Treaty Between the United States of America and the Seminole Nation of Indians
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Treaty between the United States of America and the Seminole Nation of Indians. Concluded March 21, 1866. Ratification advised August 16, 1866. Proclaimed by Andrew Johnson, President of the United States of America, Washington, in the District of Columbia, March 21, 1866.
Articles of a treaty made and concluded between the United States Government, by its Commissioners, D.N. Cooley, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, Elijah Sells, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, and Ely S. Parker, and the Seminole Indians, by their Chiefs, John Chu-co, or Long John, Cho-cote-harjo, Fos-ha(r)-jo, John F. Brown.
Witnesses were: Robert Johnson, U.S. Interpreter for the Seminole Indians, Geo. A. Reynolds, U.S. Indian Agent for Seminoles; Ok-tus-sus-har-jo, or sands; Cow-e-to-me-ko, Che-chu-chee, Harry Island; U.S. Interpreter for Creek Nation, J.W. Dunn, and U.S. Indian Agent for the Creek Nation, Perry Fuller.
Signed by John F. Brown, Special Delegate for Southern Seminoles, in presence of, this June 30th, 1866: W.R. Irwin, J.M. Tebbetts, Geo. A. Reynolds, U.S. Indian Agent, and Robert Johnson, U.S. Interpreter.
The six-page printed copy of the document is in good condition with the exception that the cover page - front and back - are loose and apart from the content.
In Executive Session, Senate of the United States, July 19, 1866 ratification of the articles of the treaty was attested by J.W. Forney, Secretary, signed by Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, and by William H. Seward, Secretary of State.
Also known as MSS 0-219.
- Created: 1866
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