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Ratified treaty no. 255, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 9, 1849, with the Navaho Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 255, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 9, 1849, with the Navaho Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, September 9, 1849

1. James S. Calhoun, Ind. Agt. and Treaty Comr., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Sept. 25, 1849, transmitting original copy of treaty.*

2. Calhoun to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 1, 1849, giving an account of the expedition on which the treaty was concluded by Calhoun and Lt. Col. John M. Washington, and including several references to the treaty. (OIA, LR, Santa Fe, C-357, 1849)

3. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Feb. 16, 1850, suggesting that original Navajo Treaty (forwarded to Sec. of War by Lt. Col. Washington) be secured and transmitted to the President. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 6, p. 279)

4. Sec. of Interior to Sec. of War, Mar. 14, 1850, requesting that the suggestion of the Comr. of Indian Affairs (item 3 above) be complied with. (Office of Sec. of Interior, Indian Division: Record of Letters Sent, vol. 1, p. 45. Hereinafter cited as ID, LS)

5. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Mar. 14, 1850, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 6, p. 291)

6. Sec. of Interior to President, Mar. 14, 1850. (ID, LS, vol. 1, p. 46. Vol. 1 of this series covering the period 1849-54 has pages numbered folio style; vol. 2, regular) Note: This was the first ratified treaty to be reported by the Sec. of the Interior.

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