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TREATY WITH THE IOWAYS. MAY 17, 1854. 1069 FRANKLIN PIERCE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: ·ro Am. ann smeunniz ro wnom russia rxznsmzrs seam. comm, ennnrnce: Wrrennns a treaty was made and concluded at the city of Wasliington May 17 1854, on the seventeenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, "j"L""‘ by George W. Manypcnny, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the following named delegates of the Ioway tribe of Indians, viz: Nan—chee-ning—a,or No Heart; Shoon-ty-ing·a, or Little Wolf; Wahmoon-a·kah, or the Man who Steals; and Nar-ge-ga—rash, or British ; they being thereto duly authorized by said tribe, which treaty is in the words following, to wit: Articles of agreement and convention made and concluded at the city of Washington, this seventeenth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-four, by George W. Manypenny, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the following named delegates of the Ioway tribe of Indians, viz: Nan-chee-ning—a, or No Heart; Shoon—ty·ing-a, or Little Vlfolf; Wah-moon-a—ka, or the Man who Steals; and Nar-ge-ga-rash, or British; they being thereto duly authorized by said tribe. Aivriorm 1. The Ioway tribe of Indians hereby cede, relinquish, and Cessm to the convey to the United States, all their right, title, and interest in and to United States. the country, with the exception hereinafter named,which was assigned to them by the treaty concluded with their tribe and the Missouri band of VOL vm_ pm, Sacs and Foxes, by William Clark, superintendent of Indian affairs, on ` the seventeenth of September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, being the upper half of the tract described in the second article thereof, as “ the small strip of land on the south side of the Missouri River, lving between the Kiekapoo northern boundary line and the Grand Ncmahaw River, and extending from the Missouri back and westwardly with the said Kickapoo line and the Grand Nemahaw, making four hundred sections; to be divided between the said Ioways and Missouri band of Sacs and Foxes; the lower half to the Sacs and Foxes, the upper half to the Ioways," but they except and reserve of said country, so much R°S°"°*l°“· thereof as is embraced within, and designated by the following metes and bounds, viz-: Beginning at the mouth of the Great Nemahaw River where it empties into the Missouri; thence down the Missouri River to the mouth of Noland’s Creek; thence due south one mile; thence due west to the south fork of the Nemahaw River; thence down the said fork with its meanders to the Great Nemahaw River, and thence with the mean— ders of said river to the place of beginning, which country, it is hereby agreed, shall be the future and permanent home of the Ioway Indians. Aivrrcrm 2. In consideration of the cession made in the preceding Proceeds of_ article, the United States agree to pay in the manner hereinafter pre- 5)*:2*; ,2*,,*;; Eid scribed, to the Ioway Indians, all the moneys received from the sales of diana_ the lands which are stipulated in the third article hereof, to be surveyed and sold·—after deducting therefrom the costs of surveying, managing, and selling the same. - · · ARTICLE 3. The United States agree to have surveys made of the mlgggiilgdtiggdgf