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Ratified treaty no. 276, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 4, 1854, with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 276, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 4, 1854, with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, November 4, 1854

1. Douglas H. Cooper, U. S. Ind. Agt. For Choctaw, to Comr. Of Indian Affairs, June 2 and July 20, 1854, re proposed meeting of Choctaw and Chickasaw comrs. (OIA, LR, Choctaw, C-839, C-932, 1854)

2. Thos. S. Drew, Supt. of Indian Affairs, to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Oct. 23, 1854, suggesting the making of a new treaty between the Choctaw and Chickasaw for the settlement of difficulties in their political relations; and enclosing a copy of letter of June 29, 1853, on this subject from the Act'g Comr. of Indian Affairs to D. H. Cooper and Andrew J. Smith, U. S. Ind. Agts. for the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy., D-705, 1854)

3. Drew to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 4, 1854, giving his views of the Choctaw-Chickasaw difficulties. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy., D-717, 1854)

4. Drew to Comr. of Indian Affairs enclosing correspondence exchanged by comrs. of the two tribes. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy. D-716, 1854).

5. Cooper to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 9, 1854, enclosing agreement between Choctaw and Chickasaw for the revision of the boundary line established by art. 2 of Treaty of Jan. 17, 1837. (OIA, LR, Choctaw, D-725, 1854, enclosure)*

6. Drew to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 13, 1854, enclosing the letter of Agt. Cooper of Nov. 9, 1854 (item 5 above), with the agreement between the Choctaw and Chickasaw. (OIA, LR, Choctaw, D-725, 1854)

7. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Feb. 7, 1855, reporting on treaty. (ID, LR)

8. Sec. of Interior to President, Feb. 9, 1855. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 104) Note: For a number of letters of Chickasaw delegates and comrs., see OIA, LR, Chickasaw, 1854.

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Ratified treaty no. 276, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 4, 1854, with the Choctaw and Chicksaw Indians, pp. [1]-[7]


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