Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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them to move off of the lands in the vicinity of Green Bay onto their own lands. The Indians say they will, provided the Government will remove all strange Indians and tresspassing white men off of their lands—consequently the Agent and Superintendant of Indian affairs are taking such steps as will stop all further tresspassing on the Indian lands, on the Wisconsin, and Chippewa Rivers under the penalties of the laws relative to the case.
We sent Brs and in company with the principal Chief of the Menomonee Indians over land to the Wisconsin River, to ascertain more about the matter. They saw the Agent, found him a gruff austere man determined to stop all [p. [4]]
them to move off of the lands in the vicinity of Green Bay onto their own lands. The Indians say they will, provided the Government will remove all strange Indians and tresspassing white men off of their lands—consequently the Agent and Superintendant of Indian affairs are taking such steps as will stop all further tresspassing on the Indian lands, on the Wisconsin, and Chippewa Rivers under the penalties of the laws relative to the case.
We sent Brs and in company with the principal Chief of the Menomonee Indians over land to the Wisconsin River, to ascertain more about the matter. They saw the Agent, found him a gruff austere man determined to stop all [p. [4]]
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