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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to the 1860s
|Benjamin F Wade to Henry C. Whitney regarding the the Osage treaty
|1 August 1868
|Wade, Benjamin Franklin (1800-1878)
|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."
|American Indian History Treaty Diplomacy Government and Civics Congress Law Land Transaction Railroad
|Wade, Benjamin Franklin (1800-1878) Whitney, Henry G.
|Government & Politics; Law; Native Americans
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945