Place: Reserve

  • Place ID: R017
    Title: Francois Lafontaine and Son Reserve
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: Stat. L, VII, 189; Bureau of Land Management
    Acreage: 1369.1100
  • State: Indiana
    County: Allen
  • Royce Number: N/A
    Royce Map Title: N/A
  • Transcription:
    To François Lafontaine and his son, two sections of land, adjoining and above the two sections granted to Jean Bapt. Richardville, near Fort Wayne, and on the same side of the St. Mary's river. 

Legal Category:
  • Requires President Approval to Sell
    Start Date: 10-06-1818

  • Francois' son not named explicitly in the text or sales. I interpret the original owners as Francois LaFontaine and his son, Toohpia (Francis) Lafontaine.

Map File:
  • Reserve017_JSON.geojson
  • Latitude: 40.98148822
    Longitude: -85.11346791



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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