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Էջ 159 - And the first election shall be held at such time and places, and be conducted in such manner, both as to the persons who shall superintend such election and the returns thereof, as the Governor shall appoint and direct...
Էջ 290 - The Superintendent of Indian Affairs, and the Indian agents and subagents, shall have authority to remove from the Indian country all persons found therein contrary to law; and the President is authorized to direct the military force to be employed in such removal.
Էջ 220 - The great object with me has been to have the Cherokee people harmonious and united in the full and free exercise and enjoyment of all their rights of person and property. Union is strength ; dissension is weakness, misery, ruin.
Էջ 69 - States, for an inter-tribal conference and arranging for the executive appointment of a Chickasaw delegation to it. The the future security and protection of the rights and Citizens of said nations, in the event of a change in the United States, and to renew the harmony and good feeling already established between said Nations by a compact concluded & entered into on the 14th of Nov. 1859, at Asbury Mission Creek Nation. Be it further enacted That said Commissioners shall receive for their services...
Էջ 202 - Treaty with the Comanches of the Prairies and Staked Plain." The negotiation of the remaining treaties of the Pike series came as an immediate effect of Confederate military successes and belongs, in its description, to the next chapter. It is proper now to return to a consideration of the work of the Confederate Congress, in so far, at least, as that work had a bearing upon the alliance with the tribes. On the twenty-eighth of August, Hugh F. Thomason of Arkansas, offered the following resolution:...
Էջ 154 - States, and the observance of unswerving neutrality between them ; — trusting that God will not only keep from our own borders the desolation of war, but that He will, in His infinite mercy and honor, stay its ravages among the brotherhood of the Stales.
Էջ 117 - The said Indian nations do acknowledge themselves and all their tribes to be under the protection of the United States and of no other sovereign whatsoever.
Էջ 338 - I certify on honor that the above account is correct and just, and that I have actually this 27th day of June, 1857, paid the amount thereof. CHAS, E. PLANDRATJ.
Էջ 145 - It is true they may allow your people small reserves — they give chiefs pretty large ones — but they will settle among you, overshadow you, and totally destroy the power of your chiefs and your nationality, and then trade your people out of the residue of their lands. Go North among the once powerful tribes of that country and see if you can find Indians living and enjoying power and property and liberty as do your people and the neighboring tribes from the South. If you can, then say I am a...
Էջ 150 - First, it would be a palpable violation of my position as a neutral ; second, it would place in our midst organized companies not authorized by our laws but in violation of treaty, and who would soon become efficient instruments in stirring up domestic strife and creating internal difficulties among the Cherokee people. As in this connection you have misapprehended a remark...

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