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Ratified treaty no. 354, treaty of April 7, 1866, with the Bois Fort band of Chippewa Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty see special list no. 6

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Ratified treaty no. 354, treaty of April 7, 1866, with the Bois Fort band of Chippewa Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty see special list no. 6
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, April 7, 1866

1. Comr. of Indian Affairs to D. George Morrison, Oct. 18, 1865, reviewing status of Bois Fort Band of Chippewa of Lake Superior under Treaties of Sept. 30, 1854, and Sept. 16, 1856 (unratified), and discussing proposed visit of band to Washington. (OIA, LS, vol. 78, p. 329) 2. Luther E. Webb, U. S. Ind. Agt., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Nov. 8, 1865, re visit of Bois Fort delegates and enclosing minutes of council with these Indians on Oct. 16, 1865. 3. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Webb, Dec. 8, 1865, authorizing him to conduct delegation to Washington for negotiation of treaty. (OIA, LS, vol. 78, p. 534-535) 4. Sec. of Interior to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Feb. 24, 1866, directing that E. E. L. Taylor participate in negotiations with Indians in Washington. (OIA, LR, Southern Suptcy., I-123, 1866) 5. Webb to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Feb. 27, 1866, announcing presence of delegates in city and their belief that they were representative of the Bois Fort Band. (OIA, LR, La Pointe, W-93, 1866) 6. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, Apr. 9, 1866, reporting on treaty; Apr. 30, 1866, as amended. (ID, LR; OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 15, p. 240) 7. Sec of Interior to President, Apr. 11, 1866. (ID, LS, vol. 6, p. 228) 8. Sec. of Interior to Sec. of State, May 1, 1866. (ID, LS, vol. 6, p. 263) Note: No formal instructions found. See item 4 above.

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Ratified treaty no. 354, treaty of April 7, 1866, with the Bois Fort band of Chippewa Indians. For a list of documents relating to this treaty see special list no. 6, p. [1]


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