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Ratified treaty no. 249, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 13, 1846, with the Winnebago Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 249, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 13, 1846, with the Winnebago Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, October 13, 1846

1. Instructions: May 1, 1845--no treaty made. (OIA, LS, vol. 36, p. 343-347) Sept. 28, 1846. (See item 6 below.)

2. C. W. Cathcart, M. C., to Sec. of War, Jan. 22, 1846, re a memorial from Iowa legis. petitioning the Congress to remove the Winnebago from the "Neutral Ground." (OIA, LR, Winnebago [Emig.], C-2422, 1846)

3. Gov. James Clarke of Iowa Ter. to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Feb. 2, Aug. 10, Sept. 7, 8, 14, and 21, 1846, re the sending of delegates, etc. (OIA, LR, Turkey River, I-1830, I-1903, I-1912, I-1919, I-1920, 1846)

4. Clarke to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Mar. 30, 1846 (typed copy), enclosing a letter of Mar. 10, 1846 (also typed), from Amos J. Bruce, Ind. Agt. at St. Peters, discussing the purchase of a tract of land from the Sisseton Sioux for the Winnebago. (OIA, LR, Iowa, I-1845, 1846)

5. Hon. A. C. Dodge to Sec. of War, May 22 and July 12, 1846, concerning the sending of a delegaiton of Winnegabo to Washington. (OIA, LR, Turkey River, D-1064, D-1078, 1846)

6. Sec. of War to Albion K. Parris, John J. Abert, and T. P. Andrews, Treaty Comrs., Sept. 28, 1846, informing them of their appointment.*

7. Credentials of Winnebago delegates, Oct. 5, 1846; reply of delegates to proposals of comrs., Oct. 5, 1846; counter proposition of delegates (made in council), Oct. 5, 1846; two statements of Oct. 7, 1846, addressed to the treaty commission by the Winnebago delegates. Enclosures of letter of Oct. 13, 1846, item 8 below. (OIA, LR, Turkey River, P-1781, 1846)

8. Parris, Abert, and Andrews to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 13, 1846, enclosing original manuscript copy and a printed copy of treaty.*

9. John C. Mullay, Sec. of the Treaty Commission, to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 14, 1846, enclosing journal of proceedings, Sept. 29 - Oct. 13, 1846.*

10. Henry M. Rice to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 25, 1846, re the purchase for the Winnebago. Marked "Confidential," no file number. (OIA, LR, Winnebago, 1846)

11. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of War, Jan. 2, 1847, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 5, p. 177)

See also Treaties of Aug. 2 and 21, 1847, with the Chippewa, which provided for a purchase of land to replace that relinquished in this treaty.

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Ratified treaty no. 249, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 13, 1846, with the Winnebago Indians, pp. [1]-[91]


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