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662 TREATY NVITH THE BLACKFOOT INDIANS. OCT. 17, 1855. Executed in presence of- JAMES DOTY, Secretary. ALFRED J. VAUGLIAN, Jr. E. AI.w. HATCH, Agent for Blaokfeet. THOMAS ADAMS, Special Agent Flathead Nation. R. H. LANSDALE, Indian Agent Flathead Nation. W. H. TA1·I>AN, Sub-Agent for the Nez Percés. JAMES BIRD, A. CULBERTSON, Blaclgfoot Interpreters. BENJ. DEROGIIE, BENJ. KISER, his x mark, Witness, JAMES DoTY, Flat [Rad Interpreters. GUSTAVUS S01ION, W. CRAIG, DELAWARE JIM, his X mark, Nez Percé Interpreters. Witness, JAMES Docrr, A CREE CHIEF, (BROKEN ARM,) his mark. Witness, JAMES Docrr. A. J. H0EExE0RsG, JAMES CR0KE, E. S. WILSON, A. C. JACKSON, CHARLES SnU0ETcrE, his x mark. CHRIST. P. HIGGINS, A. H. ROBIE, S. S. Form, Jr. 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 fifteenth day of April, eighteen hundred and fifty-six, advise and consent to the ratification of the same, by a resolution in the words and figures following, to wit: IN EXECUTIVE SESSION, SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, April 15, 1856. Resolved, (two thirds of the Senators present concurring,) That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the articles of agreement and convention made and concluded between the United States and the Blackfeet and other tribes of Indians, at the council ground on the Upper Missouri River, October seventeenth, eighteen hundred and fifty- five. Attest: ASBURY DICKINS, Secretary. Now, therefore, be it known, that I, FRANKLIN PIERCE, President of the United States of America, do, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in their resolution of the fifteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, accept, ratify, and confirm the said treaty. In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal of the United States to be hereto aiiixed, having signed the same with my hand. Done at the city of Washington, this twenty-fifth day of April, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and of the [I" S'] independence of the United States the eightieth. FRANKLIN PIERCE. By the President : W. L. MARCY, Secretary of State.