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Official Statement of Situation Between St. Regis [Iroquois] Indians & New York, Affirmation of Wadsworth as U.S. Commissioner, & Law Under Which the Treaty is to Be Made

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionConnecticut Historical Society: Jeremiah Wadsworth Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date September 10, 1795
Author Name Timothy Pickering (primary) Location: Office for Dept. of War
Recipient Name Jeremiah Wadsworth (primary)
Summary Certificate of commissioner. Describes treaty situation -- the President has determined to hold a treaty with the St. Regis & other Indians claiming lands in northern New York, to allow negotiations between the Indians and the state to determine compensation for those lands -- and notifies any reader of Wadsworth's official appointment to hold this treaty, as commissioner. States that the treaty is to be made under the law of "An Act to regulate Trade & Intercourse with the Indian Tribes." Closes stating that the document has been certified with the seal of the War Department.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes No image attached or found in online database. Hard copy file found in stacks, from which this DEII information was drawn. DEII complete; revisit only to attach image.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Jeremiah Wadsworth; Timothy Pickering; the President; [George Washington]; St. Regis Indians; [Iroquois Indians]; Indian Tribes;
Related Places War Department Office; state of New York; St. Regis;
Keywords treaty; Indian treaty; treaty with St. Regis Indians; compensation for Indian lands; U.S. law; "An Act to regulate Trade & Intercourse with the Indian Tribes";
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