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Ratified treaty no. 318, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 15, 1861, with the Potawatomi Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 318, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of November 15, 1861, with the Potawatomi Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, November 15, 1861

1. Wm. W. Ross, U. S. Ind. Agt. and Treaty Comr., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 15, 1861, enclosing treaty concluded with Potawatomi following councils lasting five days.*

2. Ross to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 18 and 25, 1861, and B. H. Bertrand (member of Potawatomi tribe and signer of treaty) to same, Nov. 26, 1861, re a modification of section of treaty respecting use of tribal funds. (OIA, LR, Potawatomi, R-1629, R-1643, B-957, 1861)

3. Thomas Ewing, Jr., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 20, 1861 (telegram), announcing the treaty has been completed and forwarded. (OIA, LR, Potawatomi, E-83, 1861)

4. Comr. of Indian Affairs, annual report, Nov. 17, 1861, including brief description of two-day council with Potawatomi held by him in Sept. 1861. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 12, p. 243-244)

5. Ross to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 29, 1861, including material explanatory of the treaty. (OIA, LR, Potawatomi, R-1647, 1861)

6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Dec. 17, 1861, reporting on treaty; Apr. 17, 1862, as amended. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 12, p. 280-281; ID, LR)

7. Sec. of Interior to President, Jan. 3, 1862. (ID, LS, vol. 4, p. 3)

8. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Jan. 15, 1862, reporting and enclosing petition. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 12, p. 288)

9. Sec. of Interior to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 16, 1862, replying to the Comr.'s letter of Jan. 16, 1862 (item 8 above). (OIA, LR, Potawatomi, I-547, 1862)

10. Sec. of Interior to Sec. of State, Apr. 18, 1862. (ID, LS, vol. 4, p. 54)

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