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Nor shall any of the half-breeds, or blood relatives of the
said tribes, commuted with, under the provisions of the ninth
article, have any further claim on the general commutation fund,
set apart to satisfy reservation claims, in the said sixth article.
It is also understood, that the personal annuities, stipulated in
the eleventh article, shall be paid in specie, in the same manner
that other annuities are paid. Any excess of the funds set apart
in the fifth and sixth articles, shall, in lieu of being paid to the
Indians, be retained and vested by the Government in stock un-
der the conditions mentioned in the fourth article of this treaty.
In testimony whereof, the parties above recited, have hereunto

set their hands, at Washington the seat of Government, this
thirty-first day of March in the year, one thousand eight
hundred and thirty-six.

HENRY R. SCHOOLCRAFT.
John HULBERT, Secretary.

Owun Aishkum, of Maskigo, his mark x
Wassangazo, of

do

his mark x Osawya, of

do

his mark x Wabi Widego, of Grand river, his mark x Megis Ininee, of

do

his mark x Nabun Ageezhig, of do

his mark x Ainse, of Michilimackinac,

his mark x Chabowaywa, of

do

his mark x Jauba Wadick, of Sault St. Marie, bis mark x Waub Ogeeg, of

do his mark x Kawgayosh, of

do by Maidosagee,

his mark x Apawkozigun, of L'Arbre Croche, his mark x Kerninitchagıın, of

do

his mark x Tavagnee, of

do

his mark x Kinoshemaig, of

do

his mark x Naganigabowi, of

do his mark x Oniasino, of

do

his mark x Mukaday Benais, of do his mark x Chingassamoo, of Cheboigan,

his mark x Aishquagonabee, of Grand Traverse, his mark x Akosa, of

do

his mark x
Oshawun Epenaysee, of

his mark x
ROBERT STEWART,
WM. MITCHELL,
JOHN A. DREW,
AUGUSTIN Hamelin, jr.
Rıx ROBINSON,
C. O. ERMATINGER.

do

Now THEREFORE BE IT KNOWN, THAT I, ANDREW JACKSON, President of the United States of Anerica, having seen and considered the said Treaty, and the article supplementary thereto, do, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in their resolution of the twentienth day of May, one

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thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, accept, ratify, and confirm the same, with the following amendments thereto, as expressed in the aforesaid resolution of the Senate.

ARTICLE Two, line two, after the word,"tracts, insert the following words, to wit: "för the term of five years from the date of ratification of this treaty, and no longer;" unless the United States grant them permission to remain on said lands for a longer period.

ARTICLE THREE, after the word “tracts," in the second line, insert the following words, to wit:

For the term of five years from the date of the ratification of this treaty, and no longer, unless the United States grant them permission to remain on said lands for a longer period.

ARTICLE FOUR,—at the close thereof insert these words" and also the sum of two huridred thousand dollars, in consideration of changing the permanent reservations in articles two and three to reservations for five years only, to be paid whenever their reservations shall be surrendered, and until that time the interest on said two hundred thousand dollars shall be annually paid to the said Indians.”

ARTICLE Five-Strike out the whole article and insert the following:

“ The sum of three hundred thousand dollars shall be paid to the said Indians to enable them with the aid and assistance of their agent, to adjust and pay such debts as they may justly owe, and the overplus if any to apply to such other use as they may

ARTICLE EIGHT-Strike out aster the word “the” where it first occurs in line two, to the word “States," in the eighth line, and insert in lieu thereof these words—Southwest of the Missouri river, there to select a suitable place for the final settlement of said Indians, which country, so selected, and of reasonable extent, the United States will forever guaranty and secure to said Indians.

In the EightHH ARTICLE--Strike out all between the word "it" in the eleventh line, and the word " when" in the thirteenth line, and insert these words: “The nett proceeds of the sale of the one hundred and sixty acres of land, upon the Grand river, upon which the Missionary Society have erected their buildings, shall be paid to the said Society in lieu of the value of their said improvements."

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF. I have caused the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed, having signed the same with my hand.

Done at the city of Washington, this twenty-seventh

day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand (SEAL.] eight hundred and thirty-six, and of the independence of the United States the sixtieth.

ANDREW JACKSON.
By the President:
JOHN FORSYTH,

Secretary of State.

think proper.

ANDREW JACKSON,

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PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.

To all and singular to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

WHEREAS a Treaty was made and concluded between the

United States of America and Mes-quaw-buck, a chief of the Pattawatomie tribe of Indians, and his band, at Turkey Creek Prairie, Indiana, on the twenty-sixth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, which treaty is in the words following, to wit:

for

Articles of a treaty made and concluded at camp in Turkey

Creek Prairie, in the-State of Indiana, between Abel C. Pepper commissioner of the United States and Mes-qaw-buck, a chief of the Pattawatamy tribe of Indians and his band, on twenty-sixth day of March, in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six.

Art. 1. The above nanied chief and his band hereby cede to four sections of the United States the four sections of land reserved for them by United States. the second article of the treaty between the United States and the Pottawatamy Indians, on T'ippecanoe river on the twentyseventh day of October 1832.

Art. 2. In consideration of the cession aforesaid the United Payınent there. States stipulate to pay the above named chief and his band the sum of twenty-five hundred and sixty dollars in specie at the next payment of annuity after the ratification of this treaty.

ART. 3. The United States stipulate to provide for the pay- Expenses of this ment of the necessary expenses attending the making and con-us

treaty paid by cluding this treaty.

Art. 4. The above named chief and his band agree to yield Indians to remove peable possession of the above sections of land and remove to the within two years. country west of the Mississippi provided for the Pottawatamy nation by the United States, within two years from this date.

Art. 5. This treaty shall be binding upon both parties from the date of its ratification by the President and Senate of the United States.

Art. 6. Whereas, Henry Ossum has lived many years on the Provision in faver lands of the above named chief and his band-has furnished of Henry Ossum. them with provision and blankets when they were poor and destitute-has made valuable improvements on the said land, and whereas, the said chief and his band acknowledge themselves to be justly indebted to the said Henry Ossum in the sum of three thousand dollars, it is hereby stipulated that from the cession aforesaid a reservation of two of the above four sections is made for Henry Ossum to be patented to him by the United States, the said reserve is to include Ossums improvement on which he now lives and Mis-quaw-bucks village. If this article shall be ratified by the President and Senate of the United States.

Then twelve hundred and eighty dollars of the above consideration shall be withheld from the aforesaid chief and his band

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in the payment for the cession aforesaid ; but if this article of the treaty shall not be approved and ratified by the President and Senate of the United States, it is expressly understood that the rejection thereof shall not viciate or make void any other article or stipulation of the above treaty.

In testimony whereof the said A. C. Pepper commissioner on the part of the United States, and the above named chief and head men for themselves and their band, have hereunto subscribed their names, the day and year above written.

A. C. PEPPER. Mes-quaw-buck, his x mark. Mess-Sett,

his x mark. Muck Rose,

his x mark. Waw-baw-que-ke-aw, his x mark. Naush-waw-pi-tant,

his x mark.
Che-qua-sau-quah, her x mark.
C. CARTER, Secretary,
EEWARD MCCARTNEY, Enteprt.

Now THEREFORE BE IT KNOWN, THAT I, ANDREW JACKSON, President of the United States of America, having seen and considered the said treaty, do, in pursuance of the advice and consent of the Senate, as expressed in their resolution of the thirtieth day of May, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-six, accept, ratify, and confirm the same, with the exception of the sixth article, as excepted in the aforesaid resolution of the Senate; which sixth article is as follows: "Art. 6. Whereas, Henry Ossum, has lived many years on the lands of the above named chief and his band-has furnished them with provision and blankets when they were poor and destitute-has made valuable improvements on the said land; and whereas, the said chief and his band acknowledge themselves to be justly indebted to the said Henry Ossum-in the sum of three thousand dollars; it is hereby stipulated that from the cession aforesaid a reservation of two of the above four sections is made for Henry Ossum, to be patented to him by the United States; the said reserve is to include Os. sum's improvement, on which he now lives, and Mes-quaw-buck's village. If this article shall be ratified by the President and Senate of the United States, then twelve hundred and eighty dollars of the above consideration shall be withheld from the aforesaid chief and his band, in the payment for the cession aforesaid ; but if this article of the treaty shall not be approved and ratified by the President and Senate of the United States, it is expressly understood that the rejection thereof shall not vitiate or make void any other article or stipulation of the above treaty."

In testimony whereof, I have caused the seal of the United States to be hereunto affixed, having signed the same with my hand.

Done at the city of Washington, this fourth day of June,

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hun

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(SEAL.] dred and thirty-six, and of the independence of the
United States the sixtieth.

ANDREW JACKSON.
By the President :
JOHN FORSYTH,

Secretary of State.

ANDREW JACKSON,

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

To all and singular to whom these presents shall come, Greeting:

Whereas a treaty was made and concluded between the United

States of America, and Waw-ke-wa, a Pottawotomie chief, and his band, on Tippecanoe river, Indiana, on the twentyninth day of March, one thousand eight hundred and thirtysix, which treaty is in the words following, to wit:

ceded.

Articles of a treaty made and concluded on Tippecanoe river

in the State of Indiana between Abel C. Pepper commissioner on the part of the United States and Wau-ke-wa Che-cose's only son a Pottawatamy chief and his band, on the twenty-ninth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-six.

ART. 1. The above named chief and his band hereby cede Four sections of to the United States the four sections of land reserved for them U. S'ales. by the second article of the treaty between the United States and the Pottawatamy Indians.

Art. 2. The above named chief and his band agree to yield Indians to remove peaceable possession of said land within three months from this date, and to remove to the country provided for the Pottawatamy nation west of the Mississippi river within two years.

ART. 3. In consideration of the cession aforesaid the United Pavment for land! States stipulate to pay the above named chief and his band twenty-five hundred and sixty dollars in specie at the first payment of annuity after the ratification of this treaty.

ART. 4. The United States stipulate to provide for the payment of the necessary expenses attending the making and concluding this treaty.

Art. 5. This treaty shall be binding upon both the parties from the date of its ratification by the President and Senate of the United States.

Art. 6. Whereas the above named chief and his band have Provision in favor sold to Peter Warrer one half section of the said land, and have received in payment thereof two hundred dollars and said Warner's note for two hundred dollars, and whereas the said Warner has expended in improvements on the said land about eight hundred dollars, and has a mill almost ready to go into operation, therefore it is the particular request of the aforesaid chief

of Peter Warner.

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