AUCTION 23

 
 

Your Land is Our Land

 
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465. [NATIVE AMERICANS]. UNITED STATES. TREATIES. Group of seven printed treaties between the United States and various tribes. All in good, original condition. These documents usually involve the United States taking over yet more Native-American lands to satisfy land hunger due to westward immigration. Includes:

[1]  Treaty between the United States and the Flathead, Kootenay, and Upper Pend d’Oreilles Indians. July 16, 1855. Ratified April 18, 1859 [wrapper title]. [Washington, 1859]. [1-3] 4-8 pp. Folio (33.4 x 21 cm), original white self-wrappers, stitched. By this treaty these tribes in Washington Territory gave up all rights to their lands.

[2]  Treaty between the United States and the Confederated Tribes of Sacs and Foxes of the Mississippi. Made October 1, 1859. Ratified July 9, 1860 [wrapper title]. [Washington, 1860]. [1-3] 4-7 [1, blank] pp. Folio (33 x 21.4 cm), original white self-wrappers. The treaty provided for the cession of the tribes’ 153,000 acres of Kansas lands.

[3]  Treaty between the United States of America and the Omaha Tribe of Indians. Concluded March 6, 1865. Ratification Advised February 13, 1866. Proclaimed February 15, 1866 [wrapper title]. [Washington, 1866]. [1-3] 4-6 pp. Folio (31.2 x 20.5 cm), original white self-wrappers. Relates to cession of part of the Omaha lands to the stressed Winnebago.

[4]  Treaty between the United States of America and the Onk-Pah-Pah Band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Concluded October 20, 1865. Ratification Advised, with Amendment, March 5, 1866. Proclaimed March 17, 1866 [wrapper title]. [Washington, 1866]. [1-3] 4-6 pp. Folio (31.4 x 20.4 cm), original white self-wrappers. [Washington. 1866]. 6 pp. Folio. Disbound leaves. Minor chipping, staining. Very good. One of the Fort Sully treaties by which these tribes in Dakota Territory ceased all hostilities and agreed to withdraw from the territory.

[5]  Treaty between the United States of America and the Sans Arcs Band of Dakota or Sioux Indians. Concluded October 20, 1865. Ratification Advised, with Amendment, March 5, 1866. Proclaimed March 17, 1866 [wrapper title]. [Washington, 1866]. [1-3] 4-6 pp. Folio (31.4 x 20.5 cm), original white self-wrappers. This treaty calls for an end to hostilities in Dakota Territory.

[6]  Treaty between the United States of America and the Woll-Pah-Pe Tribe of Snake Indians. Concluded August 12, 1865. Ratification Advised July 5, 1866. Proclaimed July 10, 1866 [wrapper title]. [Washington, 1866]. [1-3] 4-6 pp. Folio (32 x 20.8 cm), original white self-wrappers. Declares peace between the United States and all other Indian tribes and requires the Snake Indians to give up their lands.

[7]  Treaty between the United States of America and the Nez Percé Tribe of Indians. Concluded June 9, 1863. Ratification Advised, April 17, 1867. Proclaimed April 20, 1867 [wrapper title]. [Washington, 1867]. [1-3] 4-10 pp. Folio (31.8 x 21.6 cm), original white self-wrappers, stitched. The Treaty of Lapwai Valley, an attempt to confine the tribe to the reservation in Idaho. Some refused to recognize the treaty, leading to the Nez Percé War of 1877 under Chief Joseph.

($1,000-2,000)

Sold. Hammer: $1,000.00; Price Realized: $1,225.00.

Auction 23 Abstracts

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