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A quit claim from the Four Nations of Indians acknowledging payment and cession of claims

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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 August 4, 1789
Author Name Four Nations (primary) Location: Canadqua
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Sachems, chiefs, and Warriors of the Mohawk, Onondago, Cuyahuga, and Tuscarora nations, have read papers passed in council at Buffalo Creek between Five Nations and Oliver Phelps; having given up to Seneca Nation, proportions of payment for cash and goods, hereby quit claims to land purchased from the Five Nations by Phelps. Signed in presence of Samuel Street and Lemuel Wilmet.
Document Format Modern Printed Transcription of Letter/Document
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Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Sharonyewanen; Kagondenayen; Tchodageranden; Ojageghte; Karonyageten; Skagoyeghwatha; Tewaghtagote; Aghshigwaresere; Tekaraghke; Otstenragongh; Karonghyontye; Thayendanegea; Mohawk; Onondago; Cuyahuga; Tuscarora; council; Five Nations; Oliver Phelps; Samuel Street; Lemuel Wilmet; ;
Related Places Canadqua; Canandaigua; New York; Buffalo Creek; ;
Keywords payment; quit claims; land; land purchase; Indian affairs; Indian relations; papers; goods; cash; ;
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