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1832-10-20, Chickasaw Nation-U.S.
Articles of a Treaty between the United States and the whole Chickasaw Nation, October 20, 1832, 7 Stat. 381-387. ( Articles of a Treaty between the
United States and the whole Chickasaw Nation in which the Chickasaw Nation, rather than being subject to the laws of the United States, indicate they
wish to seek a home in the west. They ceded to the United States all the land they own on the east side of the Mississippi River, including all the
land they presently occupy. If they fail to procure suitable land west of the Mississippi River, the Indians are to select land from surveys provided by
the United States. Once they locate suitable land the President is to be notified and the land east of the Mississippi will be sold. The Indians will
receive the proceeds from the sale to create a perpetual fund for their use. The treaty was concluded on October 20, 1832 at the Council House on
Pontitock Creek.)
Title:   Articles of a treaty made and entered into / between Genl. John Coffee, being duly authorised thereto, by the President of the United States, and the whole Chickasaw Nation, in General Council assembled, at the Council House, on Ponticock Creek on the twentieth day of October 1832.
OCLC Number:   1013932475
Available Volumes
NameFiche CountOnlinePaper Backup
TreatyYesNo
Supplementary article, Oct. 22, 1832YesNo