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Ratified treaty no. 364, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 21, 1867, with the Kiowa and Comanche Indians

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Ratified treaty no. 364, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 21, 1867, with the Kiowa and Comanche Indians
Washington, D.C.: National Archives, October 21, 1867

1. Councils held from Nov. 10-26, 1866, at Fort Zarah, Kans., by Spec. Agts. Charles Bogy and W. R. Irwin with Cheyenne and Arapaho, Kiowa and Comanche, and Apache. (OIA, Councils and Treaties, unratified)

2. Comr. of Indian Affairs to Sec. of Interior, July 12, 1867, reporting on origin and progress of Indian hostilities, in answer to Sen. Res. of July 8, 1867. (OIA, LS, Rept. Books, vol. 16, p. 387-394)

3. J. H. Leavenworth, U. S. Ind. Agt., to Comr. of Indian Affairs, July 24, Aug. 18, Sept. 2 and 16, and Oct. 21, 1867, re meetings with tribes of his agency and of Upper Arkansas. (OIA, LR, Kiowa, L-168, L-178, L-197, L-201, L-221, 1867)

4. Order of President of July 29, 1867, appointing Gen. W. T. Sherman and Brig. Gens. W. S. Harney and Alfred H. Terry, comrs. to serve with: N. G. Taylor (Comr. of Indian Affairs), John B. Henderson (Chmn., Senate Committee on Indian Affairs), S. F. Tappan, and John B. Sanborn--comrs. designated by act of July 20, 1867. (ID, Segregated correspondence of Indian Peace Commissions of 1867-68)

5. Printed copy of General Orders No. 72, Adjutant General's Office, War Department, dated July 30, 1867, embodying text of act of July 20, 1867, to "Establish Peace with Certain Indian Tribes." (See item 4 above.)

6. Proceedings of the commission appointed under act of July 20, 1867, beginning Aug. 6, 1867. Vols. 1-2. (See item 4 above.)

7. Copy of proceedings of commission appointed under act of July 20, 1867, at meetings held on Aug. 6-7, 1867, for organizing of commission and defining of plans for meeting of hostile Indians. (OIA, LR, Upper Platte, I-379, enclosure. 15 p.)

8. Instructions, Aug. 8, 1867. (See item 4 above. 8 p.)

9. Sec. of Interior to members of commission, Aug. 8, 1867, communicating order of President that officers of Army on frontier temporarily be subordinate to commission. (See item 4 above.)

10. Proceedings of council of Sept. 10, 1867, at Fort Larned, Kans., between Thomas Murphy, Supt. of Indian Affairs, and Satanta and Wolf Sleeve, chiefs of Kiowa and Apache, and 13 of the principal men of the tribes. (See item 4 above. 12 p.)

11. Sec. of Interior to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Sept. 14, 1867, agreeing that treaty council be held with Kiowa and Comanche. (OIA, LR, Kiowa, I-442, 1867)

12. A. S. H. White, Sec. to Indian Peace Commission, to Sec. of Interior, Oct. 2, 1867, reviewing work of commission to that date and including itinerary of movements. (See item 4 above. 9 p.)

13. Bvt. Maj. Gen. C. C. Augur to Indian Peace Commission, Oct. 12, 1867 (copy), communicating order of Gen. Grant detailing him (direction of President) to serve as member of commission during absence of Gen. Sherman, including order of President of Oct. 4, 1867, referred to above. (See item 4 above; OIA, LR, Upper Platte, P-148, 1867, enclosure)

14. White to Dept. of Interior, Oct. 21, 1867 (original and copy of telegram), reporting signing of treaty with Kiowa and Comanche. (See item 4 above; OIA, LR, Kiowa, W-529, 1867)

15. Treaty, rough draft. (See item 4 above.)

16. Taylor and White to Sec. of Interior, Nov. 1, 1867, (copies of telegrams), announcing signing of treaties with the "five tribes of south of the Arkansas." (OIA, LR, Upper Platte, T-146, 1867)

17. White to Comr. of Indian Affairs, Apr. 14, 1868, reporting on work of commission. (OIA, LR, Upper Platte, W-907¾, 1868)

18. Record of proceedings of commission at Fort Laramie on May 9, 1868 (copy), which meeting provided for discharge of employees and division of commission into four parts, with duties assigned. (OIA, LR, Upper Platte, K-111, 1868, enclosure. 3 p.)

19. Segregated correspondence of Indian Peace Commission of 1867-68 in Indian Division of Office of Secretary of Interior. In addition to items listed separately above, this file contains a number of letters sent and received by the commission that are not recorded in item 6 above.

20. Correspondence of Indian Peace Commission of 1867-68. (ID, Special Files, No. 3. 1 bundle. Contains material similar to that described in item 19 above.)

21. ID, Special Files, No. 5. Includes original documents of commission.

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Ratified treaty no. 364, documents relating to the negotiation of the treaty of October 21, 1867, with the Kiowa and Comanche Indians, pp. [1]-[134]


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