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Ratified treaty no. 292, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of June 22, 1855, with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 292, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of June 22, 1855, with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, June 22, 1855

1. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Douglas H. Cooper, U. S. Ind. Agt., Apr. 9 and 23, 1855, directing him to ascertain terms upon which the Choctaw and Chickasaw delegations would agree to settle their differences. (OIA, LS, vol. 51, p. 230, 308)

2. Cooper to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Apr. 10, 1855, enclosing letter of same date from Choctaw delegation re instructions issued to him on Apr. 9, 1855. (OIA, LR, Choctaw, C-1309, 1855)

3. Memoranda received Apr. 15, 1855, of conversations between Cooper and Choctaw and Chickasaw delegations. ( OIA, LR, Choctaw, C-1324, 1855, enclosure)

4. Office memoranda of May 12, 1855, reviewing steps in negotiations beginning in Jan. 1853 between the two tribes. (OIA, LR, Chickasaw, end of file, 1855)

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Act'g Sec. of Interior, June 7, 1855, submitting points of difference involved in matters pending before Department to which Choctaw, Chickasaw, and Government are parties; endorsed by Act'g Sec. after submission to President. (7 p.; OIA, LR, Choctaw, I-1032, 1855)

7. Choctaw delegation to Comr. of Indian Affairs, June 11, 1855, embodying a proposition relative to the proposed lease of a portion of their lands. (5p.; OIA, LR, Choctaw, C-1441, 1855, enclosure)

8. Choctaw delegation to Comr. of Indian Affairs, June 14, 1855, reviewing their efforts to adjust matters of difference which are under discussion. (16 p.; OIA, LR, Choctaw, P-395, 1855)

9. Treaty (ms. copy).*

10. Printed copy of treaty arranged in two columns in the Choctaw and English languages.*

11. Cooper to Comr. of Indian Affaris, Nov. 19, 1855, notifying him that the formal ratification of the treaty by the Choctaw council had been forwarded through the office of the Southern Suptcy. of Indian Affairs. (OIA, LR, Choctaw, C-1750, 1855)

12. Charles W. Dean, Supt. of Indian Affairs, to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 27, 1855, forwarding the formal ratification of the treaty by the Choctaw council. (OIA, LR, Choctaw, D-1029, 1855)

13. Dean to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 22, 1855, enclosing the formal ratification of the treaty by the Chickasaw council. (OIA, LR, Chickasaw, D-19, 1856)

14. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Jan. 21, 1856, reporting on treaty. (ID, LR)

15. Sec. of Interior to President, Jan. 23, 1856. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 280)

Note: For other letters re this treaty, see OIA, LR, Choctaw and Chickasaw, 1855.

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Ratified treaty no. 292, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of June 22, 1855, with the Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians, pp. [1]-[35]


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