Treaties - I. Philadelphia Treaty of 1742 A) Reason for...

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I. Philadelphia Treaty of 1742 A) Reason for Holding 1. Delawares protested Walking Purchase of 1737 2. Many still remained on land east of the Delaware river that they were supposed to leave B) Attendees 1. Representatives from Pennsylvania, Delaware chiefs, reps of the Iroquois League. C) Proceedings 1. Canassatego, Iroquois representative, laid down the law: a) Told them they had legally signed and sold over the land fifty years ago b) Told them they had been unruly c) Blamed them for not sharing the profits from selling the land with the Iroquois i. Called them women and declared them subordinate to the Iroquois d) Said they had to leave i. Possible places to go 1. Wyomen 2. Shamokin e) Also disallowed them from ever negotiating in land affairs II. Lancaster Treaty A) June 1744 B) Reason for Holding 1. Land dispute between Virginia, Maryland, and the Iroquois League a) Mediated by Pennsylvania 2. Iroquois threatened to attack if they did not hold a treaty of give them money C) Proceedings 1. Protocol extremely important a) Structure and pacing i. Canassatego upon hearing Maryland's initial argument, says he'll think on it and talk tomorrow b) “In the bushes” talks i. Speeches allow for lines and objectives to be set, outside the sessions negotiations occur ii. Final speeches reflect the negotiations
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2012 for the course RELI 2400H taught by Professor Weaver during the Spring '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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