Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 7.djvu/508

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ARTICLES OF A TREATY M¤r<=h29i1836· Made and concluded on Tippecanoe river in the State ey" Indiana pmiammion, between Abel C'. Pepper commissioner on the part of the United ·l¤¤<> 4» 1836- States and Wau-he-wa Che-cose’s only son a Pottawatamy chief and his band, on the twenty-ninth day of March, eighteen hundred and thirty-six. Cessivnofiand ART. 1. The above named chief and his band hereby cede to the °° U‘s' United States the four sections of land reserved for them by the second article of the treaty between the United States and the Pottawatamy Indians. Indians to re- ART. 2. The above named chief and his band agree to yield peacem°"° Wllhm able possession of said land within three months from this date, and to wm years' remove to the country provided for the Pottawatamy nation west of the Mississippi river within two years. Payment fm, ART. 3. In consideration of the cession aforesaid the United States land ceded. stipulate to pay the above named chief and his band twenty-five hundred and sixty dollars in specie at the first payment of annuity after the ratification of this treaty. U_ s_w pay ART. 4. The United States stipulate to provide for the payment of expenses of this the necessary expenses attending the making and concluding this treaty. treaty, Treaty binding ART. 5. This treaty shall be binding upon both the parties from the when ratified. date of its ratification by the President and Senate of the United States. Provision in [ART. 6. Wliereas the above named chief and his band have sold to f*"°*' of PNG? Peter Warner one half section of the said land, and have received in W°m°r‘ payment thereof two hundred dollars and said Warner’s note for two hundred dollars, and whereas the said Warner has expended in improvements on the said land about eight hundred dollars, and has a mill almost ready to go into operation, therefore it is the particular request of the aforesaid chief and his band that the deed which they have made and signed to Peter Warner for said half section ofland may be ratified and confirmed. If this article of this treaty shall be approved then four hundred dollars of the above named consideration shall be deducted, but if this sixth article of this treaty shall not be approved and ratified by the President and Senate of the United States it is expressly understood that the rejection thereof shall not viciate or make void any other article or stipulation of this treaty.]* In testimony whereof the said Abel C. Pepper, commissioner on the part of the United States, and the above named chief and head men have hereunto subscribed their names, the day and year above written. ABEL C. PEPPER., Wan-ke-wa, Mes-quaw, Waw-was-mo-queh, widow of Che-cose, Pah-Siss, Te-shaw-gen, She-aw-ke·pee. WITNESSIS!——C» Carter, Secty. Henry Ossem, Interpreter. _ To the Indian names are subjoined marks.

  • This article was not ratified.