504 TREATY WITH THE SACS AND FOXES. Fmsaunnr 18, 1867. Insert the following as an additional article, to wit: -— “ ARTICLE XXI. The Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi, parties to this agreement, being anxious that all the members of their tribe shall participate in the advantages to be derived from the investment of their national funds, sales of lands, and so forth, it is therefore agreed that, as soon as practicable, the Commissioner of Indian Affairs shall cause the necessary proceedings to be adopted, to have such members of the tribe as may be absent, notified of this agreement and its advantages, and to induce them to come in and permanently unite with their brethren, and that no part of the funds arising from or due the nation under this or previous treaty stipulations shall be paid to any bands or parts of bands, who do not permanently reside on the reservation set apart to them by the Government in the Indian Territory, as provided in this treaty, except those residing in the State of Iowa; and it is further agreed, that all money, accruing from this or former tribes, [treaties,] now due or to become due said nation, shall be paid them on their reservation in Kansas; and after their removal, as provided in this treaty, payments shall be made at their agency on their lands as then located." Now, therefore, we the undersigned, chiefs of the said tribe of Sac and Fox Indians of the Mississippi, having had the said amendments read, interpreted, and explained to us, and the same having been fully understood by us, do hereby assent and agree to the same. Witness our hands and seals this second day of September, A. D. one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight. KEOKUK, his x mark, snnn.] CHE-KO-SKUK, his x mark, SEAL. UC-QUAW-HO-KO, his x mark, SEAL.] PAHJFECK-QUAW, his x mark, SEAL. MUT-TUT-TAH, his x mark, SEAL. MAN-AH-TO-WAH, his x mark, snr,. WAW-COM—MO, his x mark, SEAL. For the Sacs and Foxes of the Mssisszppi. Signed in presence of-- ALBERT WILEY, United States Lzdian A ent. Gmones Pownns, United States Interpregler. James H. Eivrsnr, Special Agent. WARNER CRAIG, JOHN K. RANKIN. Proolaimed. Now, therefore, be it known that I, ANDREW JOHNSON, President of the United States of America, do, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in its resolution of the twenty-fifth of July, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, accept, ratify, and confirm the said treaty, with the amendments, as aforesaid. In testimony whereof, I have hereto signed my name, and caused the seal of the United States to be aiiixed. Done at the city of Washington, this fourteenth day of October, in the [SEAL.] year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-eight, and of the Independence of the United States of America the ninety-third. ANDREW JOHNSON. By the President: WILLIAM H. SEWARD, »Sbcretary of State.
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