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1838.

Same article, strike out the sixth paragraph in the following words:

Sixth—to supply them with provisions to the amount of five thousand dollars ($5,000) a year, for two years' —

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In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal of the United
States to be hereunto affixed, having signed the same with my
hand.
Done at the City of Washington this twenty-first day of Feb-

ruary one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, and [L. s.of the Independence of the United States the sixtysecond.

M. VAN BUREN. By the President:

JOHN FORSYTH, Secretary of State.

MARTIN VAN BUREN,

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

To all and singular to whom these presents shall come, greeting :

WHEREAS, a treaty of Peace and Friendship was made and concluded at Fort Gibson, on the twenty-sixth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven, between MONTFORT STOKES and A. P. CHOUTEAU, Commissioners on behalf of the United States, and the Chiefs, Headmen, and Representatives of the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka, and Ta-wa-karo nations of Indians; which treaty is in the words following, to wit:

the Kioway, Ka. ta-ka, and Ta. wa-karo nations

Treaty with the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-ka-ro, Nations of Treaty with

Indians. WHEREAS a treaty of peace and friendship was made and signed of Indians, con.

cluded 26th May, on the 24th day of August 1835, between Montfort Stokes and 1837. Brigadier General Matthew Arbuckle, commissioners on behalf of the United States on the one part; and the chiefs, and headmen and representatives of the Comanche, Witchetaw, Cherokee Muscogee, Choctaw, Osage, Seneca and Quapaw nations or tribes of Indians on the other part: and whereas the said treaty has been duly ratified by the Government of the United States; now know all whom it may concern, that the President of the United States, by letter of appointment and instructions of the 7th day of April 1837, has authorized Col. A. P. Chouteau to make a convention or treaty between the United States and any of the nations or tribes of Indians of the Great Western Prairie; we the said Montford Stokes, and A. P. Chouteau, commissioners of Indian treaties, have this day made and concluded a treaty of peace and friendship, between the United

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1838. States of America, and the chiefs, headmen and representatives - of the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka, and Ta-wa-ka-ro nations of Indians,

on the following terms and conditions, that is to say: To be perpe. Article 1st. There shall be perpetual peace and friendship tal peace and between all the citizens of the United States of America and all

the individuals composing the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka, and Ta-wa. ka-ro nations and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, and between these nations or tribes and the Muscogee and Osage

nations or tribes of Indians. Injuries to be Article 2d. Every injury or act of hostility by one or either wonally for of the contracting parties on the other, shall be mutually forgiven,

and for ever forgot. To be a free ARTICLE 3d. There shall be a free and friendly intercourse tercourse..." between all the contracting parties hereto; and it is distinctly

understood and agreed by the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-ka-ro

nations, and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, that the States to be per: citizens of the United States are freely permitted to pass and mitted to pass repass through their settlements or hunting ground without mothrough the In. dian settlements, lestation or injury, on their way to any of the provinces of the

Republics of Mexico or Texas, or returning therefrom, and that Indians to pay the nations or tribes named in this article further agree to pay

Be the full value of any injury their people may do to the goods or

property of the citizens of the United States, taken or destroyed

when peaceably passing through the country they inhabit or hunt U. 8. to pay for in, or elsewhere.—And the United States hereby guarantee to any property, Stolen Indian or Indians of the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-ka-ro

nations, and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, a full indemnification for any horses or other property which may be stolen from them, Provided That the property so stolen cannot be recovered, and that sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States, and within the

limits thereof. All the Indians. ARTICLE 4th. It is understood and agreed by all the nations or parties to this tribes of Indians, parties to this treaty, that each and all of the permission to said nations or tribes have free permission to hunt and trap in the

e Great Prairie west of the Cross Timber to the western limits of

the United States. Indians to pay ARTICLE 5th. The Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-ka-ro nations That may be done and their associated bands or tribes of Indians agree and bind :he U. 5. Tra. themselves to pay full value for any injury their people may do

to the goods or other property of such traders as the President of the United States may place near to their settlements or hunt

ing ground for the purpose of trading with them. Indians to treat ARTICLE 6th. The Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-ka-ro nations parting to this and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, agree, that in the them with kind event any of the red people belonging to the nations or tribes of

Indians residing south of the Missouri river, and west of the States of Missouri and Arkansas, not parties to this treaty, should visit their towns, or be found on their hunting ground, that they will treat them with kindness and friendship, and do no injury to

them in any way whatever. In case of dif. ARTICLE 7th. Should any difficulty hereafter unfortunately arise

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between any of the nations or tribes of Indians, parties hereunto, 1838. in consequence of murder, the stealing of horses, cattle, or other between any of cause, it is agreed that the other tribes shall interpose their good the parties here: offices to remove such difficulties; and also that the Government shall interpose

their good otfices, of the United States may take such measures as they may deem &c. proper to effect the same object, and see that full justice is done to the injured party.

Article 8th. It is agreed by the commissioners of the United Indians to re. States that in consequence of the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-consequence of ka-ro nations and their associated bands or tribes of Indians hav-; ing freely and willingly entered into this treaty, and it being the entered into this first they have made with the United States, or any of the contracting parties, that they shall receive presents immediately after signing, as a donation from the United States; nothing being asked from the said nations or tribes in return, except to remain at peace with the parties hereto, which their own good, and that of their posterity require.

Article 9th. The Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-ka-ro nations,. This treaty not and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, agree, that their friendly relaentering into this treaty shall in no respect interrupt their friendly relations with the Republics of Mexico and Texas, where they ico and Texas. all frequently hunt and the Kioway, Ka-ta-ka and Ta-wa-ka-ro nations sometimes visit; and it is distinctly understood that the Government of the United States desire that perfect peace shall exist between the nations or tribes named in this article, and the said Republics. ARTICLE 10th. This treaty shall be obligatory on the nations Treaty to be

obligatory when, or tribes, parties hereto, from and after the date hereof, and on &c. the United States, from and after its ratification by the Government thereof. Done and signed and sealed at Fort Gibson, this twenty-sixth day

of May one thousand eight hundred and thirty-seven and of
the independence of the United States the sixty-second.

M. STOKES,
Commissr. of Indn. treaties.
A. P. CHOUTEAU,

Com. Indian treaties.

Kioways.
Ta-ka-ta-couche, the Black Bird,

his x mark.
Cha-hon-de-ton, the Flying Squirrel, his x mark.
Ta-ne-congais, the Sea Gull,

his x mark. Bon-congais, the Black Cap,

his x mark. To-ho-sa, the Top of the Mountain, his x mark. Sen-son-da-cat, the White Bird,

his x mark. Con-a-hen-ka, the Horne Frog,

his x mark. He-pan-ni-gais, the Night,

his x mark. Ka-him-hi, the Prairie Dog,

his x mark.
Pa-con-ta, My Young Brother,

his x mark.
Ka-ta-kas.
Hen-ton-te, the Iron Shoe,

his x mark.

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A-ei-kenda, the One who is Surrendered, his x mark.
Cet-ma-ni-ta, the Walking Bear,

his & mark.
Ta-wa-ka-ros.
Ka-ta-ca-karo, He who receives the Word
of God,

his x mark. Ta-ce-hache, the One who Speaks to the Chief,

his x mark. Ke-te-cara-con-ki, the White Cow, his x mark. Ta-ka, the Hunter of Men,

his x mark. Muscogees. Roly McIntosh,

his x mark Alex. Gillespie,

his x mark. Samuel Miller,

his x mark. Samuel Perryman,

his x mark John Randam,

his x mark. To-me-yo-hola,

his x mark Efi-emathla,

his x mark. Chis-co-laco-mici,

his x mark. Encotts Harjo,

his x mark. Ufalila Harjo,

his x mark. Osages. Clermont, the Principal Chief,

his x mark. Ka-hi-gair-tanga, the Big Chief,

his x mark. Ka-hi-gair-wa-chin-pi-chais, the Mad Chief, his x mark. Chan-gais-mon-non, the Horse Thief, his x mark. Wa-cri-cha, the Liberal,

his x mark Ta-lais, the Going Deer,

his x mark. Chonta-sa-bais, the Black Dog,

his x mark. Wa-clum.pi-chais, the Mad Warrior, his x mark. Mi-ta-ni-ga, the Crazy Blanket,

his x mark Wa-ta-ni-ga, the Crazy,

his x mark Hec-ra-ti, the War Eagle,

his x mark. Tan-wan-ga-hais, the Townmaker, his x mark. Ha-ha-ga-la, the One they Cry For,

his x mark. Chongais-han-ga, the Learned Dog, his x mark. Man-pa-cha, the Brave Man,

his x mark Joseph Staidegais, the Tall Joseph, his x mark. Tais-ha-wa-gra-kim, the Chief Bearer, his x mark. Sa-wa-the, the Dreadful,

his x mark. Ca-wa-wa-gu, the One Who Gives Horses, his x mark.

U-de-gais-ta-wa-ta-ni-ga, the Crazy Osage, his x mark.
Witnesses:

Wm. Whistler, Lt. Col. 7th Infy. Com'g.
B. L. E. Bonneville, Capt. 7th Ify,
Francis Lee, Capt. 7th Inf.
Jas. R. Stephenson, Capt. 7th Inf.
P. S. G. Bell, Capt. 1st Dragoons.
W. Seawell, Capt. 7th Inf. and Secy. to the Comrs.
S. W. Moore, 1st Lt. and Adjt. 7th Inf.
Th. H. Holmes, 1st Lt. 7th Infy.

February 1838.

R. H. Ross, 1st Lt. 7th Inf.

1838. J. H. Bailey, Assit. Surgeon. G. K. Paul, 1st Lt. 7th Insy. S. G. Simmons, 1st Lt. 7th Infy. J. G. Reed, 2d Lt. 7th Inf. .J. M. Wells, 2d Lt. 7th Inf. R. L. Dodge. F. Britton, Lieut. 7th, U. S. Army. S. Hardage, Creek Interpreter.

Now, therefore, be it known, that I, Martin VAN BUREN, Pre-Ratified 21st sident of the United States of America, having seen and considered the said treaty, do, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in their resolution of the sixteenth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, accept, ratify, and confirm the same, and every clause and article thereof.

In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed, having signed the same with my hand. Done at the City of Washington, this twenty-first day of Feb

ruary, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-eight, [L. s.) and of the Independence of the United States the sixtysecond.

M. VAN BUREN. By the President.

JOHN FORSYTH, Secretary of State.

[L. s.] anary: one thousaington, this twer

MARTIN VAN BUREN,

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

To all and singular to whom these presents shall come, Greeting;

WHEREAS, a treaty was made at the city of Washington, on the

twenty-first day of October, one thousand eight-hundred and thirty-seven, between CAREY A. HARRIS, thereto specially authorized by the President of the United States, and the Yankton tribe of Sioux Indians, by their chiefs and delegates; which treaty is in the words following, to wit:

Yankton tribe of

Articles of a treaty made at the city of Washington, between Carey Treaty with the

A. Harris, thereto specially authorized by the President of the Sioux, made2187 United States, and the Yankton tribe of Sioux Indians, by their Oct. 1837. chiefs and delegates.

ARTICLE 1st. The Yankton tribe of Sioux Indians cede to the Indians cede to United States all the right and interest in the land ceded by the right and intertreaty, concluded with them and other tribes on the fifteenth of July, 1830, which they might be entitled to claiin, by virtue of of 15th July 183ó.

ther tribes on the fifteenth of bete the phraseology employed in the second article of said treaty.

U. S. all their

est in the land ceded by treaty

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