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Ratified treaty no. 303, treaty of August 7, 1856, with the Creek and Seminole Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty see special list no. 6

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Ratified treaty no. 303, treaty of August 7, 1856, with the Creek and Seminole Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty see special list no. 6
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, August 7, 1856

1. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Charles W. Dean, Supt. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 17, 1855, referring to wish of Seminole to correct unsatisfactory relationship with Creeks established by Treaty of Jan. 4, 1845; and directing him to instruct Creek and Seminole agents to take measures preliminary to negotiations between the United Sates and two tribes. (Southern Suptcy., LR, 1855)

2. Dean to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Dec. 28, 1855, transmitting reports of Jan. 30 and Dec. 20, 1855, from J. W. Washbourne, U. S. Ind. Agt., to Thos. S. Drew and Charles W. Dean, Supts. of Indian Affairs, re affairs of Seminole and the need of a settlement of their difficulties with Creeks. (OIA, LR, Seminole, D-17, 1856)

3. Dean to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 4, 1856, re measures taken in response to instructions of the Comr. of Dec. 17, 1855, item 1 above. (OIA, LR, Seminole, D-35, 1856)

4. J. W. Washbourne and W. H. Garrett, U. S. Ind. Agts., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 24 and Feb. 16, 1856, reporting on the actions of the Seminole and Creek legislative councils in connection with the proposed treaty. (OIA, LR, Seminole, D-92, 1856; Creek, D-94, 1856)

5. Seminole delegation to Comr. of Indian Affairs, May 3 and 20, 1856: Letters, memorials, and communications. (OIA, LR, Seminole, I-151, I-178, 1856)

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, May 14, 1856, suggesting that negotiations with Creeks and Seminole be confined to the political separation of the two and tribal status by the Seminole, and enclosing credentials of Creek delegation. (ID, LR)

7. Sec. of Interior to Comr. of Indian Affairs, May 12 - July 14, 1856: Several letters re the negotiations. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy., I-165, I-175, 1856; Creek, I-235, I-242, 1856)

8. Creek delegation to Comr. of Indian Affairs, May 20 - July 28, 1856: Letters, memorials, and communications. (OIA, LR, Creek, M-131, M-135, M-153, M-154, M-178, I-252, M-162, 1856)

9. Washbourne to Comr. of Indian Affairs, June 30, 1856, in behalf of Seminole delegation to be considered in drafting treaty. (OIA, LR, Seminole, W-108, 1856)

10. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Aug. 8, 1856, reporting on treaty. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 9, p. 410-411)

11. Sec. of Interior to President, Aug. 8, 1856. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 369)

12. Senate amendments (copy) to treaty embodied in Res. of Aug. 16, 1856. (OIA, LR, Sourthern Suptcy., S-169, 1856)

13. Jacket of file recording the assent given by Creeks and Seminoles on Aug. 18, 1856, to Senate amendments to treaty. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy., C-433, 1856)

14. Act'g Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Aug. 21, 1856, enclosing assent of Indians to amendments. (ID, LR)

15. Sec. of Interior to Sec. of State, Aug. 22, 1856, enclosing amendments. (ID, LS, vol. 2, p. 373)

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Ratified treaty no. 303, treaty of August 7, 1856, with the Creek and Seminole Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty, see special list no. 6, p. [1]


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