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ENTRY YEAR MONTH DAY NO. FIRSTNATIONSURRENDERING OTHERSURRENDERER LOCATIONNAME COUNTY INDEXTEXT PAGE VOLUME
232 1796 9 7 7 CHIPPEWA CHATHAM TOWNSHIP KENT BY CHIPPEWA INDIANS. GORE OF TOWNSHIP 19 I
237 1796 9 7 7 CHIPPEWA/OJIBBEWA SOMBRA; GORE OF CHATHAM TOWNSHIPS LAMBTON, KENT SOMBRA TOWNSHIP, LAMBTON COUNTY; AND GORE OF CHATHAM TOWNSHIP, KENT COUNTY 19 I
1196 1796 9 7 7 CHIPPEWA SOMBRA TOWNSHIP LAMBTON   BY CHIPPEWA INDIANS. THE TOWNSHIP 19 I

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No. 7.

UPPER CANADA.


To all to whom these presents may come,—Greeting:

Source document pg. 1[1]
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Whereas we the Principal Chiefs, Warriors and people of the Chippawa Nation of Indians being desirous for a certain consideration hereafter shewn of selling and disposing of a certain parcel or tract of land lying on and near to the river called Chenail Ecarté unto His Britannic Majesty King George the Third, our Great Father. Now know ye, that we the said Principal Chiefs, Warriors and people of the Chippawa Nation for and in consideration of the sum of eight 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 for ever unto Alexander McKee, Esquire, Deputy Superintendent General and Deputy Inspector General of Indians and of their affairs, for and on behalf of His said Britannic Majesty King George the Third, His heirs and successors, all that parcel or tract of land lying on and near to the said River Chenail Ecarté, which river is known in the Indian names as follows (that is to say) from the River St. Clair to the first fork on the south side Pakeitchewanse and from the said fork on the north side Wapissejunkissycawpowa, beginning at the said first fork where the Ottawa Village now stands and where the east line of the lands purchased of us and other Indian Nations by the Crown in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety commences and following the several windings of the said river up the stream to the River St. Clair; thence up the said River St. Clair following the several windings thereof to a hickory tree marked with a broad arrow, fifty links above a small run being twelve miles and a half on a direct north course from the said fork; thence east nine hundred and twenty three Gunter’s chains; thence south until it intersects the east line of the said land purchased as aforesaid, in the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety; thence west following the said east line to the said fork, being the place of beginning.

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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 forever, free and clear of and from all claims, rights, privileges and emoluments which we the said Chiefs, Warriors and people of the Chippawa Nation might have before the execution of these presents, and free and clear of any pretended claims 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 forever. In witness whereof we have for ourselves and the rest of our Nation hereunto set our marks and seals this seventh day of September, in the thirty-sixth year of the reign of King George the third and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six, having first heard this Instrument openly read and rehearsed in our own language and fully approved by ourselves and our Nation.

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


Richard Pollard, *

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

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

John Martin.

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

Charleveaume, +

Nicola Lasille, +

his

Jaque X Peltier, + Interpreters

mark

David Tait.

Indian Witnesses

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Shemmendock, Chief of the Ottawas. (totem)

Negig, Chief of the Ottawas. (totem )

Mitchewass, Chief of the Ottawas. (totem)


Negig (totem) [L.S.]

Wapenousa, (totem) ics

Kitchemughqua, (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.]

Camcommenania, (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 80 blankets.
2 ½ do 196
2 do 168
1 ½ do 244
1 do 194
Cloth, livery 5 pieces 73 ¾ yards.
Cadis 7 do 323 do
Callico 8 do 152 do
Callimanco 3 do 80 do
Combs, ivory 80 do
do horn 100
Embossed serge 5 pieces 200 yards
Fish hooks 960
Flints 960
Fire steels 100
Guns, Chiefs 10
Gunpowder Pounds 178
Handkerchiefs Black silk 12
do Barr’d 12
Hoes Carolina 45
Hats Laced 16
do Plain 23
Knives Butchers 900
do Pen 70
Kettles Copper, pounds 43
Brass, do 145
Tin, number 37
Moltons 6 pieces 200 yards
Linen Irish 337 do
Looking glasses 156
Pipes Tobacco 2,304
Ribband 100 yards
Rifles 7
Strouds 15 pieces and 25 yards 340 yards
Shot and ball Pounds 1,400
Scissors Pairs 48
Thread Pounds 21
Trunks 36
Tobacco Pounds 330
Vermillion Pounds 50


                                                                                                               £   s.  d.

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

Rum                       “              “              “              “                              11 15 0


Quebec Currency amounting in the whole to Eight hundred pounds Quebec currency.


Richard Pollard, *

Thos. Smith, * Commissioners on behalf of the Province 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. 47, the twenty second day of October, 1796, at Eleven 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.