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Mona, or Moran,
Mowa, or Black Wolf.
To the Indian names are subjoined a mark,
Schedule of grantees.
Schedule referred to in the foregoing treaty. There shall be granted to James Burnett, Isaac Burnett, Jacob Burnett, and Abraham Burnett, two sections of land each; and to Rebecca Burnett and Nancy Burnett, one section of land each; which said James, John, Isaac, Jacob, Abraham, Rebecca, and Nancy, are children of Cakimi, a Potawatamie woman, sister of Topinibe, principal chief of the nation; and six of the sections herein granted, shall be located from the mouth of the Tippecanoe river, down the Wabash river, and the other six (five] sections shall be located at the mouth of Flint river.
There shall be granted to Perig, a Potawatamie chief, one section of land on the Flint river, where he now lives. There shall also be granted to Mary Chatalie, daughter of Neebosh, a Potawatamie chief, one section of land, to be located below the mouth of Pine river.
ARTICLES OF A TREATY Oct. 2, 1818. Made and concluded, at St. Mary's, between the United States of
- America, by their Commissioners, Jonathan Jennings, Lewis Proclamation, Jan. 7, 1819. Cass, and Benjamin Park, and the Wea tribe of Indians.
Cession of land by the Weas.
Art. 1. The said Wea tribe of Indians agree to cede to the United States all the lands claimed and owned by the said tribe, within the limits of the states of Indiana, Ohio, and Illinois.
Art. 2. The said Wea tribe of Indians reserve to themselves the following described tract of land, viz: Beginning at the mouth of Raccoon creek; thence, by the present boundary line, seven miles; thence, northeasterly, seven miles, to a point seven miles from the Wabash river; thence to the Wabash river, by a line parallel to the present boundary line aforesaid; and thence, by the Wabash river, to the place of beginning: to be holden by the said tribe as Indian reservations are usually held.
ART. 3. The United States agree to grant to Christmas Dageny and Grant to C. Mary Shields, formerly Mary Dageny, children of Mechinquamesha, Dagemy and sister of Jacco, a chief of the said tribe, and their heirs, one section of
Mary Shields. land each; but the land hereby granted shall not be conveyed or transfered to any person or persons, by the grantees aforesaid, or their heirs, or either of them, but with the consent of the President of the United States.
Art. 4. The said Wea tribe of Indians accede to, and sanction, the The Weas cession of land made by the Kickapoo tribe of Indians, in the second sanction a cesarticle of a treaty concluded between the United States and the said the Kickapoos
sion of land by Kickapoo tribe, on the ninth day of December, one thousand eight in 1809. hundred and nine.
Ante, p. 117.
Art. 5. In consideration of the cession made in the foregoing articles Payment to of this treaty, the United States agree to pay to the said Wea tribe of Weas. Indians, one thousand eight hundred and fifty dollars annually, in addition to the sum of one thousand one hundred and fifty dollars, (the amount of their former annuity,) making a sum total of three thousand dollars; to be paid in silver, by the United States, annually, to the said tribe, on the reservation described by the second article of this treaty.
In testimony whereof the said Jonathan Jennings, Lewis Cass, and
Benjamin Park, commissioners as aforesaid, and the sachems,
Shepaqua, or Leaves.
Metagekoka, or Big Tree,
Wako, or Fox.
To the Indian names are subjoined marks.
ARTICLES OF A TREATY Oct. 3, 1818. Made and concluded at St. Mary's, in the state of Ohio, between Proclamation,
Jonathan Jennings, Lewis Cass, and Benjamin Parke, comJan. 15, 1819. missioners of the United States, and the Delaware nation of
Delawares Art. 1. The Delaware nation of Indians cede to the United States cede all claim to all their claim to land in the state of Indiana. land in Indiana,
U.S. to pro Art. 2. In consideration of the aforesaid cession, the United States vide a country agree to provide for the Delawares a country to reside in, upon the west for them west of the Missis
side of the Mississippi, and to guaranty to them the peaceable possessippi.
sion of the same. Full compen
Art. 3. The United States also agree to pay the Delawares the full sation for im- value of their improvements in the country hereby ceded: which valua
tion shall be made by persons to be appointed for that purpose by the Delawares.
President of the United States; and to furnish the Delawares with one hundred and twenty horses, not to exceed in value forty dollars each, and a sufficient number of perogues, to aid in transporting them to the west side of the Mississippi; and a quantity of provisions, proportioned
to their numbers, and the extent of their journey. Delawares al. Art. 4. The Delawares shall be allowed the use and occupation of lowed to occupy their improvements, for the term of three years from the date of this for three years. treaty, if they so long require it.
Art. 5. The United States agree to pay to the Delawares a perpetual nuity to Dela annuity of four thousand dollars; which, together with all annuities
which the United States, by any former treaty, engaged to pay to them,
shall be paid in silver, at any place to which the Delawares may remove. A blacksmith Art. 6. The United States agree to provide and support a blacksmith to be provided for the Delawares, after their removal to the west side of the Mississippi.
Grants of land Art. 7. One half section of land shall be granted to each of the folto individuals- lowing persons, namely; Isaac Wobby, Samuel Cassman, Elizabeth not transferable Petchaka, and Jacob Dick; and one quarter of a section of land shall without con
be granted to each of the following persons, namely; Solomon Tindell, and Benoni Tindell; all of whom are Delawares; which tracts of land shall be located, after the country is surveyed, at the first creek above the old fort on White river, and running up the river; and shall be held by the persons herein named, respectively, and their heirs; but shall never be conveyed or transferred without the approbation of the Presi
dent of the United States. U.S. to pay
ART. 8. A sum, not exceeding thirteen thousand three hundred and certain claims twelve dollars and twenty-five cents, shall be paid by the United States, on the Dela.
to satisfy certain claims against the Delaware nation; and shall be expended by the Indian agent at Piqua and Fort Wayne, agreeably to a schedule this day examined and approved by the commissioners of the
United States. Treaty binding Art. 9. This treaty, after the same shall be ratified by the President when ratified. and Senate of the United States, shall be binding on the contracting parties.
In testimony whereof the said Jonathan Jennings, Lewis Cass, and
Benjamin Parke, commissioners as aforesaid, and the chiefs and
Kithteeleland, or Anderson,
The War Mallet,
To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seal.
ARTICLES OF A TREATY Made and concluded, at St. Mary's, in the state of Ohio, between Oct. 6, 1818.
Jonathan Jennings, Lewis Cass, and Benjamin Parke, Com- Proclamation, missioners of the United States, and the Miame nation of In. Jan. 15, 1819. dians.
ART. 1. The Miami nation of Indians cede to the United States the Cession of following tract of country: Beginning at the Wabash river, where the lands by the
Miamies. present Indian boundary line crosses the same, near the mouth of Raccoon creek; thence, up the Wabash river, to the reserve at its head, near Fort Wayne; thence, to the reserve at Fort Wayne; thence, with the lines thereof, to the St. Mary's river; thence, up the St. Mary's river, to the reservation at the portage; thence, with the line of the cession made by the Wyandot nation of Indians to the United States, at Ante, p. 160. the foot of the Rapids of the Miami of Lake Erie, on the 29th day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventeen, to the reservation at Loramie's store; thence, with the present Indian boundary line, to Fort Recovery; and, with the said line, following the courses thereof, to the place of beginning.
Art. 2. From the cession aforesaid the following reservations, for the Reservations use of the Miami nation of Indians, shall be made; one reservation, from the cession
", for the use of extending along the Wabash river, from the mouth of Salamanie river the Miamies. to the mouth of Eel river, and from those points, running due south, a distance equal to a direct line from the mouth of Salamanie river to the mouth of Eel river. One other reservation, of two miles square, on the river Salamanie, at the mouth of Atchepongqwawe creek. One other reservation, of six miles square, on the Wabash river, below the forks
thereof. One other reservation, of ten miles square, opposite the mouth of the river A Bouette. One other reservation, of ten miles square, at the village on Sugar Tree Creek. One other reservation, of two miles square, at the mouth of a creek, called Flat Rock, where the road to
White river crosses the same. Tracts granted ART. 3. The United States agree to grant, by patent, in fee simple, by U. S. to J.B. to Jean Bapt. Richardville, principal chief of the Miami nation of InRichardville.
dians, the following tracts of land : Three sections of land, beginning about twenty-five rods below his house, on the river St. Mary's, near Fort Wayne; thence, at right angles with the course of the river, one mile; and from this line, and the said river, up the stream thereof, for quantity. Two sections, upon the east side of the St. Mary's river, near Fort Wayne, runding east one mile with the line of the military reservation; thence, from that line, and from the river, for quantity. Two sections, on the Twenty-seven mile creek, where the road from St. Mary's to Fort Wayne crosses it, being one section on each side of said creek.
Two sections on the left bank of the Wabash, commencing at the
forks and running down the river. Other grants to The United States also agree to grant to each of the following perpersons named. sons, being Miami Indians by birth, and their heirs, the tracts of land
To Joseph Richardville and Joseph Richardville, jun. two sections of land, being one on each side of the St. Mary's river, and below the reservation made on that river by the treaty of Greenville, in 1795.
To Wemetche or the Crescent, one section, below and adjoining the reservation of Anthony Chesne, on the west side of the St. Mary's river, and one section immediately opposite to Macultamunqua or Black
To Keenquatakqua or Long Hair, Aronzon or Twilight, Peconbequa or a Woman striking, Aughquamauda or Difficulty, and to Miaghqua or Noon, as joint tenants, five sections of land upon the Wabash river, the centre of which shall be the Wyandot village, below the mouth of Tippecanoe river.
To François Godfroy, six sections of land, on the Salamanie river, at a place called La Petite Prairie.
To Louis Godfroy, six sections of land, upon the St. Mary's river, above the reservation of Anthony Shane.
To Charley, a Miamie chief, one section of land, on the west side of the St. Mary's river, below the section granted to Pemetche or the Crescent.
To the two eldest children of Peter Langlois, two sections of land, at a place formerly called Village du Puant, at the mouth of the river called Pauceaupichoux.
To the children of Antoine Bondie, two sections of land, on the border of the Wabash river, opposite a place called l’Esle a l'Aille.
To François Lafontaine and his son, two sections of land, adjoining and above the two sections granted to Jean Bapt. Richardville, near Fort Wayne, and on the same side of the St. Mary's river.
To the children of Antoine Rivarre, two sections of land, at the mouth of the Twenty-seven mile creek, and below the same.
To Peter Langlois' youngest child, one section of land, opposite the Chipaille, at the Shawnese village.
To Peter Labadie, one section of land, on the river St. Mary's, below the section granted to Charley.
To the son of George Hunt, one section of land, on the west side of the St. Mary's river, adjoining the two sections granted to François Lafontaine and his son.