584 TREATY WITH THE WYANDOTT INDIANS. MARCH 17, 1842 Reservation. ART1cLE XVII. There shall be reserved from sale, and forever devoted to public use, two acres of ground as near as can be in a square form, to include the stone meeting-house and burying-ground near to and north of Upper Sandusky, one acre to include the burying-ground on the bank near the council-house at Upper Sandusky, and one half acre to include the burying-ground on the farm of Silas Armstrong, which several lots of ground shall forever remain open and free to all persons for the purpose of interment, and houses of worship, and for no other purposes whatever. when to me ART1oLE XVIII. This treaty shall take eifect and be obligatory on the •H€°°· contracting parties, as soon as the same shall be ratified by the President of the United States, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate thereof $it;¤M¤¤‘6- I In testimony whereof the said John Johnston, commissioner as aforesaid, M”°`17*18“‘ and the chiefs and councillors and headmen of the Wyanclott nation in open council, at the council-house at Upper Sandusky in the county of Crawford, and the State of Ohio, on the seventeenth day of March, in the year or our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-two, have set their names. [SEAL.] JOHN JOHNSTON. FRAN. A. HICKS, Principal O/zi¢ JAMES WASHINGTON, x SQUEENDEHTEE, x HENRY JAQUIS, x AUROONE, x GEORGE ARMSTRONG, x DOCTOR GREY EYES, x Signed in presence of us, J oHN W. BEAR, Sub Indian Agent, JAMES RANKIN, U SC Interpreter, G. C. WoRTH, JOHN CARY, SAMUEL NEWELL, STEPHEN FOWLER, CHARLES GRAHAM, JOHN WALKER, CHESTER WELLS, I. DUDDLEsoN, ANDREW GARDNER, jur., JOHN Justrus. IN THE SENATE or THE UNITED STATES, August 17, 1842. Amendments. Resolved, (two thirds of the senators present concurring therein,) That the Senate advise and consent to the ratification of the treaty between the United States of America and the Wyandott nation of Indians, concluded at Upper Sandusky, Crawford county, Ohio, on the 17th March, 1842, with the following amendments :-— ARTIGLE II. Lines 4 and 5, strike out the words " in a square or oblong form as the chiefs of said nation may prefer." ARTICLPZ II. From the word nation in line 10, strike out to the end of that article the following words: “ and the United States having reserved three sections of land of six hundred and forty acres each, within the Shawnoese territory, immediately below the junction of the Kanza River with the Missouri, for the purpose of erecting a fort thereon ; and it being no longer necessary to be retained for that use, they are hereby ceded to
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