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MARYLAND, FROM 1704 to 1798.
Extract from the constitution or form of Government, agreed to, and re
solved upon, by, the Delegates and Representatives of the several
counties and corporations of Virginia, . . . . . : 152 Extract from an act for establishing a General Court, . . . . 153 An act for declaring and asserting the rights of this commonwealth, con
cerning purchasing lands from Indian natives, - . . . 153 An act to appoint persons to convey certain lands to Edwin Gray, and
for other purposes, - - - - - - - - - 154 An act concerning the Nansemond tribe of Indians, - - - - 155 An act for appointing Trustees to the Pamunkey Indians, - . 155 An act concerning the Nansemond tribe of Indians, . . - 156 An act concerning the Nottoway tribe of Indians,
. . 157 An act empowering the county court of Northampton to appoint trus
tees for the purpose of protecting the rights of the Gingaskin tribe of Indians, . . . .
. . An act concerning Tributary Indians, ..
. . 158 An act authorizing a sale of a tract of land belonging to the Pamunkey tribe of Indians, - - -
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NORTH CAROLINA, FROM 1715 to 1829.
itants of this government, and for securing to the Indians the right
and property of their own lands, - - - - - - - 161 An act for ascertaining the bounds of a certain tract of land, formerly
laid out by treaty to the use of the Tuscarora Indians, so long as they or any of them, shall occupy and live upon the same, and to prevent any person or persons taking up lands, or settling within the said bounds by pretence of any purchase or purchases made, or shall be made, from the said Indians, - - - -
- - 168 An act for quieting and securing the Tuscarora Indians, and others
claiming under the Tuscaroras, in the possession of their lands, - 164 Extract from an Act for opening the Land Office for the redemption of
specie and other certificates, and discharging the arrears due to the
Army, - - - - .. - - - - - .. An act for appointing an agent, and holding a treaty with the Cherokee
Indians, and for other purposes, - - - - - - - 170 An act for the relief of the Tuscarora nation of Indians. . . . 171 An act prohibiting white men from cultivating the lands reserved to the
Cherokee Indians, - - - - - - - - - 173 An act to amend an act, passed at the last session of the General As
sembly, entitled “An act prohibiting white men from cultivating the
lands reserved to the Cherokee Indians," - - - - . 174 An act concerning the lands held under leases from the Tuscarora tribe
of Indians, - - - - - - - - - - - 174 An act to amend an act, passed in the year one thousand eight hundred
and twenty-three, entitled “an act respecting the reservations of certain Indians in the lands lately acquired by treaty from the Cherokee
Indians," - - - - - - - - - - - 175 An act respecting certain reservations claimed by Indians in the lands
lately acquired by treaty from the Cherokee nation, . .. 175 An act concerning the lands formerly occupied by the Tuscarora tribe
of Indians, lying in Bertie county, on the north side of Roanoke river, 176
SOUTH CAROLINA, FROM 1739 to 1816. From Brevard's Digest of the laws of South Carolina. Vol. 1. Title 96.-Indians,”
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An act to authorize and empower the superintendents of the Catawba,
Indians to institute actions for trespasses on their land, and for other
purposes therein mentioned, . . - . . . - 181 An act to confirm the treaty between the state of South Carolina and
the Cherokee Indiars, relinquishing the title of the said nation of Cherokee Indians to that part of their territory lying within the char- tered limits of this state, for appointing commissioners to resurvey and lay out the said lands, and for other purposes therein mentioned, 182
GEORGIA, FROM 1774 to 1831. From Prince's Digest of the Laws of Georgia,
. 185 Extract from “an act for the more speedy and effectual settling and
strengthening this state," - - - Extract from an act for suppressing the violences of the Indians, . 186 An act to provide a fund in aid of an act of the last session of the Le
gislature, entitled "An act for appropriating a part of the unlocated territory of this state, for the payment of the late state troops, and fur other purposes therein mentioned,” . .
- 187 An act to ratify and confirm certain articles of agreement and cession,
entered into on the 24th day of April, 1802, between the commissioners of the state of Georgia on the one part, and the commissioners of the United States on the other part,
. 188 Resolution of the Legislature of Georgia, Resolution of the Legislature of Georgia,
192 Resolution of the Legislature of Georgia,
• 192 Resolution of the Legislature of Georgia,
193 Extract from an act to divide the counties of Carroll and Coweta into
electoral districts; and to add a certain part of the Cherokee nation to the counties of Carroll and De Kalb, for the purpose of giving criminal jurisdiction to the same,
• 195 Resolution of the Legislature of Georgia, . An act to protect the frontier settlements of this state from the intrusion of the Indians of the Creek nation, - .
- - 197 An act to add the territory lying within the limits of this state, and occu
pied by the Cherokee Indians, to the counties of Carroll, De Kalb, Gwinnett, Hall and Habersham; and to extend the laws of this state over the same, and for other purposes, .
- - 198 An act to add the territory lying within the chartered limits of Georgia,
and now in the occupancy of the Cherokee Indians, to the counties of Carroll, De Kalb, Gwinnett, Hall and Habersham, and to extend the laws of this state over the same, and to annul all laws and ordinances made by the Cherokee nation of Indians, and to provide for the compensation of officers serving legal process in said territory, and to regulate the testimony of Indians, and to repeal the ninth section of
the act of eighteen hundred and twenty-eight upon this subject, 199 An act to authorize the survey and the disposition of lands within the
limits of Georgia, in the occupancy of the Cherokee tribe of Indians, and all other uplocated lands within the limits of said state, claimed as Creek land; and to authorize the Governor to call out a military force to protect surveyors, in the discharge of their duties, and to provide for the punishment of persons who may prevent, or attempt to prevent any surveyor from performing his duties, as pointed out by this act, or who shall wilfully cut down and deface any marked trees, or remove any land mark, which may be made in pursuance of this act, and to protect the Indians in the peaceable possession of their im
provements, and of the lots on which the same may be situate, - 20% An act to declare void all contracts hereafter made with the Cherokee : Indians, so far as the Indians are concerned,
. - 218
An act to provide for the temporary disposal of the improvements and
possessions purchased from certain Cherokee Indians and residents, 218 An act to prevent the exercise of assumed and arbitrary power, by all
persons under pretext of authority from the Cherokee Indians, and their laws, and to prevent white persons from residing within that part /of the chartertered limits of Georgia, occupied by the Cherokee Indians, and to provide a guard for the protection of the gold mines,
and to enforre the laws of the state within the aforesaid territory, - 220 An act to authorize the Governor to take possession of the Gold, Silver,
and other mines, lying and being in that section of the chartered limits of Georgia, commonly called the Cherokee country, and those upon all other unappropriated lands of the state, and for punishing any person or persons, who may hereafter be found trespassing upon said mines,
- 223 An act to provide for the payment of the expenses which have been or
may be, incurred by the counties of Carroll, De Kalb, Gwinnett, Hall, and Habersham, for prison fees, and officers fees in the prosecution of crimes committed on the territory claimed by the Cherokee Indians; which was added to the aforesaid counties, by an act passed on the
nineteenth day of December, eighteen hundred and twenty-nine, . 225 An act to alter and amend "An act to authorize the survey and disposi
tion of the lands within the limits of Georgia, in the occupancy of the Cherokee tribe of Indians, and all other unlocated lands within the limits of said state, claimed as Creek land, and to authorize the Governor to call out a military force to protect surveyors in the discharge of their duties, and to provide for the punishment of persons who may prevent, or attempt to prevent any surveyor from performing his duties, as pointed out by this act, or who shall wilfully cut down and deface any marked trees, or remove any landmark which may be made in pursuance of this act, and to protect the Indians in the peaceable possession of their improvements, and of the lots on which they may be situated," passed on the 21st day of December, 1830, and to order the immediate survey, distribution and occupancy of the territory, - -
- - - - 226 An act to lay out the gold region in the lands at present in the occupan
cy of the Cherokee Indians, into small lots and dispose of the same, by separate lottery, - -
KENTUCKY, 1810. An act concerning 'the extinguishment of the Indian claim to certain lands within this commonwealth, .
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TENNESSEE, FROM 1794 to 1807.
“An act to amend an act establishing courts of law, and for regulating
- 231 An act making provision for the extinguishment of the Indian claim to
lands within the limits of this state,
OHIO, FROM 1809 to 1810.
INDIANA, FROM 1807 to 1831. An act prohibiting the sale of ardent spirits and other intoxicating liquors to Indians, . . . . .
. . . . 233 An act to prevent the disposing of arms and other warlike implements, and ammunition to Indians and others, .
. 234 An act regulating the trade with Indians within the part of the territo
ry to which the Indian title has been extinguished, and for other pur. poses, - -
- - 235 Extract from an act regulating the practice in suits at law.”-[From Revised Laws,”]
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ILLINOIS, FROM 1813 to 1814.
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MISSISSIPPI, 1830. An act to extend the laws of the state of Mississippi, over the persons · and property of the Indians resident within its limits, . - 242
ALABAMA, FROM 1820 to 1829. An act giving jurisdiction to the courts of certain counties, • • 243 An act to amend an act giving jurisdiction to certain counties therein
named, over that part of the Cherokee lands lying within the limits of the state of Alabama, .
- 244 An act to extend the jurisdiction of the state of Alabama over the *** Creek nation,
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FLORIDA TERRITORY, FROM 1827 to 1831. -.. An act to prevent Indians from roaming at large through the Territory, 247 An act regulating our citizens trading with the Indians, and for other
purposes therein mentioned, . An act to extend the laws over the Indians within the territory of Florida, •
CONTENTS OF THE APPENDIX. Proceedings of the Congress of the Confederation, -
LAWS OF CONGRESS, FROM 1800 to 1831. An act to make provision relative to rations for Indians; and to their vi
sits to the seat of government, An act to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes, and to
preserve peace on the frontiers,