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Ratified treaty no. 242, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 4, 1842, with the Chippewa of Mississippi and Lake Superior Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 242, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 4, 1842, with the Chippewa of Mississippi and Lake Superior Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, October 4, 1842

1. Robt. Stuart, Treaty Comr., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, July 27, 1842, suggesting that the treaty be held for the purchase of the mineral district in Mich. and Wis. in accordance with legislation of Mar. 1841. Endorsed by Sec. of War. (OIA, LR, Mich., S-3913, 1842)

2. Instructions, Aug. 1, 1842. (Mich. Suptcy., LR, vol. 2, p. 165-178, 1842)

3. Stuart to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Aug. 17, 1842 (two letters), accepting appointment as Treaty Comr. and commenting on instructions issued to him. (OIA, LR, Mich., S-3200, S-3202, 1842)

4. Annual report of Robt. Stuart as Act'g Supt. for Mich., Oct. 28, 1842, p. 4-6, concerning the treaty. (OIA, LR, Mich., S-3229, 1842)

5. Stuart to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 19, 1842, forwarding treaty.*

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, Dec. 5, 1842, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 3, p. 334)

7. Sec. of War to President, Dec. 6, 1842. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 3, p. 335. This report enclosed two diagrams of the land ceded.)

Note: Eighteen bands of Chippewa were signatory to this treaty. Thirty-one bands of Chippewa (with largest number in 21 of bands) appear in statement with file OIA, LR, Wis. Suptcy., W-44, 1847.

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Ratified treaty no. 242, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 4, 1842, with the Chippewa of Mississippi and Lake Superior Indians, pp. [1]-[16]


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