Place: Reserve

  • Place ID: R0030000
    Title: Richardville St. Mary's Reserve
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: Stat. L, VII, 189; Bureau of Land Management
    Acreage: 1896.3870
  • State: Indiana
    County: Allen
  • Royce Number: N/A
    Royce Map Title: N/A
  • Transcription:
    (To Jean Baptiste Richardville) Three sections of land, beginning about twenty-five rods below his house, on the river St. Mary's, near Fort Wayne; thence, at right angles with the course of the river, one mile; and from this line, and the said river, up the stream thereof, for quantity.

Legal Category:
  • Fee Simple
    Start Date: 10-06-1818

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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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Jean Baptiste Richardville's Will

April 9, 1841

Will of John B. Richardville In the name of God, Amen! I, John B. Richardville of the county of Allen Indiana, Principal chief of the Miami Tribe of Indians, being of sound mind and Memory, knowing the uncertainty of life & desirous to dispose of my affairs while in a sound state of mind, doth make, publish and declare this instrument of writing as my last will and testament in manner following, to wit: First, I commit my soul to that God who gave it, my burial to be under the direction o...

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