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1. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 7, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 79.

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Treaty with the Kaskaskias - 1803.

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2. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 7, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 88.

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Treaty with the Wyandots, etc. - 1805.

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3. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 7, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 102.

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Treaty with the Cherokees - 1806.

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4. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1801-1804, vol. 4, 8th Congress, 1st Session, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1826), 458.

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Thomas Jefferson's message to the Senate and House of Representatives regarding the Treaty with the Kaskaskias - November 25, 1803.

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5. The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1855), 4th Cong., 1st Sess., 512.

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House debate on the Jay Treaty with Great Britain - March 11, 1796.

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6. The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1855), 4th Cong., 1st Sess., 535-536.

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House debate on the Jay Treaty with Great Britain - March 14, 1796.

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7. The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1855), 4th Cong., 1st Sess., 761.

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Message from George Washington to the House of Representatives denying a request for documents related to the Jay Treaty with Great Britain - March 30, 1796.

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8. The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1855), 4th Cong., 1st Sess., 781.

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House debate on message from George Washington denying a request for documents related to the Jay Treaty with Great Britain - April 6, 1796.

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9. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1793-1797, vol. 2, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1826), 4th Congress, 1st Session, 499.

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House resolutions in response to message from George Washington denying a request for documents related to the Jay Treaty with Great Britain - April 7, 1796.

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10. James Madison to Thomas Jefferson, October 1, 1803, James Morton Smith, ed., The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison 1776-1826, vol. 2, (New York and London: W.W. Norton & Company, 1995), 1298.

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Madison's notes on Jefferson's draft of his 1803 annual message to Congress.

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11. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 7, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 166.

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Treaty with the Wyandots, etc. - 1817.

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12. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 7, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 567.

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Treaty with the Oneidas - 1838.

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13. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 7, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 242-243.

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Treaty with the Osages - 1825.

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14. Missionary Herald, Boston, vol. 24, p. 80, March 1828.

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Report of missionary Rev. Benton Pixley on the lack of success in converting the Osages to Christianity - October 1827.

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15. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 7, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 494, 497.
This article was amended by the Senate prior to ratification. The original article appears in the treaty on page 494. "The Mission establishments on the Grand River shall be appraised and the value paid to the proper board." The amendment, paying the society the value of the land in lieu of the value of the buildings, appears on page 497.

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Treaty with the Ottawas, etc. - 1836.

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16. Richard Peters, ed., The Public Statutes at Large of the United States of America, vol. 3, (Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1846), 516-517.

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An Act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements - March 3, 1819.

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17. American State Papers: Indian Affairs, vol. 2, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1834), 201.

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Circular from the Department of War regarding applications for government grants to Indian schools under the 1819 Act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements - September 3, 1819.

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18. American State Papers: Indian Affairs, vol. 2, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1834), 458.

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House Committee on Indian Affairs report recommending that the 1819 Act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements not be repealed - March 23, 1824.

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19. American State Papers: Indian Affairs, vol. 2, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1834), 458.

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House Committee on Indian Affairs report recommending that the 1819 Act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements not be repealed - March 23, 1824.

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20. American State Papers: Indian Affairs, vol. 2, (Washington D.C.: Gales and Seaton, 1834), 458-459.

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House Committee on Indian Affairs report recommending that the 1819 Act making provision for the civilization of the Indian tribes adjoining the frontier settlements not be repealed - March 23, 1824.

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21.
Reuben Quick Bear v. Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 210 U.S. 50 (1908).



22. The Annals of America, vol. 10, (Encyclopedia Britannica, 1976), 365.

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Remarks against religion in public schools from a speech given by Ulysses S. Grant in 1876 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Available online in: Rena M. Atchison , Un-American Immigration: Its Present Effects and Future Perils, (1894).

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23. No documents cited.



24. Annual Reports of the Department of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1897, Report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, (Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1897), 15.

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Table showing amount of funding for Indian education appropriated for sectarian contract schools for the fiscal years 1890 to 1898.

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25. The Catholic World, Vol. 40, No. 239, February 1885, 601n.

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Remarks of Senator George Vest of Missouri on the progress of sectarian Indian schools from debate on Indian Appropriations Bill - May 12, 1884.

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26. The Catholic World, Vol. 40, No. 239, February 1885, 602n.

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Remarks of Senator George Vest of Missouri on the progress of sectarian Indian schools from debate on Indian Appropriations Bill - May 12, 1884.

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27. The American Missionary, Vol. 43, No. 5, May 1889, 127.

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Suggestions regarding contract schools presented to the Secretary of the Interior by representatives of various missionary societies - March 13, 1889.

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28. The American Missionary, Vol. 43, No. 10, October 1889, 279.

Note: There is an error in this footnote in the book. Footnote says May 1889. It should be October 1889.

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Accusation by the American Missionary Association of government favoritism of Catholic contract schools.

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29. The American Missionary, Vol. 44, No. 9, September 1890, 267-268.

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Accusation by the American Missionary Association of government favoritism of Catholic contract schools.

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30. The American Missionary, Vol. 46, No. 12, December 1892, 427.

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Resolutions proposed by American Missionary Association to end public funding to sectarian Indian education and transfer sectarian contract schools to government control.

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31. The American Missionary, Vol. 47, No. 3, March 1893, 85.

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Plea from American Missionary Association for donations to replace government funding when the Protestant denominations decided to refuse government aid for their Indian schools in protest of the Catholic schools receiving the majority of the contract school funding.

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32. No documents cited.



33.
Reuben Quick Bear v. Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 210 U.S. 50 (1908).



34.
Reuben Quick Bear v. Leupp, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 210 U.S. 50 (1908).