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  Letter, R. Brackenridge, Jr. to Tom [Thomas N. Stinson]
Author: Brackenridge, R.
Date: February 16, 1860

R. Brackenridge, writing from Washington D.C. to Thomas N. Stinson, a resident of Tecumseh, Kansas Territory, commented on the possibility of a treaty with the Pottawatomie Indians who were living in Kansas. Brackenridge expressed negative views about the activities of Anthony Navarre, a Native American who had a following among the Pottawatomie and who opposed a treaty with the U.S. government. The U.S. signed a treaty with the Pottawatomie Indians in November 1861.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: Thomas Nesbit Stinson Collection, #511, Box 1, Folder 19
Item Number: 100258              Number of images: 2
Keywords: American Indians (see also Native Americans); Brackenridge, R.; Indian treaties; Native Americans; Navarre, Anthony; Pottawatomi Indians; Stinson, Thomas N.; Treaties
 
 

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