By Helen Hunt Jackson

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All these villages were burnt, and all these cornfields destroyed; the Indians were followed up and defeated in a sharp fight. The British agents did their best to keep them hostile, and no inconsiderable aid was furnished to them from Canada. ” Eleven hundred and thirty Indians (eleven tribes, besides the Delawares, being represented) were parties to this treaty. By this treaty nearly two-thirds of the present State of Ohio were ceded to the United States; and, in consideration of these “cessions and relinquishments, and to manifest the liberality of the United States as the great means of rendering this peace strong and perpetual,” the United States relinquished all claims “to all other Indian lands northward of the River Ohio, eastward of the Mississippi, and westward and southward of the Great Lakes and the waters uniting them, according to the boundary line agreed upon by the United States and the King of Great Britain, in the treaty of peace made between them THE DELAWARES.

But this sense of obligation must have been as short-lived as 28 A CENTURY OF DISHONOR. shadowy, and could have had no element of shame in it, since they forthwith proceeded, unabashed, to negotiate still more treaties with Indians, and break them; for instance, the socalled “Brunot Treaty” with the Ute Indians in Colorado, and one with the Crow Indians in Montana—both made in the summer of 1873. They were called at the time “conventions” or “agreements,” and not. “treaties;” but the difference is only in name.

INTRODUCTORY. 15 tribes before the acquisition of the territory by Spain and Great Britain remained in force over all the ceded territory, as the law which regulated the relations with all the Indians who were parties to them, and were binding on the United States by the obligation they had assumed by the Louisiana treaty as a supreme law of the land. ” * * * The laws made it necessary, when the Indians sold their lands, to have the deeds presented to the governor for confirmation. * “The colonial charters, a great portion of the individual grants by the proprietary and royal governments, and a still greater portion by the States of the Union after the Revolu* United States vs .

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