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TREATY WITH THE PONCARARS. 1817. 155 Cl}°¤g¤l0¤S¤»_BlS HONG, Wathapayigniet, The Small Bear, Histashone, Big Eyes, Mantoeignet, the Little Bow, Mthahande, Eldest Daughter, Wapontraska, White N ostrils. Kanseepa, the Kansee Head, Mismdm Montistonga Pewter Ta I . ’ ’ rpoeta, Son of the Priest, P“h°g'“’*“· A“g““'°· Kahhebpah, crow Head, 0g0H_ Harahkraton, the Sparrow Hawk, Watokieka, the Runner, Tawequa, the Little Deer, Mantoeakiepu, Meeting of Bear, Chanohato, Bulialo Hump. Achieya, Broken Arm, Wxrxassrs 1>n1·:s1·:1cr :—Lewis Bissell, acting secretary. Manuel Lisa, U. S. Ind. Ag. Benjamin O. Fallon, U. S. Indian Agent. W. Khrizely. Geo. G. Taylor. W. Tharp. Michl. E. Immell. P. J. Nalsisor. Sam. Solomon, Interpreter. Stephen Julien, United States’ Indian Interpreter. Gabriel S. Chouteau, 2d Lieutenant M. M. Joseph Lalleche, Interpreter. To thelndiannunesnesuhioineda mark andseal. A TREATY OF PEACE AND FRIENDSHIP Made and concluded between lWlliam Clark and Auguste Chou- Iune25, 1817. teau, commissioners on the part and behalfof the United States P,.0chmmi0n" ofdmerzca, of the one part, and the unclerstgned chtefs and Dec. 26, 1817. warriors cy" the Poncarar tribe oflndiarts, on the [their] part and of their said tribe of the other part. Tnn parties being desirous of reestablishing peace and friendship between the United States and their said tribe, and of being placed, in all things and 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: Ax·1·. I. Every injury or act of hostility by one or either of the Injuries, &e. contracting parties against the other, shall be mutually forgiven and f°'g“'°¤· forgot. ART. 2. There shall be perpetual peace and friendship between all Perpetual the citizens of the United States of America and all the individuals gigggstgid & composing the said Poncarar tribe; and all the friendly relations that 'P’ °‘ existed between them before the war shall be, and the same are hereby, renewed. Ama 3. The undersigned chiefs and warriors, for themselves and grstection of their said tribe, do hereby acknowledge themselves to be under the pro- m;:°k“°"" tection of the United States of America, and of no other nation, ` power, or sovereign, whatever. In witness whereof, the said William Clark and Auguste Chouteau, commissioners as aforesaid, have hereunto subscribed their names and atlixed their seals, this twenty—lifth 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. WILI.IAM CLARK, AUGUSTE CHOUTEAU. Aquelaba, the Fighter, Necawcompe, the Handsome Man, Gradonga, Fork-tailed Hawk, Ahahpah, the Rough Buffalo Horn, Shondagaha., Smoker, Showeno, the Comer, Kihegashinga, Little Chief, Bardegara, he who stands tire.