Place: Reserve

  • Place ID: R141
    Title: Mihšiinkweemiša Reserve (Meshingomesia)
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: Stat. L, VII, 569
    Acreage: 5464.9090
  • State: Indiana
    County: N/A
  • Royce Number: 256
    Royce Map Title: Indiana (detail)
  • Transcription:
    1838 Treaty: From the cession aforesaid, the Miami tribe reserve for the band of Me-to-sin-ia, the following tract of land to wit: Beginning on the eastern boundary line of the big reserve, where the Mississinnewa river crosses the same; thence down said river with the meanders thereof to the mouth of the creek called Forked Branch; thence north two miles; thence in a direct line to a point on the eastern boundary line two miles north of the place of beginning; thence south to the place of beginning, supposed to contain ten square miles."

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Notes:
  • Technically, this is a reserve carved from R140, the Great Reserve.

Map File:
  • Reserve141_JSON.geojson
  • Latitude: 40.65117585
    Longitude: -85.74317722

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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...

Treaty

1840 Treaty at the Forks of the Wabash

November 28, 1840

TREATY WITH THE MIAMI, 1840. Nov. 28, 1840. | 7 Stat., 582. | Proclamation, June 7, 1841. Articles of a treaty made and concluded at the Forks of the Wabash, in the State of Indiana, this twenty-eighth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty, between Samuel Milroy and Allen Hamilton, acting (unofficially) as commissioners on the part of the United States, and the chiefs, warriors and headmen of the Miami tribe of Indians. ARTICLE 1. THE Miami tribe o...


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