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Map Showing the Lands Assigned to Emigrant-Indians West of Arkansas and Missouri /

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This map provides the locations of Indigenous tribes west of Arkansas and Missouri. The map includes numbers of Indigenous peoples who emigrated to land given, the tribes given land and the amount, the number of Indigenous people east of the Mississippi, and numbers of Indigeous peope who reside west of the Mississippi.

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Title(s): 
Map Showing the Lands Assigned to Emigrant-Indians West of Arkansas and Missouri
Date: 
1833
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
39.731
Previous Number(s): 
Map 125; 3926.731
Department: 
Inscribed in blue pencil, "1833" underneath title along left edge on verso; Inscribed in type, "Estimated quantity of Land assigned to the tribes, who have emigrated from the Eastern to the Western side of the Mississippi. acres- Choctaws, 15,000,000. Creeks & Seminoles, 13,140,000. Senecas & Shawnees, 100,000. Quapaws, 96,000. Hankeshaws & Weas, 160,000. Kaskaskias & Peorias, 96,000. Ottowas, 94,000. Shawanees, 1,600,000. Delawares, 2,208,000. Kickapoos, 766,000." in bottom left corner on recto; Inscribed in type, "Statement of the number of the Indians West of the Mississippi Who have emigrated. Delawares, 826. Shawanees, 1,250. Kickapoos, 470. Ottowas, 200. Weas, 222. Piankeshaws, 162. Peorias & Kaskaskias, 132. Potawatomies, 141. Senecas from Sandusky, 251. Senecas & Shawanees, 211. Creeks, 2,459. Cherokees, 5,000. Appalachicoles, 265. Chocktaws, 150,003." along bottom edge on recto; Inscribed in type, "Statement of the number of Indian tribes east of the Mississippi. Indians in New York, 4,716. Indians from New York at Green Bay, 725. Wyandot in Ohio and Michigan, 623. Winnebagoes, 1,591. Ottowas & Chippewas of Lake Michigan, 530. Chippewas, 6,793. Chippewas, Ottowas, and Potawatomies, 8,000. Miamies, 1,200. Weas, 60. Creeks, 22,668. Cherokees, 10,000. Chickasaws, 5,429. Choctaws, 3,500. Siminoles, 2,420. Appalachicoles, 340. Menomonies, 4,200. Pottawatomies, 1,400." along bottom edge on recto; Inscribed in type, "Statement of the number of the Indian tribes resident West of the Mississippi. Sioux, 27,500. Ioways, 1,200. Sacs of the Missouri, 500. Omahas, 1,400. Ottoes & Missourias, 1,600. Pawnees, 10,000. Camanches, 7,000. Mandans, 15,000. Minetarees, 15,000. Assinaboins, 8,000. Crees, 5,000. Gros Ventres, 3,000. Crow, 45,000. Quapaws, 450. Caddoes, 800. Poncas, 800. Osages, 5,120. Kansas, 1,471. Sacs, 4,800. Arickaras, 3,000. Chayennes, 2,000. Blackfeet, 30,000. Foxes, 1,600. Arrepakas & Keawas, 1,400." in bottom right corner on recto; "Part of these have gone Wesr of the River, but their numbers is not known." along bottom edge on recto; Inscribed in pencil, "Map. 125" in bottom right corner on recto; Inscribed, "Map. 125" in bottom right corner on verso; Inscribed in blue pen ink, "1833 0-3" on red and white rectangular sticker in bottom right corner on verso; Inscribed in black ink, "IR 58 1/2 Roll Dup" in upper left corner on verso; Inscribed in pencil, "31" in upper left corner on verso.
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