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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
334 1882 12 21 200 CHIPPEWA/OJIBBEWA CARADOC TOWNSHIP MIDDLESEX CERTAIN LOTS IN CARADOC TOWNSHIP, MIDDLESEX COUNTY. TO BE LEASED 125 II

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Date: 1882/12/21

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No. 200.


Know All Men By These Presents that we, the Chief and Principal Men of the Band of Indians known as the Chippewas of the Thames, owning and occupying the Caradoc Indian Reserve in the County of Middlesex, in the Province of Ontario and Dominion of Canada, have hereunto set our hands and seals, for and on behalf of the voting members of the said Band, being this day assembled in council summoned for that purpose, whereat a majority of the said voting members agreed to surrender and yield up, and by these presents do surrender and yield up unto Our Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her heirs and successors, all the right, claim and title which the Band aforesaid possesses of, in and to those certain parcels or tracts of land and premises lying and being in our reserve aforesaid, and more particularly known and described as follows, viz.: The east half of the north half of lot number five, in the second range, containing fifty acres. The east half of the north half of lot number six, in the second range, containing fifty acres. The west three-quarters of the north half of lot number seven, in the second range, containing seventy-five acres. The gore of lot number thirteen, in the second range, containing about thirty acres. The southwest quarter of the south half of lot number one, in the second range, containing twenty-five acres. The northeast sixty acres of the south half of lot number five, in the second range. The west three-quarters of the south half of lot number six, in the second range, containing seventy-five acres. The west half of the north half of lot number five, in the third range, containing fifty acres. The east three-quarters of the north half of lot number nine, in the third range, containing seventy-five acres. The north half of lot number ten, in the third range, containing one hundred acres. The north half of lot number eleven, in the third range, containing one hundred acres. The east half of the south half of lot number two, in the third range, containing fifty acres. The west half of the south half of lot number three, in the third range, containing fifty acres. The east half of the south half of lot number six, in the third range, containing fifty acres. The east part of the north half of lot number one, in the fourth range, containing forty acres. The south half of the north half of lot number eight, in the third range, containing fifty acres. The east half of the south half of lot number two, in the fourth range, containing fifty acres. The east half of the north half of lot number two, in the fourth range, containing fifty acres. The west half of the south half of lot number three, in the fourth range, containing fifty acres. The west half of the north half of lot number three, in the fifth range, containing fifty acres. Lot number eight, in the fifth range, containing two hundred and three acres. The south half of lot number nine, in the fifth range, containing fifty acres. Lot number ten, in the fifth range, containing one hundred and three acres. Lot number seven in the sixth range, containing ninety-eight acres. The east part of lot number eleven, in the sixth range, containing one hundred acres. And the north half of lot number one, in the sixth range, containing one hundred acres. All the within described lands, being in the said Caradoc Indian Reserve, in the County of Middlesex, Province of Ontario and Dominion of Canada.

In trust, with the object of the lands in question being leased for the benefit of the Indians to whom the respective portions of the said lands have been or may hereafter be allotted, to such person or persons and upon such terms and conditions as the Government of the said Dominion may deem most conducive to the interest of us and our people.

In Witness Whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals at the Caradoc Indian Reserve this twenty-first day of December, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two.


In the presence of:

Thomas Gordon, Indian Agent


Chief Joseph Fisher [L.S.]

Chief Nelson Beaver [L.S.]

Chief John Chicken [L.S.]

John Henry [L.S.]

Abel Waucaush [L.S.]

Thomas Fisher, Sen. [L.S.]

Francis Debary [L.S.]

William Debary [L.S.]

Joseph Beaver [L.S.]

Peter Brigham [L.S.]


Province of Ontario

To Wit:

Personally appeared before me Thomas Gordon, of the Town of Strathroy, County of Middlesex, Indian Agent, and Chief Joseph Fisher, of the Caradoc Indian Reserve, who being duly sworn severally depose and say:

And the said Thomas Gordon for himself saith:

That the annexed surrender was assented to by the said Chief and Principal Men and by a majority of the said Band of Indians entitled to vote at a meeting or council thereof summoned for that purpose.

That such meeting or council was held in his presence and he heard such assent given.

That he was duly authorized to attend such meeting or council by the Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs.

And the said Joseph Fisher for himself saith:

That he is the Chief of the Chippewas of the Thames, residing on the Caradoc Reserve, and was entitled to vote at the meeting or council aforesaid.

That the annexed release or surrender was assented to by him and by a majority of the members of the said Tribe or Band of Indians entitled to vote at the council or meeting before mentioned.

That the said assent was given at a meeting or council of the said Tribe or Band of Indians summoned for that purpose, at which himself and the other said members of the said Tribe or Band of Indians were present, and also the said other deponent, Thomas Gordon.

Sworn before me by the said deponents, Thomas Gordon and Joseph Fisher, this second day of January, A.D. 1883.


Thomas Gordon,

Indian Agent.

Joseph Fisher,

Chief.


Wm. Elliot,

County Judge, Mx.


Recorded 9th March, 1883.

Lib. 80, Fol. 568.

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.