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Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations

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Muscogee Treaty, 1790  |  VIEW TRANSCRIPT »

This treaty is written on three pieces of parchment stitched together and adorned with seals. The Native delegates, grouped by town, signed at lower right. Alexander McGillivray signed first; the rest made marks by their names. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson (Secretary of State), and Henry Knox signed at bottom.

Image: National Archives, Washington, D.C. | Transcript: Originally published in Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties, compiled and edited by Charles J. Kappler, 1904; digitized by Oklahoma State University.