Most Recent Additions*
Memorial of the delegates of the Cherokee, Creek, and Choctaw Nations of Indians, remonstrating against the passage of the bill (S. 679) to organize the Territory of Oklahoma, consolidate the Indian tribes under a territorial government, and carry out the provisions of the Treaties of 1866 with certain Indian tribes.
Letter of the Secretary of the Interior to the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs of the Senate communicating a statement of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs in relation to all the Indian tribes within the bounds of the United States.
Memorial of a committee on behalf of the colored people of the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes of Indians, representing their grievances, and praying the adoption of such measures as will secure to them equal rights and privileges with white citizens.
Letter of the Secretary of the Interior to the Chairman of the Committee on Indian Affairs, in relation to the Cherokee Treaty pending before the Senate, and the claim of the Cherokees to territory west of the one hundredth meridian.
Memorial of the Legislative Assembly, Territory of New Mexico, in favor of locating the reservation stipulated by the treaty with the Utah Indians in the region of the San Juan River, and remonstrating against its location elsewhere in said territory.
Memorial of the principal chief and delegates of the Cherokee Nation of Indians, protesting against the passage of the bill (S. 631) "to provide for carrying into effect the provisions of a treaty concluded between the United States and the Cherokee Nation of Indians July 19, 1866.".
Memorial of the Choctaw nation of Indians remonstrating against the enactment into laws of the following bills, now under consideration in the House of Representatives, entitled "A bill to provide for the consolidation of the Indian tribes, and to organize a system of government in the Indian Territory;" and "A bill to incorporate the Kansas, Indian Territory and Gulf Railway Company, and to enable the Missouri River, Fort Scott, and Gulf and the Leavenworth, Lawrence and Galveston Railroad Companies to unite upon and construct a single track through the Indian Territory and to reach the Gulf.".
Memorial of the principal chief and delegates of the Cherokee Nation of Indians, remonstrating against a territorial form of government, legislative jurisdiction of Cong., the abrogation of existing treaties and the burden of government taxation without representation, and in favor of the payment by the United States of all just obligations to said nation.
Resolutions of the Legislature of Kansas in favor of the speedy adjustment and payment of the claims of citizens of that state for services rendered, transportation, forage, subsistence, and property lost in action under Major General Curtis, in repelling the invasion of General Price, commanding the Confederate Army, and the Indian expedition in July and August, 1864.
Resolutions of the Legislature of Kansas in favor of the passage of a bill providing for the payment of stock and other property stolen or destroyed by the Osage, Kaw, and other Indians on the border of Kansas.
Resolutions of the Legislature of Kansas in favor of the appointment of a commission to investigate the claims of all persons who have lost property or sustained damages by reason of depredations committed since the first day of January, 1864, by any of the Indian tribes or members thereof with whom peace conferences have been held or may hereafter be held by the commission appointed under the act to establish peace with certain hostile Indian tribes.
Resolutions of the Legislature of Kansas in favor of the removal of all Indians who have not become citizens, from the limits of that state to special reservations, and the extinguishment of their right of possession to all lands within that state, that the same may be granted to aid in the construction of railroads, and in favor of a grant of lands to aid in the construction of railroads in the Indian territory.
*Updated as of 01/26/20.