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ARTICLE I. It is agreed that the legal representatives of the said Grant by InFrançois Grappe deceased and his three sons Jacques, Dominique, and dians to F. Belthazar Grappe, shall have their right to the said four leagues of land Grappe, conreserved 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 Indians as expressed in the treaty to which this article is supplementary. And the said four leagues of land shall 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 to the said François Grappe and his three sons Jacques, Dominique, and Belthazar Grappe.
ARTICLE II. And it is further agreed that there shall be reserved to Reservation Larkin Edwards his heirs and assigns for ever one section of land to be for Larkin Ed
wards. selected out of the lands ceded to the United States 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.
Article III. These supplementary articles, or either of them, after Articles bind the same shall have been ratified and confirmed by the President and ing when ratiSenate of the United States, shall be binding on the contracting parties,
fied. otherwise 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 afore
said and the Chiefs Head men and Warriors of the said nation of
To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seal.
Aug. 24, 1835.
For the purpose of establishing and perpetuating peace and friendship between the United States of America and the Comanche and Witchetaw nations, and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, and between these nations or tribes, and the Cherokee Muscogee, Choctaw, Osage, Seneca and Quapaw nations or tribes of Indians, the President of the United States has, to accomplish this desirable object, and to aid therein, appointed Governor M. Stokes, M. Arbuckle Brigdi. Genl. United States army, and F. W. Armstrong, Actg. Supdt. Western Territory, commissioners on the part of the United States: and the said Governor M. Stokes and M. Arbuckle, Brigdi. Genl. United States army, with the chiefs and representatives of the Cherokee, Muscogee, Choctaw, Osage, Seneca, and Quapaw nations or tribes of Indians, have met the chiefs, warriors, and representatives of the tribes first above named at Camp Holmes, on the eastern border of the Grand Prairie, near the Canadian river, in the Muscogee nation, and after full deliberation, the said nations or tribes have agreed with the United States, and with one another
upon the following articles : Peace and Article 1. There shall be perpetual peace and friendship between friendship.
all the citizens of the United States of America, and all the individuals composing the Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, and between these nations or tribes and the Cherokee, Muscogee, Choctaw, Osage, Seneca and Quapaw nations or
tribes of Indians. Injuries, &c. Article 2. Every injury or act of hostility by one or either of the forgiven.
contracting parties on the other, shall be mutually forgiven and forever
forgot. Free passage
ARTICLE 3. There shall be a free and friendly intercourse between through the In. all the contracting parties hereto, and it is distinctly understood and dian country
agreed by the Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their associated bands or tribes of Indians, that the citizens of the United States are freely permitted to pass and repass through their settlements or hunting ground without molestation or injury on their way to any of the provinces of the Republic of Mexico, or returning therefrom, and that each of the nations or tribes named in this article, further agree to pay the full value for any injury their people may do to the goods or property of the
citizens of the United States taken or destroyed, when peaceably passIndemnity for ing through the country they inhabit, or hunt in, or elsewhere. And horses, &c.
the United States hereby guaranty to any Indian or Indians of either of stolen.
the said Comanche or Witchetaw nations, and their associated bands or
tribes of Indians, a full indemnification for any horses or other property Proviso. which may be stolen from them: Provided, that the property so stolen
cannot be recovered, and that sufficient proof is produced that it was actually stolen by a citizen of the United States, and within the limits
thereof. Hunting Article 4. It is understood and agreed by all the nations or tribes ground. of Indians parties to this treaty, that each and all of the said nations or
tribes have free permission to hunt and trap in the Great Prairie west of the Cross Timber, to the western limits of the United States.
ARTICLE 5. The Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their asso Injuries to ciated bands or tribes of Indians, severally agree and bind themselves goods, &c. to to pay full value for any injury their people may do to the goods or other Indians. property of such traders as the President of the United States may place near to their settlements or hunting ground for the purpose of trading with them.
ARTICLE 6. The Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their asso Other Indians ciated bands or tribes of Indians, agree, that in the event any of the on their grounds red people belonging to the nations or tribes residing south of the Mis- lested. souri river and west of the State of Missouri, not parties to this treaty, should visit their towns or be found on their hunting ground, that they will treat them with kindness and friendship and do no injury to them in any way whatever.
Article 7. Should any difficulty hereafter unfortunately arise be Peace to be tween any of the nations or tribes of Indians parties hereunto, in con- preserved. sequence of murder, the stealing of horses, cattle, or other cause, it is agreed that the other tribes shall interpose their good offices to remove such difficulties, and also that the Government of the United States may take such measures as they may deem proper to effect the same object, and see that full justice is done to the injured party.
ARTICLE 8. It is agreed by the commissioners of the United States, Presents to be that in consequence of the Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their given to the
Indians. associated bands or tribes of Indians having freely and willingly entered into this treaty, and it being the first they have made with the United States or any of the contracting parties, that they shall receive presents immediately after signing, as a donation from the United States; nothing being asked from these nations or tribes in return, except to remain at peace with the parties hereto, which their own good and that of their posterity require.
ARTICLE 9. The Comanche and Witchetaw nations and their asso Relations with ciated bands or tribes, of Indians, agree, that their entering into this Mexico. treaty shall in no respect interrupt their friendly relations with the Republic of Mexico, where they all frequently hunt and the Comanche nation principally inhabit; and it is distinctly understood that the Government of the United States desire that perfect peace shall exist between the nations or tribes named in this article and the said republic.
Article 10. This treaty shall be obligatory on the nations or tribes Obligatory parties hereto from and after the date hereof, and on the United States when ratified. from and after its ratification by the Government thereof.
Done and signed and sealed at Camp Holmes on the eastern border
of the Grand Prairie near the Canadian river in the Muscogee
Brigr. Genl. U. S. Army.
Shabbakasha, or the roving wolf,
Witsitony, or he who sucks quick. Towannay, or the slender man.
Itchofake Harjoe, or Crazy deer's heart. Kumaquoi, or the woman who cuts buffalo Satockhaky, or the broad side.
Semehechee, or Hide it away.
Mateter, or the man who missed it.
Tuskia Harjoe, or Crazy brave. Kanostowah, or the man who dont speak. Aussy, or the pursuer. Kosharokah, or the man who marries his Tohoithla, or Standing upon. wife twice.
John Hainbly. Terry katowatix, or the riding chief. K. Lewis. Tahdaydy, or the traveller.
John Wyon. Hahkahpillush, or the drummer.
David McKillap Lachkah, or the first man in four battles.
Choctaws. Learhehash, the man who weans children Musha-la-tubbee, or the man killer. Lachhardich, the man who sees things Par-chee-ste-cubbee, or the scalp-holder.
Na-luck-a-chee, or Fair day. done in the wrong way. Noccuttardaditch, the man who tries to
To-pi-a-chee-hubbee, or the painted face.
Ya-cha-a-ho-poy, or the leader of the war. excel the head chief.
riors. Katardedwadick, or the man who killed
Tus-qui-hola-tah, or the travelling war. an enemy in the water.
rior. Losshah, or the twin. Taytsaaytah, or the ambitious adulterer.
Tic-eban-jo-hubbee, or the first for war.
Nucke Stubbee, or the bullet that has Tokaytah, or the summer.
killed. Musshakratsatady, or the man with the
Toqua, or What you say. dog-skin cap. Kipsh, or the man with one side of bis Nuck-ho-ma-harjoe, or the bloody bullet
Po-sha-ma-stubbee, or the killer.
Halam-be-sha, or the bat.
Ok-chia, or Life. David Melton.
Tus-ca-homa-madia, or the red warrior. Muscogees.
Tun-up-me-a-homa, or the red man who
has gone to war. Roley McIntosh.
Par-homa, or the red boop. Chily McIntosh.
No-wah-ba, or the man who kills the Cho-co-te-tuston-nogu, or Marshal of the
enemy when he meets him. Cho-co-te clan.
Hisho-he-meta, or a young waiter. Tus-ca-ne-ha, or the marshal.
Cho-ma-la-tubbee, or the man who is sure Tulsy Harjoe, or Crazy town.
his enemy is dead. Alexander Lasley.
Hokla-no-ma, or the traveller in the town. Neha Harjoe, or Crazy marshal.
William. Tustunucke Harjoe, or Crazy warrior.
Measho Nubbee, or he who knows where Powes Emarlo, or Marshal of Powes clan.
the enemy was killed. Cosa Yehola, or Marshal of Cosa clan.
Jim. Powes Yehola, or Marshal of Powes clan. Eu-eck-Harma, or the man who is never Toma Yehola, or Marshal of Toma clan.
tired. Cosado Harjoe, or Crazy Cosada.
Nat-la Homa, or the bloody man. Neha Harjoe, or Crazy marshal.
Pia-o-sta, or to whoop four times. Cosada Tustonnogee, or the Cosada war.
Pa-sha-oa-cubbee, or the man who puts his rior.
foot on the scalp. Octiyachee Yehola, or Marshal of Octiya- La-po-na, or the man who killed the chee clan.
enemy. Nulthcup Tustonnogee, or the middle A-mo-na-tubbee, or lying in wait to kill. warrior.
A-fa-ma-tubbee, or the man who kills Ufala Harjoe, or Crazy Ufala.
every thing he meets. Cholafixico, or a fox without a heart. Joseph Miller.
Osages. Samuel Brown.
Tah-ha-la, or the leaping decr. Archi Kennard
Shone-ta-sah-ba, or the black dog.
Wah-shin-pee-sha, or the wicked man. Isaac.
Big Bone. Wah-hah-tah-nee, or the fast runner. Big Isaac. Wah-nah-shee, or the taker away.
Ya-ga-ha, or the water in the apple.
Quapaws. Tone-ba-wah-tcha-la, or hard to look at Hi-ka-toa, or the dry man. the sun rising.
Wa-ga-de-tone, or the maggot.
Ca-ta-hah, or the tortoise.
Wa-go-Jah-hou-kah, or the plume. Wah-kee-bah-nah, or the hard runner. Ma-com-pa, or the doctor of the nose. War-icha-sheen-gah, or the scalp-carrier. Cas-sa, or the black tortoise. O-shaun-ga-tun-ga, or the big path. Haw-tez-chee-ka, or the little cedar, Wah-hee-no-pee, or the bone necklace. Ma-sa-goda-toah, or the hawk. Lee-sap-kah-pee, or the man who missed Wa-ka-toa-nosa, or the standing man.
Motosa, or the black bear. Wah-to-ke-kah, or raw meat.
Mor-bre-tone, or the little hawk. Wah-wah-shee, or quick runner.
Mor-to-ho-ga, or the white bear. Kah-he-ka-sara, or chief killer.
To-se-ca-da, or he who shows his track. O-lash-tah-ba, or plate-licker.
Tah-lah-ho-sa, or the wind. Mah-ne-nah-shee, or the walker.
Hi-da-khe-da-sa, or the panther eagle. Shaun-ga-mo-nee, or the fall chief. O-tene-cah-chee-ka, or he who struck the Tee-sha-wah-ra, or dry grass.
Ka-ti-mo-ne, or clear weather.
Vet-he-ka-ne, or thunder.
Ne-to-sa-mo-ne, or the black freshet. Small Crout Spicer.
In presence of R. B. Mason, Major of Dragoons. G. Birch, Major U. S. Army. Francis Lee, Captain 7th Infantry. Samuel G. I. D. Camp, Surgeon. W. Seawell, Lieut. and Aid-de-Camp; Sec'y to the Comm’rs. Thomas B. Ballard. Augustine A. Chouteau. John Hambly, U. S. Interpreter to the Creeks. George Herron. Leonard C. McPhail, Ass't Surgeon U. S. Army. Robert M. French.
To the Indian names are subjoined marks