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Title Letter [manuscript]: Executive Office, [St. Louis], Missouri Territory, to [Auguste Chouteau], 1819 Aug. 11
Author Bates, Frederick (1777-1825)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: July 11, 1819, letter from Frederick Bates, secretary of the Missouri Territory, 1812-1820, to Auguste Chouteau of St. Louis, acknowledging receipt of the treaty with the Kickapoo Indians negotiated by Chouteau and fellow U.S. commissioner, Benjamin Stephenson, July 30, 1819, at Edwardsville, Ill.
Names Chouteau, Auguste (1750-1829); Stephenson, Benjamin
Places Indiana, Edwardsville, Illinois, Osage River, Missouri, St. Louis, United States
Keywords land cession, treaty
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Additional Information In the treaty to which the letter refers, the Kickapoo Tribe ceded their lands in Indiana and Illinois, and were granted a tract on the Osage River in Missouri.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 59
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue