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Petition to Congress from the American inhabitants at Post Vincennes.

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PublicationCarter, Clarence Edwin, ed. The Territorial Papers of the United States. Volume 2, The Territory Northwest of the River Ohio, 1787-1803. 26 Vols. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1934. (no image)
Document Information
Date August 7, 1787
Author Name Bartholomew Tardiveau (primary) Location: Post Vincennes
Recipient Name Congress of the United States (primary)
Summary American inhabitants at the Post of Vincennes express concern that the rights of their neighbors the French had not a more solid foundation than a gift from the Indians. Hope that Congress will grant a tract of 500 acres to every male inhabitant of district adjoining French settlers.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Related Persons/Groups US Congress; Bartholomew Tardiveau, agent; French; Indians; ;
Related Places Post Vincennes;
Keywords petition; ;
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