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In this letter, Superintendent of Indian Affairs William Clark wrote to John Eaton, Secretary of War, concerning the removal of the Delaware and Kickapoo tribes to lands west of the Mississippi River. Both tribes were anxious to settle in Indian Territory (present-day Kansas) and to receive their annuity payments from the government. This letter also describes where the Kickapoo and Delaware would eventually settle in Kansas.

Creator: Clark, William, 1770-1838
Date: February 22, 1830

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Because this source discusses annuity payments and the terms of the Delaware and Kickapoo treaties, it could be used to foster discussion about the federal government's failure to follow through with its treaty obligations.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 210049
Call Number: William Clark Papers Coll. #741, Records of the Superintendent of Indian Affairs Vol. 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210049

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