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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
820 1806 9 5 & 6 14 MISSISSAGUA TORONTO; TRAFALGAR; NELSON TOWNSHIPS PEEL; HALTON CONFIRMATORY SURRENDER. PART OF TORONTO TOWNSHIP, PEEL COUNTY, AND PARTS OF TRAFALGAR AND NELSON TOWNSHIPS, HALTON COUNTY 36 I
907 1806 9 5-6 14 MISSISSAGUA NELSON TOWNSHIP HALTON   CONFIRMATORY SURRENDER 36 I
1242 1806 9 5-6 14 MISSISSAGUA TORONTO TOWNSHIP PEEL REGION BY MISSISSAGUA INDIANS. CONFIRMATORY SURRENDER. PART OF TOWNSHIP 36 I
1251 1806 9 5-6 14 MISSISSAGUA TRAFALGAR TOWNSHIP HALTON   BY MISSISSAGUA INDIANS. CONFIRMATORY SURRENDER. PART OF TOWNSHIP 36 I

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No. 14.


LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR'S OFFICE,

York, 12th September, 1806.


Sir—I am directed by His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor to transmit to you herewith the deed of conveyance and release for the lands purchased from the Mississagua Indians for the use of His Majesty in the Home District, dated the 6th September, 1806, to which is annexed a plan of the same; also a lease of the above tract from the Indians for one year, dated the 5th September, 1806, the receipt of which you will please to acknowledge.

I have the honor to be, Sir,

Your most obedient servant,

Wm. Hatton, Secretary.


John Small, Esq.,

&c., &c., &c.

This Indenture, made the fifth day of September, in the Year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six, between Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan, and Wabakagego, Principal Chiefs, Warriors, and people of the Mississague Nation of Indians of the one part and His Majesty George the Third, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, of the other part. Witnesseth: that the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan, and Wabakagego, in consideration of five shillings apiece of lawful money of Great Britain to them in hand paid by His said Majesty at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged) and for other good causes and considerations them hereunto specially moving, have bargained and sold, and by these presents do, and each of them doth bargain and sell unto His said Majesty, His heirs and successors, all that parcel or tract of land situate in the Home District of the Province of Upper Canada, containing by admeasurement eighty-five thousand acres, be the same more or less, together with all the woods and waters thereon lying and being, which said eighty-five thousand acres of land are butted and bounded or may be otherwise known as follows, that is to say:

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 of Our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven; 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 west produced from the outlet at Burlington Bay being the northeastern boundary line of the Township of Flamborough East, and of the purchase in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two; then along the said line south forty-five degrees east two hundred and thirty-three chains and fifty-eight links, more or less, to the lands granted to Captain Joseph Brant; then north forty-five degrees east one hundred and twenty-seven chains, to the northerly angle of said lands; then south forty-five degrees east two hundred and ninety-three chains, more or less, to Lake Ontario; then northeasterly along the water’s edge of said lake to the eastern bank of the River Etobicoke, the place of beginning; and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, yearly and other rents, issues and profits thereof and of every part and parcel thereof, to have and to hold the said parcel or tract of land and all and singular other the premises hereinbefore mentioned, or intended to be bargained and sold, and every part and parcel thereof, with their and every of their rights, members, and appurtenances, unto His said Majesty, His heirs and successors, from the day next before the day of the date of these presents for and during and unto the full end and term of one whole year from thence next ensuing and fully to be completed and ended, yielding and paying therefor unto the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan, and Wabakagego the yearly rent of one peppercorn at the expiration of the said term if the same shall be lawfully demanded.

To the intent and purpose that by virtue of these presents and of the statute made for transferring uses into possession, His said Majesty may be enabled to accept a grant and release of the freehold reversion and inheritance of the same premises and every part and parcel thereof to him His said Majesty, His heirs and successors, to the uses to be declared by another Indenture, intended to bear date the next day after the date hereof.

In Witness Whereof, the parties first above named have to these presents set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of:

D. Cameron, Commissioner on behalf of the Province

Donald MacLean, Commissioner on behalf of the Province

Geo. R. Ferguson, Capt. Canadian Regiment

William L. Crowther, Lieut. 41st Regt.

James Davidson, Hospital Staff

H. M. Smith,

P. Selby, Asst. Secy. I. A.,

J. B. Rousseaux,

David Price, Interpreter,

Wm. Claus, D.S.G., On behalf of the Crown. [L.S.]

Chechalk (totem) [L.S.]

Quenepenon (totem) [L.S.]

Wabukanyne (totem) [L.S.]

Okemapenesse (totem) [L.S.]

Wabenose (totem) [L.S.]

Kebonecence (totem) [L.S.]

Osenego (totem) [L.S.]

Acheton (totem) [L.S.]

Patequan (totem) [L.S.]

Wabakagego (totem) [L.S.]


This Indenture, made the sixth day of September, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and six, between Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan and Wabakegego, the Principal Chiefs, Warriors and people of the Mississauga Nation of Indians of the one part, and His Majesty George the Third, by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, of the other part, witnesseth: that for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand pounds of lawful money of Upper Canada to the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan and Wabakegego, in hand well and truly paid by His said Majesty at or before the ensealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof they the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan and Wabakegego do hereby acknowledge, and from the same and every part thereof do severally and respectively acquit, release and discharge His said Majesty, His heirs and successors forever by these presents.

They the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan and Wabakegego, have and every of them hath granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released and confirmed, and by these presents do and every of them doth grant, bargain, sell, alien, release and confirm unto His said Majesty (in his actual possession now being by virtue of a bargain and sale to him thereof made by the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan and Wabakegego, in consideration of five shillings apiece, by Indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents for the term of one whole year, commencing from the day next before the day of the date of the same Indenture of bargain and sale and by force of the statute made for transferring uses into possession) and to his Heirs and successors—all that parcel or tract of land situate in the Home District of the Province of Upper Canada, containing by admeasurement eighty-five thousand acres, be the same more or less, together with all the woods and waters thereon lying and being under the reservations hereinafter expressed; which said eighty-five thousand acres of land are butted and bounded or may be otherwise known as follows, that is to say: 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 of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty-seven; 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 west produced from the outlet at Burlington Bay, being the north-eastern boundary line of the Township of Flamborough East, and of the purchase in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two; then along the said line south forty-five degrees east two hundred and thirty-three chains and fifty-eight links, more or less, to the lands granted to Captain Joseph Brant; then north forty-five degrees east one hundred and twenty-seven chains to the northerly angle of said lands; then south forty-five degrees east two hundred and ninety-three chains, more or less, to Lake Ontario; then north-easterly along the water’s edge of said lake to the eastern bank of the River Etobicoke, the place of beginning. And the reversion and reversions, remainder and remainders, yearly and other rents, issues and profits thereof; and also all the estate, right, title, inheritance, use, trust, possession, property, claim and demand whatsoever of them the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan and Wabakegego, and every of them in, to, or out of the same premises and every or any part thereof—except and always reserved out of this present grant unto the said Chechalk, Quenepenon, Wabukanyne, Okemapenesse, Wabenose, Kebonecence, Osenego, Acheton, Patequan and Wabakegego and the people of the Mississauga Nation of Indians, and their posterity for ever—the sole right of the fisheries in the Twelve Mile Creek, the Sixteen Mile Creek, the River Credit and the River Etobicoke, together with the lands on each side of the said creeks and the River Credit as delineated and laid down on the annexed plan, the said right of fishery and reserves extending from the Lake Ontario up the said creeks and River Credit the distance hereinafter mentioned and described and no further.

And the right of fishery in the River Etobicoke from the mouth of the said river to the allowance for road between the first and second concessions south side of Dundas street, and no further.

The reserve on the River Credit commencing on Lake Ontario at a white oak squared post, piled with stones, and standing at the distance of one mile north-easterly from the centre of the said river at the first bend thereof; then north sixty-nine degrees west one hundred and ninety-six chains; then south sixty-four degrees west one hundred and fifty-five chains; then north forty-five degrees west one hundred and seventy-seven chains, more or less, to the rear boundary of the purchase line; then along said purchase line, and crossing the said river south thirty-eight degrees west two miles, or one hundred and sixty chains, to the western boundary line of said Reserve; then south forty-five degrees east two hundred and seventy chains; then north sixty-four degrees east one hundred and ninety-one chains; then south sixty-nine degrees east sixty-three chains, more or less, to Lake Ontario at another white oak squared post standing on the bank of said lake at the distance of two miles south-westerly from the place of beginning; then along the water's edge of Lake Ontario north-easterly to the place of beginning. The reservation on the Sixteen Mile Creek, commencing on the shore of Lake Ontario at an oak post squared and marked "M.L.R., N. 45° W." at the distance of forty chains north-easterly from the centre of said creek; then north forty-five degrees west one hundred and eighteen chains, more or less, to the allowance for road between the second and third concession south of Dundas street; then south thirty-eight degrees west and crossing the said creek one mile to the western boundary line of said reservation; then south forty-five degrees east one hundred and twenty-four chains more or less to Lake Ontario, at a large black ash tree (two trunks issuing from one root) marked “M.L.R., N. 45° W.”; then north-easterly along the water’s edge to the place of beginning. And also all the waters and low grounds lying between the high banks on both sides of said creek extending from the southern boundary of the allowance for road between the aforesaid second and third concessions to the southern boundary of the allowance for road between the first and second concessions south of Dundas street—and no further. And the reservation on the Twelve Mile Creek—commencing on the shore of Lake Ontario at a post squared and marked "M.L.R., N. 66° W.," at the distance of forty chains north-easterly from the centre of said creek; then north sixty-six degrees west one hundred and seven chains; then north thirty-six degrees west fifty-seven chains more or less to the southern boundary of the allowance for road between the second and third concessions south of Dundas street; then south thirty-eight degrees west one mile, crossing said creek to the western boundary line of said reservation; then south thirty-six degrees east fifty-seven chains; then south sixty-six degrees east one hundred and seventeen chains, more or less to Lake Ontario; then north-easterly along the water’s edge to the place of beginning. And also the waters and low grounds lying between the high banks on each side of the said creek, extending from the southern boundary of the allowance for road between the second and third concessions before mentioned to the southern boundary of the allowance for road between the first and second concessions south of Dundas street, and no further: To have and to hold the said parcel or tract of land and all and singular other the premises mentioned to be hereby granted and released as aforesaid with their and every of their appurtenances unto His said Majesty, His heirs and successors, to the use of His said Majesty, His heirs and successors forever.

In Witness Whereof, the said parties first above named have to these presents set and put their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of us:

D. Cameron, Commissioner on behalf of the Crown.

Donald MacLean, Commissioner on behalf of the Crown

H. M. Smith

Geo. R. Ferguson, Capt. Canadian Regiment,

Peter Selby, Asst. Secy. I. A.,

J. B. Rousseaux,

Wm. M. Crowther, Lieut. 41st Regt.,

James Davidson, Hospital Staff,

David Price, Interpreter.


W. Claus. D.S.G. on behalf of the Crown [L.S.]

Chechalk, (totem) [L.S.]

Quenepenon, (totem) [L.S.]

Wabukanyne, (totem) [L.S.]

Okemapenesse, (totem) [L.S.]

Wabenose, (totem) [L.S.]

Kebonecence, (totem) [L.S.]

Osenego, (totem) [L.S.]

Acheton, (totem) [L.S.]

Patequan, (totem) [L.S.]

Wabakegego, (totem) [L.S.]


We do hereby certify that the following goods were delivered in our presence to the Mississauga Nation, subscribers to the within deed, being the consideration therein mentioned, viz.:

Articles Quantity Unit Price (per item) (£) (s.) (d.)
Ball and shot Nineteen hundred weight 14 cwt. at 54s. 6d., 5 cwt. at 55s. 52 3 0
Blankets of 1 point Thirty-one pairs 10s. 6d. 16 5 6
1 ½ Thirty-six pairs 11s 10d per pair 21 6 0
2 Thiry-nine pairs 14s. 27 6 0
2 ½ Seventy pairs 29s 11d per pair 70 17 6
3 Fifty-two pairs 29s 11d per pair 77 15 8
Calico Seventeen pieces 306 yds at 53s per piece 45 1 0
Caddee Three hundred and fifteen yds 24yds at 14s, 25yds at 17s 6d per yd 38 13 6
Cloth, broad Forty-nine yards 24 yds at 14s., 25 yds at 17s. 6d. per yard 44 13 6
Flints One thousand 0 19 7
Guns, common Fifty-two 28s. 72 16 0
Chiefs’ Eighteen 56s each 50 8 0
rifles Sixteen 77s each 61 12 0
Gunpowder Three hundred seventy-five pounds 203s. per barrel 38 1 3
Hats, plain Sixty-three 4s 9d each 14 19 3
“ laced Fifteen 10s 3d 8 8 9
Hooks, fishing Seven gross 5s 8d per gross 1 19 8
Handkerchiefs, silk Four dozen 50s per dozen 10 0 0
Hoes Two hundred 2s 6d each 25 0 0
Harrow pins Thirteen 65 ¼ lbs 8 ½ d per lb 2 6 2 ¾
Kettles, brass Two-hundred eighty and three quarter lb 3s 6d 49 2 7 ½
Knives, butcher’s One and a half gross 50s per gross 3 15 0
Linen Two hundred and fifty-four yds 2s 10d per yd 35 19 8
Looking glasses Seven doz 5s 7d per doz 1 19 1
Molton Nine pieces 80s per piece 36 9 0
Ploughshare, Coulter hook and swivel One, 37 ¼ lb 7 ½ d per lb 1 3 3 ½
Ribbon Fifty -two pieces, 18 yds each 22pcs at 8s 10d, 30 at 9s 10d p/ piece 24 9 4
Serge, embossed Two hundred and ninety seven yds 2s 5d per yd 35 17 9
Strouds Fifteen pieces 109s per piece 81 15 0
Steels, fire Five gross 5s 7d per gross 1 7 11
Scissors Seven and a half doz. 8s 4d per doz 3 2 6
Tobacco, carrot Four hundred eighty-six pounds 1d. per lb11d per lb 25 5 6
Thread Five lb 5s 7d per lb 1 7 11
Vermillion Twenty-two lb 4s 11d per lb 5 8 2


Amounting in the whole to one thousand pounds, 9 shillings, and one penny three farthings, Province currency…. 1000 9 1¾

River Credit, September, 1806.

D. Cameron, Commissioners on behalf of the Province.

Donald MacLean, Commissioners on behalf of the Province.

Geo. R. Ferguson, Capt. Canadian Regiment,

Wm. L. Crowther, Lieut. 41st Regiment,

James Davidson, Hospital Staff.

  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.