated July 4, 1805, between the United States of America and the chiefs and head men of the WYandot, Ottawa, Chippeway, Munsee, Delaware, Shawnee, and Potawatomi Nations "...holden at Fort Industry on the Miami of the Lake..." The Indian Signatures are in pictogram style. A copy of the laws relating trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes is in another of the documents.
Dates: 1805 - 1855