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Act to Regulate Trade & Intercourse with Indian Tribes

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Date March 1, 1793
Author Name Congress of the United States (primary)
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Summary This is an extract of an Act of Congress that declares that no purchase of Indian lands shall be valid unless pursuant to the Constitution. Therefore, it is illegal for anyone but lawful agents to negotiate treaties for land.
Document Format Extract
Document Notes Not a print document.
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Related Persons/Groups U. S. Congress; Indian nation; agents of any State; Commissioners; ;
Related Places bounds of the United States; lands within such State; ;
Keywords purchase or grants of land; title or claims to lands; treaty or convention; misdemeanor; punishable by fine; imprisonment; approbation of the Commissioners; ;
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