Treaty of Lewistown (1829)

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<p>On August 3, 1829, members of the Shawnee Indians natives and the Seneca Indians natives signed the Treaty of Lewistown with the United States. In this treaty, Senecas and Shawnees living at Lewistown, Ohio, gave up their claim to the land and joined other Ohio Seneca Indians natives already living on a reservation west of the Mississippi River. The United States government granted this group of about three hundred Indians Native Americans sixty thousand acres of land in the west and a six thousand dollar advance on the sale of their Ohio lands. In addition, the United States presented the natives with blankets, plows, axes, hoes, rifles, and other supplies.</p>
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