Place: Reserve

  • Place ID: R1460000
    Title: William Wayne Wells Reserve
  • Parent Place ID: 1
    Source: N/A
    Acreage: N/A
  • State: Indiana
    County: N/A
  • Royce Number: N/A
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  • Transcription:
    To William Wayne Wells, a half-blooded Miami, one section of land, atthe mouth of the Fork creek, where the reservation for Ann Turner commences,running down the Wabash river on the northwest bank one mile; thence, back onemile; thence, east one mile, to the boundary line of the grant to Ann Turner.

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

  • Located in the Ten Sections Reserve, Huntington. "I have discovered that the section of Land granted to me at the treaty of St. Mary's has been located within the Indian Reserve, near the forks of the Wabash--As this is an unfortunate location for me & as I can see no means of arriving at or recieving [sic] its value, other than through Congress--I have in consequence, the honor respectfully to ask your attention & influence in having the said Land, paid for in money--" (Wm Wayne Wells to Tipton) Tipton paper 2: 477 (he gets $1,280 for it in 1832, 477n. 36). This must be in the "ten sections" at the Forks on the North Side, Huntingon IN.. p. 454



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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