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American and British Claims Arbitration & Arbitration of Outstanding Pecuniary Claims Between Great Britain and the Unites States of America. CAYUGA INDIANS
Ottawa: : Ottawa Government Printing Bureau, F.A. Acland, King's Printer, 1914 - 1925, 1914. 1st. Hard Cover. Very Good. The last line includes: "(Appendix to Answer, Vol. III, pp, 968-972.)". In Vol. III, on pages 964 - 974 are "The Norton - Goulburn Letters". A number written by Captain John Norton. Volume I. - Blue printed wraps VERY GOOD PLUS (smudge front cover, interior Near Fine). Pts. 1 & 2, pages 1-482; the hinges are split, Reply Annexes 1-99 The British Reply concerning the Canadian Cayugas' claim to land in New York State which the U.S. believed they had forfeited their claims under the Treaty of 1795 by reason of their hostility to the United States. While George Washington was president, the British replied... "The testimony and documents submitted point to the fact that, immediately after the war of 1812 the Canadian Cayugas were led to believe that they had forfeited their claims under the Treaty of 1795 by reason of their hostility to the United States. Captain John Norton, an adopted Mohawk chief, so understood in December, 1815, and there is evidence that, on several occasions during the ensuing years, the Cayugas were informed by the authorities of the State of New York or by the United States Indian agent, that they had forfeited their rights." , page 32, Section 3 of Vol I: "The letter of Captain John Norton of 1st December, 1815, which is invoked by the Answer as a presentment of the claim for such interposition, was not written with, or understood as having, any such intention or object." About 25 lines, including quotes from the letter. , Volume II Pts. 3, 4 & 5, pgs 483-938 + Index; Reply Annexes 1-99 DISBOUND Blue printed wraps, Interior text block Very Good but for the title-page which is torn at the staples. The spine is worn, the paper cover is intact but is becoming detached. This is a list of Reply Annexes which are a companion to the British Reply, Volume I, concerning the Cayuga's claim to land in New York State which the U.S. believed they forfeited their claims under the Treaty of 1795 by reason of their hostility to the United States. Vol, III Pts. 6, 7, & 8, pgs. 939-1222 + Map No. 1 in rear pocket (Map No. 2 is missing, otherwise Very GoodGrey printed wraps, VERY GOOD PLUS (clean & sound, minor wear). Vol IV, Supplement, Reply Annexes 100 - 149. Reply Annexes dating from 18 August 1783 to 21 February 1840 regarding negotiations with the Six Nations to their eventual surrender. Includes an "Essay by Horatio Hale respecting Red Jacket's Official Home and Rank" which this "eminent philologist and scholar has kindly contributed". These Annexes were printed after the "Reply" as it was thought that they may be of some assistance to the Tribunal. Includes some documents from "Canadian Indian Treaties and Surrenders" which are referred to in the Index of the Reply but not printed therein.
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