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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
147 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE BRANTFORD TOWNSHIP BRANT GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
180 1793 1 14 4 CANBOROUGH TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
219 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE CAYUGA TOWNSHIP, NORTH HALDIMAND GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
226 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE CAYUGA TOWNSHIP, SOUTH HALDIMAND GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
459 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE DUMFRIES TOWNSHIP, NORTH WATERLOO GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
463 1793 1 4 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE DUMFRIES TOWNSHIP, SOUTH BRANT GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
478 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE DUNN TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
752 1862 10 6 4 CHIPPEWA AND OTTAWA MANITOULIN ISLAND LAKE HURON BY CHIPPEWA AND OTTAWA INDIANS. THE ISLAND EXCEPT RESERVES MENTIONED. TO HON. WILLIAM MCDOUGALL 235 I
894 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE MOULTON TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
914 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE NICHOL TOWNSHIP WELLINGTON COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
953 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE ONEIDA TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND COUNTY GRANT BY LT.-GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
957 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE ONONDAGA TOWNSHIP BRANT COUNTY GRANT BY LT.-GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
1024 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE PILKINGTON TOWNSHIP WELLINGTON COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
1149 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE SENECA TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
1154 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE SHERBROOKE TOWNSHIP HALDIMAND COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
1162 1793 1 14 4 DUNN; SHERBROOKE; MOULTON; CANBOROUGH; NORTH AND SOUTH CAYUGA; ONEIDA; SENECA; TUSCARORA; ONONDAGA; BRANTFORD; SOUTH DUMFRIES; NORTH DUMFRIES; WATERLOO; WOOLWICH; PILKINGTON; NICHOL TOWNSHIPS HALDIMAND COUNTY; BRANT COUNTY; WATERLOO COUNTY; WELLINGTON COUNTY DUNN, SHERBROOKE, MOULTON, CANBOROUGH, NORTH AND SOUTH CAYUGA, ONEIDA AND SENECA TOWNSHIPS, HALDIMAND COUNTY; TUSCARORA, ONONDAGA, BRANTFORD AND SOUTH DUMFRIES TOWNSHIPS, BRANT COUNTY; NORTH DUMFRIES, WATERLOO AND WOOLWICH TOWNSHIPS, WATERLOO COUNTY; PILKINGTON AND NICHOL TOWNSHIPS, WELLINGTON COUNTY. GRANT TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
1169 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE DUNN; SHERBROOKE; MOULTON; CANBOROUGH; NORTH AND SOUTH CAYUGA; ONEIDA; SENECA; TUSCARORA; ONONDAGA; BRANTFORD; SOUTH DUMFRIES; NORTH DUMFRIES; WATERLOO; WOOLWICH; PILKINGTON; NICHOL TOWNSHIPS HALDIMAND COUNTY; BRANT COUNTY; WATERLOO COUNTY; WELLINGTON COUNTY SIX NATION INDIANS -- GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE.  DUNN, SHERBROOKE, MOULTON, CANBOROUGH, NORTH AND SOUTH CAYUGA, ONEIDA AND SENECA TOWNSHIPS, HALDIMAND COUNTY; TUSCARORA, ONONDAGA, BRANTFORD AND SOUTH DUMFRIES TOWNSHIPS, BRANT COUNTY; NORTH DUMFRIES, WATERLOO AND WOOLWICH TOWNSHIPS, WATERLOO COUNTY; PILKINGTON AND NICHOL TOWNSHIPS, WELLINGTON COUNTY. 9 I
1305 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE TUSCARORA TOWNSHIP BRANT COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
1351 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE WATERLOO TOWNSHIP WATERLOO COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I
1397 1793 1 14 4 LT. GOV. SIMCOE WOOLWICH TOWNSHIP WATERLOO COUNTY GRANT BY LT. GOV. SIMCOE. THE TOWNSHIP. TO SIX NATION INDIANS 9 I

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No. 4.

J. Graves Simcoe.

{Great Seal of Canada.}

George the Third, by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith and so forth.

To all to whom these present shall come, Greeting :-—

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Know Ye, that whereas the attachment and fidelity of the Chiefs, Warriors, and people of the Six Nations, to Us and Our Government has been made manifest on divers Occasions by their spirited and zealous Exertions, and by the Bravery of their Conduct, and We being desirous of showing our Approbation of the same and in recompence of the Losses they may have sustained of providing a convenient Tract of Land under Our protection for a safe and suitable Retreat for them and their Posterity, Have of Our Special Grace, certain Knowledge and mere motion, given and granted and by these Presents Do Give and Grant to the Chiefs, Warriors, Women and People of the said Six Nations and their Heirs for ever, All that District or Territory of Land, being Parcel of a certain District lately purchased by Us of the Mississague Nation, lying and being in the Home District of Our Province of Upper Canada, beginning at the Mouth of a certain River formerly known by the name of the Ouse or Grand River, now called the River Ouse, where it empties itself into Lake Erie, and running along the Banks of the same for the space of Six Miles on each side of the said River, or a space co-extensive therewith, conformally to a certain Survey made of the said Tract of Land, and annexed to these Presents, and continuing along the said River to a Place called or known by the Name of the Forks, and from thence along the main Stream of the said River for the space of Six Miles on each side of the said Stream, or for a space equally extensive therewith, as shall be set out by a Survey to be made of the same to the utmost extent of the said River as tar as the same has been purchased by us, and as the same is bounded and limited in a certain Deed made to Us by the Chiefs and People of the said Mississague Nation, bearing Date the Seventh Day of December, in the year of Our Lord One thousand seven hundred and thirty-two ; To Have and to Hold the said District or Territory of Land so bounded as aforesaid of Us, Our Heirs and Successors, to them the Chiefs, Warriors, Women, and people of the Six Nations, and to and for the sole use and Behoof of them and their Heirs for ever, Freely and Clearly of and from, all, and all manner of rents, fines, and services whatever to be rendered by them or any of them to Us or Our Successors for the same, and of and from all conditions, stipulations and agreements whatever, except as hereinafter by us expressed and declared. Giving and granting, and by these Presents confirming to the said Chiefs, warriors, women, and people of the said Six Nations and their Heirs, the full and entire possession, use, benefit and advantage of the said district or territory, to be held and enjoyed by them in the most free and ample manner, and according to the several customs and usages of them the said Chiefs, ‘warriors, women, and people of  the said Six Nations: Provided always, and be it understood to be the true intent and meaning of these Presents, that, for the purpose of assuring the said lands, as aforesaid to the said chiefs, warriors, women and people of the Six Nations, and their heirs, and of securing to them the free and undisturbed possession and enjoyment of the same, it is our royal will and pleasure that no transfer, alienation, conveyance, sale, gilt, exchange, lease, property or possession, shall at any time be had made or given of the said district or territory, or any part or parcel thereof, by any of the said Chiefs, Warriors, women or people, to any other nation or body of people, person or persons whatever, other than among themselves the said Chiefs, warriors, women and people, but that any such transfer, alienation, conveyance, sale, gift, exchange, lease or posession shall be null and void, and of no effect whatever, and that no person or persons shall possess or occupy the said district or territory or any part or parcel thereof, by or under any pretence or any such alienation, title or conveyance, as aforesaid, or by or under any pretence whatever, under pain of our severe displeasure.

And that in case any person or persons other than them, the said Chiefs, warriors, women and people of the said Six Nations, shall under pretence of any such title as aforesaid presume to possess or occupy the said district or territory or any part or parcel thereof, that it shall and may be lawful for us, our heirs, and successors, at any time hereafter, to enter upon the lands so occupied and possessed by any person or persons other than the people of the said Six Nations, and them the said intruders thereof and therefrom, wholly to dispossess and evict, and to resume the part or parcel so occupied to ourselves, our heirs and successors : Provided always, that if at any time the said Chiefs, warriors, women and people of the said Six Nations should be inclined to dispose of and surrender their use and interest in the said district or territory or any part thereof, the same shall be purchased for us, our heirs and successors, at some public meeting or assembly of the Chiefs, warriors and people of the said Six Nations, to be holden for that purpose by the Governor, Lieutenant Governor or person administering our Government in our Province of Upper Canada.

In Testimony Whereof, we have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent, and the Great Seal of our said Province to be hereunto affixed. Witness, His Excellency John Graves Simcoe, Esquire, Lieutenant Governor and Colonel Commanding our Forces in our said Province. Given at our Government House, at Navy Hall, this fourteenth day of January, in the year of Our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three, in the thirty-third year of Our Reign.

Wm. Jarvis, Secretary.                                                                                    J.G.S.

Recorded 20th Feby, 1837,

Lib. F., Folio 106.

D. Cameron, Sy. and Regr.

  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.