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Ratified treaty no. 220, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty fo January 17, 1837, with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 220, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty fo January 17, 1837, with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, Janury 17, 1837

1. Wm. Armstrong, Act'g Supt. of Western Ter., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 18, 1837, enclosing certified copy of agreement; Jan. 27, 1837, enclosing copy of agreement and copies of correspondence between tribes, including addresses in council, Jan. 11-16, 1837; Feb. 3, 1837, enclosing accounts for expenses for negotiations and giving information on the assembling of the Choctaws to meet the Chickasaw delegates. (OIA, LR, Choctaw, A-103, A-114, A-127, 1837)

2. Memorial from Chickasaw chiefs, Feb. 7, 1837, requesting aid from the Government in removing to lands obtained by the agreement with the Choctaws. (OIA, LR, Chickasaw, C-222, 1837)

3. Henry R. Carter, conductor of Chickasaw delegation, to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Feb. 21, 1837, enclosing original agreement.*

4. Sen. Res., Feb. 25, 1837.*

5. Articles of agreement (certified copy) between the Chocktaw and Chickasaw tribes, with the approval of the President, Mar. 24, 1837.* (Agreement is also recorded in this form in Misc. Records, vol. 2, p. 220-224)

Note: Enclosures of letter of Feb. 21, 1837, from H. R. Carter, item 3 above, consisting of power of attorney and private instructions to Chickasaw delegates from chiefs of tribe, both dated Nov. 12, 1836, and letter of Feb. 5, 1837, from Benj. Reynolds, Chickasaw Agt., introducing Carter to the Department. Copy of agreement also in file. (OIA, LR, Chickasaw, C-199, 1836)

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