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TREATY WITH THE FOXES. 1815. 135 In witness whereof, the said William Clark, Ninian Edwards, and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners as aforesaid, and the aforesaid Chiefs and Warriors, have hereunto subscribed their names and affixed their seals, this thirteenth 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. WM. CLARK, NINIAN EDWARDS, AUGUSTE CHOUTEAU. Shamaga, the lance, N eshota, the twin, Weesaka, the Devil, Quashquammee, the jumping fish, Catchemackeseo, the big eagle, Chagosort, the blues' son, Chekaqua, he that stands by the Pocama, the plumb, tree, Namachewana, Chaha, the Sioux, Kataka, or sturgeon, Nanochaatasa, the brave by hazard. Mecaitch, the eagle, Done at Portage des Siouxs, in the presence of R. Wash, Secretary of the Commission. Thomas Levers, lieut. col. commanding lst regt. I. T. P. Chouteau, agent. T. Paul, C. C. T. Jas. B. Moore, capt. Samuel Whiteside, capt. Jno. W. Johnson, U. S. factor and Indian agent. Maurice Blondeaux. Samuel Solomon, Noel Mograine, Interpreters. Daniel Converse, Sd lieut. To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seul. A TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP, Made and concluded between William Clark, Mnian Edwards, Sept. 14, 1815. and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners Plenipotentiary ry" the United States of America, on the part and behalf of the said 26, 1815., ' States, of the one part ; and the undersigned King, Chiefs, and Warriors, of the For Tribe or Nation, on the part and behalf of the said Tribe or nation, of the other part. Tan 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: Arvrrcmz 1. Every injury or act of hostility by one or either of the Injuries, &.c. contracting parties against th\e other, shall be mutually forgiven and forgivenforgot. ART. 2. There shall be perpetual peace and friendship between the Perpetual citizens of the United States of America and all the individuals com- tP‘?‘*°<‘>dS*L'}d posing the said Fox tribe or nation. mm 1p* Aer. 3. The contracting parties do hereby agree, promise, and oblige Prisoners to be themselves, reciprocally, to deliver up all the prisoners now in their d°hV€'°d¤P· hands, (by what means soever the same may have come into their possession,) to the officer commanding at Fort Clark, on the Illinois river, to be by him restored to their respective nations as soon as it may be practicable. Am. 4. The said Fox tribe or nation do hereby assent to, recognize, Treaty ¤f,$¢· re·establish, and confirm, the treaty of St. Louis, which was concluded §‘°}'é%;,°;£:v‘ on the third day of November, one thousand eight hundred and four, to 5}m.,d_'