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TREATY WITH THE CHOCTAWS AND CHICKASAWS. JUNE 22, 1855. 619 six, advise and consent to the ratiiication of the same, by a resolution in the words and figures following, to wit: In EXECUTIVE SESSION, SENATE or Tm; UNITED STATES, February 21, 1856. Resolved, (two thirds of the Senators present concurring,) That. the Assent of Sen Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the articles of agreement ats. and convention between the United States and the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes of Indians, made and concluded at the city of Wnsliington, the twenty-second day of June, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-Eve, by George W. Manypenny, commissioner on the part. of the United States; Peter P. Pitchlynn, Israel Folsom, Samuel Garland, and Dixon W. Lewis, commissioners on the part of the Choctaws ; and Edmund Pickens and Sampson Folsom, commissioners on the part of the Chickasaws. Attest: ASBURY DICKINS, Secretary. Now, therefore, be it known, that I, FRANKLIN PIERCE, President of the United States of America, do in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in their resolution of the twenty-first day of February, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, accept, ratify, and confirm the said treaty. In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal of the United States to he hereto afiixed, having signed the same with my hand. Done at the city of Washington, this fourth day of March, A. D. [L S ] one thousand eight hundred and fifty-six, and of the independ- 'ence of the United States, the eightieth. g . FRANKLIN PIERCE. By the President: W. L. MARGY, Secretary of State.