Saturday, December 26, 2015

Back To The Same (Pre-War) Footing

Portrait Of William Clark (St. Louis Arch Museum)

Treaty With The Sioux Of St. Peter's River

Ratified Dec. 26, 1815

"THE parties being desirous of re-establishing peace and friendship between the United States and the said tribe...on the same footing upon which they stood before the late war between the United States and Great Britain...".

A few of the signatories and witnesses:

William Clark, [L. S.]

Ninian Edwards, [L. S.]

Auguste Chouteau, [L. S.]

Wasoukapaha, the Falling Hail, his x mark, [L. S.]

Manpinsaba, the Black Cloud, his x mark, [L. S.]

John T. Chunn, brevet major of the U. S.Army

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