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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
182 1834 2 8 38 SIX NATIONS CANBOROUGH TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND BY SIX NATION INDIANS. PART OF THE TOWNSHIP 91 I
222 1834 2 8 38 SIX NATIONS CAYUGA TOWNSHIP, NORTH HALDIMAND BY SIX NATION INDIANS. PART OF THE TOWNSHIP 91 I
227 1834 2 8 38 SIX NATIONS CAYUGA TOWNSHIP, SOUTH HALDIMAND BY SIX NATION INDIANS. THE TOWNSHIP 91 I
479 1834 2 8 38 SIX NATIONS DUNN TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND BY SIX NATION INDIANS. THE TOWNSHIP 91 I
897 1834 2 8 38 SIX NATION MOULTON TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND COUNTY BY SIX NATION INDIANS. PART OF TOWNSHIP 91 I
1182 1834 2 8 38 SIX NATION DUNN; PARTS OF MOULTON, CANBOROUGH AND CAYUGA TOWNSHIPS HALDIMAND COUNTY SIX NATION INDIANS -- DUNN TOWNSHIP AND PARTS OF MOULTON, CANBOROUGH AND CAYUGA, HALDIMAND COUNTY 91 I
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No. 38.

This Indenture, made the eighth day of February, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty-four, between Henry Brant, Jacob Martin, John Johnson, Awennaras, Oneida Joseph Dewaserake, Kanonhewenigoton, Kahnehdakeh, Otatselite, Skahnehdatih, Laurence Davids, Tayekawehhe, Odigwahdonah, William Alvis, Joseph Takehnystontye, Shakokasyahs, Skayentaken, Shohvadowava, Ohnaweva and Jacob Johnson, and John Onakavonton, and Kanouhgendawihis, Sachems or Chiefs of the Six Nation Indians, residing on the Grand River, in the Districts of Gore and Niagara, at their Council fire, of the one part, and His Majesty William the Fourth, 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 five shillings of lawful money of Upper Canada by His said Majesty to the said Henry Brant, Jacob Martin, John Johnson, Awennaras, Oneida Joseph Dewaserake, Kanonhewenigoton, Kahnehdakeh Otatselite, Skahnehdatih, Laurence Davids, Tayekawehhe, Odigwahdonah, William Alvis, Joseph Takehnystontye, Shakokavyahs, Skayendaken, Shohvadowava, Ohnaweva, and Jacob Johnson, and John Onakavonton, and Kanonhgendawihis, Sachems or Chiefs of the Six Nation Indians, as aforesaid, at their Council fire aforesaid, well and truly paid at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof the said Henry Brant, Jacob Martin, John Johnson, Awennaras, Oneida Joseph Dewaserake, Kanonhewenigoton, Kahnehdakeh, Otatselite, Skahnehdatih, Laurence Davids, Tayekawehhe, Odigwahdonah, William Alvis, Joseph Takehnystontye, Shakokasyahs, Skayventaken, Shohvadowava, Ohnawera, and Jacob Johnson, and John Onakavonton, and Kanouhgendawihis, do hereby acknowledge, and of and from the same and every part thereof do acquit, release and discharge His said Majesty, His heirs and successors forever by these presents, they the said Henry Brant, Jacob Martin, John Johnson, Awannaras, Oneida Joseph Dewaserake, Kanonhewenigoton, Kahnehdakeh, Otatselite, Skahnehdatih, Laurence Davids, Tayekawehhe, Odigwahdonah, William Alvis, Joseph Takehnystontye, Shakokasyahs, Shayentaken, Shohvadowava, Ohnoweva, and Jacob Johnson, and John Onakavonton, and Kanouhgendawihis have, and each of them, hath granted, bargained, sold, released, surrendered and forever yielded up, and by these presents do and each of them doth grant, bargain, sell, release, surrender and forever yield up, all that parcel or tract of land lying and being situate on the Grand River, in the County of Haldimand, in the District of Niagara, and is composed of what is now called the Township of Dunn, and part of the Townships of Moulton, Canborough and Cayuga, and containing, by estimation, fifty thousand two hundred and twelve acres, be the same more or less, including the waters of the Grand River, and is butted and bounded as follows, that is to say: Commencing where a post has been planted in the line on the east side of the allowance for road between the Townships of Canborough and Cayuga, and on the north side of the allowance for road between the first and second concessions of the Township of Cayuga, and at the south-east angle of that parcel of land surrendered to the King by the said Six Nation Indians on the nineteenth day of April, one thousand eight hundred and thirty-one; thence south seventy-three degrees west nine hundred and five chains twenty-six links, more or less, to the western limit of the lands of the Six Nation Indians ; thence south sixty-two degrees thirty minutes east eight hundred and seventeen chains twenty-six links, more or less, to the original corner tree or south-west angle of the lands of the said Six Nation Indians, on the north shore of Lake Erie; thence easterly along the shore of Lake Erie in front of the Townships of Cayuga and Dunn to the east side of the mouth of the Grand River ; thence northerly and westerly along the east side of the Grand River, about four hundred and fifty chains to where a stake has been planted between the town plot of Dunnville and that portion of the said tract of land situate in the township of Moulton; thence north thirty degrees east seventy-nine chains, more or less, to where a post has been planted in the Township of Moulton ; thence north sixty-two degrees thirty minutes west one hundred and forty chains seventy-nine links, more or less, to where a post has been planted in the Township of Canborough; then south fifty-one degrees thirty minutes west sixty-six chains thirty-six links, more or less, to where a post has been planted on the east shore of the Grand River a few chains west of the mouth of Morden’s Creek: thence north-westerly along the original margin of the Grand River about two hundred and fifty chains to the line on the east side of the allowance for road between the Townships of Canborough and Cayuga; thence north two hundred and thirteen chains, more or less, to the place of beginning. Together with all the woods and waters thereon lying and being, and all and singular the rights, privileges and appurtenances thereto belonging, to have and to hold the said parcel or tract of land and premises, with their and every 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 mentioned have to these presents set and put their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of:

Jas. Winniett, Supt. Indn. Affrs.

Lewis Burwell,

Uriah Tarrant.

Henry Brant, [L.S.]

Awennaras, [L.S.]

Oneida Joseph Dewaserake, [L.S.]

Otatselite, [L.S.]

Tayekawehhe, [L.S.]

Joseph Takehnystontye, [L.S.]

Shohvadowava, [L.S.]

Jacob Martin, [L.S.]

John Onakavonton, [L.S.]

Kanonhewenigoton, [L.S.]

Skahnehdatih, [L.S.]

Odigwahdonah, [L.S.]

Shakokasyahs, [L.S.]

Ohnaweva, [L.S.]

John Johnson, [L.S.]

Kanouhgendawihis, [L.S.]

Kahnehdakeh, [L.S.]

Laurence Davids, [L.S.]

William Alvis, [L.S.]

Skayentaken, [L.S.]

Jacob Johnson. [L.S.]

Received on the day and year within mentioned of His Majesty William the Fourth, the sum of five shillings of lawful money of Upper Canada, being the full consideration money within mentioned to be paid to us.

Witness:

Jas. Winniett, Supt. Indn. Affrs.

Lewis Burwell,

Uriah Tarrant.

Henry Brant,

Awennaras,

Jacob Martin.


  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.