|This is a letter from the General Land office to Thomas Hartley Crawford, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. This is from June 14th, 1842, and involves communications between Americans preceding the removal of the Miamies West. The letter calls for a survey of the "Big Miami Reserve" so that a canal can be built in the area, and to make the removal process smoother. |
This document references the Miami treaty of 1840 as the reasoning for this.