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Ratified treaty no. 306, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of March 12, 1858, with the Ponca Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 306, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of March 12, 1858, with the Ponca Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, March 12, 1858

1. Ponca chiefs to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 6, 1857, re intrusions by white settlers and their desire to sell their lands. (OIA, LR, Omaha, W-250, 1857, enclosure)

2. Col. Francis Lee to Adjutant General, Feb. 20, 1857 (copy), communicating from Fort Randall in Nebr. Ter. the claims of the Ponca as to their lands, their situation as affected by the intrusion of settlers and other Indians, and the necessity of permanent settlement of the Ponca on lands of their own. (OIA, LR, Central Suptcy., W-317, 1857)

3. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Supt. Alfred Cumming and Agt. John B. Robertson, June 23, Aug. 15, and Oct. 16, 1857, instructing them in connection with the proposed negotiations. (OIA, LS, vol. 57, p. 91, 274, 447)

4. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Jan. 11, 1858, outlining the claims presented by the Ponca delegation. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 10, p. 349-350)

5. Summary of proposals for treaty, with related documents.*

6. Proposed treaty (rough draft).*

7. Treaty (original draft, with signatures).*

8. Treaty (copy).*

9. John B. Robertson, U. S. Ind. Agt., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Mar. 15, 1858, submitting his views re the execution of the treaty lately negotiated with the Ponca. (OIA, LR, Omaha, R-506, 1858)

10. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, May 7, 1858, reporting on treaty. (ID, LR)

11. Sec. of Interior to President, May 10, 1858. (ID, LS, vol. 3, p. 103)

12. Memorial and res. of the Nebr. Legis. approved Oct. 10, 1858, and addressed to U. S. Senate and House of Repr., petitioning the early ratification of the Ponca treaty. (OIA, LR, Omaha, M-522, 1858)

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