The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 40, July 1936 - April, 1937 Page: 248
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then signed sealed &c and the Copy left with the Indians, was
by their decision given to "Pedro"
After we had gotten through with the business of the day;
tents were struck, and the Command marched on about five miles,
to the last of the "Four Creeks" and there encamped for the
On the March May 31st 1851 Marched to Tule River today;
we there learned that "Juan" a chief of a tribe not yet treated
with, would meet the Commissioner at the next water, about 5
On the March June 1st 1851 This morning we marched to the
stream, where we were told "Juan" would meet us, and there
pitched tents; there to await his arrival, but were disappointed,
and determined to leave tomorrow thinking he (Juan) would
On the March June 2nd /51 This morning tents were struck
and we again set out on the march, having left word, with some
Indians at Tule River, for Juan and his people to come on after
us, should they arrive that day. When about five miles from Camp
we had just left, one of Juan's men overtook us, stating that his
party had just arrived at our last Camp, and that they were very
much fatigued, having followed us from Kings River.
The Commissioner had some animals sent back to them, that
they might follow, and treat at the next Camp.
We all arrived in the afternoon at Paint Creek, where we en-
camped, calling the encampment, Camp Burton
The Commissioner then had two beeves killed for the Indians,
preparatory to treating on the morrow.
Camp Burton June 3rd /51 This morning the Council was
called together, the chiefs & head men of four tribes being present
Chiefs Tribes Numbers
Juan Chunute 300
Antonio & Comites Wo-wol 240
Joaquin Ya-lum-ne 800
Jose Antonio Co-ye-tie 320
These Indians have always been friendly towards the Americans,
and Readily acceded to the terms proposed by the Commissioner.
After signing the Treaty, a Copy was left with "Juan" Chief of
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