Treaty with The Potawatami
September 22, 1836
Articles of a treaty made and concluded at Chippewanaung
- in the State of Indiana between A. C. Pepper, commissioner
on the part of the United States and Mo-sack, chief of the
Potawattimie tribe of Indians and his band, on the twenty-second
day of September, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six.
The above-named chief and his band hereby cede to the United
States four sections of land reserved for him and his band
by the 2nd article of the treaty between the United States,
and the Potawattimie tribe of Indians, on Tippecanoe river,
on the 27th day of October, in the year 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 three thousand two hundred dollars, on or before the first
of May next.
The above-named chief and his band agree to remove to the
country west of the Mississippi river provided for the Potawattimie
nation by the United States within two years.
At the request of the above-named chief and his band, it
is stipulated that after the ratification of this treaty the
United States shall appoint a commissioner who shall be authorized
to pay such debts of the said band as may be proved to his
satisfaction to be just, to be deducted from the amount stipulated
in the second article of this treaty.
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 whereof, the said A. C. Pepper, commissioner
as aforesaid, and the said chief and his band have hereunto
set their hands, the day and year first above written.
- A. C. Pepper, commissioner,
- Mo-sack, his x mark,
- Nawb-bwitt, his x mark,
- Skin-cheesh, her x mark,
- Spo-tee, his x mark,
- Naw-squi-base, her x mark,
- Mose-so, his x mark.
- J. B. Duret, secretary,
- Geo. W. Ewing,
- Andrew Gosselin, his x mark,
- Bennack, his x mark.
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