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Huge treaty with the Indians, signed by Washington...

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January 23, 1796

COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston, Jan. 23, 1796 

* President George Washington
* Native Americans - Indians treaty

Taking most of the front page & a portion of page 2 a treaty, headed at the top of pg. 1 with a script signature of the President: George Washington, and beginning: "Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship between the United States of America & the tribes of Indians, called the Wyandots, Delawares, Shawanoes, Ottawas, Chipewas, Putawatimes, Miamis, Eel River, Weeas Kickapoos, Pinkashaws, and Kaskaskias...". The document is signed in type by: Anthony Wayne, followed by a very lengthy list of signatures (with an X) of the various Indian chiefs, and ultimately at the end of the treaty by the President in script type: Go. Washington.
Also on pg. 2 is a report concerning the creation of the first six frigates for the U.S. Navy, and the desire to cancel the order for their construction due to a treaty with Algiers.
Four pages, archival strengthening at the spine, generally good.

Category: The 1600's and 1700's