Treaty with The Potawatami
December 10, 1834
Articles of a Treaty made and concluded at a camp on Tippecanoe
river, in the State of Indiana, between William Marshall,
Commissioner on the part of the United States and Muck Rose,
a Chief of the Potawattamie tribe of Indians, and his band,
on the tenth day of December, in the year eighteen hundred
The above named chief and his baud hereby cede to the United
States, six sections of land reserved for them by the second
article of the treaty between the United States and the Pottawattamie
Indians on Tippecanoe river, on the twenty-sixth day of October,
in the year, eighteen hundred and thirty-two.
The above named chief and his band agree to yield peaceable
possession of the said sections of land to the United States
within three years from the date of the ratification of said
treaty of eighteen hundred and thirty-two.
In consideration of the cession aforesaid the United States
stipulate to pay to the above named chief and his band, four
hundred dollars in goods at the signing of this treaty, and
an annuity of one thousand dollars for two years, 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 United
In testimony whereof, the said William Marshall, commissioner
on the part of the United States, and the above named chief
and his band, have hereunto subscribed their names the day
and year above written.
- William Marshall,
- Muck Rose, his x mark,
- Paw-tisse, his x mark,
- Sis-see-yaw, his x mark,
- Wau-pish-shaw, his x mark,
- Koo-tah-waun-nay, his x mark.
- J. B. Duret, secretary,
- Cyrus Taber,
- Henry Ossem, interpreter,
- J. B. Boure, interpreter,
- John B. Intrais,
- Joseph Barron, principal interpreter,
- Jesse Vermilya.
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