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A French visitor describes the Menominee's 1838 annuity payment.

Un Payement de Menomonies, 1838

An account written in 1855 by de Neveu of his visit in October 1838 to the Wolf River to witness the payment to the Menominee Indians of their annual payment from the United States government. A typed English translation follows the color images of the original manuscript.

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Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
Treaty Councils, from Prairie du Chien to Madeline Island
Creator: Neveu, Gustave de, 1811-1881.
Pub Data: Original manuscript in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives (SC 2275). An English translation was published in the Proceedings of the Wisconsin Historical Society, 1910, pp. 158-164.
Citation: Neveu, Gustave de. "Un Payement de Menomonies, 1838." Original manuscript in the Wisconsin Historical Society Archives (SC 2275), accompanied by English translation; Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 4/24/2014
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