Council of Fifty, Minutes, March 1844–January 1846; Volume 1, 10 March 1844–1 March 1845

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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nothing to eat. They stopped at a trading house where they expected the Indian Agent to come soon. The brother went back from this place. The agent did not come. The Indians were not gathered. The chief of the Menomanee tribe came into Town. I put up with him. He is a very agreeable man, but could not speak English. A half breed came who was well learned in the English language but I had no confidence in him. I conversed with the chief, upon the object of my mission, and the old man acknowledged the plan to be good but doubted whether it [p. [259]]
nothing to eat. They stopped at a trading house where they expected the Indian Agent to come soon. The brother went back from this place. The agent did not come. The Indians were not gathered. The chief of the Menomanee tribe came into Town. I put up with him. He is a very agreeable man, but could not speak English. A half breed came who was well learned in the English language but I had no confidence in him. I conversed with the chief, upon the object of my mission, and the old man acknowledged the plan to be good but doubted whether it [p. [259]]
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