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'1`REATY WITII THE CHOCTAWS AND CIIICKASAWS. Arnu. 28, 1866. 783 convention between the United States and the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations of Indians made and concluded at the city of Washington the twenty-eighth day of April, in the year eighteen hundred and sixty-six, by Dennis N. Cooley, Elijah Sells, and E. S. Parker, special commissioners on the part of the United States, and Alfred Wade, Allen Wriglit, James Riley, and John Page, commissioners on the part of the Choctaws, and Winchester Colbert, Edmund Pickens, Holmes Colbert, Colbert Carter, and Robert H. Love, commissioners on the part of the Chickasaws, with the following amendments, to wit:- 1st. At the end of Article V. add the following: The people of the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations stipulate and agree to deliver up to any duly authorized agent of the United States all public property in their possession which belong[s] to the late so-called “confederate states of America " or the United States, without any reservation whatsoever, particuhu·l_y ordnance, ordnance stores, and arms of all kinds. 2d. Article IX. lines 4 and 5, strike out the words: " including any arrears which may have accrued." 3d. Article XXXIX. lines l, 2, and 3, strike out the following: " be licensed to trade with the Choctaws or Chickasaws, except by the agent, with the advice and consent," and insert in lieu thereof: No person shall expose goods or other articles for sale as n. trader without a permit. 4th. Strike out Article XLII. and insert in lieu thereof the following as a substitute: ’l`he Choctaw and Chickasaw nations shall deliver up persons accused of crime against the United States, who may be found within their respective limits on the requisition of the Governor of any State, for a crime committed against the laws of said State, and upon the requisition of the judge of the district court of the United States for the district within which the crime was committed. 5th. Article XLVI. line 18, strike out the words " not less than." 6th. Article XLIX. line 3, after the words “United States " insert: not exceeding three. 7th. Article [L.] lines 11 to and including line 15, strike out the following words: “That the President of the United States shall, within three months from the ratification of this trenty, appoint a commission t0 consist of one or more discreet persons," and insert in lieu thereof: that the commission provided for in the preceding article shall. Now, thereforejwe, the commissioners on the part of the said Choctaws and Chickasaws, do hereby assent and agree to the said amendments above written, the same having been interpreted to us, and being fully understood by us. 'Witness our hands and seals this second day of July, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-six at Washington, D. C. ALFRED WADE, [sem,. ALLEN WRIGHT, [scat,. JAMES RILEY, [sum,. JOHN PAGE, [sian,. Choctaw Commissioners. WINCI·1l£S'l`l*]1?. COLBERT, [sum,.] his EDMUND x PICKENS, [sum,.] mark HOLMES COLBERT, s12u.. COLE E RT CARTER, sian,. ROBERT Il. LOVE, SEAL. Chickasaw Commissioners. In presence [of] JNO. H. B. Lssrnonn. Cxnsntns E. Mix. 1*. 1:*. PITCIILYNN, Principal chief Choctaw nation.