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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
62 1877 12 21 167 WYANDOTT ANDERDON TOWNSHIP ESSEX BY WYANDOTT INDIANS. SOUTHERLY 2/3 OF LOT 13, CON. 1, AND SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 8, CON. 3 FOR SOLOMON WHITE; SOUTH 1/2 OF SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 7, CON. 3, FOR MARY L. WHITE; INDIAN MARSH FOR CHIEF JOSEPH WHITE 66 II
1371 1877 12 21 167 WYANDOTT ANDERDON TOWNSHIP ESSEX COUNTY CHIEF JOSEPH WHITE -- WYANDOTT INDIANS. INDIAN MARCH IN ANDERDON TOWNSHIP, ESSEX COUNTY 66 II
1372 1877 12 21 167 WYANDOTT ANDERDON TOWNSHIP ESSEX COUNTY SOLOMON WHITE -- BY WYANDOTT INDIANS. SOUTHERLY 2/3 OF LOT 16, CON. 1, ALSO SOUTH 1/2 OF SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 8, CON. 3, ANDERDON TOWNSHIP, ESSEX COUNTY 66 II
1409 1877 12 21 167 WYANDOTT OR HURON ANDERDON TOWNSHIP ESSEX COUNTY WYANDOTT OR HURON INDIANS -- SOUTHERLY 2/3 OF LOT 13, CON. 1, AND SOUTH 1/2 OF SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 8, CON. 3, FOR SOLOMON WHITE, SOUTH 1/2 OF SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 7, CON. 3, FOR MARY L. WHITE; INDIAN MARSH, FOR CHIEF JOSEPH WHITE, ANDERDON TOWNSHIP, ESSEX COUNTY 66 II

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Date: 1877/12/21

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No. 167.

Know all Men by These Presents, that we, the undersigned Chief and Warriors of the Wyandott Indians of the Township of Anderdon, in the County of Essex and Province of Ontario, being a majority of the male members of the said Wyandott Indians of the full age of twenty-one years, in council, summoned and assembled for that purpose, according to their rules, and held in the presence of Robert McKenzie, Esquire, Commissioner and Visiting Superintendent of Indian Affairs, duly authorized to attend such council, for and in consideration of the trusts, and for the several purposes, hereinafter mentioned, and of the sum of one dollar of lawful money of Canada (the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged), in our names, and in the name of the whole, and on behalf of our said Nation or Band, have given, assigned, released, and surrendered, and by these presents do give, assign, release, and surrender unto Her Majesty, Her successors and assigns, all and singular those certain parcels or tracts of land and premises situate, lying, and being in the Township of Anderdon, in the County of Essex, and Province of Ontario, being composed of: Firstly: The southerly two-thirds part of lot number thirteen, in the first concession of the said Township of Anderdon, containing sixty-seven acres, more or less, and the south half of the south half of lot number eight, in the third concession of the said Township of Anderdon, containing one hundred acres, more or less. Secondly: The south half of the south half of lot number seven, in the third concession of the said Township of Anderdon, containing fifty acres, more or less. And thirdly: The Indian marsh, or land and water, which may be described as follows, that is to say: Commencing at the point where the westerly boundary line of lot number thirty-three, in the first concession of the said Township of Anderdon, is intersected by the channel bank or centre of the River Canard; thence south-westerly, following the said channel bank or centre of the said River Canard to its mouth, at a point intersecting the westerly boundary line of lot number twenty-two, in the said first concession of the said Township of Anderdon, produced; thence on the course of the said last mentioned westerly boundary line, produced, to the channel bank of the River Detroit; thence northerly, up stream, following the said channel bank of the River Detroit to a point intersecting the westerly boundary line of the said lot number thirty-three, produced; thence following the said last-mentioned boundary line eastwardly to the place of beginning. To have and to hold the said land and premises, with its appurtenances, unto Her Majesty, Her successors and assigns forever, in trust, and for the purposes following, that is to say: The parcels of land firstly above described in trust, to grant, convey and assure the same in fee simple unto Solomon White, of the said township of Anderdon, Barrister-at-law, and a member of the said Wyandott Indians; the parcel secondly above described, in trust, to grant, convey and assure the same in fee simple unto Mary L. White, the wife of the Said Solomon White, also a member of the said Wyandott Indians; and the parcel of land and water, or marsh, thirdly above described, in trust, to grant, convey and assure the same in fee simple unto Joseph White, of the said Township of Anderdon, Chief of the said Wyandott Indians, according to the provisions of Section 93 of the Indian Act of 1876. In Witness Whereof, we, the said Chief and Warriors of the said Wyandott Indians, for ourselves, and in the name and on behalf of the said Wyandott Indians, have hereunto set our hands and seals in council, at our Council House, at Anderdon aforesaid, this twenty-first day of December, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-seven. Robt. Mackenzie, V.S. And Commr. Joseph White, Jr

Joseph White, Jr. [L.S.] Joseph Warrow [L.S.] Thos. B. White [L.S.] Alex. Clarke [L.S.] Rand. Clarke [L.S.] Lewis Warrow [L.S.] Israel J. Splitlog [L.S.] Joseph Clarke [L.S.] Geo. G. Clarke [L.S.] Thomas M. Warrow [L.S.] Peter White [L.S.] Peter D. Clarke [L.S.] James Clark [L.S.] S. White [L.S.] Ontario, County Of Essex To Wit.

I, Robert McKenzie, of the Town of Sarnia, in the County of Lambton, in the Province of Ontario, make oath and say: 1. That I was personally present and did see the foregoing surrender duly signed, sealed, executed and unanimously assented to by the above named persons, being the majority of the male members of the Wyandott Indians of Anderdon of the full age of twenty-one years, in council duly assembled, for that purpose among others. 2. That the said surrender was executed and assented to at the Council House on the reserve of the said Wyandott Indians, on the day of its date, in my presence. 3. That I know all of the said persons, being the male members and a large majority of the said Wyandott Indians of Anderdon, who executed and assented to the said surrender. 4. That I am a subscribing witness to the said surrender. Sworn before me at the Town of Sandwich, in the County of Essex and Province of Ontario, on the 22nd day of December, A.D. 1877. Robt. Mackenzie, V.S. and C. G. W. Lecatt, Judge of the County Court, County of Essex.

Ontario, County Of Essex To Wit.

I, Joseph White, the younger, of the Town of Windsor, in the County of Essex, merchant, make oath and say: 1. That I am a male member of the full age of twenty-one years, of the Wyandott Indians of Anderdon, and as such duly entitled to be present and to vote on any right or question affecting the interests of the said Wyandott Indians, in council assembled. 2. That I was personally present and did see the foregoing surrender duly signed, sealed, executed and assented to, unanimously, by the persons above named, who form a majority of the male members of the Wyandott Indians of Anderdon of the full age of twenty-one years, entitled to be present at and to vote at any meeting or council assembled for the purpose of making a surrender of their lands. 3. That the said surrender was executed and assented to at the Council House, on the reserve of the Wyandott Indians of Anderdon aforesaid, on the day of its date, in my presence. 4. That I know all the said persons, being the male members and a large majority of the said Wyandott Indians of Anderdon, who executed and assented to the said surrender, of which I am a subscribing witness. Sworn before me at the Town of Sandwich, in the County of Essex, this 22nd day of Dec., A.D. 1877.

Joseph White, Junr.

G. W. Lecatt, Judge of the County Court for the County of Essex.

Recorded 25th February, 1878. Lib. 60, Folio 75.

L. A. Catellier, Deputy Registrar-General of Canada.


  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.