Morton, the Passamaquoddy Tribe sued the United States to request representation in the Tribe's Nonintercourse Act
claims against Maine and Massachusetts for the unlawful taking of the Tribe's property.
the Nonintercourse Act
of 1790, this would open the door to reclaiming
Using a quaintly named law called The Nonintercourse Act
, passed by Congress under President George Washington in 1790, attorney Tureen sued tens of thousands of landowners who now resided on what was former Indian land.
The embargo lasted until March 1809, when it was replaced by the Nonintercourse Act
, which allowed trade with countries other than Britain and France.
(47) During the undeclared war with France, Congress enacted the Nonintercourse Act
of 1800, (48) which prohibited commercial intercourse between residents of the United States and residents of any French territory.
In Charming Betsy, a Danish schooner owner challenged the attempt by the United States to prosecute him under the Nonintercourse Act
The most nettlesome issue was a little-known 1790 law known as the Nonintercourse Act
, which prevents Indian tribes from selling, granting or leasing lands except by treaty with the U.S.
Six years later, the Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe of Indians attempted to recover native lands illegally purchased under the Nonintercourse Act
. (137) These native lands covered thousands of acres in Fairfield and New Haven counties in Connecticut.
it with the Nonintercourse Act
, which permitted American ships to cross
Hauptman-SUNY Distinguished Professor of History-has pointed out, the "theory" Tureen utilized (basing claims on the Nonintercourse Act
) has been used by lawyers since the 1890s (see Seneca Nation v.
The basis of Tureen's legal claim was the requirement of the Indian Nonintercourse Act
of 1790 that every sale of tribal land be approved by federal treaty.
NORTH BEND - Back in 1790, the Nonintercourse Act