October 20, 1832: Chickasaws cede six million acres in Treaty of Pontotoc Creek

In exchange, the Chickasaws were given land west of the river. The treaty stipulated that they would receive proceeds from the sale of land, but they were never compensated.

Image: Baldric reputedly given to Dr. John Miller by William Colbert, Chief of the Chickasaws, when he left Mississippi.

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