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and for such other friendly tribes or individual Indians, as from time to time they may be willing with the consent of the United States to admit amongst them, and the United States now solemnly agrees that no persons, except those herein designated and authorized so to do, and except such officers, agents and employes of the government as may be authorized to enter upon Indian reservations in discharge of duties enjoined by law shall ever be permitted to pass over, settle upon or reside in the territory described in this article, or in such territory as may be added to this reservation for the use of said Indians, and henceforth they will and do hereby relinquish all claims or rights in and to any portion of the United States or territories, except such as is embraced within the limits aforesaid and except as hereinafter provided.

Article III. If if should appear from actual survey or other satisfactory examination of said tract of land, that it contains less than one hundred and sixty acres of tillable land, for each person, who at the time may be authorized to reside on it, under the provisions of this Treaty, and a very considerable number of such persons shall be disposed to commence cultivating the soil, as farmers, the United States agrees to set apart for the use of said Indians, as herein provided, each additional quantity of arable land, adjoining to said reservation, or as