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Ratified treaty no. 224, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 29, 1837, with the Sioux of the Mississippi Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 224, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 29, 1837, with the Sioux of the Mississippi Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, September 29, 1837

1. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, Mar. 16, 1837, describing difficulties between Sauk and Fox and Sioux and recommending negotiations with these tribes--endorsed with the approval of the President. (OIA, LR, Wis. Suptcy., p. 94, 1837)

2. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Gov. Henry Dodge, Mar. 20, 1837, authorizing him on the authority of the President to invite delegations of Sioux and Sauk and Fox to visit Washington. (OIA, LS, vol. 21, p. 186-188)

3. Dodge to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Apr. 18, 1837, announcing that arrangements concerning delegations would be made. (OIA, LR, St. Peters, W-216, 1837)

4. Journal of proceedings, Sept. 21 - Oct. 21, 1837, with Sioux of the Mississippi, Sauk and Fox of the Mississippi, Sauk and Fox of the Missouri, Yankton Sioux, Winnebago of Wisconsin, and probably the Iowa.*

5. Chauncey Bush, Treaty Sec., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 2, 1837, transmitting treaty.*

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, Dec. 13, 1837, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, vol. 23, p. 61-64)

7. Bush to Comr. of Indan Affairs, Feb. 20, 1838, presenting journal (item 4 above).* (Jacket has reference to map under draughtsman's No. 821)

Note: For information as to the movement of the various delegations to Washington and return, including some information bearing on the negotiations, see the reports of the conductors of the parties and others under the following classifications for the year 1837: Wis. Suptcy. St. Peters Sac and Fox Upper Missouri Prairie du Chien Great Nemaha St. Louis

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Ratified treaty no. 224, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 29, 1837, with the Sioux of the Mississippi Indians, pp. [1]-[77]


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