Place: Reserve

  • Place ID: R134
    Title: Seek's Village Reserve
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: N/A
    Acreage: 9183.6690
  • State: N/A
    County: N/A
  • Royce Number: 255
    Royce Map Title: Indiana (detail)
  • Transcription:
    1826 Treaty: Fourteen sections of Land at Seek's village "for the use of the said tribe" 1838 Treaty: 1838 Treaty. "The said Miami tribe of Indians do also hereby cede to the United States, the three following reservations of land made for the use of the Miami nation of Indians by the 2d article of a treaty made and concluded at St. Mary's in the State of Ohio, on the 6th of October 1818 to wit: ... Also one other reservation of land made for the use of said tribe at Seeks village on Eel river, by the 2d article of a treaty made and concluded on the 23d October 1826."


Legal Category:
  • Communal Reservation
    Start Date: 10-23-1826

Notes:
  • Seek's village is one mile upriver from Turtletown. see Winger 1934 p. 9. patented to Chapine in 1838 Treaty. Probably includes an old Beaubien and Lasselle trading post. May include the site of La Balme's defeat in 1780. https://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=52817 also Winger 1934, 5-7.

Map File:
  • Reserve134_JSON.geojson
  • Latitude: 41.1458501
    Longitude: -85.440164

Map:

Treaty

1826 Treaty at the Mississinewa

October 23, 1826

TREATY WITH THE MIAMI, 1826. Oct. 23, 1826. | 7 Stat., 300. | Proclamation, Jan. 24, 1827. Articles of a treaty made and concluded, near the mouth of the Mississinewa, upon the Wabash, in the State of Indiana, this twenty-third day of October, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty-six, between Lewis Cass, James B. Ray, and John Tipton, Commissioners on the part of the United States, and the Chiefs and Warriors of the Miami Tribe of Indians. ARTICLE 1. The Miami Tr...

Treaty

1838 Treaty at the Forks of the Wabash

November 6, 1838

TREATY WITH THE MIAMI, 1838. Nov. 6, 1838. | 7 Stat., 569. | Proclamation, Feb. 8, 1839. Articles of a treaty made and concluded at the Forks of the Wabash in the State of Indiana, between the United States of America, by her Commissioner Abel C. Pepper, and the Miami tribe of Indians on the sixth day of November in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-eight. ARTICLE 1. The Miami tribe of Indians hereby cede to the United States all that tract of land lying south of the Waba...


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