MS 4405 Copy of a treaty of peace between the United States and the Big and Little Osage tribes, made at Portage des Sioux, September 12, 1815

Collection ID:
Clark, William, 1770-1838
Edwards, Ninian, 1775-1833
Chouteau, Auguste, 1750-1829
White Hair (Osage)
Physical Description:
1 Page

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Signers include: William Clark, Ninian Edwards, and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners Plenipotentiary of the U. S.; Ke-man-ha (the Wind facer), for the Arkansas or Santsukhdhi band; Ca-y-ga-tang-ge (the Great Chief), first signer for the Little Osage or Utsehta band, followed by 11 others; Te-shu-hing-ga (White Hair), first signer for the Great Osage or Pahatsi band, followed by 10 others; 13 U. S. Army officers, Indian agents and interpreters as witnesses. Most of the names are copied hurridly in the same hand as the treaty.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 4405
OPPS NEG 42,026

Local Note
Local Note
Black and white photograph negative number 42,026.
Local Note
manuscript document

Using the Collection
Manuscript 4405, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Presented to the Bureau of American Ethnology on indefinite loan, March, 1952, by Henry Lookout, Pawhuska, Oklahoma, son of Fred Lookout, last principal chief of the Osage.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal-Indian relations -- Osage Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Treaties -- Osage Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Osage Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
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