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Auswechselung der Ratifications - Urkunden soll späte- 1835 stens binnen sechs Wochen in Berlin bewirkt werden. .

So geschehen Berlin den 2. Mai 1835.; inis gez. AĻVENSLEBEN.' ALBR. FRIEDR. EICHHORN. (L. S.) ;

(L. S.) .. .. FEGrf. v. LUXBURG. FRANZ A Paula Freih. v. LINDEN. (L. S.)

(L. S.) . PAIL. Gust. HAUBER. Carl Fr. v. Wilkens-HOHENAU. (L. S.)

(L. S.) . HT.L.SCHWEDES. F.F.W.Frh. v. SCHÄFFER BERNSTEIN. (L. S.)

(L. S.) HEINR. Lud. BIERSACK. Wilh. Phil. GOSSWEILER. (L. S.)

. (L. S.) C. L. H. von FRANCKENBERG - LUDWIGSDORFF.

(L. S.)

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Convention entre les Etats-unis de Amérique septentrionale et la nation indienne des Caddo en Louisiane,

signée le 1. Juillet 1835. Ratifiée par le président des Etats - unis le 2. Février

1836.) (Acts of the 1th Session of the 24 Congress of the United States. Washington, 1836. Appendix p. 25.),

Articles of a treaty made at the Agency-house in the Caddo nation and state of Louisiana on the first day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five between Jehiel Brooks Commissioner on the part of the united states and the Chiefs head men, and warriors of the Caddo na. tion of Indians.

Article I. The chiefs head men, and warriors of He said nation agree to cede and relinquish to the United states all their land contained in the following boundaries: to wit —

Bounded on the west by the north and south mine, which separates the said United states from the Republic of Mexico between the Sabine and Red rivers

1835 wheresoever the same shall be defined and acknowle

to be by the two Governments. On the north east by the Red river from the point where the north and south boundary line shall intersect the river whether it be in the territory of Arcansas o State of Louisiana following the meanders of the river down to its junction with the Pascagoula bi On the south by the said Pascagoula bayou t junction with the Bayou Pierre by said Bayou 1 junction with Bayou Wallace by said bayou and Wallace to the mouth of the Cypress - bayou thenc said bayou to the point of its intersection with first mentioned north and south line following meanders of the said watercourses: but if the Cypress Bayou be not clearly definable so far from a point which shall be definable by a line west till it intersect the said first mentioned north south boundary line be the content of land within boundaries more or less.,

Article II. The said chiefs head men and wari of the said nation do voluntarily relinquish their session to the territory of land aforesaid and promis remove at their own expence out of the bounda of the United States and the territories belonging appertaining thereto within the period of one y from and after the signing of this treaty and ne more return to live, settle, or establish themselves a nation, tribe or community of people within the sa

Article III. In consideration of the aforesaid sion relinquishment and removal it is agreed that said United States shall pay to the said nation Caddo Indians 'the sums in goods, horses and ma hereinafter mentioned, to wit:

Thirty thousand dollars to be paid in goods, ses, as agreed upon to be delivered on the sigi of this treaty.

Ten thousand dollars in money to be paid wj one year from the first day of September next: thousand dollars, per annum in money for the 1 years next following so as to make the whole paid and payable eighty thousand dollars.

Article IV. It is 'further agreed that the Caddo nation shall have authority to appoint an ag or attorney in fact resident within the United St

United Sthe propetates as shatch place one to their eating

for the purpose of receiving for them from the said 1835 United States all of the annuities stated in this treaty as the same shall become due to be paid to their said agent or attorney in fact at such place or places within the said United States as shall be agreed" on between him and the proper Officer of the Government of the United Staates.

Article Ý. This treaty, after the same shall have been ratified and confirmed by the President and Senate of the United States, shall be binding on the contracting parties.. ."

In testimony whereof the said Jehiel Brooks, Commissioner as aforesaid and the chiefs head' men and warriors of the said nation of Indians have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals at the place and on the day, and year above written.''

.. .!! J, BROOKS.... .(L. S.)

Agreably to the stipulations in the third article of the treaty there have been purchased at the request of the Caddo Indians and delivered to them goods and borses to the amount of thirty thousand dollars. i ako

As:evidence of the purchase and delivery as aforesaid, under the direction of the cammissioner and that the whole of the same have been received by the said Indians the said commissioner, Jehiel Brooks, and the undersigned chiefs and head men of the whole Caddo nation of Indians have' hereunto set their bands and alfixed their seals the third day of July in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty five. Signatures des Indiens et des témoins. ;

1 1. J. Brooks. " ; . (L. S.) .. Articles supplementary to the treaty made at the agency house in the Caddo nation and State of Loui. siana on the first day of July, one thousand eight hundred and thirty five between Jehiel Brooks Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the chiefs, head men and Warriors of the Caddo {nation of Indians concluded at the same place, and on the same day between the said Commissioner on the part of the United States and the chiefs head men and Warriors of the said nation of Indians, to wit:

Whereas the said nation of Indians did in the year one thousand eight hundred and one give to one

rançois Grappe, and to his three sons then born an still living, named Jacques, Dominique and Belthaza for reasons stated at the time and repeated in a me morial which the said nationi adressed to the Presiden of the United States, in the month of January las one league of land to each, in accordance with th Spanish custom, of granting land to individuals. Thi the chiefs and head men, with the knowledge and a probation of the whole Caddo people did go with the said François Grappe, accompanied by a number white men, who were invited by the said chiefs an head men to be present as witnesses, before the Spanis *authority of Nachitoches, and then and there did declar their wishes touching the said donation of land to the said Grappé, and his three sons, and did request th same to be written out in form and ratified and cor

firmed by the proper authorities agreably to law. 17 And whereas Larkin Edwards has resided for man

years to the present time in the Caddo 'nation was Ilong time their true and faithful interpreter, and thoug poor he 'has never sent the Red men away from hi door hungry: He is now old and: unable to suppor himself by manual labour and since his employment a their interpreter has ceased possesses no adequat * means by which to live: Now therefore Arnie Article. I. It is agreed, that the legal represen

tatives of the said François Grappe deceased and his "three sons Jacques, Dominique, and Balthazar Grappe shall have their right to the said, four leagues of land reserved to them and their heirs and assigns for ever The said land to be taken out of the lands ceded to the United States by the said Caddo nation of Indian as expressed in the treaty to which this article is sup plementary. And the said four leagues of land shal be laid off' in one body in the southeast corner of their lands ceded as aforesaid, and bounded by the Red river four leagues and by the Pascagoula bayou one league, running back for quantity from each, so as to contain four square leagues of land in conformity with the boundaries established and expressed in the original Deed of Gift made by the said "Caddo nation of Indians the said François Grappe, and his three sons Jacques, Dominique and Balthazar Grappe.

Article II. And it is further agreed that there shall be reserved to Larkin Edwards his heirs and 1835 assigns for ever one section of land to be selected out of lands ceded to the United State by the said nation of Indians as expressed in the treaty to which this article is supplementary in any part thereof not otherwise appropriated by the provisions contained in these supplementary articles.

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D Article III. These supplementary articles, or either of them, after the same shall have been ratified and confirmed by the President and senate of the United States, shall be binding on the contracting parties olberwise to be void and of no effect upon the validity of the original treaty to which they are supplementary.

In testimony whereof the said Jehiel Brooks Commissioner as aforesaid and the Chiefs Head men and Warriors of the said nation of Indians have hereunto et their hands and affixed their seals at the place and on the day and year above written.

E N 2100 J. BROOKS. (Suivent les Signatures des Indiens et témoins.)

pobre loia nas 43.

osted Convention entre la Bavière et la Hesse-électorale pour l'enquête et la punition des délits forestiers, de thasse, de pêche et champêtres commis par leurs sujets sur les territoiwes respectifs. Publiée au mois de

Juillet 1835. mitol o Samml. von Gesetzen etc. etc. für Kurhessen. 1835.

Nro. VII. Juli.)

AW Art. 1. Die kurfürstlich hessische und die königich baierische Staatsregierung verbinden sich, die Forst-, Jagd ., Feld- und Fischerei - Frevel, welche hre Unterthanen in den Waldungen und anderen Baumpilanzungen, in den Fluren und in den Fischwassern des anderen Gebiets verüben, nach denselben Gesetzen untersuchen und bestrafen zu lassen, nach welchen sie wurden untersucht und bestraft worden seyn, wenn

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