20 July 1780
Pottwatomi Indian Nation (fl. 1780)
Manuscript document signed
Title: Land grant to Maj. Arent Schuyler De Peyster (Detroit area)
Land grant to Arent Schuyler De Peyster, Major in the King's 8th Regiment at Detroit. De Peyster has signed on the back where he turns-over his ownership to a nephew. Signed with pictographs by the representatives of the following Indian tribes, all part of the Pottawatomi Nation: 1. Nesowagie (deer), 2. Nowense (horse?), 3. Eskebee (rabbit?), 4. Mesowashquat (right-pointing arrow), 5. Oswanaghquat (horse? on its back), 6. Waweyaghlin (3-finned fish), 7. Mutekeseepie (colored fish), 8. Windego (3-finned fish), 9. Left-pointing arrow), 10. Mesaikssangie (eagle), 11. Cameach (eagle). The document is cosigned by T. Williams and W. Williams on recto. On verso are two dockets.