Place: Reserve

  • Place ID: R0110000
    Title: Godfroy Petite Prairie Reserve
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: Stat. L, VII, 189; Bureau of Land Management
    Acreage: 3812.9410
  • State: Indiana
    County: Blackford
  • Royce Number: N/A
    Royce Map Title: N/A
  • Transcription:
    To François Godfroy, six sections of land, on the Salamanie river, at a place called La Petite Prairie.    1834: "Article 8.The United States agree to cause patents in fee simple to issue to the following named persons, for the several tracts of land attached to their names, granted to them by former treaties, to wit:..."

Legal Category:
  • Requires President Approval to Sell
    Start Date: 10-06-1818
  • Fee Simple
    Start Date: 10-24-1834

  • Requires presidential approval for sale until restriction lifted and fee simple granted in 1834 treaty.



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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