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Ratified treaty no. 352, treaty of March 21, 1866, with the Seminole Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty see special list no. 6

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Ratified treaty no. 352, treaty of March 21, 1866, with the Seminole Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty see special list no. 6
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, March 21, 1866

1. Instructions, Aug. 16, 1865. (ID, LS, vol. 5, p. 335-344)

2. Treaty (original and copy) of Sept. 13, 1865, with Five Tribes and other Indians of Southwest; together with manuscripts and printed copies of the official proceedings of councils held at Fort Smith, Ark., in Sept. 1865. (OIA, Treaties--unratified, Sept. 13, 1865)

3. Correspondence: Re negotiations of 1865. (Filed with item 2 above) Re negotiations of 1865-66, dated from 1861-1867. (Southern Suptcy., LR and LS, 1867)

4. Geo. A Reynolds, U. S. Ind. Agt. for Seminoles, to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Jan. 20 and Feb. 1, 1866, presenting for the Seminole delegates a statement of their wants and proposals. (OIA, LR, Seminole, R-23, R-35, 1866)

5. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Feb. 22, 1866, requesting that he obtain the detail of Col. E. S. Parker to assist in negotiations with Indian delegations present in Washington. (ID, LR)

6. Asst. Sec. of War to Sec. of Interior, Feb. 28, 1866, informing him of the detail of Col. Parker to assist in treaty negotiations. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy., W-102, 1866)

7. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Apr. 2, 1866, reporting on treaty. (ID, LR)

8. Sec. of Interior to President, Apr. 2, 1866. (ID, LS, vol. 6, p. 199)

9. Elijah Sells, Supt. of Indian Affairs, and others, to Comr. of Indian Affairs: Various letters re negotiations of 1866 with tribes of Indian Ter., etc. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy., 1866)

Note: The instructions (item 1 above) were issued by the Sec. of Interior to the comrs. appointed by the President to negotiate with the tribes of Indian Ter. and Kans., and the tribes of the plains to the west. This commission negotiated the Treaty of Sept. 13, 1865 (unratified), with the Five Tribes and other Indians of the designated regions. Comrs. Cooley, Sells, and Parker, who negotiated the treaty with the Seminole and other treaties signed in 1866, were members of the original commission appointed in 1865. No formal instructions dated later than Aug. 1865 have been found.

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