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Treaty of St. Mary's photostat collection

 Collection — Folder: S2202
Identifier: S2202

Scope and Contents

There are three pieces of paper, all photostats, in this collection. Two photostats are of the treaty made with the Miami Indians at Sy. Mary's in Ohio on October 6, 1818. The third photostat is President John Quincy Adams' approval of the treaty, which is dated 1827.


  • 1818 and 1827

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Historical Note

The Treaty of St. Mary's was signed on October 6, 1818, in Saint Mary's, Ohio, between the United States government, the Miami tribe and other territorial leaders. This treaty was drafted as part of a large-scale effort by the United States to purchase land from indigenous people and move them to lands west of the Mississippi River.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing and finding aid completed 2015/07/02 by Nikki Stoddard Schofield.
Treaty of St. Mary's photostat collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.