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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
971 1852 6 17 66 CHIPPEWA ORILLIA TOWNSHIP, NORTH SIMCOE COUNTY BY CHIPPEWA INDIANS. PART OF LOT 2, CON. 1 (20 ACRES 50 PERCHES) 159 I

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No. 66.

This Indenture, made and concluded this seventeenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty-two, between William Yellowhead, Thomas Naningeshkung, James Bigwind, George Young, Joseph Snake, John Aissance, James Aissance, Peter Gadahgegwun and John Jones, the Principal Chiefs, Warriors and people of the Indian Tribes commonly designated and known as the Chippewas of Lakes Huron and Simcoe, of the one part, and Her Majesty the Queen Victoria by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, of the other part, Witnesseth: that for and in consideration of the sum of five shillings of lawful money of the Province of Canada by Her said Majesty to the said William Yellowhead, Thomas Naningeshkung, James Bigwind, George Young, Joseph Snake, John Aissance, James Aissance, Peter Gadahgegwun and John Jones. well and truly paid at or before the sealing and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge, and for and in consideration of the further condition and trust hereinafter contained and expressed, they the said William Yellowhead, Thomas Naningeshkung, James Bigwind, George Young, Joseph Snake, John Aissance, James Aissance, Peter Gadahgegwun and John Jones, have and each and every of them hath granted, bargained, sold, released, surrendered and forever yielded up, and by these presents do and each and every of them doth grant, bargan, sell, release, surrender and forever yield up unto Her said Majesty, Her heirs and successors, in trust, for the purpose of enabling her sald Majesty, Her heirs and successors, to sell the same to the best advantage for the use, benefit and behalf of them the said William Yellowhead, Thomas Naningeshkung, James Bigwind, George Young, Joseph Snake, John Aissance, James Aissance, Peter Gadahgegwun and John Jones, and their people and posterity forever, all that certain piece or parcel of land and premises situated, lying and being in the northern division of the Township of Orillia, in the County of Simcoe, and in the Province of Canada, being composed of part of lot number two in the first con cession of the said northern division of the said Township of Orillia, and commencing at a post planted on the north side line of said lot, being twenty-one chains and thirty-three links from the north-west angle of the said lot; thence north sixty degrees east twelve chains to the centre of said first concession to a post there planted; thence south thirty degrees east one chain forty links, more or less, to a post planted and forming the jog in the said north side line; thence north sixty degrees east eight chains to a post there planted; thence south thirty degrees east eight chains twenty-five links to a post there planted; thence south sixty degrees west forty-one chains thirty-three links, more or less, to the township line between the Townships of Orillia and Medonte; then north thirty-three degrees west one chain; thence north sixty degrees east twenty-one chains thirty-three links to a post there planted; thence north thirty degrees west eight chains and sixty-five links, be the same more or less, to the place of beginning; containing by admeasurement twenty acres and fifty perches of land, more or less. Together with all the rights, privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining, and all the estate and interest of them the said William Yellow head, Thomas Naningeshkung, James Bigwind, George Young, Joseph Snake, John Aissance, James Aissance, Peter Gadahgegwun and John Jones, their tribe, nation and people. To have and to hold the same to Her said Majesty the Queen, Her heirs and successors, for the purpose herein already mentioned forever.

In Testimony Whereof, the said Principal Chiefs and Warriors, on their own behalf as well as on behalf of their tribe, nation and people, do hereunto make and affix their sign or totem against their seals, respectively, at Orillia, on the day and date first herein written.

Read, explained in Council, signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:

Adam Paterson,

Comm’r. Queen’s Bench,

John Simpson,

Joseph Naningeshkung,

Interpreter.


Chief William Yellowhead, (his totem) [L.S.]

Chief Thomas Naningeshkung, (his totem) [L.S.]

Chief James Bigwind, (his totem) [L.S.]

Chief George Young, (his totem) [L.S.]

Chief Joseph Snake, (his totem) [L.S.]

Chief John Aissance, (his totem) [L.S.]

Chief James Aissance, (his totem) [L.S.]

Chief John Jones, (his totem) [L.S.]

Peter Gadahgegwun, (his totem) [L.S.]



Certified,


T. G. ANDERSON, V.S.I.A.


W. B. Hamilton, witness to the signature of :

James Aissance,

John Simpson, witness to the signature of :

John Jones,

Charles Keeeshick, Interpreter,

John Simpson, Frederick C. M. Fraser, witness to the signature of :

Perer Gadahgegwun,

John Simpson.

Certified,

T. G. ANDERSON, S.I.A.

  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.