Treaty with The Kickapoo of The Vermilion
September 5, 1820
Articles of a convention made and concluded, between Benjamin
Parke, a Commissioner on the part of the United States, for
that purpose, of the one part, and the Chiefs, Warriors, and
Head Men, of the Tribe of Kickapoos of the Vermilion, of the
It is agreed, that the annuity secured to the said Tribe,
by the Treaty of the thirtieth of August, eighteen hundred
and nineteen, shall hereafter be paid to the said Tribe at
Kaskaskias, in the state of Illinois.
As the said Tribe are now about leaving their settlements
on the Wabash, and have desired some assistance to enable
them to remove, the said Benjamin Parke, on behalf of the
United States, has paid and advanced to the said Tribe, two
thousand dollars, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged;
which said sum of two thousand dollars, is to be considered
as an equivalent, in full, for the annuity due the said Tribe,
by virtue of the aforesaid Treaty, for the year eighteen hundred
In testimony whereof, the said Benjamin Parke, commissioner
as aforesaid, and the chiefs, warriors, and head men, of the
said tribe, have hereunto set their hands, at Vincennes, the
fifth day of September, eighteen hundred and twenty.
- B. Parke,
- Wagohaw, his x mark,
- Tecumsena, his x mark,
- Pelecheah, his x mark,
- Kechemaqua, his x mark,
- Paca Rinqua, her x mark,
- Katewah, his x mark,
- Nasa Reah, his x mark.
In presence of -
- William Prince, Indian agent,
- Samuel Jacobs,
- R. S. Reynolds,
- George R. C. Sullivan, Vincennes postmaster,
- Toussaint Dubois,
- Michael Brouillet, interpreter.
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