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Title Petition [manuscript]: to his excellency Daniel D. Tompkins, Governor of the State of New York, [ca. 1810]
Document Type Correspondence; Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Petition (ca. 1810) to Daniel D. Tompkins, governor of New York, by the inhabitants of New Stockbridge, white and Indian, in regard to the rights of white settlers on Indian lands.
Names Tompkins, Daniel D.
Places New Stockbridge, New York, United States
Keywords governor, government, settlement, land tenure, law
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information In 1785, accepting an invitation of the Oneida Indians, the remnants of the Stockbridge Indians removed to a tract in Madison County, N.Y. where they established a new village (Stockbridge).
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT oversize Ayer MS 650
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue