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" In the establishment of these relations the rights of the original inhabitants were, in no instance, entirely disregarded, but were necessarily, to a considerable extent, impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal... "
The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany - Page 215
1844
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United States Reports: Cases Adjudged in the Supreme Court, Volume 21

United States. Supreme Court - 1823
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion ; but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished, and...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit Court of the ..., Volume 1

United States. Circuit Court (2nd Circuit), Elijah Paine - 1827
...Indians were considered as being the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discre* tion. But their rights to complete sovereignty as independent nations, were necessarily diminished....
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Essays on the present crisis in the condition of the Americian Indians ...

Jeremiah Evarts - 1829
...generally, " They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as iceu as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion." This is said, be it remembered, respecting Indians generally, found in their native condition, and...
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Essays on the Present Crisis in the Condition of the American Indians

Jeremiah Evarts - 1829 - 112 pages
...generally, "They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as weu as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion." This is said, be it remembered, respecting Indians generally, found in their native condition, and...
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Speeches on the Passage of the Bill for the Removal of the Indians

United States. Congress - 1830 - 304 pages
...continent were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own. discretion." Agam : — " If an individual might extinguish the Indian title for his own benefit, or, in other words,...
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The Removal of the Indians: An Article from the American Monthly Magazine ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 72 pages
...that " they were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion." " This is said, be it remembered, (we quote the remarks of William Penn) respecting Indians generally,...
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The Case of the Cherokee Nation Against the State of Georgia: Argued and ...

Cherokee Nation, Richard Peters - 1831 - 286 pages
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion: but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished; and...
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Commentaries on American Law, Volume 3

James Kent - 1832
...natives were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion, though not to dispose of the soil at their own will, except to the government, claiming the right of...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 2; Volume 13; Volume 69

United States. Congress - 1837
...discoverer. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain . possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion. In a certain sense, they were permitted to exercise rights of sovereignty over it. They might sell...
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The Writings of John Marshall, Late Chief Justice of the United States, Upon ...

John Marshall - 1839 - 728 pages
...impaired. They were admitted to be the rightful occupants of the soil, with a legal as well as just claim to retain possession of it, and to use it according to their own discretion ; but their rights to complete sovereignty, as independent nations, were necessarily diminished, and...
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