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1046 TREATY WITII OMAHAS. IWARCH lt}, 1854. sary buildings can be erected on the reservation, and [it is] desirable that the school should not be suspended, it is agreed that the said board shall have four adjoining quarter sections of land, so as to include as near as may be all the improvements heretofore made by them; and the President is authorized to issue to the proper authority of said board, a patent in fee simple for such quarter sections. Construction ARTICLE 14. The Omahas agree that all the necessary roads, °f ’°"*ds• highways, and railroads, which may be constructed as the country improves, and the lines of which may run through such tract as may be reserved for their permanent home, shall have a right of way through the reservation, a just compensation being paid therefor in money. ARTICLE 15. This treaty shall be obligatory on the contracting parties as soon as the same shall be ratified by the President and Senate of the United States. In testimony whereof, the said George W. Manypenny, commissioner as aforesaid, and the undersigned chiefs, of the Omaha tribe of Indians, have hereuntofset their hands and seals, at the place and on the day and year hereinbe ore written. GEORGE W. MANYPENNY, Commissioner. [L. s.] SHON-GA-SKA, or Logan Fontenelle, his x mark. [L. s.] E-STA-MAH-ZA, or Joseph Le Flesche, his x mark. [L. s.] GRA—TAH—MAH-JE, or Standing Hawk, his x mark. [L. s.] GAH—HI<]-GA-GIN-GAH, or Little Chief, his x mark. [L. s.] TAH-WAH-GAII-HA, or Village Maker, his x mark. [L. s. IVAH-NO-KE—GA, or Noise, his x mark. [L. s. SO-DA-NAH-ZE, or Yellow Smoke, his x mark. [L. s. Executed in the presence of us: James M. GATEWCCD, Indian Agent. Jsnms Goszmsn. CHARLES CALVERT. JAMES D. IIERIL IIENRY BEABD. ALFRED CHAPMAN. Lewis Snnnsoor, Interpreter. And whereas the said Treaty having been submitted to the Senate of the United States for its constitutional action thereon, the Senate did, on the seventeenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, amend the same by a resolution in the words and figures following, to wit: IN EXECUTIVE SESSION, SENATE or THE UNITED STATES, April 17th, 1854. A pmmlol- Resolved, (tW0—thirds of the Senators present concurring,) That the the gcnate. Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at the City of Vtrashington this [the] sixteenth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, by George W. Manypenny as Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the following named chiefs of the Omaha tribe of Indians, viz: Shon—ga·-ska, or Logan Fontenelle; E-sta—mah-za, or Joseph [Le Flesche; Gra-tah-nah-je, or Standing Hawk; Gah—he-ga-gin-gah, or Lit— tle Chief ; Tah-wah-gah-ha, or Village Maker; l¤Vah-no-ke·ga, or Noise; So-da-nah-ze, or Yellow Smoke; they being thereto duly authorired by said tribe; with the following amendment,-—Article 3, line 3, strike out " 1851 " and insert 1852. Attest: ASBURY DICKENS, Secretary.