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ART. 3. To promote the settlement and improvement of said tribes or bands, it is hereby stipulated and agreed that the following district of country in the State of California, shall be, and is hereby set apart forever for the sole use and occupancy of the aforesaid tribes of Indians, to wit: commencing on Bear River, at the western line or boundary of Camp Far West; from thence up said stream twelve miles in a due line; from thence on a line due north to the Yuba river; thence down said stream twelve miles on a due line of the river; from thence south to the place of beginning, to have and to hold the said district of country for the sole use and occupancy of said Indian tribes forever. Provided, That there is reserved to the government of the United States the right of way over any portion of said territory, and the right to establish and maintain any milltar7 post or posts, public building, school houses, houses for agents, teachers, and such others as they may deem necessary for their use or the protection of the Indians. The said tribes or bands, and each of them, hereby engage that they will never claim any other lands within the boundaries of the United States, nor ever disturb the people of the United States in the free use and enjoyment thereof.
In testimony whereof, the parties have hereunto signed their names and affixed their seals this eighteenth day of July, anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-one.
O. M. WOZENCRAFT,
United States Indian Agent.
For and in behalf of the Des-Die.
WEE-MAR, his x mark.
For and in behalf of the Ya-ma-do.
OI-TA, his x mark.
WAL-LE-PIE, his x mark.
KA-MA-LA, his x mark.
MAN-ARCK, his x mark.
For and in behalf of the Mon-e-da.
WAL-LEM-HOOK, his x mark.
YU-ME-AN, his x mark.
WAS-HI-MA, his x mark.
TI-CO-LA, his x mark.
YO-LO, his x mark.
Signed, sealed and delivered, after being fully explained, in presence of:
George Stoneman, Lieutenant first dragoons, Commanding escort to Indian commissioner John Campbell, Assistant Surgeon, Escort to Indian Commissioner, A. T. Stifling, E. S. Lovell, Secretary, U. S. Indian Agency.
ADDENDA. It is understood that the above-named boundary, running north from Bear River, will pass between Rough and Ready and Penn Valley; and in the event that a line due north from said point on said river should fail to do so, it will deviate so far as to include said valley in the reservation, and exclude Rough and Ready.