TREATY MADE AND CONCLUDED AT CAMP KEYES, ON THE CAH-WAI RIVER, IN THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA, MAY 30, 1851, BETWEEN GEORGE W. BARBOUR, UNITED STATES COMMISSIONEK, AND THE CHIEFS, CAPTAINS AND HEAD MEN OF THE KO-YA-TE, WO-LA-SX, ETC., ETC., TRIBES OF INDIANS.

ART. 3. It is agreed between the parties that the following districts of country be set apart and forever held for the sole use and occupancy of said tribes of Indians, to wit: beginning on the Cahwai river, where the northeastern line of the lands set apart for the Indians, at the treaty concluded at Camp Barbour, on the San Joaquin river, intersects said Cah~ai river, thence up the middle of the said river to the two ponds, or small lakes, at the head of said river, thence a straight line to the nearest point on King's river, thence down said river to where said northeastern line aforesaid crosses said river, thence with said line to the beginning. The other tract to commence at the northwestern terminus of Tulare or Tache lake, near the mouth of King's river, thence a straight line to the San Joaquin river, so as to intersect said river at the mouth of the slough that empties into said river on the south side, at or near what is known as the big bend of said river, thence up the middle of said river to where the southwestern line of the lands, set apart for the Indians at the treaty made and concluded at Camp Belt, on King's river, crosses the San Joaquin, thence with said line to King's river, and down said King's river to the lake, and to the beginning, reserving to the government of the United States the right of way, and the right to erect any military post or posts, houses for agents, officers, and others in the service or employment of the government, in each of said territories.

In testimony whereof, the parties have hereto signed their names and affixed their seals, this day and year first written.

G. W. Barbour

Ko-ya-re. 

PEDRO, his x mark.
JOSE ANTONIO, his x mark.
JOSE, his x mark.
SANTIAGO, his x mark.

Nu-chow-we.

CHULOGIOUS, his x mark.
CARLOS, his x mark.
PABLO, his x mark.

Wo-las-si.

IGNACIA, his x mark.
ALEJO, his x mark.
MARIANO, his x mark.

Wack-sa-che.

CHO-O-PO, his x mark.
JUAN, his x mark.
JOSE ANTONIO, his x mark.

Pal-wish-a.

TU-TROP, his x mark.
GUADKLUPE, his x mark.
JUAN ANTONIO, his x mark.

Po-kow-welle.

BO-CA, his x mark.
IGNORIO, his x mark.
ILARION, his x mark.

Ya-wfl-chi-ne.

ANTONIO, his x mark.
JOAQUIN, his x mark.
JOSE, his x mark.

Signed and sealed in duplicate, after being read and explained, in the presence of:

  • H. S. Burton, Interpreter,
  • Kit Barbour, secretary,
  • E. D. Keyes, CaDrain third artillery,
  • J. C. Fremont,
  • J. H. Lendrum, Brevet captain, third artillery.