Articles of a treaty
made and concluded at camp in Turkey Creek Prairie,
in the State of Indiana, between Abel C. Pepper
commissioner of the United States and Mes-quaw-buck,
a chief of the Pottawatamy tribe of Indians and
his band, on twenty-sixth day of March, in the
year eighteen hundred and thirty-six.
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 Pottawatamy
Indians, on Tippecanoe river on the twenty-seventh
day of October 1832.
In consideration of the cession aforesaid the
United States stipulate to pay the above named
chief and his band the sum of twenty-five hundred
and sixty dollars in specie at the next payment
of annuity after the ratification of this treaty.
The United States stipulate to provide for the
payment of the necessary expenses attending the
making and concluding this treaty.
The above named chief and his band agree to yield
peaceable possession of the above sections of
land and remove to the country west of the Mississippi
provided for the Pottawatamy nation by the United
States, within two years from this date.
This treaty shall be binding upon both parties
from the date of its ratification by the President
and Senate of the United States.
[Stricken out by Senate.]
In testimony whereof, the said A. C. Pepper,
commissioner on the part of the United States,
and the above named chief and head men for themselves
and their band, hereunto subscribed their names,
the day and year above written.
A. C. Pepper,
Mes-quaw-buck, his x mark,
Mess-Sett, his x mark,
Muck Rose, his x mark,
Waw-baw-que-ke-aw, his x mark,
Naush-waw-pi-tant, his x mark,
Che-qua-sau-quah, his x mark,
C. Carter, secretary,
Edward McCartney, interpreter.