23 From Peter P. Pitchlynn (Executive Office, Choctaw Nation). To Jeremiah Ward. Dated June 18, 1865. Re: peace between the U.S.A. and the Choctaw Nation, and Ward's safety if he returns.
24 Document: Articles of Surrender: treaty stipulations between United States Commissioners Asa G. Matthews and W.H. Vance and Peter P. Pitchlynn, Governor and Principal Chief of the Choctaw Nation. Dated June 19, 1865. Three pages. NOTE: what appears to be "article II" on page one is actually old script for "article I."
25 Typescript of the preceding document, "articles of surrender," in folder 24.
26 From Peter P. Pitchlynn (Executive Office, Choctaw Nation). To Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Dated June 20, 1865. Re: reasons the Choctaw sided with the Confederates and public opinion regarding them; peace with the other tribes with the United States; resolutions of the Grand Council; Pitchlynn to make every effort to have every Indian tribe in the U.S.A. in existence at the Grand Council; hopes for U.S. commissioners to attend the Council.
27 From Peter P. Pitchlynn (Executive Office, Choctaw Nation). To Edmond Gardner. Dated June 20, 1865. Re: treaty stipulations with the U.S.A.; future of the Choctaw Nation and request for law and order.
28 From William T. Stephens (Fort Smith, C.N.). To Peter P. Pitchlynn. Dated June 27, 1865. Re: the state of the Southern States as compared to the Northern: eventual return of the exiles to the Choctaw Nation; reestablishing relations with the U.S.; convention held at New Hope in March 1864; Kansans coveting the Nation.
29 From A.J. Stanton (Fort Smith, Arkansas). To Peter P. Pitchlynn. Dated June 27, 1865. Re: opinion that the Choctaws have not violated any old treaty with the U.S.A., so peace needn't be made; matters of reconciliation.