Laws of the Colonial and State Governments, Relating to Indians and Indian Affairs, from 1633 to 1831, Inclusive: With an Appendix Containing the Proceedings of the Congress of the Confederation ; and the Laws of Congress, from 1800 to 1830, on the Same Subject
Thompson and Homans, 1832 - Indians of North America - 322 pages
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Page 245 - States; regulating the trade and managing all affairs with the Indians not members of any of the States — provided that the legislative right of any State within its own limits be not infringed or violated...
Page 140 - ... it shall and may be lawful for any justice of the peace to commit...
Page 193 - Army shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become or shall become members of the Confederation...
Page 157 - Virginia shores and strands, bordering on either of the said rivers, and all improvements, which have been, or shall be made thereon. The western and northern extent of Virginia shall, in all other respects, stand as fixed by the Charter of King James I.
Page 196 - That his Excellency, the Governor, be, and he is hereby, requested...
Page 236 - That by Congress accepting this cession, the jurisdiction of the whole western territory belonging to the Six Nations, and their tributaries, will be vested in the United States greatly to the advantage of the Union.
Page 8 - That no purchase, grant, lease, or other conveyance of lands, or of any title or claim thereto, from any Indian nation, or tribe of Indians, shall be of any validity in law or equity, unless the same be made by treaty, or convention entered into, pursuant to the Constitution.
Page 41 - President solemnly to assure the tribe or nation with which the exchange is made, that the United States will forever secure and guarantee to them, and their heirs or successors, the country so exchanged with them...
Page 65 - No purchase or contract for the sale of lands in this State, made since the fourteenth day of October one thousand seven hundred and seventy-five; or which may hereafter be made, of, or with the Indians, shall be valid, unless made under the authority, and with the consent of the Legislature.