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Title Treaties between the US and the Indians, 100
Document Type Treaty
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: James K. Polk, President of the United States of America, to all to [sic] and singular whom these presents shall come greeting: whereas a treaty was made and concluded on the 6th day of August, A.D., 1848, at Fort Childs, near the head of Grand Island, on the south side of the Nebraska or Great Platte river, between Lieutenant Colonel Ludwell E. Powell, commanding battalion Missouri mounted volunteers, en route for Oregon, in behalf of the United States, and the chiefs and headmen of the Four Confederated Bands of Pawnees, viz: Grand Pawnees, Pawnee Loups, Pawnee Republicans, and Pawnee Tappage, at present residing on the south side of Platte River ...
Names Polk, James K. (1795-1849); Powell, Ludwell E.
Places Fort Childs, Grand Island, Nebraska River, United States
Keywords treaty, government, government relations, law, President of the United States, diplomacy, Indian Policy, Congress of the United States, chief, commissioner, Indian Agent
Theme American Indians and the US Government
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Great Plains
Place of Publication Washington, D.C.
Additional Information

Concluded Aug. 6, 1848; ratified by the Senate Jan. 8, 1849; and signed by President Polk Jan. 18, 1849.

No. 100 in a 3-volume collection of Indian treaties made between the years 1824 and 1868.

Binder’s title: Treaties between the United States and the Indians.

Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT Ayer folio E95 .U69 1825 no. 100
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue