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Ratified treaty no. 247, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of June 5 and 17, 1846, with the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 247, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of June 5 and 17, 1846, with the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, June 5, 1846

1. Instructions: Aug. 6 and 27, 1844. (OIA, LS, vol. 35, p. 394-398, 447) Oct. 3 and Nov. 3, 1845. (OIA, LS, vol. 37, p. 168, 216) May 2, 1846. (OIA, LS, vol. 38, p. 223-225)

2. Thos. H. Harvey, Supt. of Indian Affairs at St. Louis, to Comr. of Indian Affairs, May 6, 1845, suggesting a basis for the renewal of negotiations with Potawatomi for the sale of their lands. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, H-1927, 1845)

3. Harvey to Comr. of Indian Affairs, July 1, 1845, reporting and submitting minutes of councils and a "proposition" made by the Indians. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, H-1971, 1845)

4. Harvey to Comr. of Indian Affairs, July 17, 1845, enclosing report of a council of June 28, 1845. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, H-1985, 1845)

5. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, Aug. 26, 1845, re renewal of negotiations with the Indians. Endorsed by Sec. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, W-2714, 1845)

6. Harvey to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Sept. 18, 1845, re the location of the Chippewa, etc., in the event of the sale of their lands. Endorsed by Comr. of Indian Affairs and Sec. of War. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, H-2049, 1845)

7. John Haverty and Thos. H. Harvey to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 2 and 13, 1845, enclosing a letter of Richard S. Elliot, Subagt., of Sept. 18, 1845--all three documents concerning visit of Potawatomi delegation to Washington. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, H-2058, H-2082, 1845)

8. A combined journal of proceedings of comrs., Nov. 3 - Dec. 2, 1845, May 7 - June 17, 1846 (enclosure of item 11 below).*

9. Geo. Gibson and T. P. Andrews, Treaty Comrs., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 3, 1845, reporting the conclusion of councils with the Indians. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, G-1052½, 1845)

10. G. W. Ewing and Richard S. Elliot to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 5, 1845, concerning the purchase of lands from the Kansas Indians and the proposed treaty with the Potawatomi Indians. (OIA, LR, Council Bluffs, E-561½, 1845)

11. T. P. Andrews, Thos. H. Harvey, and G. C. Matlock, Treaty Comrs., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, June 18, 1846, submitting report of negotiation (two copies) and treaty (original copy).*

12. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, July 8, 1846, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 5, p. 95-96)

See also items under Treaty of Jan. 14, 1846, with Kansa Indians.

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Ratified treaty no. 247, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of June 5 and 17, 1846, with the Chippewa, Ottawa, and Potawatomi Indians, pp. [1]-[61]


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