James Madison Papers

Presidential Proclamation, 16 January 1810 (Abstract)

§ Presidential Proclamation

16 January 1810, Washington. On 2 Jan. the president, with the advice and consent of the Senate, ratified the separate treaty article concluded at Fort Wayne on 30 Sept. 1809 between the U.S. and the Miami and Eel River Indians. Requires all officeholders and citizens “faithfully to observe and fulfil” the article.

Ms, two copies (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages; and DNA: RG 46, Executive Proceedings, 11B-C1). 3 pp. In a clerk’s hand. Enclosed in JM’s 28 Feb. message to Congress. Published in National Intelligencer, 26 Feb. 1810. The separate article is 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, 1:761–62.

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