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    Document for "Blue Tomahawk" Chief of the Ogallala Sioux, under Treaty with the United States, 1879. One page Document Signed on "United States Indian Service, Rosebud Agency, Dakota" letterhead, dated march 20th, 1879 stating Chief Blue Tomahawk is under treaty with the United States, as follows, "This is to certify that Blue Tomahawk is a chief of the Ogallala Sioux, and is under treaty stipulations with the United States Government, and has promised his great father to be always friendly towards white men, and any white man to whom he may show this paper, is requested to treat him in a friendly manner, and give him no cause to break his promise. H. C. Bulis, special U. S. Indian Agent in charge." Has the official seal with red and blue ribbons still pasted to the document, and a red "U. S. Indian Service Pine Ridge Agency Aug. 16 1884 Dakota." A rare Indian treaty with the chief of the Ogallala Sioux mentioning peace and the great father. Superb item, very rare. Measures approximately 7.5" x 8.75".

    Condition:
    Good-very good, some foxing, and stain.


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    June, 2008
    13th Friday
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