The American Indian as Slaveholder and Secessionist: An Omitted Chapter in the Diplomatic History of the Southern Confederacy, Հատոր 1

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Էջ 343 - Enclosed herewith I have the honor to transmit for the information of the Department the copy of a letter...
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Էջ 288 - The Superintendent of Indian Affairs, and the Indian agents and subagents, shall have authority to remove from the Indian country all persons found therein contrary to law; and the President is authorized to direct the military force to be employed in such removal.
Էջ 69 - Nations by a compact concluded & entered into on the 14th of Nov. 1859, at Asbury Mission Creek Nation. Be it further enacted That said Commissioners shall receive for their services the sum of One hundred dollars each, and shall report the proceedings of said Convention to the next session of the Chickasaw Legislature for its approval or disapproval. . . Passed the House Repts as amended Jany 5th 1861. Passed Senate Jan. 5, 1861. Approved Jan. 5, 1861. Indian Office General Files - Cherokee 1859-1865...
Էջ 200 - Resolved, That the Committee on Indian Affairs be instructed to inquire whether any, and if so what, treaties have been made with any of the Indian tribes, and if so, with which of them; and whether any, and if so, what legislation is necessary in consequence thereof; and that they have leave to report at such time and in such manner as to them shall seem proper.
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Էջ 117 - The said Indian nations do acknowledge themselves and all their tribes to be under the protection of the United States and of no other sovereign whatsoever.
Էջ 145 - It is true they may allow your people small reserves — they give chiefs pretty large ones — but they will settle among you, overshadow you, and totally destroy the power of your chiefs and your nationality, and then trade your people out of the residue of their lands. Go North among the once powerful tribes of that country and see if you can find Indians living and enjoying power and property and liberty as do your people and the neighboring tribes from the South. If you can, then say I am a...
Էջ 150 - First, it would be a palpable violation of my position as a neutral; second, it would place in our midst organized companies not authorized by our laws but in violation of treaty, and who would soon become efficient instruments in stirring up domestic strife and creating internal difficulties among the Cherokee people. As in this connection you have misapprehended a remark made in conversation at our interview some eight or ten days ago, I hope you will allow me to repeat what I did say. I informed...
Էջ 133 - ... the day of your pride, Ye despots and tyrants of earth; Tell your serfs the American name to deride, And to rattle their fetters in mirth. Ay, shout! for the league of the free Is about to be shivered to dust, And the rent limbs to fall from the vigorous tree, Wherein liberty puts her firm trust.

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