James Madison Papers

From James Madison to Congress, 15 March 1810 (Abstract)

§ To Congress

15 March 1810. Submits for consideration copies of the ratified treaty with the Kickapoo Indians “for the extinguishment of their title to certain lands within the Indiana Territory, involving conditions which require Legislative provision.”

RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 233, President’s Messages); RC (DNA: RG 46, Legislative Proceedings, 11A-E2). Each RC 1 p., in a clerk’s hand, signed by JM. Received by both houses and tabled by the Senate on 16 Mar. House copy referred to Ways and Means Committee on 17 Mar. The appropriations act of 1 May for implementing Indian treaties awarded a permanent annuity of $500 to the Kickapoo (Annals of Congress description begins Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ... (42 vols.; Washington, 1834-56). description ends , 11th Cong., 2d sess., 600–601, 1563; U.S. Statutes at Large description begins The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America ... (17 vols.; Boston, 1848-73). description ends , 2:608). The treaty 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, 1:762–63. For enclosure, see Presidential Proclamation, 8 Mar. 1810.

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