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Ute treaty-making delegation group portrait photo
Date/circa:  February 1868
Photographer: Brady, Matthew (Washington, D.C.)
Subjects: Ute Indians--Portraits; Ute Indians--Treaties--Portraits;
Summary note: Four bearded men wearing suits and two Ute men in their traditional clothing are standing together in a straight row. The Ute man on the right is wearing a "peace medallion."
Other notes: Men in photo, from left to right, are George M. Chilcott, Sa-wa-ich, Albert C. Boone, Alexander Hunt, Nic-a-cat, Ute chief, and Hiram P. Bennett. Chilcott, the man on the left, listed as unknown #13, was (according to information from Paul Corcoran in NYC via email 11/14/07) the Congressional Delegate from the Territory of Colorado in the 40th Congress in 1868, and later served as U.S. Senator from Colorado in the 47th Congress in 1882.

The following phrase must be used whenever and wherever this photograph is displayed or exhibited: From the Tom O. and H. Lucille Kimball Indian Collection.

Photoprint#: P051013

Original photo from the Tom O. and H. Lucille Kimball Indian Collection. 
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