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Ratified treaty no. 288, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of February 27, 1855, with the Winnebago Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 288, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of February 27, 1855, with the Winnebago Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, February 27, 1855

1. Winnebago chiefs to Hon. H. M. Rice, Mar. 24, 1854, proposing their removal to the west of Mo. (OIA, LR, Winnebago, R-167, 1854, enclosure)

2. Rice to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Mar. 31, 1854, discussing the affairs of the Winnebago and the propriety of making a new treaty. (OIA, LR, Winnebago, R-163, 1854)

3. J. E. Fletcher, U. S. Ind. Agt., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 4, 1854, reporting decision of Winnebago in denying their assent to amendments to the Treaty of Aug. 6, 1853, and their wish to send a delegation to Washington the following winter. (OIA, LR, Winnebago, M-1343, 1855, enclosure)

4. Comr. of Indian Affairs to W. A. Gorman, Gov. and Supt. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 9, 1855, authorizing visit of Winnebago delegation to Washington. (Minn. Suptcy., LR from Comr. of Indian Affairs, 1855)

5. Statements of Winnebago chiefs and headmen of action in council of Jan. 17, 1855, authorizing selection of delegation. (OIA, LR, Winnebago, F-146, 1855)

6. Record of interviews between the Comr. of Indian Affairs and the Winnebago delegation, Feb. 16 and 19, 1855.*

7. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Feb. 17, 1855, informing him of presence of Winnebago delegation in city. (ID, LR)

8. Commission of President of Feb. 17, 1855, designating Geo. W. Manypenny, Comr. of Indian Affairs, to negotiate with Chippewa and Winnebago Indians. (OIA, LR, Minn., P-331, 1855)

9. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Feb. 28, 1855, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 8, p. 344)

10. Sec. of Interior to President, Feb. 28, 1855. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 118)

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