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three thousand dollars for fifteen years, be appropriated and applied under the direction of the Secretary of War, for the education and instruction within the United States, of such children male and female or either, as the seven persons named in the treaty to which this is a supplement, and their successors, with the approval of the agent, from time to time may select and recommend.

Art. III. The Chickasaw nation desire to close finally, all the busi A former reness they have on the east side of the Mississippi, that their Great Father,

servation ceded

to U.S. may be no more troubled with their complaints, and to this end, they ask the Government to receive from them a tract of land, of four miles square, heretofore reserved under the 4th article of their “ Treaty of Ante, p. 192. 1818,” and to pay them within three months, from the date of this arrangement, the Government price of one dollar and a quarter per acre, for said reserve; and accordingly the same is agreed to, provided a satisfactory relinquishment of title from the parties interested, be filed with the Secretary of War, previous to said payment being made.

Art. 4. Benj. Reynolds, agent at the time of paying their last an Money stolen nuity, had stolen from him by a negro slave of the Chickasaws, a box from the agent. containing one thousand dollars; the chiefs of the Chickasaw people satisfied of the fact, and hence unwilling to receive the lost amount from their agent, ask, and it is agreed, that the sum so stolen and lost, shall be passed to the credit of their nation by the United States, to be drawn on hereafter for their national purposes.

Art. V. The Chickasaw people are aware that one clerk is insuffi An additional cient to the bringing of their lands early into market; and rather than clerk to be ap

pointed. encounter the delay which must ensue, they prefer the increased expense of an additional one. It is therefore stipulated that the President shall appoint another clerk, at the same annual compensation, agreed upon by the “ Treaty of Pontitock ;” who shall be paid after the manner pre Ante, p. 381. scribed therein. But whenever the President shall be of opinion that the services of any officer employed under this treaty, for the sale of lands can be dispensed with; he will in justice to the Chickasaws, and to save them from unnecessary expenses, discontinue the whole, or such as can be dispensed with.

Signed the 24 of May 1831.

JNO. H. EATON,
Commissr on the part of the U. States.

George Colbert,

Henry Love,
Isaac Albertson,

Benjamin Love.
Martin Colbert,
Witness:-Charles F. Little, Sec. to Commr. Ben Reynolds, Ind. Agent. G.
W. Long. James Standefer. Thomas S. Smith. Sainl. Swartwout. Wm. Gordon
F. W. Armstrong, C. Agent. John M. Millard.

To the Indian names are subjoined a mark and scal.

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ARTICLES OF A TREATY

Oct. 23, 1834.

Proclamation, Dec. 22, 1837.

Between the United States and the Miami tribe of Indians, con

cluded at the Forks of the Wabash, in the State of Indiana on the 230 day of October 183 1by and between William Marshall Commissioner of the United States and the Chiefs and Warriors of said tribe. (a)

Article 1st. The Miami tribe of Indians agree to cede to the United Cession of land to U.S. States—the following described tracts of land, within the State of In

diana—being a part of reservations made to said tribe from former cessions—now conveyed for and in consideration of the payments stipulated

to be made to them in the 2d article of this treaty [of] cession : Ante, p. 300.

One tract of land, thirty-six sections at Flat Belly's village a reserve made by the treaty of Wabash of 1826.

Also one tract of land about twenty-three thousand acres, more or less, a reserve made at Wabash treaty in 1826 of five miles in length on the Wabash river extending back to Eel river.

Also one other tract of ten sections at Racoon village and a tract of ten sections at Mud creek on Eel river at the old village reserves made

at Wabash treaty of 1826. Ante, p. 178. Also one reserve of two miles square on the Salamany river at the

mouth of At-che-pong-quawe creek, made at the treaty of St. Mary's of 1818.

Also one other tract, being a portion of the ten mile square reserve, Inte, p. 189.

made at the treaty of St. Mary's of 1818, opposite the mouth of the river Aboutte, commencing at the northeast corner of said reserve, thence south with the eastern boundary of the same ten miles, to the southeast corner of the reserve—thence west with the southern boundary one mile—thence north nine miles thence west nine miles, thence north one mile to the northwest corner of said reserve, thence to the place of beginning.

The Miamies also agree to cede a portion of their big reserve made at the treaty of St. Mary's of 1813–situated southeast of the Wabash -extending along the Wabash river from the mouth of Salamany river—to the mouth of Fel river—The part now ceded shall be embraced—within the following bounds, to wit; commencing on the Wabash river at the mouth of Eel river, runing up said Wabash rivereight miles—thence south two miles—thence westwardly one milethence south to the southern boundary of said reserve—thence along said boundary line seven miles—to the southwest corner—thence north

erly with the western boundary line to the place of begining. Consideration

ARTICLE 2d. For and in consideration of the cession made in the first therefor. article of this treaty—the United States agree to pay to the Miami tribe

of Indians, the sum of two hundred and eight thousand dollars, of this sum fifty-eight thousand dollars, to be paid in goods, as soon as the commissioner on the part of the United States can procure the same, and he binds himself to deliver them in one moon from this date, fifty thousand dollars at the urgent request of the Indians, to be placed in the hands of the present Indian agent at Logansport to be by him, ap

plied, to the payment of the debts of the tribe agreeable to a schedule (a) It has been deemed proper to insert parts of the proclamations in relation to this treaty and the amendments thereto.

to be by them furnished said agent, stating as far as practicable for what contracted and to whom due—the said agent shall as soon as practicable -after the said money comes into his hands, pay it over, in a just pro portion agreeable to their respective claims, to the creditors of said tribe as specefied in said schedule furnished him, and should any balance remain in his hands after paying the debts as specefied in the schedule, the same shall be paid over to the tribe for their use and benefit. ARTICLE 3d. From the cession made in the first article of this treaty,

Grants to perthere shall be granted to each of the persons named in the schedule sons named in

schedule anhereunto annexed and to their heirs and assigns by patent from the nexed. President of the United States.

ARTICLE 4th. It is agreed between the parties to this treaty that a Patent to issue patent in fee simple—shall be issued by the President of the United to J. B. Rich

ardville. States, to John B. Richardville principal chief of the Miami nation for a reserve of ten sections at the Forks of the Wabash, made to said tribe by treaty of 230 October 1826, he having an Indian title to the Ante, p. 300.

same.

Article 5th. The United States agree to furnish a skilful miller to Miller. superintend a mill for the Miami tribe in lieu of the gunsmith, promised Ante, p. 191. by the fifth article of the treaty of St. Mary's of 1818.

Article 6th. The United States agree to have the buildings and Buildings, &c. improvements on the lands ceded by the first article of this treaty valued, to be valued. to cause a similar amount in value laid out in buildings, clearing and fencing ground for the lise of the Indians, on such place or places as their chiefs—may select. ARTICLE 7th. The United States agree to purchase from Met-chin

U.S. agree to equea two sections of land granted to him by treaty of Wabash of 1826 purchasc certain

land. at the old town on Eel river for which he shall be paid sixteen hundred dollars—on his making to the United States a good and sufficient deed for the same.

ARTICLE Sth. The United States agree that the Indians—have peace Indians to havo able possession of their houses and improvements on the lands ceded in possession, &c. the first article of this treaty—until the improvements are made in

until, &c.

pursuance of the sixth article.

ARTICLE 9th. The United States agree to pay one thousand dollars Payment for out of the two thousand granted by the sixth article of the treaty of support of in

firm Indians. Wabash of 1826 to the principal chief of the nation to be by him ex

Ante, p. 301. pended—in support of the poor and infirm persons of the tribe under the direction of the President of the United States.

ARTICLE 10th. The United States agree to furnish implements of Implements of agriculture in pursuance of the fifth article of the treaty of St. Mary's agriculture:

Ante', p. 191. of 1818—when applied for—the same never being furnished.

Article 11th. The United States agree to pay the Miami Indians for Payment for such horses and goods as were actually stollen from them by citizens of horses and the United States.

goods stolen. ARTICLE 12th. The United States agree to pay the Miami Indians three hundred sixty dollars yearly—in lieu of the eight labourers to be ment.

Ante, p. 300. furnished yearly—by the treaty of Wabash of 1826.

Article 13th. It is agreed that the President of the United States, U. S. to prouses his influence, to procure, from the State of Indiana—a relinquish- cure a relinment—of the six chains, granted for the use of a canal; at the treaty, certain land. of Wabash, of 1826, so far as the same passes through the ten sections Inte, p. 300. at the Forks of the Wabash; except so much as is necessary for the actual occupancy of the canal and road.

Further pay

Patents to

Article 14th. The United States agree to cause patent in fee simple issue to persons to issue to the following named persons for the several tracts of land named.

attached to their names granted to them by former treateys to wit;

To Litle Charley for five sections of land-above the old village on

the north side of Eel river-granted to him by treaty of Wabash of Ante, p. 300.

1826.

To Laventure's daughter for one section of land on the Maumee river granted to her by treaty of Wabash of 1826.

To To-pee-ah son of Francis Lafontain for one section granted him by treaty of St. Mary's of 1818.

To Francis Godfroy for four sections of land on the Salamany rivergranted to him by treaty of St. Mary's of 1818-being the resedue he

now holds of said grant. Payment for Article 15th. It is agreed by the Miami tribe that payment for the goods. goods to be furnished in pursuance of the second article of this treaty

shall be paid from their annuetys, if this treaty is rejected by the Prese

dent and Senate of the United States. Grant to Hugh

ARTICLE 16th. There shall be granted to Hugh IIannah one quarter Hannah. section of land, in lue of one selected and not approved, on the grant

made to Gurie by treaty of Wabash of 1826 — the same to be selected under the direction of the President of the United States.

Schedule of grants, referred to in the 3d article.

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To Francis Godfroy one section of land, at the lower line of the five mile reserve on the Wabash river, to be located adjoining the town of Perue, and one half section, to be located on said Wabash river, on the said five mile reserve opposite his trading house, also one other half section of land, to be located on that part the big reserve on the southwest side the Wabash, ceded by the first article of this treaty above and adjoining the two sections granted to John B. Richardville.

To To-pe-al, one section of land, commencing one mile from the northeast corner of the ten inile reserve opposite the mouth, the river Aboit granted by treaty of St. Mary's of 1818—thence south one milethence west one mile, thence north one mile thence east to the place of begining.

To Wa-pa-se-pah, son of Lafontain one section of land, west and adjoining the one granted to To-pe-ah.

To Ne-ah-long-quaw—two sections of land west and adjoining the one to Wa-pa-se-pah.

To A-saw-sonm-ma-quah or Susan—one section of land west and adjoining the two granted Ne-ah-long-quah.

To Poqua son of Francis Godfroy one half section of land west and adjoining the one to Susan.

To Francis Godfroy one half section west and adjoining the one to Poqua.

To Paul Longlois one section of land on the Wabash river to include his field.

To Chapiene one section of land to include the Racoon's village, comiencing two poles west of the graveyard, northwest of the village thence on an easterly direction to river Aboit, thence with said river until it strikes the reserve line, thence with said line for quantity to include within the bounds one section, also one other section of land west and adjoining the half section granted to Francis Godfroy on the ten mile reserve.

To John B. Richardville principal chief of the Miami nation one section of land on the five mile reserve opposite the mouth of the Mississineway river to include the improvement made by Joseph Richardville deceased, also one quarter section of land on the Wabash river at the upper line of the said five mile reserve, also two sections of land on the big reserve commencing on the Wabash river opposite the mouth of Eel river running up said river two miles, thence back for quantity so as to include within the bounds two sections of land.

To Wa-pa-pe-she one section of land to be located on the Wabash river, at upper line of that part the big reserve ceded by the first article

of this treaty.

To O-san-dear one section of land to be located on said Wabash river below and adjoining the one granted to Wa-pa-pe-she.

To Mac-keh-teh-maung-guaw or Black Loon one section of land to be located adjoining and south of the one granted to O-san-dear.

To Chin-qua-que-ah or Duck one section back and adjoining the one granted to Wa-pa-se-pah.

To Peter Longlois one' section of land to be located at a point on Wildcat river—where the old trace from Mississineway to Thorntown crosses the same.

To the two sons of Dupec one half section of land, to be located on the reserve at Racoon's village under the direction of the President of the United States.

To Peter Gouin one half section of land to be located back of the section granted to Black Loon.

To Waw-pee-maung-guah one section of land on the ten mile reserve adjoining the one granted to Chappene.

To Ca-ta-ke-mon-qua daughter of Angelique one section of land to be located on the ten mile reserve west and adjoining the one granted to Waw-pee-maung-guah.

To Rebecca Ilackly one quarter section to be selected under the direction of the President of the United States.

This treaty to be binding, when ratified by the President, and Senate Treaty binding of the United States.

when ratified.

In testimony whereof the said William Marshall, the commissioner

aforesaid, and the chiefs warriors and headmen of the Miami tribe, have hereunto subscribed their names, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-four.

WILLIAM MARSHALL.

Flat Belly,
Co-the-mon-guah,
Che-choc-wah,
Wah-wa-as-se,
Ne-con-saw,
Pe-wa-pe-ah,
0-san-deah,
Wa-pa-pin-chau,
To-pe-ah,
Ne-ah-lin-gua,
Chappene,
Co-i-sa,
Ma-con-saw, or soek,
Shingle-mashe,
Little Charley,
Met-chin-equea,
Francis Godfroy,
Chin-qua-que-ah,
Pishewa,

Wa-pe-mung-qua,
Chin-qua-que-ah,
Wa-ke-shin-qua,
Wa-pa-pi-set,
Shaw-co-com-waugh,
Mung-go-saw,
La-laugh,
Ta-co-naugh,
Mi-a-que-a,
0-san-dear,
0-wan-so-pe-ah,
Me-chaw-cot-wah,
Pin-daw-lin-shaw,
Men-na-twa,
Wa-kin-e-kec-tough,
Ca-ta-ke-mon-guah,
Kec-sone-saw,
Po-come-cot-waugh,
Men-gone-saugh,

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