Traverse des Sioux

Page one of Treaty of Traverse des Sioux, 1851. It reads as follows: Millard Fillmore, 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 Traverse des Sioux, in the Territory of Minnesota, on the twenty third day of July, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one, between the United States of America, by Luke Lea, Commissioner of Indian Affairs and Alexander Ramsey, Governor and ex-officio Superintendent of Indian Affairs in said Territory, acting as Commissioners, and the See-see-toan and Wah-pay-toan bands of Dakota or Sioux Indians, which treaty is in the words following, to wit: