Articles of a treaty
made and concluded at the Indian Agency, Logansport,
Indiana, between William Marshall, Commissioner
on the part of the United States and Mota, a chief
of the Potawattimie tribe of Indians, and his
band on the 17th day of December, in the year
eighteen hundred and thirty-four.
The above-named Chief and his band hereby cede
to the United States the four sections of land
reserved for them by the second article of the
treaty between the United States and the Potawattimie
Indians on the twenty-seventh day of October in
the year eighteen hundred and thirty-two.
The above named chief and head men and their
band, do hereby agree to yield peaceable possession
of said sections, and to remove, with their families,
to a country provided for them by the United States,
west of the Mississippi river, within three years
or less from the date of the ratification of said
treaty of eighteen hundred and thirty-two.
The United States, in consideration of the cession,
made in the first article of this treaty, do hereby
stipulate to remove the above named chief and
headmen and their bands to the new country provided
for them, and to furnish them either goods, farming
utensils or other articles necessary for them,
agreeably to the provisions of the fifth article
of the treaty of October twenty-sixth, eighteen
hundred and thirty-two.
The United States further stipulate to pay to
the above named chief, and head men and their
bands, the sum of six hundred and eighty dollars
in goods, at the signing of this treaty, and the
further sum of six hundred dollars in cash at
the payment of their annuities in 1835, the receipt
of which former sum of (six hundred and eighty
dollars in goods) is hereby acknowledged.
This treaty shall be binding upon both parties,
from the date of its ratification by the Senate
of the United States.
In testimony whereof, the said William Marshall,
commissioner on the part of the United States,
and the above named chief and head men, for themselves
and their bands, have hereunto subscribed their
names, the day and year above written.
Mo-ta, his x mark,
Ta-puck-koo-nee-nee, his x mark,
Shah-yauc-koo-pay, his x mark,
To-tauk-gaus, his x mark,
Poke-kee-to, his x mark,
Waus-no-guen, his x mark,
Ship-pe-she-waw-no, his x mark,
Mtaw-mah, his x mark,
Ship-pe-shick-quah, his x mark,
Aw-sho-kish-ko-quah, his x mark,
Pash-kum-ma-ko-quah, his x mark,
Me-naun-quah, his x mark,
Pee-nas-quah, his x mark,
Mee-shah-ke-to-quah, his x mark,
Waw-pee-shah-me-to-quah, his x mark,
Mat-che-ke-no-quah, his x mark,
Wau-waus-sa-mo-quah, his x mark,
Saw-moke-quaw, his x mark.
J. B. Duret, secretary to commissioner,
Joseph Barron, interpreter.