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Annuity and payment of debts.
Labor and improvements.
Payment in merchandise, &c.
Boundary to be run.
worth, thence down the west bank of the Missouri river, to a point six
ARticle IV. The United States further agree to pay to the Kickapoo tribe, an annuity of five thousand dollars per annum, in merchandize, at its cost in St. Louis, or in money, at their option, for nineteen successive years, commencing with the second year after the ratification of this treaty.
ARTICLE V. The United States will pay one thousand dollars annually for five successive years, for the support of a blacksmith and strikers; purchase of iron, steel, tools, &c. for the benefit of said tribe, on the lands hereby assigned them.
ARticle VI. The United States agree to pay thirty-seven hundred dollars, for the erection of a mill and a church, for the use of said tribe, on the aforesaid lands.
ARticle VII. The United States will pay five hundred dollars per annum, for ten successive years, for the support of a school, purchase of books, &c. for the benefit of said Kickapoo tribe on the lands herein ceded to them.
ARTICLE VIII. The United States agree to pay three thousand dollars for farming utensils, when such utensils may be required by said tribe, on their land.
ARTICLE IX. The United States will pay four thousand dollars for labour and improvements on the lands herein ceded said Kickapoos.
Article X. The United States agree to pay four thousand dollars in cattle, hogs, and such other stock as may be required by the said tribe; to be also delivered on their land.
Article XI. There shall be paid in merchandize and cash, to the Kickapoos now present, for the use and benefit of their tribe, six thousand dollars, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged; which amount, together with the several stipulations contained in the preceding articles, shall be considered as a full compensation for the cession herein made by said Kickapoo tribe. The United States will furnish said Indians with some assistance when removing to the lands hereby assigned them, and supply them with one year's provisions after their arrival on said lands.
ARTICLE XII. The United States agree to run and mark out the boundary lines of the lands hereby ceded to the said tribe, within three years from the date of the ratification of this treaty.
ARTICLE XIII. The said Indians agree to remove with as little delay as possible, to the land hereby ceded to them.
ARTICLE XIV. The United States agree, at the particular request of the Kickapoos, that a deputation of their tribe shall be sent, with one or two of the commissioners, to view the lands hereby ceded to them, which deputation and commissioners jointly agreeing, shall have power to alter the boundary lines so as to make a selection of a body of land not exceeding twelve hundred square miles, adjoining to, and lying between the Big Nemaha river and the Delaware lands, and of changing the lines of the land hereby ceded in the second article of this treaty, not exceeding half the front on the Missouri between the mouth of Big Nemaha and Fort Leavenworth, so as to include a suitable scite for a mill seat, should it be desired by said tribe and appear necessary to the commissioners. And it is understood, that if the commissioners, on viewing the land ceded in the second article of this treaty, shall find it of good quality, and sufficient for said tribe, then the aforesaid second article to be as binding on the contracting parties, as if this article had not been inserted.
ARTICLE XV. This treaty to be binding when ratified by the President and Senate of the United States.
In testimony whereof, the Commissioners aforesaid, and the under-
Signed in presence of James Kennerly, Secretary. Meriwether Lewis Clarke, Lt. 6th Infantry. Geo. Maguire, Indian Dept. A. Shane, U. S. Interpreter. William Marshall. Jacques Mette, U. S. Interpreter. Pierre Cadue, Interpreter.
To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and seal.
To the treaty with the Kickapoo tribe of Indians, of the twenty-fourth
The undersigned, commissioners on the part of the United States,
and a deputation of Kickapoos, on the part of the Kickapoo tribe of
Indians, having visited the lands assigned to the said tribe by the second
article of a treaty with the said tribe, concluded at Castor Hill, in the
county of Saint Louis, and State of Missouri, on the twenty-fourth day
of October, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two, and by autho
Removal of Indians.
Treaty binding when ratified.
Nov. 26, 1832.
Boundary as fixed by commissioners and deputation.
rity of the powers vested in the said commissioners, and the said depu-
thousand eight hundred and thirty-two.
Nam-a-co-wa-ha, the Bear.
Na-poi-haw, the man asleep.
Pam-a-saw, or Walker.
To the Indian names are subjolned a mark and seal.
ARTICLES OF A TREATY
Oct. 26, 1832. Made and concluded on Tippecanoe River, in the State of InProclamation,
diana, between Jonathan Jennings, John W. Davis and Marks Jan, 21, 1833. Crume, Commissioners on the part of the United States, and
the Chiefs, Headmen and Warriors, of the Pottawatimie Indians, this twenty-sixth day of October, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-two.
Cession to the U.S.
ARTICLE I. The Chiefs, Headmen and Warriors, aforesaid, agree to cede to the United States their title and interest to lands in the State of Indiana, (to wit:) beginning at a point on Lake Michigan, where the line dividing the States of Indiana and Illinois intersects the same; thence with the margin of said Lake, to the intersection of the southern boundary of a cession made by the Pottawatimies, at the treaty of the Wabash, of eighteen hundred and twenty-six; thence east, to the northwest corner of the cession made by the treaty of St. Joseph's, in eighteen hundred and twenty-eight; thence south ten miles; thence with the Indian boundary line to the Michigan road; thence south with said road to the northern boundary line, as designated in the treaty of eighteen hundred and twenty-six, with the Pottawatimies; thence west with the Indian boundary line to the river Tippecanoe; thence with the Indian boundary line, as established by the treaty of eighteen hundred and eighteen, at St. Mary's to the line dividing the States of Indiana and Illinois; and thence north, with the line dividing the said States, to the place of beginning.
Article II. From the cession aforesaid, the following reservations are made, (to wit :)
For the band of Aub-be-naub-bee, thirty-six sections, to include his village.
For the bands of Men-o-mi-nee, No-taw-kah, Muck-kah-tah-mo-way and Pee-pin-oh-waw, twenty two sections.
For the bands of O-kaw-wause, Kee-waw-nay and Nee-bosh, eight sections.
For J. B. Shadernah, one section of land in the Door Prairie, where he now lives.
For the band of Com-o-za, two sections.
Article III. In consideration of the cession aforesaid, the United Annuities and States agree to pay to the Pottawatimie Indians, an annuity for the term payments. of twenty years, of twenty thousand dollars; and will deliver to them goods to the value of one hundred thousand dollars, so soon after the signing of this treaty as they can be procured ; and a further sum of thirty thousand dollars, in goods, shall be paid to them in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-three, by the Indian agent at Eel river.
Article IV. The United States agree to pay the debts due by the Debts to be Pottawatimies, agreeably to a schedule hereunto annexed; amounting to paid by U. S. sixty-two thousand four hundred and twelve dollars.
Article V. The United States agree to provide for the Pottawati- Provision for mies, if they shall at any time hereafter wish to change their residence, emigrating. an amount, either in goods, farming utensils, and such other articles as shall be required and necessary, in good faith, and to an extent equal to what has been furnished any other Indian tribe or tribes emigrating, and in just proportion to their numbers.
ARTICLE VI. The United States agree to erect a saw mill on their Saw.mill to be lands, under the direction of the President of the United States. built. In testimony whereof, the said Jonathan Jennings, John W. Davis,
and Marks Crume, Commissioners as aforesaid, and the Chiefs,
WITN Esses.—William Marshall, Indian Agent. Henry Hoover, Secretary. H. Laselle, Interpreter. E. W. Cicott, Sint. Interpreter. J. B. Boure, Interpreter. J. B. Jutra, Sint. Interpreter. Edward McCartney, Interpreter. Luther Rice, Interreter. p To the Indian names are subjoined a mark.
After the signing of this Treaty, and at the request of the Indians, five thousand one hundred and thirty-five dollars were applied to the purchase of horses, which were purchased and delivered to them, under our direction, leaving ninety-four thousand eight hundred and sixty-five dollars to be paid in merchandize.
It is agreed, that the United States will satisfy the claims mentioned