Treaty with the Pe-pin-a-waw, Me-no-mi-nie, No-taw-kah, and Mac-kah-tah-mo-ah bands of Potawatomi, 1834

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Treaty with the Pe-pin-a-waw, Me-no-mi-nie, No-taw-kah, and Mac-kah-tah-mo-ah bands of Potawatomi, 1834

Articles of a Treaty made and concluded at a Camp near Yellow River, in the State of Indiana between Wm. Marshall, commissioner on the part of the United States, and Pe-pin-a-waw, Me-no-mi-nie, No-taw-kah, and Mac-kah-tah-mo-ah, Chiefs and headmen of the Potawatomi tribes of Indians, and their bands on the fifth 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 eleven sections of the twenty two sections of land reserved for them by the second Article of the treaty between the United States and the Potawatomi tribes of Indians on the Tippecanoe river on the twenty sixth day of October in the year One thousand Eight hundred and thirty-two.

Art. 2d.

In consideration of the cession aforesaid, the United States stipulate to pay to the above named chiefs and headmen and their tribes, the sum of two thousand dollars in Goods at the signing of this treaty and the further sum of fourteen hundred Dollars in specie, at the payment of their annuity in the year Eighteen hundred and thirty five the receipt of which former sum of two thousand Dollars in Goods we hereby acknowledge.

Art. 3d.

At the earnest request of the Chiefs and headmen of the aforesaid party of Potawattimie Indians, it is agreed that a division of the remaining Eleven Sections of land be made as follows-to wit,

To Pee-pin-a-waw One section to include Man-pa-awi field.
To Me-no-mi-nie One Section to include his field.
To Mac-kah-tah-mo-ah and his son Two Sections.
To No-taw-kah, and his son, Two Sections to include his field.
To Wac-quaw Koo-mee-One Section.
To Pee-pick-kah, Me-shaw-bo and Cal-tish, Two Sections to include their fields.
To Pam-bo-go and War-be-no-quah One Section.
To Marie, daughter of San-ne-mo-quah One Section.

The reservations aforesaid shall never be conveyed by either of the said named persons, or their heirs, without the consent of the President of the United States; and it is also understood that this article may be expunged by the President or Senate of the United States, without affecting any other part of the treaty.

Art. 4th.

This treaty shall be binding on 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.

William Marshall

Witnesses

J. B. Duret, Secretary
Cyrus Taber
J. B. Boure, Inter.
Jessee Vermila
Henry Ossem, Inter.
John R. Jutrais
Joseph Barron

Pee-pin-oh-waw, his x mark
No-taw-kah, his x mark
Muck-kah-tah-mo-way, his x mark
Me-no-mi-nee, his x mark
Pee-pish-kah, his x mark
Wi-am-koos-say, his x mark
Kaw-kawk-kay, his x mark
Me-shaw-bo, his x mark
Fe-cam-see, his x mark
Mac-quaw-koo-nuc, his x mark
Pam bo-go, his x mark
Tee-quam-kit, his x mark
Nup-pan-huc, his x mark
See-coode, his x mark 
Wau-be-no-quah, his x mark
Pee-aw-kee-tah, his x mark
Co-quah-wah, his x mark
Waw-ba-nim, his x mark
O-naun, his x mark