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Encyclopedia > Treaty of Colerain

The Treaty of Colerain was signed at St. Marys River in Camden County, Georgia by Benjamin Hawkins, George Clymer, and Andrew Pickens for the United States and representatives of the Creek Nation on June 29, 1796, proclaimed on March 18, 1797, and codified as 7 Stat., 56. Camden County is a county located in the Georgia. ... Sen. ... George Clymer (March 16, 1739–January 23, 1813) was an American politician and Founding Father. ... The Creek are an American Indian people originally from the southeastern United States, also known by their original name Muscogee (or Muskogee), the name they use to identify themselves today. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... 1796 was a leap year starting on Friday. ... March 18 is the 77th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (78th in leap years). ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ...


This treaty affirms the binding of Treaty of New York. It also established the boundary line between the Creek Nation and the United States. The treaty continues with a provision for the President of United States may establish a trading or military post. Associated with establishment of the boundary line, a provision for establishing a military post included. At the time of this treaty, the boundaries between Spanish America and the United States had not yet been established, so this treaty formally includes the Creek chiefs to attend the negotiation for running the boundary line with Spain. Under the Treaties of Hopewell (1789 - Chotaws and 1789 - Chikasaws) and the Treaty of Holston (1791), Boundary line with Choctaws, Chickasaws, Cherokee and the United States; this treaty binds the Creek Nation to acknowledge the boundaries established in those three treaties. United States places a request that prisoners to be given up and returned to the United States. The treaty describes when it would take effect. After the treaty had been signed but not yet proclaimed, the United States Senate requested modification of two articles of the treaty. The first modification stipulates the military or trading posts would be under the control of the United States. The second modification stipulates if the United States no longer require the use of the posts, the post would revert back to the Creek people. The Treaty of New york was a treaty, signed in 1790 between leaders of the Native American Creek people, and Henry Knox, then Secretary of War for the United States. ... The Treaty of Hopewell may refer to one of three different treaties signed at Hopewell, (the plantation of Andrew Pickens on the Keowee River in northwestern South Carolina) between the United States of America and Native American peoples. ... The Treaty of Holston was signed William Blount, governor in and over the territory of the United States south of the Ohio River, and superintendent of Indian Affairs for the southern district for the United States and representatives of the Cherokee Nation on July 2, 1791 and proclaimed on February... For other uses, see Choctaw (disambiguation). ... The Chickasaws are a Native American people of the United States, originally from present-day Mississippi, now mostly living in Oklahoma. ... The Cherokee, or (Unicode: ᎠᏂᏴᏫᏯ) (ah-ni-yv-wi-ya) in the Cherokee language, are a people indigenous to North America, who at the time of European contact in the 16th century inhabited what is now the Eastern and Southeastern United States. ...


External links

  • Text of the 1796 treaty

 
 

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