Treaty with The Potawatami
December 4, 1834
Articles of a Treaty, made and concluded at a camp, on
Lake Max-ee-nie-kue-kee, in the State of Indiana, between
William Marshall, Commissioner on the part of the United States,
and Com-o-za, a Chief of the Potawattimie tribe of Indians
and his band, on the fourth day of December, in the year eighteen
hundred and thirty-four.
The above named chief and his band hereby cede to the United
States, the two sections of land reserved for them by the
2d article of the treaty between the United States and the
Pottawattimie Indians on Tippecanoe river on the 26th day
of October, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-two.
The above named chief and his band agree to yield peaceable
possession of said sections within three years from the date
of the ratification of said treaty of eighteen hundred and
In consideration of the cession aforesaid the United States
stipulate to pay the above named chief and his band the sum
of four hundred dollars in goods at the signing of this treaty,
and an annuity of four hundred dollars for one year, the receipt
of which former sum of (four hundred dollars in goods) is
This treaty shall be binding upon both parties, from the
date of its ratification by the President and Senate of the
In testimony whereof, the said William Marshall, commissioner,
on the part of the United States, and the above named chief
and head men, for themselves and their band, have hereunto
subscribed their names, the day and year above written.
- William Marshall,
- Com-o-za, his x mark,
- Ah-ke-pah-am-sa, his x mark,
- Nee-so-aw-quet, his x mark,
- Paw-pee, his x mark.
- J. B. Duret, secretary to commission,
- Cyrus Taber,
- Joseph Barron, interpreter.
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