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M225 Indian Claims in Mississippi. Petition of the Citizens of the State of Mississippi, Remonstrating Against Indian Claims

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In Collection: Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Digital Collection



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A printed copy of a petition to the House of Representatives of the 24th Congress on 1 February 1837. The petition contains 91 names of Mississippi residents who were requesting that Congress set up a tribunal to scrutinize land claims in the area of the Treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek, and that the privileges of the pre-emption law be extended.

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