Cessions of Land by Indian Tribes to the United States: Illustrated by Those in the State of Indiana

First Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1879-80

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Author: C. C. Royce
Published: 1881
Language: English
Wordcount: 7,683 / 31 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 37.2
LoC Category: D
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Added to site: 2005.11.25
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Government Printing Office, Washington, 1881, pages 247-262

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frequency of changes in local geographical names in this country, it may be remarked that in twenty treaties concluded by the Federal Government with the various Indian tribes prior to the year 1800, in an aggregate of one hundred and twenty objects and places therein recited, seventy-three of them are wholly ignored in the latest edition of Colton's Atlas; and this proportion will hold with but little diminution in the treaties negotiated during the twenty years immediately succeeding that date.

Another and most perplexing question has been the adjustment of the conflicting claims of different tribes of Indians to the same territory. In the earlier days of the Federal period, when the entire country west of the Alleghanies was occupied or controlled by numerous contiguous tribes, whose methods of subsistence involved more or less of nomadic habit, and who possessed large tracts of country then of no greater value than merely to supply the immediate physical wants of the hunter and fisherman, it was not e

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