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A TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP, Sept. 2, ms. Made and concluded between William Clark, Mnian_ Edwards,

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26, 1815.,United tate: of America, on the partand behalf of the said States, of the one part ; and the underszgned Chiefs, Warri0rs, and Deputies, of the Kiclcapoo Tribe or Nation, on the part and behalf of the said Tribe or Nation, of the other part. Tim parties being desirous of re-establishing peace and friendship between the United States and the said tribe or nation, and of being placed in all things, and in every respect, on the same footing upon which they stood before the war, have agreed to the following articles: Injuries, ste, Amucna 1. Every injury or act of hostility by one or either of the forgiven. contracting parties towards the other, shall be mutually forgiven and forgot. p,,,,,,,,,,,, Am. 2. There shall be perpetual peace and friendship between all peace and the citizens of the United States of America, and all the individuals ’“"dSh‘P· composing the said Kickapoo tribe or nation. prisoners to bg Arvr. 3. The contracting parties do hereby agree, promise, and oblige d<>UV<>¥¤d ¤P· themselves, reciprocally, to deliver up all the prisoners now in their hands (by what means soever the same may have come into their possession) to the officer commanding at Fort Clarke, on the Illinois river, to be by him restored to their respective nations as soon as it may be practicable. F,,,.,,,,,,.,,.,,,_ Am. 4. The contracting parties, in the sincerity of mutual friendties regggnised ship, recognize, re-establish, and confirm, all and every treaty, contract, ml °° 'm°d· and agreement, heretofore concluded between the United States and the Kickapoo tribe or nation. In witness whereof, the said William Clark, Ninian Edwards, and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners as aforesaid, and the Chiefs, Warriors, and Deputies, of the said tribe, have hereunto subscribed their names and ailixed their seals, this second day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifteen, and of the independence of the United"States the fortieth. WILLIAM CLARK, NINIAN EDWARDS, AUGUSTE CHOUTEAU. Pauwoatam, by his representative Ke- Paywaynequa, or bear, nepaso, or the bond prisoner, Wettassa, or brave, Kiteta, or otter, Weywaycheeawbout, or meeter, Kenepaso, or the bond prisoner, Autuppehaw, or mover, Teppema, or persuader, Wesheown, or dirty face. Cokecambaut, or elk looking back, Done at Portage des Sioux, in the presence of R. Wash, secretary to the commission. T. A. Smith, B. G. U. S. A. D. Bissel, brig. gen. Stephen Byrd, col. M. N. T. Paul, C. C. T. A. M<N air, d. insp. Thomas Forsyth, I. agent. Pierre Menard, I. agent. J no. W. Johnson, U. S. factor and Indian agent. Maurice Blondeaux, I. agent. Samuel Solomon, interpreter. Samuel Brady, lieut. Sth U. S. ini Joseph C. Brown. H. Battu. Samuel Whiteside, capt. Il. militia. To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seul. (130)