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Ratified treaty no. 243, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 11, 1842, with the Sauk and Fox Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 243, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 11, 1842, with the Sauk and Fox Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, October 11, 1842

1. John Chambers, Gov. of Iowa Ter., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 22, 1842, enclosing a copy of a memorial of the territorial legislature petitioning the U. S. Congress to effect the purchase of Indian lands. (OIA, LR, Sac and Fox, I-932, 1842)

2. Chambers to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Mar. 12, 1842, discussing the proposal of the Sauk and Fox to sell one-half of their lands, with enclosures: Letter of Feb. 26, 1842, from John Beach, U. S. Ind. Agt., enclosing petition of Sauk and Fox chiefs to President re sale of one-half of lands. (OIA, LR, Sac and Fox, I-963, 1842)

3. Chambers to Comr. of Indian Affairs, July 7 and 30, 1842, with one enclosure (letter of John Beach of July 25, 1842), concerning the project of making the treaty with the Sauk and Fox. (OIA, LR, Sac and Fox, I-1025, I-1040, 1842)

4. Instructions, Aug. 31, 1842. (OIA, LS, vol. 32, p. 415-418)

5. Chambers to Sec. of War, Oct. 13, 1842, reporting on the treaty and enclosing a record of proceedings of council, Oct. 4-11, 1842.*

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, Dec. 5, 1842, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 3, p. 333-334)

Note: An account of the council proceedings appears in Frederick A. Ogg, The Old Northwest (1919).

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