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1174 TREATY WITH THE SACS, F OXES, IOWAS. MARCH 6, 1861. Hmzvut W. Forman. Jem: W. Fommm. Josmruus UTT. Bw6m,,,, And whereas, the said treaty having been submitted to the Senate of with amendment. the United States for its constitutional action thereon, the Senate did, on the sixth day of February, one thousand eight hundred and, sixty-three, advise and consent to the ratification of the same by a resolution and with an amendment in the words and figures following, to wit: IN THE SENATE or THE UNITED STATES, _ February 6t/z, 1863. Resolved, (two-thirds of the Senators present concurring,) That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the articles of agreement and convention concluded at the Great Nemaha Agency, Nebrasca Territory, the 6th March, 1861, between Daniel Vanderslice, United States Indian Agent, and delegates of the Sacs and Foxes of Missouri, with the following amendments, viz: Insert the following as additional articles: T0u_b!_idge ARTICLE X. The Secretary of the Interior may expend a sum not ` exceeding three thousand five hundred dollars, ($3,500,) out of the proceeds of the sales of said lands, at any time he may deem it advisable for the purpose of erecting a toll bridge across the Great Nemaha River, at or near Roy’s Ferry, for the use of the Iowa Indians; and a like sum of three thousand five hundred dollars, ($3,500,) out of the proceeds of the sales of said lands, for the purpose of erecting a toll bridge across the Great Nemaha River, at or near Wolf Village, for the use of the Sacs and Foxes of Missouri. Tolls. Toll shall be charged and collected for the use of said bridges at such rates and under such rules and regulations as may be established by the Commissioner of Indian Affairs, with the approval of the Secretary of the Interior; the proceeds of such tolls to be expended as follows : lst, in making necessary repairs on said bridges; 2d, for the use of said tribes respectively. Annuities, ARTICLE XI. It is further stipulated that, whenever Congress shall by law so provide, all annuities due and to become due and payable to how may be the said tribes of Indians under this treaty, and under all other previous P’“d· treaties, may be paid in specific articles, clothing, agricultural implements, and such other articles as Congress shall direct. Attest: J. W. FORNEY, Secretary. M;::;‘;':,d£f’"° And whereas the foregoing amendment having been fully interpreted and explained to the hereinafter-named chiefs and delegates of the Sac and Fox and the Iowa tribes of Indians, they did, on the fourth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, give their free and voluntary assent to the same, in the words and Egures following, to wit: And whereas the foregoing amendments have been fully interpreted and explained to the undersigned Chiefs and Delegates of the Sac and Fox and the Iowa tribes of Indians, we do hereby agree to and ratify the same. Done at the Great Nemaha Agency, Nebraska Territory, on this fourth day of March A. D. 1863. PE-TE-OK-E-MA, his x mark. NE-SOUR-QUOIT, his x mark. MO-LESS, his x mark. Sac[s] and Foxes of 1I1b. NAG-GA-RASH, his x mark. MAJ-IEE, his x mark.