Treaty with the Nees-waugh-gee and Quash-quaw bands of Potawatomi, 1834

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Treaty with the Nees-waugh-gee and Quash-quaw bands of Potawatomi, 1834

Articles of a Treaty made and concluded at a camp on Lake Mase-ee-nic-kuc-kee, in the State of Indiana, between William Marshall, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and Nees-waugh-gee and Quash-quaw, Chiefs and Headmen of the Potawatomie tribe of Indians, and their bands, on the fourth day of December, in the year Eighteen hundred and thirty-four.

Art. 1st.

The above named Chiefs and headmen and their bands hereby cede to the United States, the Three Sections of Land reserved for them by the 2d Article of the Treaty between the United States. and the Potawatomie Indians, on Tippecanoe River, on the twenty sixth day of October, in the year Eighteen hundred & thirty two.

Art. 2d.

From the cession aforesaid the following reservations are made, to wit:

For Nees-waugh-gee, One half section, to include his field and house.

For Quash-quaw, One half section, to include his small field.

The foregoing reservations of Land shall not be conveyed, by either of the said persons, or their heirs, without the consent of the President of the United States.

Art. 3d.

In consideration of the cession aforesaid the United States stipulate to pay to the above named Chiefs and Headmen and their bands, the sum of Four Hundred dollars in Goods, at the signing of this Treaty, and Four hundred dollars in Specie at the payment of their annuity in 1835. The receipt of which former sum of (Four hundred dollars in Goods) we hereby acknowledge.

Art. 4th.

This treaty shall be binding upon both parties, from the date of its ratification by the President and Senate of the United States.

In testimony whereof the said William Marshall, Commissioner on the part of the United States, and the above named Chiefs and headmen for themselves and their bands, have hereunto subscribed their names the day and year above written.