Treaty with the tribes of the Big Lakes Region of California, 1848

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Treaty with the tribes of the Big Lakes Region of California, 1848

To whomsoever it may concern:

Be it known that we the undersigned chief of Tribes and Rancherias in and about the Big Lakes on the Sonoma Frontier of Upper California do solemnly affirm and declare that we are friends with good hearts towards the whites our powerful friends and neighbours, that we will make no aggression upon them nor their property and if injured ourselves by anybody we will apply to the proper authorities of the whites for protection and redress.

Sonoma California
June 1, 1848

Witnesses:

M. G. Vallejo,
Sub-Ind. Agt.

Jas. A. Hardie,
Major 1 NY Regt.
Comdg. Northern District California

Menac, his mark x of Atenok
Thayte, his mark x of Chiliyomi
Cuyagui, his mark x of Tuiiyomi
Shonepoca, his mark x of Limaema
Hilali, his mark x of Mosliyomi
Namostk, his mark x of Tsaysymayomi
Tsapat, his mark x of Chitimocmyomi
Tum Tum, his mark x of Molgueyacyomi
Calgui, his mark x of Hothonpiyomi
Calichem, his mark x of Meynimocmayomi
Hutznun, his mark x of Lupiyomi