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  Contract, Lucy B. Armstrong et. al. and Munsee Indians
Author: Armstrong, Lucy B. ; Bartley, Mordecai ; McLaughlin, William ; Moonhouse, Jacob ; Williams, Gideon
Date: January 6, 1858

This contract, an agreement made between one party, Lucy Armstrong, William McLaughlin, and Mordecai Bartley, and another, Jacob Moonhouse and Gideon Williams, both Munsee Indians. The body of the document states that the party which includes Lucy Armstrong intends to recover from the United States government sums of money which are owed to the Munsee Indians, as promised to them in treaties of 1805,1839, 1848. In return for obtaining these sums, totaling more than $70,000 for the Munsee Indians, Armstrong and her party would receive 20%.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 69.4.87
Item Number: 101994              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Armstrong, Lucy B.; Bartley, Mordecai; Indian lands; Indian treaties; Legal documents; McLaughlin, William; Moonhouse, Jacob; Munsee Indians; Seth, Cornelius C.; Williams, Gideon; Wisconsin
 
 

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