Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress, 2nd Session, Volumen1

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Página 87 - These braves who are with me are all willing to do what I say. We want to take good tidings home to our people, that they may sleep in peace. I want you to give all the chiefs of the soldiers here to understand that we are for peace, and that we have made peace, that we may not be mistaken by them for enemies. I have not come here with a little wolfs bark, but have come to talk plain with you. We must live near the buffalo or starve.
Página 100 - Fe' to have a talk here ; but tell them fairly and frankly that you will keep after their people and slay them until you receive orders to desist from these headquarters ; that this making of treaties for them to break whenever they have an interest in breaking them will not be done any more ; that that time has passed by ; that we have no faith in their promises ; that we believe if we kill some of their men in fair, open war, they will be apt to remember that it will be better for them to" remain...
Página 21 - An act to provide for the better security of the lives of passengers on board of vessels propelled in whole or in part by steam...
Página 424 - RESOLUTION directing inquiry into the condition of the Indian tribes, and their treatment by the civil and military authorities.
Página 438 - CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report, for the information of the Colonel commanding the department, that Capt.
Página 9 - Indian department, said board shall make immediate report thereon in writing, stating the cause thereof, for the action of the President. SEC. 4. And be it further enacted, That all superintendents of Indian affairs, all Indian agents, and the assistant commissioners to be appointed under this act, in addition to the powers now conferred by law, shall also possess all the powers and perform all the duties now conferred by law upon circuit court commissioners, or court commissioners in all cases or...
Página 90 - I am young and can fclit. I have giren my word to fight with the whites. My brother (Lean Bear) died in trying to keep peace with the whites. I am willing to die in the same way, and expect to do so.
Página 92 - I have not the time to give you a detailed history of our engagement of to-day, or to mention those officers and men who distinguished themselves in one of the most bloody Indian battles ever fought on these plains. You will find enclosed the report of my surgeon in charge, which will bring to many anxious friends the sad fate of loved ones who are and have been risking everything to avenge the horrid deeds of those savages we have so severely handled. We made a forced march of forty miles, and surprised...
Página 85 - ... that was subsequently raised by authority of the War Department, under a different proclamation, calling for volunteers, or with any of the troops engaged in the Sand creek affair, and that the reference to it in such connexion, in the report of the Committee on the Conduct of the War, is a perversion of the history and facts in the case. " DAVID A. CHEVES. " TERRITORY OF COLORADo, Arapaho County, City of Denver, ss: "Subscribed and sworn to before me this 21st day of August, AD 1865. " ELI M....
Página 9 - ... in repair, and providing them with furniture, books, and stationery, one of which shall be an agricultural and industrial school, to be located at the agency, and to be free to the children of said tribe, and to employ one superintendent of teaching and two teachers...

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