Our Red Brothers and the Peace Policy of President Ulysses S. Grant

Front Cover
J.C. Winston, 1899 - Indians of North America - 346 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 366 - ... in trust for the sole use and benefit of the Indian to whom such allotment shall have been made; or, in case of his decease, of his heirs according to the laws of the state or territory where such land is located, and that at the expiration of said period the United States will convey the same by patent to said Indian, or his heirs as aforesaid, in fee, discharged of said trust and free of all charge or incumbrance whatsoever; provided, that the president of the United States may in any case...
Page 366 - Indians; to whom such reservations belonged; and the same, with interest thereon at three per cent, per annum, shall be at all times subject to appropriation by congress for the education and civilization of such tribe or tribes of Indians or the members thereof.
Page 365 - An act to provide for the allotment of land in severalty to Indians on the various reservations, and to extend the protection of the laws of the United States and the Territories over the Indians, and for other purposes...
Page 21 - ... if one man's body were to be divided into two parts; we are all one flesh and blood.
Page viii - West, a permanent home, and which shall, under the most solemn guarantee of the United States, be, and remain, theirs forever a home that shall never, in all future time, be embarrassed by having extended around it the lines, or placed over it the jurisdiction of a Territory or State, nor be pressed upon by the extension, in any way, of any of the limits of any existing Territory or State...
Page 116 - I have repeatedly asked for arms and ammunition, which have not been furnished, and made other requests which have not been granted. You do not listen to my talk. The white people are preparing to build a railroad through our country, which will not be permitted. Some years ago they took us by the hair and pulled us here close to Texas, where we have to fight them.
Page 118 - I wish to send a little message by you to my people. Tell them that I am dead. I died the first day out, and my bones will be lying on the side of the road. I wish my people to gather them up and take them home.
Page 172 - Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace Whose mind is stayed on Thee; because he trusteth in Thee. Trust ye in the Lord forever; For in the Lord Jehovah is everlasting strength...
Page 193 - ... scarcely anything that could be called clothing, they were truly objects of pity; and for the first time the Cheyenne seemed to realize the power of the government and their own inability to cope successfully therewith (Report, 48).

Bibliographic information