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]54 TREATY WITH THE OTTOES. 1817. year of our Lord one thousandveight hundred and seventeen, and of the independence of the United States the forty-first. WILLIAM CLARK, NIN IAN EDWARDS, AUGUSTE CHOUTEAU Towanapee, Roaring Thunder, Inemikee, Thunderer, Weekay, the Calumet Eagle, Lebarnaco, the Bear, Muequomota, the Fat of the Bear, Karkundego, Wacaqoun, or Shomin, Shashamanee, the Ellr, Warbano, the Dawn, Penoname, the Running Wolf Done at St. Louis, in the presence of R. Wash, secretary to the commissioners. R. Graham, U. S. I. A. for Illinois territory. T. Harrison. Nimrod H. Moore. S. Gantt, Lieut. U. S. Army. C. M. Price. Richard T. M·Kenney. Amos Kibbe. Nathan. Mills. Samuel Solomon. To the Indian names are suhioined a mark and ml. A TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP June 24, 1817. Made and concluded between Vlhlliam Clark and Augaste Choup,,,cy,,,,,m,,,, teau, commissioners on the part, and behalf of the United States D°<=· 2*% W7- of America, of the one part ; and the undersigned chiefs and warriors, of the Ottoes tribe of Indians, on the part and behalf of their said tribe, of the other part. Tun parties being desirous of re-establishing peace and friendship between the United States and their said tribe and of being placed, in all things, and in every respect, upon the same footing upon which they stood before the late war between the United States and Great Britain, have agreed to the following articles: Injprges, 5;.,,, Am`. 1. Every injury or act of hostility by one or either of the conf¤¤’s¤V¤¤· tracting parties against the other, shall be mutually forgiven and forgot. perpetual Ama 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 Ottoes tribe, and all the friendly relations that existed between them before the war, shall be, and the same are hereby, renewed. Protection or Arvr. 3. The undersigned chiefs and warriors, for themselves and PéS-d¤¤ku0w- their said tribe, do hereby acknowledge themselves to be under the pro- ° g° ‘ tection of the United States of America, and of no other nation, power, or sovereign, whatsoever. In witness whereof the said William Clark and Auguste Chouteau, commissionerslas aforesaid, and the chiefs aforesaid, have hereunto subscribed their names and ailixed their seals, this twenty-fourth day of June, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, and of the independence of the United States the forty-first. WILLIAM CLARK, AUGUSTE CHOUTEAU.