|TREATY MADE AND CONCLUDED AT CAMP,IN SCOTT'S VALLEY, SHASTA COUNTY, STATE OF CALIFORNlA, OCTOBER 6, 1851, BETWEEN REDICK McKEE, ONE OF THE COMMISSIONRS ON THE PART OF THE UNITED STATES, AND THE CHIEFS, CAPTAINS AND HEAD MEN OF THE UPPER KLAMATH, SHASTA, AND SCOTT'S RIVER TRIBES OF INDIANS.
ART. 4. To promote the permanent settlement and improvement of said tribes or bands, it is hereby stipulated and agreed that the following described tract or district of country shall be appropriated and set apart as an Indian reservation, and the use and possession thereof forever guarantied to the said tribes or bands and their successors, equally with such other Indian tribes or bands and their successors, as the United States may hereafter remove from the waters of the Klamath or Trinity rivers or elsewhere in northern California, and settlethereupon, to wit: commencing at a point on the easterly side of Scott's valley, about six miles above the cabin or improvement generally known as Watson, Gee & Company's ranch, where two cedar trees stand upon the southwest side of a bald hill, and midway between the said cedars; thence running in a southwesterly direction across the said alley to a point projecting into the same, behind which stands a conical peak called Seino's peak; thence over the same and over said peakto the summit of the dividing ridge between the waters of Scott's and Klamath rivers; thence following the same to where a divide runs northward to a creek or large brook entering the Klamath from the northward next above the one entering at Murderer's bar, and known as Indian creek; thence along said divide and across the Klamath river to the mouth of said creek; thence up the main fork of said creek to the forty-second parallel of north latitude; thence eastward along said parallel to a point due north of a point where the ridge dividing the waters of Scott's river from the waters of Humbug creek terminates at or near the Klamath; thence due south, crossing the Klamath river, to said point; thence following said divide and the divide separating the waters of Scott's river from the waters of Shasta river to a point in a line with the place of beginning, and thence southwesterly to said place of beginning; said tract being by estimation twenty-four miles in length from northwest to southeast by fifteen miles in average width, and containing between four and five square miles of tillable land, Provided, however, That those citizens of the United States who are now engaged in mining, raising, or washing gold upon that part of Scott's river lying between the first creek entering the same from the north, above the town of Scott's bar and the mouth of said river, shall be permitted to hold and work the claims of which they are now in actual possession for the term of Two years from the date of this instrument, unless sooner exhausted; and Provided further, That such other citizens of the United States as have already thrown up earth or raised ore on any other part of said reserve shall be allowed until the first day of June next to wash the same, and that those having cabins or other improvements already erected on said reservation shall be permitted to occupy and enjoy the same, free from molestation, until said first day of June, eighteen hundred and fifty-two, and no longer. It is also further proyided, That the said tribes or bands shall never sell or alienate their right or claim to any part thereof except to the United States, nor shall they ever lease to or oermit white men to settle, work, or trade upon any part thereof without the written permission of the United States Indian agent for the district. It is agreed and understood, however, that the United States reserves the right of way over said lands, and of using for farming purposes any quantity thereof not exceeding one thousand acres; also the right to establish such military post or posts, erec~ such buildings, and make such other improvements for the accommodation of an Indian agent and other officers or servants as the President may direct.
In testimony whereof, the parties have hereunto signed their names and affixed their seals, this fourth day of November, anno Domini eighteen hundred and fifty-one.
United States Indian Agent
For and in behalf of the O-de-i-lah tribe
band from the Upper Klamath river.
I-SHACK, his x mark.
E-EH-NE-QUA, his x mark.
PI-O-KUKE, his x mark.
SA-NAK-A-HA, his x mark.
For and in behalf of the I-ka-ruck tribe
band in Shasta valley.
TSO-HOR-GIT-SKO, his x mark.
CHE-LE-NA-TUK, his x mark.
For and in behalf of the Ko-se-tah tribe
band in Shasta valley.
ADA-WAR-HOW-IK, his x mark.
QUAP-SOW-A-HA, his x mark.
For and in behalf of the Ida-kar-i-waka-ha
tribe or band in Shasta valley.
A-LAT-SE-WAK-A-NA, his x mark.
IDA-KAR-I-WAK-A-HA, his x mark.
For and in behalf of the Wat-sa-he-wa tribe
or band in Scott's valley.
AR-RATS-A-CHO-I-CA, his x mark.
For and in behalf of E-eh tribe or band in
AN-NA-NIK-A-HOK, his x mark.
SUN-RISE, his x mark.
Signed, sealed and delivered, after being fully explained, in presence of:
- John McKee, Secretary.,
- George Gibbs,
- Lindley Abel,
- W. T. Smith.,
- F. H. McKinney.,
- C. McDermit.
- Samuel Fleming.,
- Walter McDonald.
- C. Fulton.,
- Wm. H. Burgess.,
- Edward Hicks.,
- William Dain.,
- Liry Swan.,
- Geo. W. Tait., Interpreters.
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