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Ratified treaty no. 239, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 28, 1840, with the Miami Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 239, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 28, 1840, with the Miami Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, November 28, 1840

1. Allen Hamilton and Saml. Milroy, Treaty Comrs., Nathaniel West, and O. H. Smith to Sec. of War and Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 10 - Aug. 20, 1840 (five letters), concerning the inclination of the Miami to negotiate for the cession of their remaining lands to Ind. (OIA, LR, Ind., W-142, W-1147, S-1833 with enclosures, M-980, 1840)

2. Instructions: Sept. 18, 1840. (These instructions were oral and informal, as indicated in report of Nov. 28, 1840, item 4 above) Apr. 16, 1841, re amendments. (OIA, LS, vol. 30, p. 221-223)

3. Milroy to Sec. of War and Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 19 and 28, Dec. 5, 1840, concerning the treaty cession. (OIA, LR, Ind., M-980, M-1015, M-1020, 1840)

4. Milroy and Hamilton to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 28, 1840, enclosing treaty and a report of its negotiation of same date.*

5. Sen. Res., Feb. 25, 1841, ratifying treaty.*

6. A. S. White, Allen Hamilton, and Saml. Milroy to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Apr. 4 - June 28, 1841 (five letters), concerning the amendments to the treaty and the assembling of the Indians to consider these. (OIA, LR, Ind., W-1445 with enclosures, M-1114, M-1095, H-881, 1841)

7. Milroy and Hamilton to Comr. of Indian Affairs, May 18, 1841, reporting their activities in securing the assent of the Indians to the amended treaty, which is returned.*

8. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, June 1, 1841, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 2, p. 418-419)

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Ratified treaty no. 239, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 28, 1840, with the Miami Indians, pp. [1]-[18]


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