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Articles of a Treaty

BETWEEN THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

AND THE

SACHEMS AND WARRIORS

OF THE

SIX NATIONS.

ORIGINAL.

ARTICLES

Concluded at Fort Stanwix, on the twenty-second Day of OcJeber, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-four, between Oliver Wolcott, Richard Butler, aud Arthur Lee, Commissioners Plenipotentiary from the United States, in Congress assembled, on the one Part, and the Sachems and Warriors of the Six Nations, on the other.

THE United States of America give peace to the Senecas, Mohawks, Onondagas and Cayugas, and receive them into their protection upon the following conditions: ARTICLE I. Six hostages shall be immediately delivered Hostages w to the commissioners by the said nations, to re- b.e siv.en main in possession of the United States, till all ^Aethe prisoners, white and black, which were leered up. taken by the said Senecas, Mohawks, Onondagas and Cayugas, or by any of them, in the

late war, from among the people of the United States, mall be delivered up.

ARTICLE II. Possession The Oneida and Tuscarora nations shall be of lands fe- secured in the possession of the lands on which cured- they are settled.

ARTICLE m. Boundv A line shall be drawn, beginning at the ties, i mouth of a creek about four miles east of Niagara, called Oyonwayea, or Johnston's Landing-Place, upon the lake named by the Indians Osw ego, and by us Ontario; from thence southerly in a direction always four miles east of the carrying-path, between Lake »rErie and Ontario, to the mouth of Tehoseroron or Buffaloe Creek on Lake Erie; thence south to the north boundary of the state of Pennsylvania; thence west to the end of the said north boundary; thence south along the west boundary of the said state, to the river Ohio; the said line from the mouth of the Oyonwayea to the Ohio, shall be the western boundary of the lands of the Six Nations, so that the Six Nations sliall and do yield to the United States, all claims to the country west of the said boundary, and then they fliall be secured in the peaceful possession of the lands they inhabit east and north of the same, reserving only six miles square round the fort of Oswego, to the United States, for the support of the same.

ARTICLE IV. The Commissioners of the United States, in consideration of the present circumstances of the Six Nations, and in execution of the humane and liberal views of the United States upon the signing of the above articles, will

Goods given tc the, Indians.

order goods to be delivered to the said Six Nations for their use and comfort.

Oliver Wolcott, (l. S.)

Richard Butler, (l. S.)

Arthur Lee, (l. S.)
Mohawks.

Onogwendahonji, • his mark. (l. S.)

Towighnatogon, his X mark. (l. S.)

. Onondagas.

Oheadarighton, his X mark. (l. S.)

Kendarindgon, his M mark. (l. S.)
Senecas.

Tayagonendagighti, his M mark. (l. S.)

Tehonwaeaghriagi, his M mark. (l. S.)
Oneidas.

Otyadonenghti, his M mark. (l. S.)

Dagahcari, his M mark. (l. S.)
Cayuga.

Oraghgoanendagen, his ><! mark. (l. S.)

Tuscarora.

Ononghsawenghti, his M mark. (l. S.)

Tharondavoagen, his M mark. (l. S.)

Seneca Abeal.

Kayenthoghke, his M mark. (l. S.)

Witnesses: Sam. [0. Atlee, Wm. Maclay, Fras. Johnston, Pennsylvania Commissioners. Aaron Hill, Alexander Campbell, Saml. Kirkland, Miss'y. James Dean, Saml. Montgomery, Derick Lane, Capt. John Mercer, Lieut. William Pennington, Lieut. Mahlon Ford, Ensign. Hugh Peebles.

Articles of a Treaty

BETWEEN THE

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

AND THE

SACHEMS AND WARRIORS

OF THE

Wiandot, Delaware, Chippawa and Ottawa.
Nations.

ORIGINAL.

ARTICLES

Concluded at Fort M'Intosh, the twenty-first Day of sanitary, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-five, between the Commissioners Plenipotentiary os the United States of America, of the one Part, and the Sachems and Warriors of the Wiandot, Delaware, Chippawa and Ottawa Nations of the other.

THE Commissioners Plenipotentiary of the United States in Congress assembled, give peace to the Wiandot, Delaware, Chippawa, and Ottawa nations of Indians, on the following conditions.

ARTICLE I. Three chiefs, one from among the Wian- Hostages t» dot, and two from among the Delaware na- ^s^."^ tions, shall be delivered up to the Commission- ers are reers of the United States, to be by them re- storCdtained till all the prisoners, white and black, taken by the said nations, or any of them, stiall be restored.

ARTICLE II. The said Indian nations do acknowledge Indians aethemselves and all their tribes to be under the know^sc proteQion of the United States, and of no of°u. sT otber sovereign whatsoever.

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