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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Osage Indians. (search)
Osage Indians. In 1825 a treaty was made at St. Louis by Gen. William Clark with the Great and Little Osage Indians for all their lands in Arkansas and elsewhere. These lands were ceded to the United States in consideration of an annual payment of $7,000 for twenty years, and an immediate contribution of 600 head of cattle, 600 hogs, 1,000 fowls, 10 yoke of oxen, 6 carts, with farming uten- Chief Osceola. sils, and other provisions similar to those in the treaty with the Kansas Indians. It was also agreed to provide a fund for the support of schools for the benefit of the Osage children. Provision was made for a missionary establishment; also for the United States to assume the payment of certain debts due from Osage chiefs to those of other tribes, and to deliver to the Osage villages, as soon as possible, $4,000 in merchandise and $2,600 in horses and their equipments. In 1899 the Osage Indians numbered 1,761, and were located in Oklahoma.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Kansas, (search)
s, surveys a wagon-road from Missouri through Kansas to Santa Fe......1825 By treaty with Osage Indians the tribe locate on a tract of 7,564,000 acres in south Kansas, watered by the Arkansas, Ver.....Oct. 25, 1864 Census: White, 127,270; colored, 12,527; Indian, 382......May, 1865 Osage Indians sell to the United States a tract of land, 30 by 50 miles square, and cede to the governmentr State and national politics ......April 10, 1872 Act of Congress for the removal of Kansas Indians......May 8, 1872 Congress provides for the removal of Osage Indians and the sale of their laOsage Indians and the sale of their lands......July 15, 1872 Session of farmers' State convention at Topeka; constitution of the Farmers' Cooperative Association formed......March 26, 1873 Rich discoveries of lead near Baxter Spriles in ten days, reaches Boonesboro......June 20, 1778 Duquesne, with eleven French and 400 Indians, besieges Boonesboro for thirteen days, till by treaty siege is raised......Sept. 7, 1778 Co