Place: Reserve

  • Place ID: R0010000
    Title: Louis Godfroy's Six Sections
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: Stat. L, VII, 189; Bureau of Land Management
    Acreage: 4061.7940
  • State: Ohio
    County: Mercer
  • Royce Number: N/A
    Royce Map Title: N/A
  • Transcription:
    To Louis Godfroy, six sections of land, upon the St. Mary's river, above the reservation of Anthony Shane. 

Legal Category:
  • Requires President Approval to Sell
    Start Date: 10-06-1818
  • Fee Simple
    Start Date: 01-26-2000

  • According to John Tipton, he acquired permission to sell in 1825. [Tipton Papers 1: 446].



1818 Treaty at St. Mary's

October 6, 1818

Articles of a treaty made and concluded, at St. Mary's, in the State of Ohio, between Jonathan Jennings, Lewis Cass, and Benjamin Parke, Commissioners of the United States, and the Miame nation of Indians. ARTICLE 1. The Miami nation of Indians cede to the United States the following tract of country: Beginning at the Wabash river, where the present Indian boundary line crosses the same, near the mouth of Raccoon creek; thence, up the Wabash river, to the reserve at its head, near Fort Wayne; ...

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