Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 7.djvu/517

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TREATY WITH THE MENOMONIES. 1836. 507 in width on each side of said river; this tract to contain eight townships or one hundred and eighty-four thousand three hundred and twenty acres of land. Aivricnn sncorm. In consideration of the cession of the aforesaid tract Consideration of land, the United States agree to pay to the said Menomonie nation, *h<>F€fo1‘- at the lower end of Wah-ne-kun-nah lake in their own country, the sum of twenty-three thousand seven hundred and fifty dollars,* per annum r soo note on for the term of twenty years. p. 509. The United States further agree to pay and deliver to the said In- Provisions dians, each and every year during the said term of twenty years, the &c· w be sapfollowing articles-—'1`hree thousand dollars worth of provisions; two pll"d· thousand pounds of tobacco; thirty barrels of salt; also the sum of five hundred dollars, per year, during the same term, for the purchase of farming utensils, cattle, or implements of husbandry, to be expended under the direction of the superintendant or agent. Also to appoint Biacksmims and pay two blacksmiths to be located at such places as may be desig— i nated by the said superintendent or agent, to erect (and supply with the necessary quantity of iron, steel, and tools) two blacksmith shops; during the same term. The United States shall also pay the just debts of the said Menomo- Dem to be nie Indiansyagreeably to the schedule hereunto annexed, amounting to paid. the sum of ninety-nine thousand seven hundred and ten dollars and fifty *5s)ge note on cents.*‘ P- ·

  • The sum of one thousand dollars, per annum having been included, P¤>(¤?€mS *0

by the commissioner in his proposition for the purchase of the above R' (mgm"' land (which sum was to be applied to the education of the Indian youth;) and the said Indians having declared that they were not desirous of applying that sum to the aforesaid purpose; and that they wished to give that amount to their friend and relation Robert Grignon; for valuable services rendered by him to their nation; therefore the United States do agree to pay to the said Robert Grignon, the sum of one thousand dollars each year during the said term of twenty years. And whereas the said Indians are desirous of making some provision Provision for and allowance to their relatives and friends of mixed blood; the United P‘%'S"é"’;){’fd States do further agree to pay the sum of eighty thousand dollars, to be mm °° ' divided among all such persons of mixed blood as the chiefs shall hereafter designate : said sum to be apportioned and divided under the direction of a commissioner to be appointed by the President. Arvrrcnn Tmno. The_said Menomonie nation do agree to release the U. S. released United States from all such provisions of the treaty of 1831 and 1832, grgwisffggazg aforesaid, as requires the payment of farmers, blacksmiths, millers &c. tiooiy or iggi They likewise relinquish all their right under said treaty to appropria- and 1832. tion for education, and to all improvements made or to be made upon their reservation on Fox river and Winnebago lake; together with the cattle, farming utensils or other articles furnished or to be furnish[ed] to them under said treaty. Amrern 4th. The above annuities shall be paid yearly and every Annuities tp year, during the said term, in the month of June or July, or as soon be Ped Year Y‘ thereafter as the amount shall be received; and the said‘Menomon1e nation do agree to remove from the country ceded, within one year after the ratification of this treaty: 'I`his treat shall be bindin and obligatory on the contracting par- Treaty binding ties, as soon iis the same shall; be ratified by the President and Senate wh°“ '°“H“d‘ of the United States.