1837 Claims Approved in Council of Chippewa

We the Chiefs of the Chippewa Tribe, whose names are hereunto subscribed, ???? that the following claims in debt, be paid out of the fund set apart <2 lines blacked out due to tape.>

Claim No.Claimant NameClaimedAllowed Claim
25Henry A. LEVAKE$1,000.00 $500.00
23Estate of Jno. JOHNSTON$6,985.55 $5,785.55
31Louis NOLEN$654.00 $436.00
42James Lawrence SCHOOLCRAFT$1,807.58 $1,600.00
44George JOHNSTON$1,430.00 $1,430.00
39Ephram JOHNSON$160.25 $160.25
30Thomas EDWARD$400.00 $150.00
43Kewayzee Shawano $665.98

Signed: (Above all noted with x his mark.)

Signed and admitted on presence of:
Done in open Council this 13th day of Sept. 1837.

Henry R. Schoolcraft U.S, Indian Agent

SOURCE: Mackinac Agency
Letters Received by the Office of Indian Affairs 1824-1881
National Archives Microfilm Publications M234 Roll 402 1828-1838