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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
58 1836 9 20 46 WYANDOTT ANDERDON TOWNSHIP ESSEX BY WYANDOTT INDIANS. PART OF TOWNSHIP 113 I
595 1836 9 20 46 WYANDOTT ANDERDON TOWNSHIP ESSEX (HEAD, SIR FRANCIS BOND, LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR)--BY WYANDOTT INDIANS. PART OF ANDERDON TOWNSHI, ESSEX COUNTY 113 I
1404 1836 9 20 46 WYANDOTT OR HURON ANDERDON TOWNSHIP ESSEX COUNTY WYANDOTT OR HURON INDIANS -- PART OF ANDERDON TOWNSHIP, ESSEX COUNTY 113 I

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No. 46. Amherstburg, 20th September, 1836.

We the undersigned Chiefs and Warriors, in the name and in behalf of the Wyandot Tribe of Indians inhabiting the tract of hunting ground commonly known and described as the Huron Reserve, in the Township of Malden, County of Essex, in Upper Canada, being desirous to be permitted to sell a portion of our said hunting ground, or Huron Reserve, which from the industry of the whites has now become highly valuable, and annually to receive the interest of the proceeds thereof without any deductions whatsoever, do hereby this day, in Council at Amherstburg, propose — to our Great Father to surrender to him for the general expenses of the Indians in Upper Canada the south third part (C) of the said Huron Reserve, provided our Great Father will sell for us the north third — part (A) of the said reserve, paying to us and to our tribe annually, as before stated, the interest of the proceeds thereof, without any deductions whatsoever, and provided the stone quarry which we at present occupy be retained for the use of the Wyandot Indians only. Signed in presence of: Geo. Ironside, S.I.A., Jas. Gordon, W. A. Cuthbert, Capt. 15th Regt., Commanding Detachment, N. Rudgurd, Lt. 15th Regt., W. Wallace, M.D., Asst. Surg., 15th Regt.

Thomas Clarke Adam Brown, Joseph Warrow, Peter Gold, Henry Hunt, Nicholas Safira, Thomas Mckee, William Clarke, Peter Clark, Francis Parke, John Baptiste, F, Cotter.

J. Joseph, Secretary.

Approved, F.B. Head Lt. Governor.

We, the undersigned Warriors of the Wyandot Tribe of Indians residing on the Huron Reserve and who were not present at the Council held at Amherstburg on the 21st by His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, for the purpose of disposing of part of our lands— Do hereby make known our approval of the arrangements then entered into by our Chiefs and Principal Men. Amherstburg, 26th September, 1836. Signed in presence of: Geo. Ironside, S.I.A., Jas. Gordon, W. A. Cuthbert, Capt. 15th Regt., Commanding Detachment, N. Rudgurd, Lt. 15th Regt., William Jones, Asst. Supt. Ind. Dent.

Anthony Cotter, Isaac P. Driver, Francis Cotter, Peter Hunt, Nicholas Cotter, Matthew Grey Eyes, Matthew Brown.

Indian Department, Amherstburg, 27th Sept., 1836. Sir, I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 22nd inst., and agreeably to the instructions therein contained, I lost no time in assembling the Indians of the Wyandot Tribe who were not present at the Council of the 21st. I then explained to these people the nature of the agreement which was signed by their Chiefs and brethren. They expressed their approbation of the arrangement in terms of high satisfaction, and signed the enclosed document, which I have now the honor to transmit through you to His Excellency the Lieutenant Governor. I take this opportunity to remind you of the Proclamation which His Excellency was pleased to say he would cause to be sent up to prevent trespasses being committed on the reserve. I have the honor to be, Sir, Your most obedient Humble servant,

Geo. Ironside,

J. Joseph, Esquire, S. I. A. Secretary to His Excellency Sir Francis B. Head,

Toronto.

  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.