The act attempts to control the activities of Indian traders because "a well regulated Indian Trade would be of the utmost advantage to the Commerce of Great Britain and for the benefit and safety of the British Colonies in America." It explains...
The act prevents British colonists from settling on Indian lands, "Whereas it is Essential to the Interest of Great Britain in general & for the Security of this Frontier Colony in particular that Good faith and Correspondence be maintained with...
In the letter Claiborne discusses recent attacks by Indians on white inhabitants in the territory: "The conduct of your Creek neighbours for some time past has been observed, and merit, in my opinion, exemplary punishment, and had I the power, they...
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