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Title
Letter from Redick McKee, G.W. Barbour and O.M. Wozencraft to Luke Lea, 1851
Creator
McKee, Redick
Barbour, George W
Wozencraft, Oliver M., 1814-1887
Contributor
Lea, Luke, 1783-1851
Date Created and/or Issued
1851
1851-05-01
2008
Publication Information
County of Los Angeles Public Library
Contributing Institution
LA County Library
Collection
Letters of the Office of Indian Affairs, 1849-1880, California Superintendency
Rights Information
This material is in the public domain. COLAPL's microfilm version of this material was obtained from the United States National Archives and Records Administration, which also possesses the original documents.
Description
Letters describes the details involved with negotiating treaties with 16 Indian tribes on the Mariposa River (How-ech-es, Chook-chau-ees, Chou-chill-ies, Po-ho-neech-es, Nook-choos, Pit-each-es, Cas-soes, Toom-nas, Tal-lin-ches, Pos-ke-sas, Wa-cha-bets, I-tech-ees, Cho-e-nim-nees, Cho-e-nim-nees, Cho-ki-me-nas, No-to-no-tos, We-mal-ches), as well as the geography of the lands reserved for the Indians. They believe the treaties will keep the Indians peaceable with plenty of food and worth it to spend the money on feeding the flock than fighting. California is divided into 3 separate districts for the purpose of negotiating, with McKee heading the North, Wozencraft to the middle and Barbour to the South. Enclosed copy of treaty with a list of the 16 tribes.
Type
Image
Format
Letters; Treaties
application/pdf
Identifier
MF1323.1197 Reel 32_0335.pdf
http://cdm15952.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15952coll4/id/544
Language
English
Subject
United States. Bureau of Indian Affairs
Indians of North America--California--Government relations--Sources
Source
35 mm microfilm, MFL 323.1197, Reel 32
Relation
Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs, 1824-1881, California Superintendency, 1849-1880

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