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TREATY WITH THE STOCKBRIDGES AND MUNSEES. SEPT. 3, 1839. 577 Treaty between the United States of America and the Stockbridge and Mnmee Tribe of Indians? MARTIN VAN BUREN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ro Am. Ann smeuran ro wnou runes rnssnnrs SHALL coun, ommrme: Sept, 3, mm Wunnmas, a treaty was made at Stockbridge, in the Territory of Wis- Negotistom. cousin, on the third day of September, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, between the United States of America, by their Commissioner Albert Gallup, and the Stockbridge and Munsee tribes of Indians, who reside upon Lake Winnebago, in the Territory of Wisconsixi ; which treaty is word for word as follows, to wit: Articles of a treaty made at Stockbridge, in the Territory of Wisconsin, on the third day of September, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-nine, between the United States of America, by their Commissioner, Albert Gallup, and the Stockbridge and Munsee tribes of Indians, who reside upon Lake Winnebago, in the Territory of Wiscousin. Anrrcuz I. The Stockbridge and Munsee tribes of Indians, (formerly Beliuquishment of New York,) hereby cede and relinquish to the United States, the east ‘{}`*?t';";*‘é't>=;t;*h° half of the tract of forty-six thousand and eighty acres of land, which was m ° laid off for their use, on the east side of Lake Winnebago, in pursuance of a treaty made by George B. Porter, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the Menominee nation of Indians, on the twenty- seventh day of October, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-two. The said east halt, hereby ceded, to contain twenty-three thousand and forty acres of land, to be of equal width at the north and south ends, and to be divided from the west half of said tract of forty-six thousand and eighty acres, by a line to be run parallel to the east·line of said tract. The United States to pay therefor, one dollar per acre at the time and in the manner hereinafter provided. Anrrcrs II. Whereas, a portion of said tribes, according to a census p,,,,,,,,,; t,, or roll taken, and hereunto annexed, are desirous to remove west, and the those migrating others to remain where they now are; and whereas the just proportion of f°"l““d“‘ the emigrating party in the whole tract of forty-six thousand and eighty acres, is eight thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven and three fourths acres of land, it is agreed that the United States pay to the said emigrating party, the sum of eight thousand seven hundred and sixty-seven dollars and seventy-five cents, as a full compensation for all their interest in the lands held by the party who remain, as well as in the lands hereby ceded to the United States. Anrxcru III. Whereas the improvements of the emigrating party are Unmd $,,,,6, on that part of the original tract which is reserved and still held by the to pay value or party who remain in Stockbridge, and it is but equitable that those who ;‘;l?"°"°;‘°“*·"’ “° remain should pay those who emigrate for such improvements ; it is Wm ° agreed that the United States shall pay to the emigrating party the sum of three thousand eight hundred and seventy-nine dollars and thirty cents, the appraised value of said improvements; and it is hereby agreed and expressly understood, that the moneys payable to the emigrating party

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