Articles of a treaty
made and concluded at Chippewanaung—in the State
of Indiana between A. C. Pepper, commissioner
on the part of the United States and Mo-sack,
chief of the Potawattimie tribe of Indians and
his band, on the twenty-second day of September,
in the year eighteen hundred and thirty-six.
The above-named chief and his band hereby cede
to the United States four sections of land reserved
for him and his band by the 2nd article of the
treaty between the United States, and the Potawattimie
tribe of Indians, on Tippecanoe river, on the
27th day of October, in the year eighteen hundred
In consideration of the cession aforesaid, the
United States stipulate to pay the above-named
chief and his band the sum of three thousand two
hundred dollars, on or before the first of May
The above-named chief and his band agree to remove
to the country west of the Mississippi river provided
for the Potawattimie nation by the United States
within two years.
At the request of the above-named chief and his
band, it is stipulated that after the ratification
of this treaty the United States shall appoint
a commissioner who shall be authorized to pay
such debts of the said band as may be proved to
his satisfaction to be just, to be deducted from
the amount stipulated in the second article of
The United States stipulate to provide for the
payment of the necessary expenses attending the
making and concluding this treaty.
This treaty after the same shall be ratified
by the President and Senate of the United States,
shall be binding upon both parties.
In testimony whereof, the said A. C. Pepper, commissioner
as aforesaid, and the said chief and his band
have hereunto set their hands, the day and year
first above written.
A. C. Pepper, commissioner,
Mo-sack, his x mark,
Nawb-bwitt, his x mark,
Skin-cheesh, her x mark,
Spo-tee, his x mark,
Naw-squi-base, her x mark,
Mose-so, his x mark.
J. B. Duret, secretary,
Geo. W. Ewing,
Andrew Gosselin, his x mark,
Bennack, his x mark.