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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
238 1796 9 7 6 CHIPPEWA/OJIBBEWA LONDON; DORCHESTER; NORTH OXFORD TOWNSHIPS MIDDLESEX, OXFORD LONDON TOWNSHIP AND PART OF NORTH DORCHESTER, MIDDLESEX COUNTY; PART OF NORTH OXFORD TOWNSHIP, OXFORD COUNTY 17 I
446 1796 9 7 6 CHIPPEWA DORCHESTER TOWNSHIP, NORTH MIDDLESEX BY CHIPPEWA INDIANS. PART OF TOWNSHIP 17 I
707 1796 9 7 6 CHIPPEWA LONDON TOWNSHIP MIDDLESEX BY CHIPPEWA INDIANS. THE TOWNSHIP 17 I
1000 1796 9 7 6 CHIPPEWA OXFORD TOWNSHIP, NORTH MIDDLESEX   BY CHIPPEWA INDIANS. PART OF TOWNSHIP 17 I


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No. 6.

UPPER CANADA.


To all to whom these presents may come, Greeting.

Whereas, we the principal Chiefs, Warriors and People of the Cheppewa Nation of Indians being desirous for a certain consideration hereinafter mentioned of selling and disposing of a certain parcel or tract of land situate and lying on the north side of the River Thames or River La Tranche and known in the Indian name by Escunnisepe unto His Britannic Majesty King George the Third our great Father.

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Now Know Ye, that we the said principal Chiefs, Warriors and People of the Chippewa Nation for and in consideration of the sum of twelve hundred pounds Quebec currency value in goods estimated according to the Montreal price now delivered to us, the receipt whereof we hereby acknowledge, have given, granted, sold, disposed of and confirmed, and by these presents do give, grant, sell, dispose of and confirm forever unto Alexander McKee, Esquire, Deputy Superintendent General and Deputy Inspector General of Indians and of their affairs on behalf of His said Britannic Majesty King George the Third His heirs and successors, all that parcel or tract of land situate and lying on the north side of the River Thames as aforesaid, beginning at a certain station on the north bank of the said river about nineteen miles above the Deleware Village, following the windings of the said river, and about twelve miles distant from the said village in a direct northerly course, being about two miles above a limestone rock and spring on the said river, which station will be more perfectly found by a line run from the main or lower fork at London six miles on a course south, sixty-eight degrees thirty minutes west by the magnet; thence north or place of beginning as aforesaid; from thence north, twenty-one degrees thirty minutes west till it intersects the said River Thames, which intersection is the station or place of beginning as aforesaid ; from thence north, twenty-one degrees thirty minutes west twelve miles; thence north sixty-eight degrees thirty minutes east twelve miles; thence south twenty-one degrees thirty minutes east till it intersects a right line running from the upper forks of the said river at Oxford to the main or lower forks of the said river at London; thence along the said line to the said upper forks on a course north sixty-eight degrees thirty minutes east ; thence down the said River Thames, following the several windings and courses with the stream to the place of beginning. To have and to hold the said parcel or tract of land together with all the woods and waters thereon situate, lying and being unto the said Alexander McKee, Esquire, for and on behalf of His said Britannic Majesty King George the Third His heirs and successors for ever free and clear of and from all claims, rights, privileges or emoluments which we the said Chiefs, Warriors and People of the said Chippawa Nation might have before the execution of these presents, and free and clear of any pretended claim which our children or descendants may hereafter make to the same, hereby renouncing and forever absolving ourselves, our children, descendants and posterity of all title to the said parcel or tract of land, the soil, woods and waters thereof, in favour of the said Alexander McKee, Esquire, for and on behalf of His said Britannic Majesty, His heirs and successors for ever.

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In Witness Whereof we have for ourselves and the rest of our Nation hereunto set our respective marks and seals this seventh day of September, in the thirty-sixth year of the reign of King George the Third, having first heard this instrument openly read and rehearsed in our own language and fully approved by ourselves and our Nation. And in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six.

Present at the execution and delivery of this instrument, and witnesses thereto :


A. McKee, D.S.G.D.I.G.I.A., on behalf of His Majesty, [L.S.]


Richard Pollard, *

Thos. Smith, * Coms. On the behalf of the Prov. Of Upper Canada.

T. Mckee, Supt. N.W.D.

A. Iredell, D.S.W.D.

John Martin.

G. Selby, A.S.I.A.

Charleveaume, +

Nicola Lasille, +

Jaque X Peltier, + Interpreters

David Tait.

Indian Witnesses

Shimindock, Chief of the Ottawas. (totem)

Negig, Chief        do           (totem )

Mitchewass,      do           (totem)


Camcommenania, (totem) [L.S.]

Negig (totem) [L.S.]

Wapenousa, (totem) ics

Kitchymughqua, (totem). [L.S.]

Nawacissynabe, (totem) [L.S.]

Ticomegasson, (totem) [L.S.]

Kiashke, (totem) [L.S.]

Wasson, (totem) [L.S.]

WIttaness, (totem) [L.S.]

Peyshiky, (totem) [L.S.]

Annamakance, (totem) [L.S.]

Macounce, (totem) [L.S.]

Nangee, (totem) [L.S.]


We do certify that the following goods were delivered in our presence to the Chippawa Nation, subscribers to the within deed, being the consideration therein mentioned as sent from the General Indian Store by order of the Commander in Chief.

Blankets 3 points 120 blankets.
2 ½ do 290 do
2 do 250 do
1 ½ do 368 do
1 do 290 do
Cloth, broad 5 pieces 91 3/4 Yards
do livery 16 do
Cadis 3 pieces 120 ½ do
Calico 13 do and 2 yards 236 do
Combs, ivory 120
do horn 180
Callimanco 4 pieces and 8 yards 120 yards.
Embossed serge 8 pieces 247 do
and 13 do
Fish hooks 1,440
Flints 1,440
Fire steels 124
Guns, Chiefs 15
Gunpowder Pounds 278
Handkerchiefs Black silk 12
do Crimson barred 21
Hoes Carolina 67
Hats Laced 24
do Plain 40
Knives Butchers 400
do Pen 72
Kettles Brass, pounds 200
Copper, pounds 73
Tin, number 60
Linen Irish, 20 pieces 500 yards.
Looking glasses 120
Moltons 10 pieces 300 yards.
Pipes Tobacco 3,456
Ribband 144
Rifles 11
Strouds 15 pieces 525 yards.
Shot and ball Pounds 2,100
Scissors Pairs 72
Thread Pounds 32
Trunks Red leather gilt 54
Tobacco Pounds 465
Vermillion Pounds 80


A bullock furnished by the D. Commissary, value  £12 10 0

Rum                       do by                     do Quebec curry. 11 15 0


Amounting in the whole to twelve hundred pounds Quebec Currency.


Richard Pollard, *

Thos. Smith, * Coms. On the behalf of the Prov. Of Upper Canada.

T. Mckee, Supt. N.W.D.

A. Iredell, D.S.W.D.

John Martin.

G. Selby, A.S.I.A.

Charleveaume, +

Jaque X Peltier, +

Nicola Lasille, + Interpreters

David Tait


Entered in the Register, for the County of Kent, Letter B., Fol. 4, the twenty second day of October, 1796, at ten o’clock in the forenoon.

RICHARD POLLARD,

Register.

  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.