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Egbert Benson,
Richard Varick,
James Watson,

(l. s.) William Constable,

(1. s.) Danjel M-Cormick, Ohaweio, his xmark ( alias Goodstream)(1. s.) Otiatokarongwan, his mark ( alias Colonel Lewis Cook.)

. . (l. s.) William Gray,

(1. s.) Teharagwanegen, (alias Thomas Williams)

(1. s.) Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of Samuel Jones, Recorder of the city of

New-York.
John Tayler, Recorder of the city of

· Albany.
Joseph Ogden Hoffman, attorney-ge-

neral of the state of New-York.

.. JOHN ADAMS,

President of the United States of America.

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TITHEREAS, a Treaty of Peace and

VV. Friendship was made and concluded on, at Coleraine, in the state of Georgia, the twenty-ninth day of June, one thousand feven hundred and ninety-six, between the Pesident of the United States of America, on the one part, and behalf of the said states, and the Kings, Chiefs and Warriors of the Creek Nation of Indians, on the part of the said Nation; which Treaty is in the words following, to wit :

t, and behalfates of America the Pefide

A TREATY of PEACE and FRIENDSHIP made and concluded between the President of the United States of America, on the one Part, and Behalf of the said States, and the undersigned Kings, Chiefs and Warriors of the Creek Nation of Indians, on the Part of the said Nation.

THE parties being desirous of establish:

ing permanent peace and friendship between the United States and the said Creek nation, and the citizens and members thereof; and to remove the causes of war, by alcertaining their limits, and making other neceffary, just and friendly arrangements ; the President of the United States, by Benjamin Hawkins, George Clymer and Andrew Pick

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ens, Commissioners whom he hath constituted with powers for these purposes, by and with the advise and consent of the Senate; and the Creek Nation of Indians, by the undersigned Kings, Chiefs and Warriors, representing the whole Creek Nation, have agreed to the following articles :

: ARTICLE I. The Treaty entered into, at New-York,

between the parties on the 7th day of August, New-York 1790, is, and shall remain obligatory on the binding

contracting' parties, according to the terms
of it, except as herein provided for.,

ARTICLE II.
The boundary line from the Currahee

mountain,, to the head, or source of the main Boundary. south branch of the Oconee river, called, by

the white people, Appalatohee, and by the
Indians, Tulapocka, and down the middle of
the same, shall be clearly ascertained, and
marked, at such time, and in such manner,
as the President shall direct. And the Indians
will, on being informed of the determination
of the President, send as many of their old
chiefs, as he may require, to see the line as.
certained and marked

ARTICLE III.
The President of the United States of Ame

rica shall have full powers, whenever he may President deem it advisable, to establish a trading or may estab..

d. military post on the south side of the Alataing or mi maha, on the bluff, about one mile above litary post. Boordia bif. orn

“ Beard's bluff; or any where from thence down

the said river on the lands of the Indians, to garrison the same with any part of the mili

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tary force of the United States, to protect the posts, and to prevent the violation of any of the provisions or regulations subsisting between the parties : And the Indians do hereby annex to the post aforesaid, a tract of land of five miles square, bordering one side on the river ; which post and the lands annexed thereto, are hereby ceded to, and shall be to the use, and under the government of the United States of America.

ARTICLE IV. As soon as the President of the United i States has determined on the time and man- Line to be ner of running the line, from the Currahee u mountain, to the head or source of the main south branch of the Oconee, and notified the chiefs of the Creek land of the same, a suitable number of persons on their part shall at

Trading or tend to see the same completed : And if the military President should deem it proper, then to fix ports 19,00 on any place or places adjoining the river, and on the Indian lands for military or trading posts; the Creeks who attend there, will concur in fixing the same, according to the wishes of the President. And to each post, the Indians shall annex a tract of land of five miles square, bordering one side on the river. And the said lands shall be to the use and under the government of the United States of America. Provided always, that whenever any of the trading or military posts mentioned in this treaty, shall, in the opinion of the President of the United States of America, be no longer necessary for the purposes intended by this cession, the fame shall revert to, and be. come a part of the Indian lands.

ARTICLE V.
Whenever the President of the United

States of America, and the king of Spain, Chiess to attend the may deem it advisable to mark the boundaries running which separate their territories, the President with Spain. shall give notice thereof to the Creek chiefs,

who will furnish two principal chiefs, and · twenty hunters to accompany the persons em

ployed on this business, as hunters and guides
from the Chocktaw country, to the head of
St. Mary's. The chiefs shall receive each half
a dollar per day, and the hunters one quarter
of a dollar each per day, and ammunition, and
a reasonable value for the meat delivered by
them for the use of the persons on this service.

ARTICLE VI.
The Treaties of Hopewell, between the

United States and the Chocktaws and Chickaline with faws, and at Holston between the Cherokees Chiodaws and the United States, mark the boundaries and Chicke

of those tribes of Indians. And the Creek nation do hereby relinquish all claims to any part of the territory inhabited or claimed by the citizens of the United States, in confor. mity with the faid treaties.

ARTICLE VII. The Creek nation shall deliver, as soon as practicable, to the superintendant of Indian af

fairs, at such place as he may direct, all citizens Prisoners to be given of the United States; white inhabitants and ap negroes who are now prisoners in any part of

the said nation, agreeable to the treaty at New-York, and also all citizens, white inhabitants, negroes and property taken since the figning of that treaty. And if any such pfi.

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