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Haywood, Carl N. (ed.) / Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters
volume 75 (1987)

Clifton, James A.
Wisconsin death march: explaining the extremes in old northwest Indian removal,   pp. 1-40 PDF (18.7 MB)


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Wisconsin Death March 
Henry Dodge. When governor of Wisconsin Territory in 1837, Henry Dodge negotiated
the Treaty of 1837, and later defended the Chippewas' rights under the 1842
treaty to occupy and to exploit their ceded lands for "many years."
Courtesy
of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 
volved were from bands on the Lake an official announcement of the treaty,
Superior shoreline, and none of their and few of their leaders arrived at
Fort lands were ceded that year. Lastly came Snelling in time to participate
in or benefit the interior Wisconsin Chippewa of the immediately from the
arrangements. This Mississippi River's eastern watershed, happened because
neither of the two whose lands were on the block that sum- newly appointed
sub-agents dispatched to mer. These interior bands did not receive carry
word of the meetings—Miles M. 
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