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Author Watson, Blake A., 1956-
Title Buying America from the Indians : Johnson v. McIntosh and the history of native land rights / Blake A. Watson.
Publication Info. Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2012]
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 Law Classified  KF228.J644 W38 2012    ---  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 494 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 429-469) and index.
Contents February 28, 1823 -- "The sinne of the pattents" -- The Illinois and Piankeshaws -- "An unaccountable thirst for large tracts of land?" -- The Illinois purchase of 1773 -- Lord Dunmore, the Wabash purchase of 1775, and revolution -- Virginia fights for the Illinois country, 1775-1781 -- The Illinois and Wabash proprietors unite -- Virginia gives up the Illinois country, 1781-1784 -- Conquest, purchase, and preemption -- A time of transition -- Cession, resistance, and removal -- The shareholders regroup -- Litigation -- Argument and decision in Johnson v. McIntosh -- Closure and continuity -- The legacy of Johnson v. McIntosh -- The critical response to the doctrine of discovery.
Subject Johnson, Joshua, active 1819 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
M'Intosh, William -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Indian title -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Indian land transfers -- Illinois -- History -- 19th century.
Vendors and purchasers -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Added Title Johnson v. McIntosh and the history of native land rights
Johnson versus McIntosh and the history of native land rights
ISBN 9780806142449 hardcover
0806142448 hardcover