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TREATY WITH THE WYANDOTS, ETC. 1817. 161 lake Erie, where the present Indian boundary line intersects the same, between the mouth of Sandusky bay and the mouth of Portage river; thence, running south with said line, to the line established in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five, by the treaty of Greenville, which runs from the crossing place above fort Lawrence to Loramie’s store; thence, westerly, with the last mentioned line, to the eastern line of the reserve at Loramie's store; thence, with the lines of said reserve, north and west, to the northwestern corner thereof; thence to the northwestern corner of the reserve on the river St. Mary’s, at the head of the navigable waters thereof; thence, east, to the western bank of the St. Mary’s river aforesaid; thence, down on the western bank of the said river, to the reserve at fort Wayne; thence, with the lines of the last mentioned reserve, easterly and northerly, to the north bank of the river Miami of lake Erie; thence, down on the north bank of the said river, to the western line of the land ceded to the United States by the treaty of Detroit, in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven; thence, with the said line, south, to the middle of said Miami river, opposite the mouth of the Great Auglaize river; thence, down the middle of said Miami river, and easterly with the lines of the tract ceded to the United States by the treaty of Detroit aforesaid, so far that a south line will strike the place of beginning. ART. 2. The Potawatomy, Ottawas, and Chippeway, tribes of Indians,- Cgggign of in consideration of the stipulations herein made on the part of the United l¤¤4= PY PMN: States, do hereby forever cede to the United States the land compte- ::;"'J:s' hended within the following lines and boundaries: Beginning where pgwhg, the western line of the state of Ohio crosses the river Miami of lake Erie, which is about twenty-one miles above the mouth of the Great Auglaize river; thence, down the middle of the said Miami river, to a point north of the mouth of the Great Auglaize river; thence, with the western line of the land ceded to the United States by the treaty of Detroit, in one thousand eight hundred and seven, north forty-tive miles; then, west, so far that a line south will strike the place of beginning; thence, south, to the place of beginning. Am-. 3. The Wyandot, Seneca, Delaware, Shawnese, Potawatomy, Other tribes Ottawas, and Chippeway, tribes of Indians accede to the cessions men- ¤¢¢¤d¢- tioned in the two preceding articles. Am-. 4, In consideration of the cessious and recognitions stipulated Annual pay- in the three preceding articles, the United States agree to pay to the ¤£°¤*¤¤><>¤¤¤i¤ Wyandot tribe, annually, forever, the sum of four thousand dollars, in mb"' specie, at Upper Sandusky: To the Seneca tribe, annually, forever, the sum of five hundred dollars, in specie, at Lower Sandusky: To the Shawnese tribe, annually, forever, the sum of two thousand dollars, in specie, at Wapaghkonetta: To the Potawatomy tribe, annually, for the term of fifteen years, the sum of one thousand three hundred dollars, in specie, at Detroit: To the Ottawas tribe, annually, for the term of fifteen years, the sum of one thousand dollars, in specie, at Detroit: To the Chippewa tribe, annually, for the term of fifteen years, the sum of one thousand dollars, in specie, at Detroit: To the Delaware tribe, in the course of the year one thousand eight hundred and eighteen, the sum of five hundred dollars, in specie, at Wapaghkonetta, but no annuity_: And the United States also agree, that all annuitie due by Annuities nn. any former treaty to the Wyandot, Shawnese, and Delaware tribes, and dv f9¤¤¢r the annuity due by the treaty of Greenville, to the Ottawas and Chip- "°°°°°‘ pewas tribes, shall be paid to the said tribes, respectively, in specie. Aivr. 5. The schedule hereunto annexed, is to be taken and con- 3,,},,,,],,],,,,,,,,,; sidered as part of this treaty; and the tracts herein stipulated to be of the tr¤¤¤y· granted to the Wyandot, Seneca, and Shawnese, tribes of Igdians, are 21 0‘