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Ratified treaty no. 263, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 10, 1853, with the Rogue River Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 263, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 10, 1853, with the Rogue River Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, September 10, 1853

1. Brev. Maj. Benjamin Alvord to Ass't Adjt. Gen., Pacific Div., Mar. 31, 1853 (copy), reporting on importance of extinguishing Indian title to lands in Oreg. and Wash. Ter. (OIA, LR, Oreg., W-240, 1853, enclosure)

2. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Joel Palmer, Supt. of Indian Affairs, June 7, 1853, discussing the prospects of treating with the Indians of his suptcy. (OIA, LS, vol. 47, p. 348)

3. Stipulations of peace agreed upon on Sept. 8, 1853, by Josph Lane, commanding the Oreg. forces, and certain subchiefs of the Rogue River tribes. (OIA, LR, Oreg., P-153, 1853, enclosure)

4. Treaty (copy).*

5. Joel Palmer, Treaty Comr., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 8, 1853, forwarding two treaties and reporting on the negotiations with the Rogue River and the Umpqua Indians.*

6. Annual report of Palmer to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 8, 1853, embodying a description of journey on which Treaties of Sept. 10 and 19 were made. (OIA, LR, Oreg., P-151, 1853)

7. Treaties (copies), report of Oct. 8, 1853 (item 6 above), and stipulations of Oct. 8, 1853 (item 3 above). (OIA, LR, Oreg., L-323, 1854, enclosures)

8. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, reporting on treaty: Jan. 24, 1854. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 7, p. 370-371) Jan. 29, 1855. (ID, LR)

9. Palmer to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 12, 1854, transmitting copies of the "assent of the chiefs" of the Rogue River and the Umpqua tribes to Senate amendments to Treaties of Sept. 10 and 19, 1853.*

10. Sec. of Interior to Sec. of State, Feb. 1, 1855. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 97) Note: No formal instructions were issued for the making of the Treaties of Sept. 10 and 19, 1853. See report of Oct. 8, 1853, from Joel Palmer (sheet one, item 6 above), and report of Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior of Jan. 24, 1854 (item 8 above). The text of the Treaties of Sept. 10 and 19, 1853, appears in Jounal of Treaty Negotiations, Oreg. Ter., 1851-55, p. 57-69, 74, 76 (amendments) (Oreg. Suptcy., LR, 1855).

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Ratified treaty no. 263, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of September 10, 1853, with the Rogue River Indians, pp. [1]-[24]


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