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United States. Office of Indian Affairs / Annual report of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, for the year 1879
([1879])

Agreement with the Capote, Muache, and Weeminuche Utes,   pp. 178-181 PDF (1.4 MB)


Page 181

AGREEMENT WITH         UTES.                     181 
WHITE RIVER AGENCY, COLO., 
September 18, 1878. 
We, the undersigned, were present at the signing of the above document by
the 
Yampa and Grand River Indians, and are hereby witnesses to their marks. 
WM. S. STICKNEY, 
Secretary Ute Special Commi8ssion. 
C. A. H. McCAULEY, 
2nd Lt. 3rd Artillery, 
Actg. Eng'r, U. S. A., on duty with Ute Commission. 
The above interlineation, viz, "Yampa and Grand," was made before
signing. 
W. S. S. 
C. A. H. M. 
UINTAH VALLEY AGENCY, UTAH, October 31, 1878. 
We, the undersigned, chiefs and headmen of the Uintah band of Ute Indians,
do 
hereby consent to whatever disposition the Capotes, Muaches, and Weeminuchees,
and 
their representative bands, may make of that part of the Ute Reservation
immediately 
south and west of the San Juan minfig district. 
1. Tabby, chief, his x mark.             9. Mountain, his x mark. 
2. Tuckawana, subehief, his x mark.      10. Robinson, his x mark. 
3. Antero, subchief, his x mark.        11. Mountain Sheep, his x mark. 
4. Yank, his x mark.                    12. Sours, his x mark. 
5. David, his x mark.                    13. Jim Duncan, his x mark. 
6. Wanrodes, interpreter, his x mark.    14. Louey, his x mark. 
7. Cutlip Jim, his x mark.               15. Atoines, his x mark. 
8. Bod Ridley, his x mark. 
I hereby certify on honor that I have explained to the Indians the meaning
of the 
foregoing paper, which they have signed, and that I have witnessed said signatures.
WANRODES, his x mark, Interpreter. 
OCTOBER 31, 1878. 
We hereby certify on honor that we were present and witnessed the signatures
of 
the Indians from No. 1 to No. 15 to foregoing agreement. 
HENRY FITZHUGH. 
EDWARD T. AYER. 
OCTOBER 31, 1878. 
Los PINOS INDIAN AGENCY, COLORADO, 
November 11, 1878. 
We, the undersigned, chiefs and headmen of the Tabequache tribe of the Ute
Nation, 
do hereby consent to whatever disposition the Capotes, Muaches, and Weeminuchees,
and 
their representative bands, may make of that part of the Ute Reservation
immediately 
south and west of the San Juan mining district. 
Sapavaneri, his x mark.                 Me-poo-seis, his x mark. 
Billy, his x mark.                      Ah-cah-poor-kevetch, his x mark.
Shavano, his x mark.                    Cajo Chequito, his x mark. 
Wass, his x mark.                        Mah-ootch, his x mark. 
Tom, his x mark.                         See-up, his x mark. 
Sam, his x mark.                        Ai-as-ket, his x mark. 
Colorado Chiquito, his x mark.          Sang-toos, his x mark. 
Colorado Grande, his x mark.            Tu-goo-rutch, his x mark. 
Tomasaraka, his x mark.                  Wah-up-nenet, his x mark. 
Sagebush, his x mark.                   Pan-till-on, his x mark. 
Johnson, his x mark.                     Ki-oots, his x mark. 
Mah-va-is, his x mark. 
Los PINOS INDIAN AGENCY, COLO., 
November 11, 1878. 
I hereby certify that I interpreted the above agreement to the Indians before
sign- 
ing, and that they understood it just as it is written. 
JESUS MORENO, 
Interpreter for the Agency. 
Los PINOs INDIAN AGENCY, COLO., 
November 11, 1878. 
We, the undersigned, were present at the signing of the above document by
the 
Tabequache tribe of Ute Indians, and are hereby witnesses to their marks.
WM. S. STICKNEY, 
-Sec'y Ute Splecial Commission. 
JOSEPH B. ABBOTT, 
U. S. Indian Agent. 


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