46th CONGRESS, 2d SESSION. S. 1509. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES...AMENDMENT INTENDED TO BE PROPOSED BY MR. COKE, FROM THE COMMITTEE ON INDIAN AFFAIRS, AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR THE BILL (S.1509) TO ACCEPT AND RATIFY THE AGREEMENT SUBMITTED BY THE CONFEDERATED BANDS OF THE UTE INDIANS IN COLORADO, FOR THE SALE OF THEIR RESERVATION IN SAID STATE...[caption title].

[Washington. 1880]. 17pp. Quarto. Gathered signatures, unstitched. Internally clean. Very good. Item #WRCAM30653

A draft printing of a most important amendment, drawn up while a number of Ute leaders were visiting Washington. Provisions generally hinge on the distribution of significant annuities in exchange for greater cooperation of the various confederated tribes with federal agents. Coke, a former governor of Texas, was deeply concerned with the development of the American West, later becoming one the leading advocates of the federal regulation of railroads. Extremely rare. Not on OCLC. DAB IV, pp.278-79.

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