Treaty of Hoe Buckintoopa

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The approximate area to be ceded shaded in Maroon in relation to the future U.S. state of Mississippi.

The Treaty of Hoe Buckintoopa was signed on August 31, 1803 between the Choctaw (an American Indian tribe) and the United States Government. The treaty ceded about 853,760 acres (3,455.0 km2) of Choctaw land.[1]


The preamble begins with,

1. Receive fifteen pieces of strouds, three rifles, one hundred and fifty blankets, two hundred and fifty pounds.


James Wilkison, Mingo Pooscoos, Alatala Hooma.

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  1. ^ Brescia, William "Bill" (1982). "Treaties and the Choctaw People". Choctaw Tribal Government: A New Era. Choctaw Heritage Press, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. p. 15. 

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