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Ottawa Tribe

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Pottawatomie Papers, 1828 and 1882

Identifier: 134
Scope and Contents Isaac McCoy kept a small journal (4 pp.) of a tour with the Pottawatomie and the Ottawas in 1828 from Missouri to Indian Territory. He gives a good description of the area through which they passed.

The second item consists of photostats from the National Archives, Office of Indian Affairs, of a code of laws drafted by the Pottawatomies in 1882 which they desired to adopt.
Dates: 1828 and 1882

Proclamation, 1853-04-18

 Item — Box 2: [A000020957230], Folder: 2
Identifier: 1975.006.1.Chippewa.001
Scope and Contents Printed proclamation by the descendents of the Chippewa and Ottawa tribes in the State of Michigan to abandon their own system of laws and government for that of the U.S. government. Whitnessed by Elisha Ely, 1781-1854, notary public for Allegan County.
Dates: 1853-04-18

Thomas F. Richardville Papers, 1860-1910

Identifier: MC-1954-182
Scope and Contents This collection consists of account books; letters concerning church affairs in southeastern Kansas and vicinity; legal documents, some concerning land grants; various papers concerning the affairs of the Miami and Ottawa tribes; the Miami National Council Book (1860-62) which contains the records of meetings and copies of letters concerning tribal affairs; and the book of marriage records kept by Richardville in Miami County, Kansas, and with the Miami Indians in Indian Territory. Also in...
Dates: 1860 - 1910

Treaty of Eastern Indians, 1818-1826

Identifier: MS-157
Scope and Contents A treaty of several tribes (Seneca, Wyandot, Delaware, etc.) concluded at St. Mary's, Ohio, 1818, and was signed by Vice President Calhoun in 1826. Accompanying this treaty is a very large plat showing the allotment of lands. The plat is signed by Josua Meigs, Surveyor-General of the United States.
Dates: 1818 - 1826

Wyandotte Papers, 1805-1855

Identifier: MC-1964-229
Scope and Contents There are two treaties among these items. One is dated May 16, 1836; the other is an original document on parchment, dated July 4, 1805, between the United States of America and the chiefs and head men of the WYandot, Ottawa, Chippeway, Munsee, Delaware, Shawnee, and Potawatomi Nations "...holden at Fort Industry on the Miami of the Lake..." The Indian Signatures are in pictogram style. A copy of the laws relating trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes is in another of the documents.
Dates: 1805 - 1855