TREATY OF CAMP HOLMES 1935
Camp Holmes Treaty
was signed to guarantee peace, friendship, good hunting, safe travel, as far as the western borders of the U.S.A. to negotiate their first treaty with our government and the civilized Indian Nations. 5000 Commanches, Wichitas and other Plains Indians had camped here for six weeks, guarded by several hundred Dragoons. Treaty signed by Gov. Stokes of Western Ter. Genl. Arbuckle, Supt. Armstrong, 34 Commanches, 2 Cherokees, 42 Muscogees, 31 Choctaws, 39 Osages, 20 Senegas, 22 Quapaws, witnessed by R.B. Mason, Maj. of Dragoons and others.
Posted November 24, 2013 at 11:11 PM