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Potawatomi Indians

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Pottawatomie Papers, 1828 and 1882

 Collection
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

Treaty of Eastern Indians, 1818-1826

 Collection
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

 Collection
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