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Report from a British official on meetings with Native Americans in 1875
(Catalogue ref: CO 880/7/10)
Catalogue ref: CO 880/7/10; report of British official meeting with Native Americans, 1875
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  • the treatment of native peoples in the British empire?
  • relations between the settlers and the native peoples?
  • relations between the native peoples and the British?
  • whether native people were involved in running their own countries?
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  • the relationship between the British government and the settlers?
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