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1808-11-10, Great and Little Osage Nations-U.S.
Articles of a Treaty between the United States of America and the Chiefs and Warriors of the Great and Little Osage Nations for themselves and their
Nations, November 10, 1808, 7 Stat. 107-111. ( A treaty between the United States and the Great and Little Osage Nations permitting the United States
to build a fort on the right bank of the Missouri River. The fort was intended to protect the Great and Little Osage Nations and white people who had
settled in the area from unfriendly Indian tribes. In consideration the U.S. agreed to deliver to the Great Osage Nation merchandise valued at $1,000
and to the Little Osage Nation merchandise valued at $500. The U.S. also paid the Great Osage $800 and Little Osage $400 at the time of signing. The
treaty was concluded at Fort Clark on the right bank of the Missouri River in the territory of Louisiana on November 10, 1808.)
Title:   Articles of a treaty made and concluded at Fort Clark, on the right bank of the Missouri, about five miles above the Fire Prairie, in the territory of Louisiana, the tenth day of November, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eight / between Peter Chocteau, Esquire, agent for the Osage, and specially commissioned and instructed to enter into the same by his excellency Meriwether Lewis, governor and superintendent of Indian affairs for the territory aforesaid, in behalf of the United States of America, of the one part, and the chiefs and warriors of the Great and Little Osage, for themselves and their nations respectively, on the other part.
OCLC Number:   1013976032
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