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Collection Reference Number GLC02448.17
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to the 1860s 
Title Benjamin F Wade to Henry C. Whitney regarding the the Osage treaty
Date 1 August 1868
Author Wade, Benjamin Franklin (1800-1878)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description States that the Osage treaty was not ratified before Congress recessed. Vows to not let the treaty ever be ratified, until it is just "to the Government, the State of Kansas, and the people."
Subjects American Indian History  Treaty  Diplomacy  Government and Civics  Congress  Law  Land Transaction  Railroad  
People Wade, Benjamin Franklin (1800-1878)  Whitney, Henry G.  
Place written Jefferson, Ohio
Theme Government & Politics; Law; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Benjamin F. Wade was a senator from Ohio from 1851-1869. Chairman of the Committee on Territories from 1861-1867. Henry C. Whitney was a state senator for Humboldt, Illinois, who had been involved with the Osage earlier in his life.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945