Context

Context of Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States of America, to all and singular to whom these presents shall come, greeting : whereas a treaty was made and concluded at the city of Washington, in the District of Columbia, on the seventh day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-four, by and between William P. Dole, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, and Clark W. Thompson, Superintendent of Indian Affairs for the Northern Superintendency, on the part of the United States, and the Chippewa chief Que-we-zance or Hole-in-the-Day, and Mis-qua-dace or Turtle, on the part of the Chippewas of the Mississippi, and Pillager and Lake Winnebagoshish Bands of Chippewa Indians in Minnesota ..
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