TREATY WITH THE SANS ARCS INDIANS. OCTOBER 20, 1865. 733 the chiefs and heudmeu after the treaty had been fully read, interpreted, and explained, in our presence: Hnz. L. HOSMER, Grief Justice of Montana Territory. S. S. CURTIS, Bvt. Lt. Ool. J S. TC E. F. RUTH, Scc’y of Oommirsion. W. S. Woons, Surgeon IZ S. Vol:. C. S. M0RRrsoN, 0. E. Gummsnr, CnARLEs DEGRE, his x mark, Bsterpreter. Chief Cnow FEATHER, Oon-ge-we-a-/ca, his x mark. GRAY HAIR, Pa·he-sa, his x mark. RED HAIR, Pa-he-sha, his x mark. Tun SHIELD EAGLE, Wa-chan-ka·wam-ba-Zee, his x mark. BLACK BEAR, Ma-to-sapa, his x mark. 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 fifth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six, advise and consent to the ratification of the same, with an amendment, by a resolution in the words and figures following, to wit: — IN EXECUTIVE SESSION, SENATE or THE UNITED STATES, March 5, 1866. Resolved, (two thirds of the Senators present concurring,) That the Ratmcation Senate advise and consent to the ratidcation of the treaty made and con- Wm[°¤°¤d· cluded at Fort Sully, in the Territory of Dakota, by and between the com- mm ' missioners on the part of the United States, and the chiefs and headmen of the Sans Ares band of Dacotah [Dakota] or Sioux Indians, with the following AMENDMENT. Article IV., lines 3, 4, and 5, strike out the following words, viz: “a¤d See Ame, p. 732. of their non-interference with the persons and property of citizens of the United States travelling thereon." Attest: J. W. FORNEY, Secretary. And whereas article sixth of said treaty provides that any amendment or modification of it by the Senate of the United States shall be considered final and binding upon the said band of Indians, represented in council, as a part of the treaty, in the same manner as if it had been subsequently presented and agreed to by the chiefs and headmen of said band:- Now, therefore, be it known that I, ANDREW JOHNSON, President of pmmmss. the United States of America, do, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in its resolution of the fifth of March, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six, accept, ratify, and confirm the said treaty with the amendment as aforesaid. In testimony whereof I have signed the same with my hand, and have caused the seal of the United States to be hereto aiiixed. Done at the city of Washington this seventeenth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and [SEAL.] sixty-six, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninetieth. ANDREW JOHNSON. By the President: WII.LIAM H. SEWARD, Secretary of Stale.
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