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bands, a full indemnification for any horses or other property which may
be stolen from them by any of their citizens: Provided, The property
stolen cannot be recovered, and that sufficient proff is produced that it
was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States. And the said
Sioune and Ogallala bands engage, on the requisition or demand of the
President of the United States, or of the agents, to deliver up any white
man resident

among
them.

ARTICLE 6. And the Chiefs and Warriors, as aforesaid, promise and engage, that No guns, &c. to be furnished their bands will never, by sale, exchange, or as presents, supply any by them to any nation, tribe, or band of Indians, not in amity with the United States, tribe, &c. hos. tile to U.S.

with guns, ammunition, or other implements of war.
Done at the mouth of the Teton River, this 5th day of July, A. D.

1825, and of the Independence of the United States the fiftieth.
In testimony whereof, the said Commissioners, Henry Atkinson and

Benjamin O'Fallon, and the Chiefs, Head-men, and Warriors, of the Sione and Ogallala bands, have hereunto set iheir hands, and affixed their seals.

H. ATKINSON, Br. Gen. U. S. Army.

BENJ. O'FALLON, U. S. Agt. Ind. Af
Siounes-Chiefs.

Ogallala-Chiefs.
Wah-e-ne-ta—The Rushing Man, Ta-lun-ca-nash-sha—The Standing Buf-
Cah-re-we-ca-ca—The Crow Feather,

falo,
Ma-ra-sea—The White Swan,

He-a-long-ga—The Shoulder,
Chan-dee-The Tobacco,

Ma-to-weet-co—The Full White Bear,
O-ke-ma-The Chief,

Wa-na- re - wag-she-go - The Ghost
Tow-cow-sa-no-pa—The Two Lance.

Boy.
Warriors.

Warriors.
Chan-ta-wah-nee-cha—The No Heart, Ek-hah-ka-sap-pa—The Black Elk,
He-hum-pee—The One that has a Voice Tah-tong-ish-nan-na—The One Buffalo,
in his Neck,

Mah-to-ta-tong-ca-The Buffaloe White
Num.cah-pah — The One that Knocks

Bear, down Two.

Nah-ge-nish-ge-ah—The Mad Soul.
Siounes of the Fire-hearts Band, who Sign at Camp Hidden Creek, on the 12th

July, 1825.
Chiefs.

Ho-ton-co-kee-pa—The One that is afraid
Chan-te-pa-ta--The Fire Heart,

of his Voice, Wah-con-ta-mon-ee—The One that

Wom-dish-ki-a-ta—The Spotted War Shoots as he Walks,

Eagle, Ke-ah-ash-sha-pa — The One that makes Cha-lon-we-cha-ca-ta—The One that kills a Noise as he Flies.

the Buffalo,

Ca-re-no-pa—The Two Crows,
Warriors.

Ca-re-a-tun-ca—The Crow that sits Down, Mato-ca-kee-pa—The One that is afraid To-ke-a-we-cha-ca-ta—The One that Kills of the White Bear,

First.
In the presence of P. Wilson, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. John Gale, Surgeon U. S. Army.
D. Ketchum, Maj. U. S. A. L. M. Nute, Lieut. U. S. A. G. C. Spencer, Capt. 1st
Inf. M. W. Batman, Lieut. 6th Inf. Wm. Armstrong, Capt. 6th Reg. Inf. Jas. W.
Kingsbury, Lt. 1st Reg. I. R. Holmes, Lieut. 6th Inf. R. M. Coleman, U. S A.
W. Harris, Lieut. 1st Inf. H. Leavenworth, Col. U. S. A. B. Riley, Capt. 6th Inf.
S. Wragg, Adj. 1st Reg. Inf. Wm. Day, Lieut. U. S. A. C. Pentland, Capt. Sth
Inf. G. H. Kennerly, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. Thos. P. Gwynn, Lieut. Ist Inf.
Witnesses to the Signatures of the Fire-hearts Band, as executed on the 12th july,

1825.
A. L. Langhain, Sec. to the Com. G. H. Kennerly, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. H. Lea-
venworth, Col. U. S. A. S. W. Kearney, Br. Maj. Ist Inf. P. Wilson, U.S. S. Ind.
Agt. R. M. Coleinan, U. S. A. Wm. Armstrong, Capt. 6th Reg. Inf. J. Gantt,
Capt. 6th Inf.

To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seal.

be con

TREATY WITH THE CHAYENNE TRIBE.

July 6, 1825.

Proclamation, For the Purpose of perpetuating the friendship which has heretofore Feb. 6, 1826. existed, as also to remove all future cause of discussion or dissension, as it respects trade and friendship between the United States and their citizens, and the Chayenne tribe of Indians, the President of the United States of America, by Brigadier-General Henry Atkinson, of the United States' army, and Major Benjamin O'Fallon, Indian agent, with full powers and authority, specially appointed and commissioned for that purpose of the one part, and the undersigned Chiefs, Head-men and Warriors, of the Chayenne tribe of Indians, on behalf of said tribe, of the other part, have made and entered into the following Articles and Conditions; which, when ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall be binding on both parties—to wit:

ARTICLE 1. It is admitted by the Chayenne tribe of Indians, that they reside Supremacy of within the territorial limits of the United States, acknowledge their U. S. acknow. supremacy, and claim their protection, — The said tribe also admit the ledged. right of the United States to regulate all trade and intercourse with them.

ARTICLE 2. The United States agree to receive the Chayenne tribe of Indians U. S. receive into their friendship, and under their protection, and to extend to them, them under from time to time, such benefits and acts of kindness as may

their protection. venient, and seem just and proper to the President of the United States.

ARTICLE 3. All trade and intercourse with the Chayenne tribe shall be transacted Places for at such place or places as may be designated and pointed out by the trade to be dePresident of the United States, through his agents; and none but Ame- signated by the rican citizens, duly authorised by the United States, shall be admitted to trade or hold intercourse with said tribe of Indians.

ARTICLE 4. That the Chayenne tribe may be accommodated with such articles of Regulation of merchandise, &c. as their necessities may demand, the United States trade. agree to admit and license traders to hold intercourse with said tribe, under mild and equitable regulations : in consideration of which, the Chayenne tribe bind themselves to extend protection to the persons and the property of the traders, and the persons legally employed under them, whilst they remain within the limits of their particular district of country. And the said Chayenne tribe further agree, that if any foreigner or other person, not legally authorised by the United States, shall come into their district of country, for the purposes of trade or other views, they will apprehend such person or persons, and deliver him or them to some United States' superintendent or agent of Indian Affairs, or to the commandant of the nearest military post, to be dealt with according to law. And they further agree to give safe conduct to all persons who may be legally authorised by the United States to pass through their country, and to protect in their persons and property all agents or other persons sent by the United States to reside temporarily among them; nor will they, whilst on their distant excursions, molest

or interrupt any American citizen or citizens, who may be passing from the United States to New Mexico, or returning from thence to the United States.

ARTICLE 5. Course to be That the friendship which is now established between the United pursued in order States and the Chayenne tribe, should not be interrupted by the misio prevent inju. conduct of individuals, it is hereby agreed, that for injuries done by inries by indivi. duals, &c. dividuals, no private revenge or retaliation shall take place, but instead

thereof, complaints shall be made, by the party injured, to the superintendent or agent of Indian affairs, or other person appointed by the President; and it shall be the duty of the said chiefs, upon complaint being made as aforesaid, to deliver up the person or persons against whom the complaint is made, to the end that he or they may be punished, agreeably to the laws of the United States. And, in like manner, if any robbery, violence, or murder, shall be committed on any Indian or Indians belonging to said tribe, the person or persons so offending

shall be tried, and, if found guilty, shall be punished in like manner as Chiefs to exert it the injury had been done to a white man. And it is agreed, that the themselves to Chiefs of said Chayenne tribe shall, to the utmost of their power, exert recover stolen

themselves to recover horses or other property, which may be stolen or property.

taken from any citizen or citizens of the United States, by any indi. vidual or individuals of said tribe; and the property so recovered shall be forth with delivered to the agents or other person authorised to receive it, that it may be restored to the proper owner. And the United States hereby guarranty to any Indian or Indians of said tribe, a full indemnification for any horses or other property which may be stolen from them by any of their citizens: Provided, That the property so stolen cannot be recovered, and that sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States. And the said Chayenne tribe engage, on the requisition or demand of the President of the United States, or of the agents, to deliver up any white man resident among them.

ARTICLE 6. And the Chiefs and Warriors, as aforesaid, promise and engage that No guns, &c. to be furnished their tribe will never, by sale, exchange, or as presents, supply any to any tribe hos- nation or tribe of Indians, not in amity with the United States, with tile to U.S.

guns, ammunition, or other implements of war.

Done at the mouth of the Teton River, this sixth day of July, A. D.

1825, and of the Independence of the United States the fiftieth.

In testimony whereof, the said Commissioners, Henry Atkinson and

Benjamin O'Fallon, and the Chiefs, Headmen and Warriors, of the Chayenne tribe of Indians, have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals.

H. ATKINSON, Br. Gen. U. S. Army.

BENJ. O'FALLON, U, S. Agt. Ind. Aff. Chiefs.

Chah-pac-pah-ha, or the one that raises Sho-e-mow-e-to-chaw-ca-we-wah-ca-to

the war club, we, or the wolf with the high back,

Ta-ton-ca-hoo-oh-ca-la-he-pa-ha, or the We-che-ga-la, or the little moon,

pile of buffaloe bones, Ta-ton-ca-pa, or the buffaloe head,

Ma-te-wash-e-na, or the little white

bear,
J-a-pu, or the one who talks against the
others.

Shong-ge-mon-e-to, or the wolf,
Shong-ge-mon-e-to-e-ah-ca, or the run-

ning wolf,
Warriors.

Nah-pa-ton-ca, or the big hand,
Ta-ke-che-sca, or the white deer,

Oh-kee-che-ta, or the soldier,
Tah-hi-o-ta, or the lousy man.

In presence of G. H. Kennerly, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. John Gale, Surg. U. S. A. D. Ketchum, Maj. U. S. A. B. Riley, Capt. 6th Infantry. J. Gantt, Capt. 6th Inf. C. Pentland, Capt. 6th Inf. R. B. Mason, Capt. 1st Inf. R. M. Coleman, U. S. A. G. C. Spencer, Capt. Ist Inf. R. Holmes, Lt. 6th Inf. M. W. Batman, Lieut. 6th Inf. L. M. Nute, Lieut. U. S. A. Wm. S. Harney, Lieut. 1st Inf. Jas. W. Kingsbury, Lieut. Ist Reg. Inf. Wm. Armstrong, Capt. 6th Reg. Inf. S. W. Kearny, Br. Maj. 1st Inf. H. Leavenworth, Bt. Col. 6th Inf. J. V. Swearengen, Lieut. 1st Inf. R. M. Coleman, U. S. A. C. Harris, Lieut. Ist Inf. Wm. Day, Lieut. U. S. A. S. Wragg, Agt. Ist Reg. Inf. Thos. P. Gwynn, Lieut. Ist Inf.

To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seal.

TREATY

With the Hunkpapas Band of the Siour tribe.

July 16, 1825.

For the purpose of perpetuating the friendship which has heretofore

Proclamation, existed, as also to remove all future cause of discussion or dissension, Feb. 6, 1826 as it respects trade and friendship between the United States and their citizens, and the Hunkpapas band of the Sioux tribe of Indians, the President of the United States of America, by Brigadier-General Henry Atkinson, of the United States Army, and Major Benjamin O Fallon, Indian agent, with full powers and authority, specially appointed and commissioned for that purpose, of the one part, and the undersigned Chiefs, Headmen, and Warriors of the said Hunkpapas band of Sioux Indians, on behalf of their band, of the other part, have made and entered into the following Articles and Conditions; which, when ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall be binding on both parties, to wit:

ARTICLE 1. It is admitted by the Hunkpapas band of Sioux Indians that they Supremacy of reside within the territorial limits of the United States, acknowledge is acknowl

edged. their supremacy, and claim their protection. The said band also admit the right of the United States to regulate all trade and intercourse with them.

ARTICLE 2. The United States agree to receive the Hunkpapas band of Sioux U. S. receive into their friendship, and under their protection, and to extend to them, them under their

protection. from time to time, such benefits and acts of kindness as may be convenient, and seem just and proper to the President of the United States.

ARTICLE 3. All trade and intercourse with the Hunkpapas band shall be trans- Places for acted at such place or places as may be designated and pointed out by trade to be dethe President of the United States, through his agents; and none but President. American citazens, duly authorized by the United States, shall be admitted to trade or hold intercourse with said band of Indians.

ARTICLE 4.
That the Hunkpapas band may be accommodated with such articles

Regulation of of merchandize, &c., as their necessaties may demand, the United States trade. VOL. VII. 33

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agree to admit and licence traders to hold intercourse with said band under mild and equitable regulations : in consideration of which, the Hunkpapas band bind themselves to extend protection to the persons and the property of the traders, and the persons legally employed under them, whilst they remain within the limits of their particular district of country. And the said Hunkpapas band further agree, that if any foreigner, or other person not legally authorized by the United States, shall come into their district of country, for the purposes of trade or other views, they will apprehend such person or persons, and deliver him or them to some United States' superintendent or agent of Indian affairs, or to the commandant of the nearest military post, to be dealt with according to law. And they further agree to give safe conduct to all persons who may be legally authorized by the United States to pass through their country, and to protect in their persons and property all agents or other persons sent by the United States to reside temporarily

among them.

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ARTICLE 5. Course to be That the friendship which is now established between the United pursued in order States and the Hunkpapas band should not be interrupted by the misto prevent injuries by individu- conduct of individuals, it is hereby agreed that, for injuries done by als, &c.

individuals, no private revenge or retaliation shall take place, but instead thereof, complaints shall be made, by the injured party, to the superintendent or agent of Indian affairs, or other person appointed by the President: and it shall be the duty of said Chiefs, upon complaint being made as aforesaid, to deliver up the person or persons against whom the complaint is made, to the end that he or they may be punished agreeably to the laws of the United States. And in like manner, if any robbery, violence, or murder, shall be committed on any Indian or Indians belonging to the said band, the person or persons so offend

ing shall be tried, and if found guilty, shall be punished in like manner Chiefs to exert as if the injury had been done to a white man. And it is agreed, that themselves to re- the chiefs of said Hunkpapas band shall, to the utmost of their power, cover stolen property, &c.

exert themselves to recover horses or other property, which may be stolen or taken from any citizen or citizens of the United States, by any individual or individuals of said band; and the property so reco vered shall be forthwith delivered to the agents or other person author ized to receive it, that it may be restored to the proper owner. And the United States hereby guarranty to any Indian or Indians of saio

band, a full indemnification for any horses or other property which ma: I roviso.

be stolen from them by any of their citizens: Provided, That the pro perty stolen cannot be recovered, and that sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States. And the said Hunkpapas band engage, on the requisition or demand of the Pri sident of the United States, or of the agents, to deliver up any wliman resident among them.

ARTICLE 6. No guns, &c. And the Chiefs and Warriors, as aforesaid, promise and engage that to be furnished by them to ene- their band will never, by sale, exchange, or as presents, supply any mies of U.S.

nation or tribe of Indians, not in amity with the United States, with
guns, ammunition, or other implements of war.
Done at the Auricara Village, this sixteenth day of July, A. D. 1825,

and of the independence of the United States the fiftieth.
In testimony whereof, the said Commissioners, Henry Atkinson and

Benjamin O'Fallon, and the Chiefs, Head-men and Warriors of

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