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TREATY WITH THE PONCARS. 1825. 249 Chiefs of said Poncar tribe shall, to the utmost of their power, exert Chiefs to exert themselves to recover horses or other property, which may be stolen or *h¢m¤¤lV¤S *0 taken from any citizen or citizens of the United States, by any indi. ;g;;;;y°t°l°" vidual or individuals of said tribe; and the property so recovered shall I be forthwith delivered to the agents or other person authorized to receive it, that it may be restored to the proper owner. And the United States hereby guaranty to any Indian or Indians of said- tribe, a full indemnification for any horses or other property which may be stolen from them by any of their citizens: Provided, That the property so stolen cannot be Proviso. recovered, and that sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States. And the said Poncar tribe engage, on the requisition or demand of the President of the United States, or of the agents, to deliver up any white man resident among them. ARTICLE 6. And the Chiefs and Warriors, as aforesaid, promise and engage, that N° e“¤€= &°• their tribe will never by sale exchange or as presents supply any if b° urmshed _ _ »_ » _ _ a _ _ » _ ythemwany nation or tribe of Indians, not in amity with the United States, with nation, &e. hosguns, ammunition, or other implements of war. *il° *° me U- S- Done at the Poncar Village, at the mouth of White Paint Creek, the first below the Qui Carre River, this 9th day of June, A. D. 1825, and of the Independence of the United States the forty-ninth. In testimony whereof, the said Commissioners, Henry Atkinson and Benjamin O’Fallon, and the Chiefs, Head—men, and Warriors, of the Poncar tribe, have hereunto set their hands, and affixed their seals. H. ATKINSON, Br. Gen. U S. Army. BEN]. O’FALLON, (Z S. Agt. Ind. Af Shu—de-gah-he—or He who makes Smoke. Woh-ge-a·mussee-or the dying Iron. Ish-ca·da-bee-or Child Chieh Tee-la·ga—or BuH`alo. Wah-ha-nee-chee-—or He who Hides Wah-hue-kee-or the Bull that Leads. Something. Wah—ha-nega—or He that has no Knife. Wah or the Hoe. Mah-shar-hanee—or He walks on land. 0-nam-ba.haa·-or Lightning. Mach-soueh-kee-na-pabee-or He who Tie-e-kee-ree-or Big Head with Tangled fears no Bears. Hair. Ca·hee-tha-bee.-.or Black Raven. Wa-we-shu-shee-—or The Brave. Gah—he-ga—or the Relative of the Chiefs. Ou-de·cowee—or The one that has been N a-hee-tapee-or He that Stamps. Wounded. Na-ne-pa-shee-or One that Knows. Ne-ou-gree·—or Prairie Apple. Wrr1wxssr¤—H. Leavenworth, Col. U. S. Army. S. W. Kearney, Br. Maj. lst Inf D. Ketchum, Maj. U. S. Army. G. H. Kennerly, U. S. S. Ind. Agt. John Gale, Surgeon U. S. Army. J. Gantt, Capt. 6th Intl Wm. Armstrong, Capt. 6th Reg. In£ S. M¤cRee, Lieut. lst In£ J. Rogers, Lieut. 6th In£ Thomas Noel, Lieut. 6th Inf. S. Wragg, Adjt. lst Reg. Intl R. Holmes, Lieut. 6th Ini Thos. P. Gwynn, Lieut. lst Intl L. M. Nute, Lt. 6th Inf. Jas. W. Kingsbury, Lt, lst Reg. In£ M. W. Batman, Lieut. 6th Inli Wm. L. Harris, lst Inn R. M. Coleman, A. Surgeon U. S. A. Wm. Gordon. A. Langham. P. N Promo. A. L. Langham, Sec. to the Com. To the Indian names are subjoined a mark andnd. 32