Lot 245 of 613:
Removal of Native Americans to "Indian Territory"  

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Correspondence on the subject of the emigration of Indians, between the 30th November, 1831, and 27th December, 1833, with abstracts of expenditures by disbursing agents, in the removal and subsistence of Indians, &c. &c.

Gibson, George, compiler


Printed by Duff Green



5 volumes. Approx. 4500 pages in all.  22.7x13.5 cm (9x5¼"), modern half brown morocco & marbled boards, red morocco spine labels.

Detailed documentation of the "Trail of Tears," the forced removal the various Native American nations from their ancestral homelands in the Southeastern United States to the area west of the Mississippi River that had been designated as Indian Territory. The forced relocations were carried out by various government authorities following the passage of the Indian Removal Act in 1830. The documentation was furnished in answer to a resolution of the Senate, of 27th December, 1833, by the commissary general of subsistence, George Gibson.

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Some darkening to contents, very good in fine modern bindings.

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