Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress Page: 61
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A PPENDIX—To Gales & Beaton's Register.
Location and Improvement of Indians.
[H. of R.
Names of the Tribes.
States and Territories in
Wyandotts, _ -
Chippewas and Otta-
was, the former by
far the most numer-
Miami, and Eel River?
Indians, - - 5
Sauka and Foxes,
Potawattamies and ^
Chippewas, - 5
do - -
by each Tribe.
Indiana and Illinois,
Georgia 8c Alabama,
and Tennessee, -
Mississippi and Ala-
fThe quantity of land claimed by
I these tribes is contained in seve-
I ral reservations, secured to them
respectively, by treaty. Be-
sides these there are a number
. of other reservations, secured
K separately, to individual Indians,
containing- together, 16,200
acres ; making the whole quan-
tity claimed in this statr, 409,501
acres, according to information
obtained from the General Land
'These tribes reside, in some de-
cree, promiscuously, and the
number stated comprehends all
those inhabiting the country
north of Illinois, and between
Lake Michigan and Mississippi
rivers, as well as those residing
in the peninsula formed by
' akes Erie and Michigan, and
the northern boundary of India-
na. The quantity of land men-
tioned is that claimed by the In-
dians in the peninsula only; but
in what proportion by the res-
pective tribes, cannot be ascer-
f A. part of these lands is claimed
| by the Potawatamies and Chip-
1 pewas, (who reside partly in this
j state and in Illinois,) but in what
j proportion there are no means
This is the whole quantity of
land claimed by Indians in this
state, including the Pottawata-
mies and Chippewas, but there
are no means of distinguishing
the quantity owned by each
tribe. The number of Saufcs
and Foxes, embraces those on
both sides of the Mississippi j
there being no means of ascer-
taining the particular number of
^them in Illinois.
C Claim lands in both states; quan-
tity claimed by them separately
( from other tribes, not known.
The quantity of land here stated
is the whole quantity claimed by
all these tribes within the states
mentioned); of which
The Creeks claim in Georgia,
The Cherokees in do. 5,292,160
j The Creeks and Cherokees, in
Alabama, - - 5,995,200
The Cboctaws, do. 781,440
The Chickasaws, do. 495,5S6
The Cherokees, in Tennessee,
The Choctaws and Chickasaws,
Un Mississippi, 15,705,000
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Gales, Joseph, 1761-1841. Register of Debates in Congress, Comprising the Leading Debates and Incidents of the Second Session of the Eighteenth Congress, book, 1825; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc30752/m1/437/: accessed October 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.