A Further Illustration of the Case of the Seneca Indians in the State of New York: In a Review of a Pamphlet Entitled "An Appeal to the Christian Community, &c., by Nathaniel T. Strong, a Chief of the Seneca Tribe."
Joint Committee on Indian Affairs of the Four Yearly Meetings of Baltimore, Genesee, New York, and Philadelphia (Society of Friends : Hicksite)
Merrihew and Thompson, printers, 1841 - 84 strani
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according admitted affidavits agents amended treaty amount appears assent believe bribed bribery called carry cause census character charge chiefs Christian claim Commissioner Committee concern condition connected consideration constituted contracts corrupt council course dated deed deed of conveyance documents dollars effect emigration England evidence executed expressed facts fee simple feelings Friends further Gillett give given Governor held hope illustrated interest January justice known Land Company language letter majority March Massachusetts means memorial mind Nathaniel never object obtained offered Ogden Ogden Company original party persons possession pre-emptive present President provision purchase Quakers question ratification reason received refer regard relation removal Report reservations resolution respect returned says Senate Seneca Indians Seneca nation signed statement Strong taken tion tribes tribes or bands truth United views whole William Penn wish York Indians
Stran 1 - Wherefore, O king, let my counsel be acceptable unto thee, and break off thy sins by righteousness and thine iniquities by showing mercy to the poor, if it may be a lengthening of thy tranquillity.
Stran 69 - Such repeal to take effect in favor of any foreign nation, whenever the president of the United States shall be satisfied that the discriminating or countervailing duties of such foreign nation, so far as they operate to the disadvantage of the United States, have been abolished.
Stran 57 - Indian friends residing thereon and united with them, in the free use and enjoyment thereof; but it shall remain theirs until they choose to sell the same to the people of the United States, who have the right to purchase.
Stran 67 - Gillet, commissioner on the part of the United States, and chiefs and head men of the St. Regis Indians, concluded on the 13th day of February 1838.
Stran 27 - That improper means have been employed to obtain the assent of the Seneca chiefs there is every reason to believe, and I have not been able to satisfy myself that I can, consistently with the resolution of the Senate of the 2d of March, 1839, cause the treaty to be carried into effect in respect to the Seneca tribe.
Stran 29 - I may challenge the whole orations of Demosthenes and Cicero, and of any more eminent orator, if Europe has furnished any more eminent, to produce a single passage, superior to the speech of Logan, a Mingo chief, to Lord Dunmore, when governor of this state.
Stran 12 - The Commonwealth of Massachusetts may grant the right of preemption of the whole or any part of the said lands and territories to any person or persons who by virtue of such grant shall have good right to extinguish by purchase the claims of the native Indians...
Stran 67 - The resolution of the nth of June, 1838, provided that "the said treaty shall have no force or effect whatever as relates to any of the said tribes, nations, or bands of New York Indians, nor shall it be understood that the Senate have assented to any of the contracts connected with it until the same, with the amendments herein proposed, is submitted and fully explained by the commissioner of the United States to each of the said tribes or bands separately assembled in council, and they have given...
Stran 19 - That the treaty shall have no force or effect whatever, as it relates to any of said tribes, nations or bands of New York Indians, nor shall it be understood that the Senate have assented to any of the contracts connected with it until the same, with the amendments herein proposed, is submitted and fully and fairly explained by a commissioner of the United States to each of said tribes or bands, separately assembled in council, and they have given Opinion of the Court. their free and voluntary assent...