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Treaty of St. Mary's collection

 Collection — Box: L614
Identifier: L614

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a treaty between the United States government, the Miami Indian tribe, and territorial leaders in St. Mary's, Ohio during October 3-6, 1818.


  • 1818 October

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.


3 Cubic Feet (1 large oversize box)


This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

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

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2014 Oct.-2015 Aug. by Rebecca Shindel and Bethany Fiechter. EAD finding aid created 2015/08/24 by Bethany Fiechter.
Treaty of St. Mary's 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.