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The View from Piqua Agency: The War of 1812, the White River Delawares, and the Origins of Indian Removal

The View from Piqua Agency: The War of 1812, the White River Delawares, and the Origins of Indian... Abstract: This essay explores the War of 1812 and its aftermath from the vantage point of Piqua, Ohio. Piqua was the seat of a U.S. Indian agency. During the war, it was the site of negotiations between the U.S. and a variety of Indian groups, as well as a refugee center for pro-American Delawares. Despite Delaware support for the U.S. during the war, their relations with local settlers was poor. The agent at Piqua facilitated the 1818 Treaty of St. Mary’s, which was only the second federal treaty removing Indians west of the Mississippi, and the first in the North. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of the Early Republic University of Pennsylvania Press

The View from Piqua Agency: The War of 1812, the White River Delawares, and the Origins of Indian Removal

Journal of the Early Republic , Volume 35 (1) – Feb 19, 2015

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Abstract: This essay explores the War of 1812 and its aftermath from the vantage point of Piqua, Ohio. Piqua was the seat of a U.S. Indian agency. During the war, it was the site of negotiations between the U.S. and a variety of Indian groups, as well as a refugee center for pro-American Delawares. Despite Delaware support for the U.S. during the war, their relations with local settlers was poor. The agent at Piqua facilitated the 1818 Treaty of St. Mary’s, which was only the second federal treaty removing Indians west of the Mississippi, and the first in the North.

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Journal of the Early RepublicUniversity of Pennsylvania Press

Published: Feb 19, 2015

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