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Albert Sidney Johnson letter to Texas governor Peter Hansborough Bell introducing Charles Stewart Todd, a commissioner appointed by the U.S. to execute aspects of the Treaty of Guadalupe (1848, between U.S. and Mexico). Specifically, Johnston notes Stewart is to "make such dispositions of the Indian tribes bordering upon the line about to be established between this [U.S.] government & Mexico, as will enable the Government of the U. States to carry out the stipulation of the treaty of Guadaloupe [sic]."
N. Orleans Nov. 30th 1850 To His Excellency Gov. P. Hansborough Bell Dr. Sir I have the pleasure to introduce to you the Hon. C. Tod late minister to Russia and now commissioner in conjunction with Col. Campbell to make such dispositions of the Indian tribes bordering upon the line about to be established between this Government & Menico as will enable the Government of the U. States to carry out the stipulation of the treaty of Guadaloupe [sic]. Your Excellency will take great pleasure in promoting the object of the mission I have no doubt, and more appreciably, as it may possibly be made to embrace some arrangement for the final pacification of the Indian tribes on our frontier. With great respect Yr obt. servt. A. Sidney Johnston
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New Orleans, 30 November 1850, 1850, Peter Hansborough Bell, Russia, Albert Sidney Johnston, Indians, Native Americans, land, land dispute, Mexico, Treaty of Guadalupe, Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, United States, border
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