Concerns a land cession treaty (signed on 8 January 1821) between the Creek Nation and the United States. In dispute is a bill "to make a disposition of a large amount of money to which the Creek nation is advised and believes that it alone is clearly and justly entitled," for a payment of claims of the citizens of Georgia. Signed in type on p. 8: "John H. Brodnax, Special Agent. Opoithyoholo, of Tuckebachee. Tuck-E-Bachee-Hajo, of Cuseatah. Tuck-E-Bachee Micco, of Tuckebachee. Benjamin Marshall, of Coweataw. George Stiggens, January 9, 1832." Government document: 22d Congress, 1st Session. Doc. No. 56. Ho. of Reps. Provenance: Title-page with inked signature of Henry D. Gilpin (here "H.D. Gilpin"), the U.S. Attorney General who argued the Amistad case. 8vo. 8 pp. Removed from a nonce volume; leaves separated. First page with ink numeral in upper margin. A couple of faint spots. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: [drop-title] Memorial of the Creek Nation of...
Publication Date: 1832
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