Place: Treaty Cession

  • Place ID: R1400002
    Title: Great Reserve partial cession, Royce Area 251
  • Parent Place ID: R140
    Source: Stat. L, VII, 569
    Acreage: 119830.7250
  • Treaty Citation: Stat. L, VII, 569
    Royce Number: 251
    Royce Map Title: Indiana
  • Transcription:
    1838 Treaty: "The Miami tribe of Indians hereby cede to the United States all that tract of land lying south of the Wabash river and included within the following bounds to wit: Commencing at a point on said river where the western boundary line of the Miami reserve intersects the same, near the mouth of Pipe creek; thence south two miles; thence west one mile; thence south along said boundary line, three miles; thence east to the Mississinnewa river; thence up the said river with the meanders thereof to the eastern boundary line of the said Miami reserve; thence north along said eastern boundary line to the Wabash river; thence down the said last named river with the meanders thereof to the place of beginning."


Notes:
  • This is the northern part of the Great Reserve, cede in 1838.

Map File:
  • R1400002_JSON.geojson
  • Latitude: 40.72499926
    Longitude: -85.92702837

Map:

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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