Place: Treaty Cession

  • Place ID: 326
    Title: Royce Area 73
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: Stat. L, VII, 113; 7 Stat., 117
    Acreage: 394882.9600
  • Treaty Citation: Stat. L, VII, 113; 7 Stat., 117
    Royce Number: 73
    Royce Map Title: Indiana, Illinois 1
  • Transcription:
    The tribes who are parties to this treaty, being desirous to show their attachment to their brothers the Kickapoos, agree to cede to the United States the lands on the north-west side of the Wabash, from the Vincennes tract to a northwardly extention of the line running from the mouth of the aforesaid Raccoon creek, and fifteen miles in width from the Wabash, on condition that the United States shall allow them an annuity of four hundred dollars. But this article is to have no effect unless the Kickapoos will agree to it. Agreed by Kickapoo Treaty Dec. 9, 1809.

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1809 Treaty at Fort Wayne

September 30, 1809

A treaty between the United States of America, and the tribes of Indians called the Delawares, Putawatimies, Miamies and Eel River Miamies. JAMES MADISON, President of the United States, by William Henry Harrison, governor and commander-in-chief of the Indiana territory, superintendent of Indian affairs, and commissioner plenipotentiary of the United States for treating with the said Indian tribes, and the Sachems, Head men and Warriors of the Delaware, Putawatame, Miami and Eel River tribes ...

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