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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
819 1805 8 2 13a MISSISSAGUA TORONTO; TRAFALGAR; NELSON TOWNSHIPS PEEL; HALTON PROVISIONAL SURRENDER. PART OF TORONTO TOWNSHIP, PEEL COUNTY, AND PARTS OF TRAFALGAR AND NELSON TOWNSHIPS, HALTON COUNTY 35 I
906 1805 8 2 13a MISSISSAGUA NELSON TOWNSHIP HALTON COUNTY PROVISIONAL SURRENDER. PART OF TOWNSHIP 35 I
1241 1805 8 2 13a MISSISSAGUA TORONTO TOWNSHIP PEEL REGION BY MISSISSAGUA INDIANS. PROVISIONAL SURRENDER. PART OF TOWNSHIP 35 I
1250 1802 8 2 13a MISSISSAGUA TRAFALGAR TOWNSHIP HALTON COUNTY BY MISSISSAGUA INDIANS. PROVISIONAL SURRENDER. PART OF TOWNSHIP 35 I


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No. 13a.

Presidents Office, York, 18th June, 1806.

Sir,—Herewith you will please to receive the original provisional agreement for the lands to be purchased from the Mississague Indians at the head of Lake Ontario, as done and executed at the River Credit on the 2nd day of August, 1805. It is transmitted by His Honor the President’s directions, for the purpose of being filed in the Executive Council office, and which you will please acknowledge receiving.

I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obedient humble servant,

Wm. Stanton, Chief Clerk in the President's Office.

Read in Council, 18th June, 1806, and ordered to be filed in the Office.

John SMALL, Esquire, &c., &c., &c., PETER RUSSELL, Presiding Councillor.

We, the Principal Chiefs of the Mississague Nation, for ourselves and on behalf of our Nation, do hereby consent and agree with William Claus, Esquire, Deputy Superintendent General and Deputy Inspector General of Indian Affairs, on behalf of His Majesty King George the Third, that for the consideration of one thousand pounds Province currency, in goods at the Montreal price, to be delivered to us, we will execute a regular deed for the conveyance of the lands hereon marked pink: Commencing at the eastern bank of the mouth of the River Etobicoke, being on the—limit of the western boundary line of the Toronto purchase in the year 1787; then north twenty-two degrees west six miles; then south thirty-eight degrees west twenty-six miles, more or less, until it intersects a line on a course north forty-five degrees, produced from the outlet at Burlington Bay; then along the said produced line one mile, more or less, to the lands granted to Captain Brant; then north forty-five degrees east one mile and a half; then south forty-five degrees east three miles and a half, more or less, to Lake Ontario; then northeasterly along the water’s edge of Lake Ontario to the eastern bank of the River Etobicoke, being the place of beginning, containing seventy thousand seven hundred and eighty-four acres, whenever the goods of the aforesaid value shall be delivered to us. Reserving to ourselves and the Mississague Nation the sole right of the fisheries in the Twelve Mile Creek, the Sixteen Mile Creek, the Etobicoke River, together with the flats or low grounds on said creeks and river, which we have heretofore cultivated and where we have our camps. And—also the sole right of the fishery in the River Credit with one mile on each side of said river. This agreement done, signed and executed by us at the River Credit, this second day of August, one thousand eight hundred and five.

Witnesses present:

J. W. Williams, Capt. 49th Regt., Jno. Brackenbury, Ens. 49th Regt., P. Selby, Assistant Secretary, I. A., J. B. RovussEaux.

W. Claus, Deputy Superintendent General, on behalf of the Crown. [L.S.] Chechalk, [L.S.] Quenippenon, [L.S.] Wabukanyne, [L.S.] Okemapenesse, [L.S.]

  1. Canada Department of Indian Affairs. Indian Treaties and Surrenders, from 1680-1890. Ottawa: S.E. Dawson printer to the King’s most excellent majesty, 1905.