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398 TREATY WITH THE SHAWNEES, ETC. 1832. Cessionof land ARTICLE I. The Delawares and Shawanoes late of Cape Girardeau, '·° U· S· hereby cede and relinquish to the United States all their lands within the State of Missouri, and also all claims which they may have against the United States for loss of property and for improvements which they have made up to the present time. 8,,;,,,1,,,;,,,,8 on An·r1c1.m II. In consideration of the foregoing cession and relinquishthe pm of the ment, the United States agree to the following stipulations: There shall U- S- be paid and delivered to said Delawares as soon as possible after the ratification of this Treaty, horned cattle, hogs, and other stock, to the amount of two thousand dollars. For assistance in breaking up ground, and enclosing the same, one thousand dollars. For pay of a person to attend their mill for five years, and for repairs of the same during the said period, two thousand five hundred dollars. For support of a school for three years, one thousand five hundred dollars. p,,,,,,,,,,,,,, A1t·r1c1.n III. There shall be paid to the said Delawares on their Delawares. lands, in merchandize suited to their wants, at the St. Louis cost prices, after the ratification of this treaty, the sum of five thousand dollars. Payment of 'l`here shall also be paid them the further sum of twelve thousand dolclaims against lars, to be placed, at the request of said Indians, in the hands of the D°l°W¤¥¤¤· Superintendent of Indian affairs at St. Louis, to be by him applied to the payment of debts which the said Delawares have acknowledged to be due by their nation agreeably to a schedule presented in Council, and which sum they wish paid to Menard G1. Vallé of St. Genevieve, for the benefit of William Gillis and William Marshall.—'[‘he sum of one thousand dollars is also paid them in merchandize and cash, the receipt of which latter sum (of one thousand dollars) is hereby acknowledged. payment, ,0 Amuctn IV. To enable the Shawanoes-who are parties to this Treaty, Shawnees. to remove immediately all the bands of their Tribe who are settled in the Territory of Arkansas, to the lands assigned their nation on the Kanzas river, the United States will pay them on the signing of this treaty, eight hundred dollars in cash, and four hundred dollars in clothing_ and horses, the receipt of which sums, amounting to twelve hundred dollars, is hereby acknowledged. And when they shall have removed to their lands, the further sum of five hundred dollars shall be paid them towards the expenses of said removal. The United States will moreover furnish the said Shawanoes with provisions on their land for one year after their removal, which, together with the preceding stipulations, will be considered in full of all their claims and demands against the United States, of whatever nature. Amirctn V. This treat to be obli ator on the contractin arties cgiggiln M take when ratified by the President and Sehatebf the United States? p In testimony whereof, the Commissioners aforesaid, and the undersigned Chiefs, Warriors and Counsellors aforesaid, have hereunto subscribed their names and affixed their seals, at Castor Hill in the county of St. Louis aforesaid, the date first above written. WM. CLARK, FRANK J. ALLEN, NATHAN KOUNS. Meh-shay-quo-wha, Shawances. N¤h·k°·¥¤i¤» Wah-wai-lainne, Ta-who-l¤»len, Capt. Ketchum, Ln·l¤h-ow-che-ka, Nonomda-gomon, ]({.,_h_quaw, Pee-tah-lah-wah, Shot Pouchc.