408

From Mapping Land Theft by Canada
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Index Text

Click "Expand" to expand index table

ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
1506 1899 1 7 408 RIVER DESERT BAND MANIWAKI TOWNSHIP OTTAWA OR WRIGHT COUNTY PARTS OF LOTS 32, 33, 34, GATINEAU FRONT RANGE (101.33 ACRES) 250
1835 1899 1 7 408 RIVER DESERT BAND MANIWAKI TOWNSHIP OTTAWA OR WRIGHT COUNTY PARTS OF LOTS 32, 33, 34, GATINEAU FRONT RANGE (101.33 ACRES) 250
Be a part of this project and contribute a polygon.

This treaty has not yet been mapped. The Mapping Land Theft project depends on collaboration to populate the map and this wiki-environment with data and analyses, check the How to Contribute page for details on how to contribute to the project's online map and this wiki-environment.

408

Date: 1899/07/01

407 409

Source Document Transcription

Source document pg. 1[1]
pg.2

No. 408.

Know all Men by these Presents, THAT WE, the undersigned Chief and Principal men of The River Desert Band of Indians resident on our Reserve in the Township of Maniwaki in the County of Ottawa in the Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada, for and acting on behalf of the whole people of our said Band in Council assembled, Do hereby release, remise, surrender, quit claim and yield up unto Our Sovereign Lady The Queen, her Heirs and Successors forever, ALL AND SINGULAR, that certain parcel or tract of land and premises, situate, lying and being in the Maniwaki Indian Reserve in the County of Ottawa and Province of Quebec containing by admeasurement One Hundred and one and thirty three hundredths acres be the same more or less and being composed of those portions of lots numbers 32, 33, and 34, in the Gatineau Front Range of the Indian Reserve in the Township of Maniwaki aforesaid, being composed of the northern unsold portions of said lots southwest of the property of the Reverend Oblate Fathers, and also those southerly portions of lots 32 and 33, in the same Range southerly and easterly of the aforesaid property belonging to Reverend Oblate Fathers, not including the road allowance in front of said lots along the Gatineau River.

TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the same unto Her said Majesty THE QUEEN, her Heirs and Successors forever, in trust to Sell the same to such person or persons, and upon such terms as the Government of the Dominion of Canada may deem most conducive to our welfare and that of our people.

AND upon the further condition that all moneys received from the Sale thereof, shall, after deducting the usual proportion for expenses of management, be placed to our credit and the interest thereon paid to us and our descendants as to the Superintendent General of Indian Affairs may seem best.

AND WE, the said Chief and Principal men of the said Band of Indians do on behalf of our people and for ourselves, hereby ratify and confirm, and promise to ratify and confirm, whatever the said Government may do, or cause to be lawfully done, in connection with the sale of the said property and the disposal of the money to be derived therefrom.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our seals this seventh day of January in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety-nine.

Signed, Sealed, and Delivered in the presence of

W. J. McCaffrey

Indian Agent


Louis Commandan [L.S.]

Simon Otjik [L.S.]

John Mcdougal [L.S.]

Joseph Minass [L.S.]

Peter Tenesco [L.S.]

Michel Comando [L.S.]


Dominion Of Canada,

Province of Quebec

County of Ottawa

To Wit:

Personally appeared before me, William James McCaffrey Indian Agent of the Village of Maniwaki in the Province of Quebec and Simon Otjik Chief of the said Band of Indians.


AND the said William James McCaffrey for himself saith:—

That the annexed Release or Surrender was assented to by a majority of the male members of the said Band of Indians of the………….. of the full age of twenty-one years then present.

That such assent was given at a meeting or council of the said Band summoned for that purpose and according to their Rules.

That he was present at such meeting or council and heard such assent given.

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

That no Indian was present or voted at said council or meeting who was not a member of the Band or interested in the land mentioned in the said Release or Surrender.


And the said Simon Otjik says:

That the annexed Release or Surrender was assented to by him and a majority of the male members of the said Band of Indians of the full age of twenty-one years then present.

That such assent was given at a meeting or council of the said Band of Indians summoned for that purpose, according to their Rules, and held in the presence of the said William James McCaffrey.

That no Indian was present or voted at such council or meeting who was not an habitual resident on the Reserve of the said Band of Indians or interested in the land mentioned in the said Release or Surrender.

That he is a Chief of the said Band of Indians and entitled to vote at the said meeting or council.

Sworn before me by the said Deponents at the Township of Maniwaki in the County of Ottawa this 13th day of January A.D., 1899

W. J. McCaffrey

Indian Agent

Simon Otjik


Anastase Roy J.P.


Accepted by the Governor in Council on the 23rd Jan. 1899.

John J. McGee

Clerk of the Privy Council.


Recorded 14th February 1899

Lib: 163. Fol: 212.


P. Pelletier

Acting Dep. Registrar General of Canada.

  1. Canada. Indian Treaties and Surrenders from No. 281 to No. 483. CIHM/ICMH Digital Series = CIHM/ICMH Collection Numérisée. Ottawa: C.H. Parmelee, 1912.