From Ohio History Central
The Treaty of Fort Industry was signed on July 4, 1805. In this treaty the Wyandot Indians, the Ottawa Indians, the Chippewa Indians, the Munsee Indians, the Delaware Indians, the Potawatomi Indians, and the Shawnee Indians relinquished one-half million acres of land south of Lake Erie and west of the Cuyahoga River in northeastern Ohio. This land was part of the Connecticut Western Reserve.
The United States government agreed to make payments of one thousand dollars each year to the Wyandot, Munsee, Delaware, and Shawnee tribes. The Ottawa, Chippewa, and Potawatomi groups then living along the Huron River received a payment of four thousand dollars and six yearly payments of two thousand dollars. All of the Indians still kept the right to hunt and fish on the land.
Tarhe, Blue Jacket, and Black Hoof were among the signers of the Treaty of Fort Industry.
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