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From James Madison to the Senate, 22 December 1809 (Abstract)

§ To the Senate

22 December 1809. Submits for ratification a treaty and separate article concluded on 30 Sept. with the Delaware, Potawatomi, Miami, and Eel River Indians, a convention concluded on 26 Oct. with the Wea tribe, and explanatory documents.

RC and enclosures (DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 11B-C1). RC 1 p. In a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. Printed enclosure (8 pp.) is A Treaty between the United States of America, and the Tribes of Indians Called the Delawares, Putawatimies, Miamies, and Eel River Miamies. December 22d, 1809 (Washington, 1809; Shaw and Shoemaker description begins R. R. Shaw and R. H. Shoemaker, comps., American Bibliography: A Preliminary Checklist for 1801-1819 (22 vols. to date; New York, 1958-). description ends 19077). Also filed with the RC is a letter from the War Department to William Henry Harrison, 15 July 1809 (2 pp.). Received, read, and tabled on 22 Dec. The Senate unanimously ratified the treaty, separate article, and convention on 2 Jan. 1810 (Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 2:132–33, 135). Printed in ASP description begins American State Papers: Documents, Legislative and Executive, of the Congress of the United States ... (38 vols.; Washington, 1832-61). description ends , Indian Affairs, 1:760–62.

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