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Author Robertson, Lindsay Gordon.

Title Conquest by law : how the discovery of America dispossessed indigenous peoples of their lands / Lindsay G. Robertson.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  346.7304 ROBERTSON    AVAILABLE
Description xiii, 239 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-228) and index.
Contents The Illinois and Wabash land companies : purchases and petitions -- Harper -- Before the court -- Virginia, Kentucky, and the complex politics of early republican federalism -- The opinion -- Legacies -- Afterword -- Appendix 1: the 1810 memorial -- Appendix 2: the agreed statement of facts and objections to the claims.
The Illinois and Wabash land companies : purchases and petitions -- Harper -- Before the court -- Unforeseen complication : the complex politics of early republican federalism -- The opinion -- Legacies -- Afterword -- Appendix 1: the 1810 memorial -- Appendix 2: the agreed statement of facts and federal objections to the claims.
Subject United Illinois and Wabash Land Companies -- Trials, litigation, etc.
United States. Supreme Court -- History.
Indians of North America -- Land tenure -- United States -- History.
Indian land transfers -- History.
Land titles -- Illinois -- History.
Land titles -- Indiana -- History.
Constitutional history -- United States.
ISBN 019514869X
Standard No. 9780195148695

 
    
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