Treaty with The Potawatami
December 16, 1834
Articles of a treaty, made and concluded at the Potawattimie
mills, in the State of Indiana, on the sixteenth day of December,
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four,
between William Marshall Commissioner on the part of the United
States and the Chiefs, headmen, and warriors of the Potawattamis
The chiefs, head men and warriors aforesaid agree to cede
to the United States their title and interest to a reservation
made to them at the treaty on the Tippecanoe river on the
27th day of October 1832 of two sections of land to include
their mills on said river.
In consideration of the cession aforesaid the United States
agree to pay the Potawattimie Indians, at the payment of their
annuities in 1835, the sum of seven hundred dollars in cash,
and pay their just debts agreeably to a schedule hereunto
annexed, amounting to nine hundred dollars.
The miller provided for by the 3rd article of the treaty
with the Potawattimie tribe of Indians on the sixteenth day
of October, in the year eighteen hundred and twenty-six, is
not to be supported by the United States, and to cease from
and after the signing of this treaty.
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 chiefs, head men,
and warriors of the Potawatamie tribe of Indians, have hereunto
subscribed their names, the day and year above written.
- William Marshall,
- Ash-kum, his x mark,
- Ku-waw-nay, his x mark,
- Pash-po-ho, his x mark,
- Che-quawm-a-kaw-ko, his x mark,
- Nas-waw-kay, his mark,
- Quaush-quaw, his x mark,
- Meno-quet, his x mark,
- Kin-koash, his x mark,
- No-law-kah, his x mark,
- Me-no-mi-nee, his x mark,
- Mas-kah-tah-mo-ah, his x mark,
- Pee-pis-kah, his x mark,
- Pam-bo-go, his x mark,
- Kaw-kawk-kay, his x mark,
- Wi-aw-koos-say, his x mark,
- Te-kam-a-say, his x mark,
- Sea-Coas, his x mark,
- Waw-paw-kue, his x mark,
- Mi-shaw-bo, his x mark,
- Te-quaw-kit, his x mark,
- Waw-pe-no-quah, his x mark,
- We-wus-sah, his x mark,
- O-kah-maul, his x mark,
- I-you-way, his x mark,
- Mat-chis-saw, his mark.
- J. B. Duret, secretary,
- Cyrus Taber,
- J. B. Boure, interpreter,
- Joseph Barron, principal interpreter.
It is agreed that the United States will satisfy the claims
mentioned in the following schedule as provided for in the
second article of the foregoing treaty. - viz:
- To J. B. Duret, four hundred dollars.
- To Cyrus Taber, one hundred dollars.
- To Ewing Walker & Co., three hundred dollars.
- To Cyrus Vigus, one hundred dollars.
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