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664 TREATY WITH THE SHOSHONEE INDIANS. JULY 30, 1863. SANPITZ, his x mark, chief TOSOWITZ, his x mark, “ YAHNOWAY, his x mark, “ WEERAHSOOP, his x mark, “ PAHRAGOOSAHD, his x mark, “ TAHKWETOONAH, his x mark, “ OMASHEE, (John Pokatello’s brother,) his x mark, “ Witnesses: Ronr. POLLOCK, Col. 3d Int"y, C. V. M. G. LEWIS, Capt. 3d Inf ’y, C. V. S. E. Joosmm, 1st Lieut. 3d Inf ’y, C. V. Jos. A. GEnoNE, Indian Interpreter. JOHN BARNARD, Jr., his x mark, Special Interpreter. WILLIS H. Boorun, Special Interpreter. Hoeaon WHEAT. submmsdm And whereas the said treaty having been submitted to the Senate of S€¤”·i°· the United States for its constitutional action thereon, the Senate did, on the seventh day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty— four, advise and consent to the ratification of the same by a resolution, with an amendment, in the words and figures following, to wit :— In EXECUTIVE Snssron, SENATE or THE UNITED STATES, March 7, 1864. i m£’§£n°g¤gm‘ Rnsorvnn, (two thirds of the senators present concurring,) That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the " articles of agreement made at Box Elder, in Utah Territory, the thirtieth day of July, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, by and between the United States of America, represented by Brigadier-General P. Edward Connor, commanding the military district of Utah, and James Duane Doty, Commissioner, and the northwestern bands of the Shoshonee Indians, represented by their chiefs and warriors; " with the following amendment:- At the end of article 4 insert a new article, as follows : ARTICLE V. Nothing herein contained shall be construed or taken to admit any other or greater title or interest in the lands embraced within the territories described in said treaty in said tribes or bands of Indians than existed in them upon the acquisition of said territories from Mexico by the laws thereoti Attest: J. W. FORNEY, Secretary. A‘“°“d“‘°“t And whereas the foregoing amendment having been fully interpreted assented to. . . . and explained to Pokatello, Toomontso, Sanpitz, Tosowitz, Tahkwetoonah, and Omashee, (John,) Pokatello ’s brother, chiefs and warriors of the northwestern bands of Shoshonee Indians, they did, on the eighteenth day of November, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four, give their free and voluntary assent to the same, in the words and figures following, to wit :—·- Whereas a treaty of peace and friendship, by “Articles of agreement," was made and concluded at Box Elder, in the Territory of Utah, on the thirtieth day [of] July, A. D. 1863, between the United States, represented by their commissioner, James Duane Doty, and Brigadier General P. Edward Connor, and Pokatello and other chiefs and warriors of the Shoshonee nation of Indians, which treaty was ratified by the Senate of the United States with the following amendment: —— " ARTICLE 5. Nothing herein contained shall be construed or taken to admit any other or greater title or interest in the lands embraced within the territories described in said treaty in said tribes or bands of Indians than existed in them upon the acquisition of said territories from Mexico by the laws thereo£"