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TREATY WI'II{ THE CHOC'.l`AWS AND ClIICl(ASAWS. JUNE 22, 1855. 617 Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes of Indians and by the President and Senate of the United States." Now, therefore, be it known, that the Chickasaws,_in general council assembled, having duly considered said articles of agreement and con— vention, and leach and every clause thereof, and being satisfied therewith, do, upon their part, hereby assent to, ratify, and confirm the same, as Amendment stipulated and required, with the following amendment: “Add to the nineteenth article, “By commissioners to be appointed by the contracting parties hereto." Done and approved at Tishomingo, in the Chickasaw district of the Choctaw nation, this third day of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-ive. Passed the council. JOEL KEMP, President. Attest—— D. COLBER'1`, E (L CYRUS Hamas, Clerk of the Oouncil. And whereas the Chickasaws, in general council assembled, did, on the 13th day of December, A. D. 1855, recede from and rescind the said amendment, and did ratify and confirm the said treaty, and every part thereof, by an instrument in writing, in the words and figures following, to wit :-— llfhereas the Chickasaws, in general council assembled, after having Amendmentof duly considered the stipulations contained in a certain convention and g;;%l;ES§¥§,\°‘:` agreement, made and entered into at the city of Wasl1ington, on the 22d ` day of June, A. D. 1855, between George W. Manypenny, commissioner on the part of the United States; Peter P. Pitchlynn, Israel Folsom, Samuel Garland, and Dickson W'. Lewis, commissioners on the part of the Choctaws; Edmund Pickens and Sampson Folsom, commissioners on the part of the Chickasaws, did, on the third day of October, A. D. 1855, at Tisho-mingo, in the Chickasaw district, Choctaw nation, assent to, ratify, and confirm each and every part of said convention and agreement, with the following amendment, viz: "Add to the 19th article, ‘By commissioners to be appointed by the contracting parties hereto.’” And whereas, said amendment was not duly considered and concurred in by the Choctaws in general council assembled ; but said agreement and convention, and every part thereof, was assented to, ratified, and confirmed by said council without amendment. Now, therefore, be it known, that the Chickasaws, in general council assembled, having reconsidered said proposed amendment, do hereby recede from, and rescind the same, hereby assenting t0, ratifying, and confirming said agreement and convention, and every part thereofl Done and approved at the council—house at Tisho-mingo, Chickasaw district, Choctaw nation, this 13th day of December, A. D. 1855. Approved December 13, 1855. J. BICCOY, President of the Oozmcil. Attcst- DOUGHERTY COLBERT, E OC CYRUS PIAKRIS, Sccretmy. Signed in presence of- JACKSON Fnnzmn, Oizief Chickasaw district, Choctaw nation. Doucras H. Coot-rn, U S. Jndian Agent. And whereas the said treaty having been submitted to the general council of the Choctaw tribe, the said general council did, on the 16th day of November, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five, consent to and ratify the same by an instrument in the words and figures following, to wit: voL. xr. TmaA·r.—S1