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ANDREW JOHNSON, PRESIDENT OF THE UNlTED STATES OF AMERICA, 'TO ALL AND SINGULAR TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING: Whereas a Treaty was made and concluded at the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on the sixth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five, by and between Clark W. Thompson and Robert W. Furnas, Commissioners, on the part of the United States, and E-sta-mah-zha, or Joseph La Flesche, Gra-ta-mah-zhe, or Standing Hawk, Ga-he-ga-zhin-ga, or Little Chief, Tah-wah-ga-ha, or Village Maker, Wah-no-ke-ga, or Noise, Sha-da-na-ge, or Yellow Smoke, Wastch-com-ma-nu, or Hard Walker, Pad-a-ga-he, or Fire Chief, Ta-su, or White Cow, and Ma-ha-nin-ga, or No Knife, Chiefs of the Omaha Tribe of Indians, on the part of said tribe of Indians and duly authorized thereto by them, which treaty is in the words and figures following, to wit:

ARTICLES OF TREATY made and concluded at Washington, D.C., on the sixth day of March, A. D. 1865, between the United States of America, by their commissioners, Clark W. Thompson and Robert W. Furnas, and the Omaha tribe of Indians, by their chiefs, E-sta-rnah-za, or Joseph La Flesche; Gra-ta-mah-zhe, or Standing Hawk; Ga-he-ga-zhin-ga, or Little Chief; Tah-wah-gab-ha or Village Maker; Wah-no-ke-ga, or Noise; Sha-da-na-ge, or Yellow Smoke; Wastch-com-ma-nu, or Hard Walker; Pad-a-ga-he, or Fire Chief; Ta-su, or White Cow; Ma-ha-nin-ga, or No Knife.

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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.

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