Carlos Agreement

Articles of agreement, made this 3rd day of November, A.D. 1889, between Henry B. Carrington, “special disbursing agent in the field,” designated by the Secretary of the Interior to secure the several “consents” of certain of the Flathead Indians to whom patents were issued for lands assigned to them in the Bitter Root Valley, Montana



Certification of Michael Revais

UNITED STATES INDIAN SERVICE FLATHEAD INDIAN AGENCY, Arlee P.O., Mont., December, 1889. The undersigned, a Flathead Indian patentee of land in Bitter Root Valley, now living near the agency, on the Jocko Reservation, Mont., do certify that I acted as guide for General Henry B. Carrington, special agent of the Interior Department, during his negotiations



Certification of J. D’Aste, S. J.

UNITED STATES INDIAN SERVICE FLATHEAD INDIAN AGENCY, Dated Arlee P.O., Mont., December 13, 1889. The undersigned principal of the St. Ignatius Mission School, and for more than twenty years spiritual advisor and pastor of the Flathead Indians in bitter Root Valley, acquainted with their families and their language, hereby certify that I was present at



Transfer of Power of Attorney

Know all men by these presents that I have appointed my brother, Alexander Matte, of the Flathead Indians, living on the reservation of said tribe known as the Jocko Reservation, my good and lawful attorney in fact to transact business for me and my name during my absence, and especially to execute any and all



Second supplemental order

On the relation of the United States, by Henry B. Carrington, its agent and attorney for certain Flathead Indians-Before district court of Missoula County, Mont. It appearing that Henry B. Carrington, relater on behalf of the United States respecting guardians for minor heirs of certain Flathead Indians, has filed a second certificate, such was directed



Second certificate supplemental to order of court

On the relation of the United States, by Henry B. Carrington, agent, attorney, etc;-in the district court, Missoula county.- Pursuant to an order of court entered December 7, 1889, I do hereby certify that Chief Carlos Victor, of the Flathead tribe of Indians, the grandfather of Victor, minor son of said Charles Victor, by Margret



Certificate supplemental to order of court

On the relation of the United States, by Henry B. Carrington, agent, attorney, etc.,-on the district court, Missoula County. Pursuant to an order of court entered December 7, 1889, touching guardians for certain Indians theretofore appointed and thereafter to be appointed, I do hereby certify that Rev. J. D’Aste, of St. Ignaius Mission, by virtue



June 5, 1872 Act

Chapter 308 June 5, 1872. 17 Stat., 226. An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians from the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That it shall be the duty



Feb. 11, 1874 Act

Chapter 25 Feb. 11, 1874. 18 Stat., 15. An act to amend the act entitled “An act to provide for the removal of the Flathead and other Indians from the Bitter-Root Valley, in the Territory of Montana,” approved June fifth, eighteen hundred and seventy-two. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of



List of those Signing Consents

In 1890 the United States removed the Flathead Indians from the Bitter Root Valley to the Jocko Reservation in Montana. The Flatheads who gave their consent to the release of the Flathead lands are listed in this document. List of those Signing Consents. 1. Widow Therese Brooks, Joseph Brooks (son), for self and as guardian



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