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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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Statehood for Alaska: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Territorial and ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands - 1947 - 451 pages
...said: "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 necessariiy diminished, and...
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Statehood for Alaska. Hearings Before Subcommittee on Territorial and ...

United States. Congress. House. Public lands - 1947 - 451 pages
...: "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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Repeal Act Authorizing Secretary of Interior to Create Indian Reservations ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - 1948 - 606 pages
...: "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 Supreme Court of ..., Volume 20

Rhode Island. Supreme Court - 1899
...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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Alaska-Hawaii Statehood, Elective Governor, and Commonwealth Status ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - 1955 - 188 pages
...Indians "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." The Tee- Hit-Ton case thus declares merely that the burden is upon Congress to protect these rights...
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Alaska-Hawaii Statehood, Elective Governor, and Commonwealth Status ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs - 1955 - 188 pages
...Indians "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." The Tee-Hit-Ton case thus declares merely that the burden is upon Congress to protect these rights...
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Knowles-Paradise Dam Project

United States. Congress. Senate. Subcommittee on Irrigation and Reclamation on the Interior and iNsular Affairs Committee - 1960
...Indians "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." Johnson v. Mclntosh, 8 Wheat. 543, 574. "* * * the Indians' right of occupancy has always been held...
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Report on Federal, State, and Tribal Jurisdiction: Final Report to the ...

United States. American Indian Policy Review Commission. Task Force Four, United States. American Indian Policy Review Commission. Task Force Four, Federal, State, and Tribal Jurisdiction - 1976 - 258 pages
...Mclntosh.3 It was there pointed out that the original occupants of the land have a "legal and just claim to retain possession of it and to use it according to their own discretion." Moreover, only the Federal sovereign could enter into agreements with the original Indian owners for...
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Panama Canal Treaties: Hearings Before the Committee on Foreign Relations ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations - 1977
...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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Panama Canal Treaty (disposition of United States Territory): Hearing Before ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Separation of Powers - 1977
...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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