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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
816 1795 10 24 3.75 MISSISSAGUA NELSON TOWNSHIP HALTON PART OF NELSON TOWNSHIP, HALTON COUNTY (3,450 ACRES) 8 I
904 1795 10 24 3.75 MISSISSAGUA NELSON TOWNSHIP HALTON COUNTY THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND FIFTY ACRES 8 I

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No 3¾.

Source document pg. 1[1]

To all persons to whom these presents shall come, Greeting :

Know ye, that we Wabakanyne, Tabandan, Wabanip, Wanipanant, Okemapenes, and Potakquan, Sachems and Chief Warriors and principal women of the Messissague nation of Indians in the Province of Upper Canada, for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred pounds good and lawful money of the said Province to us in hand well and truly paid before the ensealing and delivery hereof, on the part and behalf of His Britannick Majesty, have given, granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released, conveyed, and confirmed, and by these presents, Do give, grant, bargain, alien, release, convey and confirm unto His said Britannick Majesty, and to His heirs and Successors forever, a certain tract or parcel of Land, butted and bounded as follows, to wit, Beginning at the outlet (so called) between Burlington Bay and Lake Ontario, and thence extending down the said Lake on the North shore thereof about one mile or more to a Creek, falling into the said Lake, called by the said Messissague Indians Lamabinnecon; thence running north forty-five degrees west parallel with the former purchase line from the said outlet and carrying the full breadth between the said lines, full so far as to contain Three thousand four hundred and fifty acres.

To have and to hold the said granted and bargained premises, with all the privy leges and appurtenances thereof, to His said Britannick Majesty and to His Successors, to His and their own proper use, benefit and behoof forever, we the aforesaid Sachems, Chief Warriors and Principal women, hereby engaging to warrant and defend the said granted premises against all claims and demands by, from or under us or any others of the Messissague Nation.

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In Witness whereof we the said Sachems and Chief Warriors and principal women of the said Mississague nation, have hereunto set our hands and seals this twenty-fourth day of October in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five.

Signed, sealed and delivered, in presence of us.

John Buller, Adjutant.

R. H. Sheaffe, Captain 5th Regt.

J. M. Masor, Lieut. 5th Foot.

Wm. Gainfort, Ens. 15th Regt.

W. Johnson Chew, Indian Dept.

A. Jones, D.P.S.


Wabakanyne, [L.S.] (totem)

Wabanip, [L.S.] (totem)

Wanapenant, [L.S.] (totem)

Tabandan, [L.S.] (totem)

Okamapenes, [L.S.] (totem)

Patopkquan, [L.S.] (totem)

  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.