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Oneida Intent to Sell Land Claim in New York, Appointment of Commissioners

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PublicationLowrie, Walter and St. Clair Clarke, Matthew, eds. American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States, Vol. IV, Indian Affairs. 38 Vols. Washington, DC: Gales and Seaton, 1832. (no image)
Document Information
Date February 27, 1798
Author Name John Jay (primary)
Recipient Name Jonathan Taylor (primary)
Summary Declaration of Oneida tribe to sell land claim with the caveat that they retain use of some of the land. Jay appointed Egbert Benson, Simeon De Witt, and John Taylor to confer with the chiefs to determine Indian land claims.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
Document Notes Enclosed in Jay to Pickering, 04/23/1798.
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Related Persons/Groups John Jay; Egbert Benson; John Taylor; Simeon De Witt; DeWitt; Oneida; Indian; chiefs; Indian Nation; Judge; surveyor general; tribe; ;
Related Places New York; Albany; land; Indian land; county; territory; ;
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