Port Orange, FL asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Native American Law for Florida

Q: Why are the whites still in America when the Treaty of Middle Plantation says they must leave.


Whereas by the mutual Discontents, Complaints, Jealousies and Fears of English and Indians, occasioned by the Violent Intrusions of divers English into their Lands, forcing the Indians by way of Revenge, to kill the Cattel and Hogs of the English, whereby Offence and Injuries being given and done on both sides, the Peace of this His Majesties Colony hath been much disturbed, and the late unhappy Rebellion by this means (in a great measure) begun and fomented, which hath Involved this Countrey into so much Ruine and Misery: For prevention of which Injuries and evil consequences (as much as possibly we may) for time to come; It is hereby Concluded and Established, That no English shall Seat or Plant nearer then Three miles of any Indian Town; and whosoever hath made, or shall make an Incroachment upon their Lands, shall be removed from thence from thence, and proceeded against as by the former Peace made, when the Honourable Colonel Francis Morison was Governour

1 Lawyer Answer
Stephen Arnold Black
Stephen Arnold Black
  • Immigration Law Lawyer
  • Orlando, FL
  • Licensed in Florida

A: If you have any questions regarding these and other Tribal land issues, you can contact the BIA or Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington DC, and they can respond to your questions and concerns Good Luck!

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