Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 7.djvu/136

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A TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP, I Made and concluded between William Clark, Ninian Edwards, uly 19, 1815. . . . . -·-7·—··· and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners Plenqwtentzary of the 2§°{g?’ D°°' United States if America, an the part and behalf of the said i States, of the one part ; and the undersigned Chzg"s and Warriors of the Sioums of the Lakes, on the part and behalfqf their Tribe, of the other part. Tnr: parties being desirous of re-establishing peace and friendship between the United States and the said tribe, and of being placed in all things, and in every respect, on the same footing upon which they stood before the late war between the United States and Great Britain, have agreed to the following articles: Injuries, M_ Am·rcr.n 1. Every injury, or act of hostility, committed by one or forgiven. either of the contracting parties against the other, shall be mutually forgiven and forgot. perpetual Amt 2. There shall be perpetual peace and friendship between all peace and the citizens of the United States of America and all the individuals f“°¤d“h'P¤ &·°· composing the said tribe of the Lakes, and all the friendly relations that existed between them before the war, shall be, and the same are hereby, renewed. · Ama 3. The undersi ned chiefs and warriors, for themselves and Protection of _ _ _ g _ U. S. aelmew- their said tribe, do hereby acknowledge themselves and their aforesaid l°dS°d· tribe to be under the protection of the United States, and of no other nation, power, or sovereign, whatsoever. In witness whereof the said William Clark, Ninian Edwards, and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners aforesaid, and the Chiefs and Warriors of the aforesaid tribe, have hereunto subscribed their names and afiixed their seals, this nineteenth day of July, 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. Tatangamanie, the walking hufthloe, Nareesagata, the hard stone, Haisanwec, the horn, Haibohaa, the branching horn. Anmpahua, the speaker, Done at Portage des Sioux, in the presence of R. Wash, Secretary to the Commission. I John Miller, col. 3d ini T. Paul, C. T. of the C. Edmund Hall, lieut. late 28th m£ J. B. Clark, adj. 3d intl Manuel Lisa, agent. Thomas Forsyth, I. agent. Jno.' W. Johnson, U. S. F. and I. agent. Maurice Blondeaux. Lewis Docouagne. Louis Dorion. John A. Cameron. Jacques Mettee. John Hay. To the Indian names nrc mhioiued a mark and ml. (126)