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Ratified treaty no. 301, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of February 5, 1856, with the Stockbridge and Munsee Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 301, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of February 5, 1856, with the Stockbridge and Munsee Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, February 5, 1856

1. John Wilson, Comr. of General Land Office, to Comr. of Indian Affairs, May 16, 1855, requesting instructions upon points to be considered in proposed negotiation. (OIA, LR, Green Bay, L-509, 1855)

2. Instructions: May 18, 1855, to John Wilson. (OIA, LS, vol. 51, p. 416) May 18, 1855, to Francis Huebschmann. (OIA, LS, vol. 41, p. 417-418)

3. Sec. of Interior to Comr. of Indian Affairs, May 18, 1855, approving instructions proposed by the comr. for delivery to Supt. Huebschmann. (OIA, LR, Green Bay, I-1000, 1855)

4. John Wilson, Comr. of General Land Office and "Agt. of Interior Dept." in Stockbridge Affairs, to Sec. of Interior, July 14, 1855 (copy), reporting under his instructions to assist those charged with Stockbridge negotiations (12 p.); with copy of letter of transmittal of Aug. 3, 1855, from Sec. of Interior, and copy of unratified Treaty of June 1, 1855. (OIA, LR, Green Bay, H-1094, 1855)

5. F. Huebschmann, Supt. of Indian Affairs and Treaty Comr., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 17, 1855, reporting on Stockbridge matters and the unratified Treaty of June 1, 1855 (7 p.); and enclosing proposed draft of new treaty with the Munsee and Citizen Party of Stockbridge. (OIA, LR, Green Bay, H-1112, 1855)

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Huebschmann, Jan. 7, 1856, instructing him to make a final settlement of the affairs of Stockbridge and Munsee; and authorizing him to arrange with the Menominee for a cession of land to accomodate these Indians and possibly the Oneida. (OIA, LS, vol. 53, p. 210-211)

7. Power of attorney of Munsee of New York to their delegates.*

8. Treaty (original copy, with signatures).*

9. Huebschmann to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Feb. 23, 1856, reporting on negotiation of treaty with Stockbridge with Munsee. (5 p.)*

10. Huebschmann to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Feb. 23, 1856 (second letter), enclosing treaty with Menominee of Feb. 11, 1856.*

11. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Mar. 3, 1856, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 9, p. 235)

12. Sec. of Interior to President, Mar. 4, 1856. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 292)

13. Huebschmann to Comr. of Indian Affairs, July 30, 1856, enclosing the assent of the Stockbridge and Munsee to Senate amendments to treaty. (OIA, LR, Green Bay, H-225, 1856)

14. Huebschmann to Benjamin Hunkins, U. S. Ind. Agt. at Keshena, Sept. 25, 1856 (copy), instructions him to take measures to carry out art. 3 of treaty. (Northern Suptcy., LS, 1856)

15. Sec. of Interior to Sec. of State, Aug. 25, 1856, submitting treaty with amendments. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 373)

Note: Items 6, 9, and 10 above form parts of same file.

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Ratified treaty no. 301, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of February 5, 1856, with the Stockbridge and Munsee Indians, pp. [1]-[37]


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