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This letter of safeguard was presented to To-sa-wi, a chief of the Comanche Indians, by Albert Pike, Indian Commissioner of the Confederate States of America. The document ensures that To-sa-wi will have safe passage, without molestation, and that he is guaranteed the protection of the Confederate States.

Creator: Pike, Albert
Date: August 15, 1861

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This document could generate discussion about how the Civil War affected native/white relations. Students could also discuss how, when the Confederacy lost the war, any safeguards, treaties, etc⦠would not be recognized by the United States.

KS:7th:3.1:Federal Government and Indian Lands (2005)

Item Number: 210675
Call Number: Indians History (Coll. 590), Box 2, Comanche Folder
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210675

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