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From Thomas Jefferson to United States Congress, 3 February 1806

To the Senate &
House of Representatives of the US.

In the course of the last year the following treaties and conventions for the extinguishment of Indian title to lands within our limits, were entered into on behalf of the United states.

A treaty between the US. & the Wyandot, Ottawa, Chippawa, Munsee & Delaware, Shawanee and Poutewatamy nations of Indians.

A treaty between the US. & the Agents of the Connecticut land companies on one part & the Wyandot, Ottawa, Chippawa, Munsee & Delaware, Shawanee and Poutewatamy nations of Indians.

A treaty between the US. & the Delawares, Poutewatamies, Miamis, Eelrivers and Weaws.

A treaty between the US. & the Chickasaw nation of Indians.

Two treaties between the US. and the Cherokee Indians.

A convention between the US. & the Creek nation of Indians.

The Senate having advised & consented to the ratification of these several treaties & conventions, I now lay them before both houses of Congress for the exercise of their constitutional powers as to the means of fulfilling them.

Th: Jefferson

Feb. 3. 1806.

DNA: RG 233—LRHR—Legislative Records of the House of Representatives.

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