Manuscripts

Felch, Alpheus. “The Indians of Michigan and The Cession of Their Lands to the United States by Indian Treaties.” With Map. A Paper Read Before the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, 1894. (Fitting Mss Box 4)
A history of the treaties.

Obermiller, Louise. Authority Agreement with the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, 1891.
1 folder.

Authority agreement with the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Emmet County, Michigan to present a claim to the United States government concerning sums due the Indians from the United States under the Treaty of 1855. Agreement dated August 27, 1891.

United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Ratified Indian Treaties 1722-1869, with Related Papers; A Chronological List of the Treaties; and Indexes by Place and Tribe, Including a few Entries Dated as Late as 1883. Washington, DC: National Archives. 16 reels of microfilm.
Indexed by place and tribe on Roll 1. Treaty provisions relate to many subjects, the most important of which is the extinction of Indian title to land.

United States. Office of Indian Affairs. Documents Relating to the Negotiation of Ratified and Unratified Treaties with Various Tribes of Indians, 1801-1869. Washington, DC: National Archives. 10 reels of microfilm.
Included are the instructions to the treaty commissioners, records of treaty council proceedings, with speeches of both Indians and commissioners, narrative journals of the negotiations, and correspondence concerning the treaties from the beginning of the negotiations through their transmittal to the Senate for ratification. The arrangement is in chronological order by the date the treaty was signed.