Science: Collection Trouble

Last week a man named Paul M. Angle was in Manhattan trying to sell a treaty concluded about 1800 between the U. S. Government and the Indian chiefs of the Ohio Valley tribes. A valuable piece for any museum or collector, the document bore some 30 signatures representing the Miami, Wyandotte, Ottawa, Chippewa, Delaware, Shawnee and Potawatomi nations.

Mr. Angle was acting as agent for the Springfield (Ill.) Marine Bank. The treaty was once in the possession of Collector Edward Waldron Payne, Illinois dynamite manufacturer, bank president, director of utility companies, chairman of the...

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