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Indian tribes with whom treaties have been

made since the last session of Congress Army officers; Nominations of King of Sweden and Denmark; Treaty of

commerce with
Consular officers; Nominations of
Various Indian tribes; Resolutions

Civil officers; Nominations of
Marine Corps officers; Nominations of
Judicial and consular officers;

Nominations of
Army officers; Nominations of
King of Sweden and Denmark; Treaty of

commerce with
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1816. The following written message was received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Tolel, his Secretary : To the Senate of the l'nilcd States:

I lay before the Senate, for their consideration and advice, as to a ratificalion, creatics concluded with the several Indian tribes, according to the following statement: A List of Indian tribes with whom Ircalies have been made, since the

last session of Congress, vis: Ilons, and kickapoos, tribes of Indians.—Treaty concluded at Fort llarrison, between Benjamin l'arkc and the chiefs and headmcn of thosc trihen, thc 1th Junc, 1810.

Ollaroas, Chippeidus, and Pollocotomees.—Treaty concluded at St. Louis, between Governors Clarke, bewards, and Col. Chotcal, and the chiefs and hcadmen of those tribes, on the 2412 August, 1816.

Winnebago tribes.- Made by the same persons on part Unilcu States, anıl tho hcailmon of this tribe, at St. Louis, 3d Junc, 1916.

Sucks of Rock river.- Vladc by name, at St Louis, 13th May, 1816.

Siours, composing Ihrec Iribes: The Siours of the Lens, the Siours of The Brond Leus, and the Siours roho Shool on The Pine-tops. -Made and concludcel by the same, at St Louis, 1st June, 1816.

Chickosavo trihe. - Treaty made by Gen. Jackson, David Merrewcther, Es, and Jesse Franklin, Exq., and inc hcadmen of that nation, at Chick. How Council-house, 2011 Scplember, 1816.

Cherokee Irihe. -Trcaty made by Gen. Jackson, David Merriwether, Fø. and Jesse Franklin, Esq., and the headmen of that nation, at Turkey 'lown, on the 19th October, 1816.

Choclaw trihe. —Treaty made by Gcn. John Coffee, John Rhca, and John McKec, Esqrs. and the locadincn and warriors of that nation, at the Choctaw trading-house, on the 24th of October, 1816.

JAMES MADISON. Deccinber 10th, 1816. The message, and trcatics were rcad. Ordered, That the Ircatics screrally pass to a sccond reading.

The following written mensage was also received from the President of the United States, by Mr. Todd, his Sccrctary: To ihe Senale of the United Stales:

Commissions haring insucd during the rcccss of the Senate, to the persons whosc names arc stated in the lists anncxed to the enclosed letter from the Department of War, I nominate the anme for the appointments and promotions respectively attached to their names.

JAMES MADISON, December 10th, 1918.


December 9th, 1816. Sir: I have the honor to lay before you a list of sclections maclc on the 17th of May last, to complete the army organization, and a list of promotions and appointments which have been made during the recess of the Senatc.

I have the honor to be, Sir,

With perfect respect,
Your most obedient servant,


Acling Secretury of War. 'The PRESIDENT of the United Statcs. Selections from the deranged Oficers, to fill vacancies, and lo complete

The organization of the Army, on the 17th of May, 1816. J. N. Barker, late Assistant Adjutant General, to bc Assistarit Adjutant General, 8th April, 1814.

G. H Manigault, latc Assistant Inspector Gencral, to be Assistant Inspector Gencral, 9th September, 1814.

S. Walsh, latc Surgeon, to be Post Surgcon, 9th August, 1813.

German Scnter, late Surgcon, 29th Infantry, to bc Post Surgcon, oth July, 1814

B. Delcvan, latc Surgcon'o Mate, 16th Infantry, to be Hospital Sur. gcon's Matc, 15th Apri, 1814.

For the Ordnance Department. Joseph S. Nelson, Caplain, 36th Infantry, 30th April, 1813, to be 1st Licutenant, 30th April, 1813.

William Anderson, 1st Lieutenant, 13th Infantry, 1st October, 1814, to be 1st Licutenant, 1st October, 1814.

John W. Thompson, 1st Lichtenant, 14th Infantry, 26th June, 1813, to be 2d Licutenant, 6th July, 1812.

T. P. McMahon, 1st Lieutenant, 16th Infantry, 1st January, 1814, to bo 2d Lieutenant, 19th May, 1813. Charles Ward, acting Lieutenant, to be 3d Licutenant, 17th May, 1816.

For the Regiment of Light Artillery. Luther Leonard, Captain, to be Captain, 6th July, 1818.

J. L. Eastman, Capiain, 4th Infantry, 31st July, 1813, to be Captain, 31st July, 1813.

John A. Shaw, 1st Licutcnant, 1st Infantry, 21st February, 1814, lo be Ist Licutenant, 21st February, 1414.

For the Corps of Artillery. Matthew M. Payne, Captain, 20th Infantry, ed March, 1814, to be Captain, 2d March, 1814.

Ethan A. Allen, Captain, to be Captain, 25th July, 1814.

Samuel Armstrong, ist Lieutenant, 4th Infantry, óth March, 1814, to be 1st Licutenant, 9th March, 1814.

Robert McClelland, 1st Lieutenant, 6th Infantry, 1st May, 1814, to be Ist Liculenant, 1st May, 1914.

George D. Snyder, Int Licutenant, 5th Infantry, 25th June, 1814, to he 2d Licutenant, 1st September, 1812.

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