Andrew Johnson

Special Message

January 20, 1866

To the Senate of the United States:

I communicate to the Senate herewith, for its constitutional action thereon, the several treaties* with the Indians of the Southwest referred to in the accompanying communication from the Secretary of the Interior.


*With the confederated tribes of the Arapahoe and Cheyenne Indians, concluded October 14, 1865; with the Apache, Cheyenne, and Arapahoe tribes, respectively, concluded October 17, 1865; with the several bands of the Comanche tribe, concluded October 18. 1865.

Andrew Johnson, Special Message Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project

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