Treaty with The Potawatami
April 22, 1836
Articles of a treaty made and concluded at the Indian
Agency, in the State of Indiana, between Abel C. Pepper, commissioner
on the part of the United States and O-kah-mause, Kee-waw-nay,
Nee-boash, and Mat-chis-jaw, chiefs and head men of the Patawattimie
tribe of Indians and their bands, on the twenty-second day
of April, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six.
The above named chiefs and head men and their bands, hereby
cede to the United States, ten sections of land, reserved
for them by the second article of the treaty, between the
United States and thePatawattimie tribe of Indians, on Tippecanoe
river, on the 26th day of October, in the year 1832.
In consideration of the cession aforesaid, the United States
stipulate to pay to the above-named chiefs and head men and
their bands, the sum of six thousand four hundred dollars,
at the first payment of annuity, after the ratification of
The above-named chiefs and head men and their bands agree
to remove to the country west of the Mississippi river, provided
for the Patawattimie nation by the United States, within two
[Stricken out by Senate.]
The United States stipulate to provide for the payment of
the necessary expenses attending the making and concluding
This treaty, after the same shall be ratified by the President
and Senate of the United States, shall be binding upon both
In testimony thereof, the said Abel C. Pepper, commissioner
aforesaid, and the said chiefs and head men and their bands,
have hereunto set their hands, this 22d day of April, A. D.
- Abel C. Pepper,
- Pash-po-ho, his x mark,
- O-kaw-mause, his x mark,
- Kee-waw-nee, his x mark,
- Nee-boash, or twisted head, his x mark,
- I-o-weh, or nation's name, his x mark,
- Miss-no-qui, female fish, his x mark,
- Kaw-che-noss, his x mark,
- Cho-quiss, fishes entrails, his x mark,
- Ma-che-saw, bleating fawn, his x mark,
- Waw-po-ko-ne-aw, white night, his x mark,
- Ah-muck, his x mark,
- Kohe-kah-me, his x mark,
- Que-que-nuk, his x mark.
- Geo. W. Ewing,
- Cyrus Tober,
- J. B. Duret, secretary,
- Peter Barron,
- Joseph Bamont, interpreter.
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