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       CANADA.
INDIAN   TREATIES
SURRENDERS.
FROM 1680 TO 1890-IN TWO VOLUMES.
VOL.   II.
v
OTTAWA :
PRINTED BY BROWN CHAMBERLIN, PRINTER TO Tl
EXCELLENT MAJESTY.
1S91.
QUEEN'S MOST  of us
snail,
inter*
the d
No. 140.
Know all Men by these Presents that we the undersigned Chiefs and Principal Men of the Band of Indians owning the Garden River Indian Reserve, in the
Province of Ontario and Dominion of Canada, for and acting on behalf of our people,
do hereby remise, release, surrender, quit claim and yield up unto Our Sovereign
Lady the Queen, Her fieirs and successors forever, all and singular those several
portions of land forming pai-t of said Garden River Indian Reserve, and which,
portions of the said Garden River Reserve may be known and described as follows—
that is to say:
Firstly:—That parcel of land lying parallel with, and about a mile north of St.
Mary River, and enclosed in the territory bounded on the east by Echo River and
on the west by Garden River, containing four hundred acres, with right of way from
the location to the banks of St. Mary River, together with reasonable dock and
shipping privilege.
Secondly:—Commencing at a point about sixty chains north of the St. Mary
River and on a line with the east line of fence of Chief Augustin's garden, and running north far enough to take in the first range of hills north of the St. Mary River,
thence running due east, thence due south, thence due west to the place of beginning,
containing four hundred acres.
Thirdly:—Commencing at a point fifty chains north of the St. Mary River, and
running north on a line with the east line of the tract of land described.
Fourthly:—Thence due north far enough to take in the first range of hills north
of the St. Mary River, thence due east, thence due south, thence due west to the
place of beginning, containing four hundred acres.
To have and to hold the same unto Her said Majesty the Queen, Her heirs and
successors forever, all and singular those certain parcels or tracts of land as above
described, in trust to sell and convey the same, and upon such terms as the Government of the Dominion of Canada shall or may deem most conducive to the interest
of us the said Chiefs and Principal Men and oar people in all time to come.
And upon the further condition that the monies received from the sale thereof
shall, after deducting the usual proportion for expense of management, be placed at *
interest, and that the interest money so accruing from such investment shall be
annually or semi-annually. to us and our  descendants  in all time to  come
sver.
And we the said Chiefs and Principal Men of the Band aforesaid do, on behalf of
people and for ourselves, hereby ratify and confirm whatever the Government
[lis Dominion of Canada may do, or cause to be lawfully done, in connection with
disposal and sale of the said lands.
In Witness TYhereof, we the said Chiefs and Principal Men, have set our hand
and.have affixed our seals unto this Instrument at Garden River Indian Reserve, in
the said Province of Ontario and Dominion of Canada aforesaid, this twenty-fifth day
of November, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four.
Augustin  x   Shingwack,
[L.S.]
Joseph   x   Bell,
[L.S.]
mark.
mark.
his
his
Pjsquetchenene   X
[L.S.]
Francois   x   Recollect,
[L.S.]
mark.
mark.
his
his
George   x   Shingwack:,
[L.S.]
Michelle   x   Cadotte,
]L.S.]
mark.
mark.
his
his
Peter  x Bell,
[L.S.]
Frank   x   Perrault,
[L.S.]
mark
1
mark.  his
Nahquin Jizik, x
mark,
his
Shebahkizik, X
mark,
his
John   x   Wegwoos,
mark.
his
MlZIGUN,     X
mark.
Jarius Amgister,
his
[L.S.]       Michelle   x   Obequock,    [L.S.J
mark,
his
[L.S.]       Joseph  x  Lisage, Jr., [L.S.]
mark.
his
[L.S.]        Louissaent    X    Sateb, [L.S.]
mark,
his
[L.S.]       Joachim   x   Biron, [L.S.]
mark.
his
ThEOPHILE   X  BOISSINAULT,
mark,
Charles Biron,
his
Joseph   x   Biron,
mark.
his
FRANCOIS     X     BOISSINAULT,   [L.S.]
mark.
[L.S.]
[L.S]
[L.S.]
[L;S.]
[LS.]
[L.S.]
Louisson Shingwack,
his
Peter  x  Jones,
mark,
his
William   x  Shebahkizik
mark.
Having been first read and explained,
signed, sealed, and delivered in
the presence of
Wm, Yan Abbott,
Indian Agent j Sault Ste. Marie. J
And we hereby, on oath, certify before the Honorable Walter McCrea, Judge of
Her Majesty's District Court for the District of Algoma, Province of Ontario and
Dominion of Canada aforesaid, that the annexed release or surrender was assented
to and executed by the Chiefs and Principal Men of the Band of Indians therein
mentioned, assembled at a meeting of such Band and tribe summoned for that purpose, and who were entitled to vote thereat.
WM. YAN ABBOTT,
his
AUGUSTIN x SHINGWACK.
mark
Sworn before me at Sault Saint Marie in the "1
District of Algoma and Province of I
Ontario,   this    twenty-sixth   day   of)
November, in the vear of Our Lord
one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four.
Walter McCrea,
Judge, District of Algoma.
Recorded 18th February, 1875.  Liber S, Folio 215.
R. W. Scott,
Secretary of State and Registrar General of Canada.
No. 141.
Know all Men by these Presents, that we the undersigned Chiefs and Warriors of the Wyandott Indians of Anderdon, being a majority of members of the said
Wyandott Indians of Anderdon, for ourselves and for and on the behalf of the whole
of the members of the said Wyandott Indians, do hereby remise, release, surrender,
quit claim and yield up, unto Our Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her successors and assigns forever, all and singular that certain parcel or tract of land and territory, situated
on the River Detroit, in the Township of Anderdon, in the County of Essex and
Province of Ontario, known as " Little Turkey Island," together with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging. To have and to hold the same, unto Her 3fajesty Our Sovereign Lady the
Queen Her successors and assigns forever, in trust, nevertheless, to sell and convey
the same at the best price, and upon such terms as may appear most conducive to
the interests of the said Wyandott Indians, and to invest the proceeds arising therefrom on the best possible terms and rate of interest, on the behalf and for the benefit of the said Wyandott Indians and their descendants.
In Witness Whereof, we have hereunto set our ^hands and seals this twenty-
seventh day of November, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and
seventy-four.
gned, sealed and delivered
in the presence of
Robt. Mackenzie, V.S. & C.
S.White.
Joseph x White, Chief,
Alex. Clark,
Joseph Warrow,
James Clark,
Thos. B. White,
Peter D. Clark,
Tho3Ias Warrow,
Joseph Clark,
S.White,
Randolph Clark,
Peter White,
Israel J. Splitlog,
Joseph J. Clark,
iH
IL.S.
X.S.
'L.S.
L.S.
L.S.
"L.S.'
'l.s:
'l.s:
j'L.S."
'l.s;
'l.s:
We, Robert Mackenzie, Yisiting Superintendent and Commissioner, and Solomon
White, one of the Chiefs of the Wyandott Indians of Anderdon, hereby certify that
the above surrender was freely assented to by a large majority of the said Band of
Indians present at a Council summoned for that purpose, on the day of the date
above expressed.
Taken and sworn before me at Sandwich,
in the  County of Essex, this  28th
day of November, A.D., 1874,
G. W. Leggatt,
Co. Essex. J
Recorded 12th February, 1875. ")
Lib.   S. Folio 211. j
R. W. Scott,
Secretary of State and Registrar-General of Canada.
ROBT. MACKENZIE, Y. S. & C.
S. WHITE.
No. 142.
This Indenture made this seventh day of December, in the year of Our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and seventy-four, between William Ives, of the town and
County of Pictou, in the Province of Nova Scotia, merchant, and Christianna Ives,
his wife, of the one part, and Her Majesty Queen Yictoria, represented herein by the
Minister of the Interior of the Dominion of Canada, of the other part.
Whereas, Her said Majesty Queen Yictoria, represented as aforesaid, has agreed
with the.said William Ives to purchase the lot of land hereinafter described for the
use and benefit of the Micmac Indians in the County of Pictou aforesaid, for the
price or sum hereinafter mentioned.
Now, therefore, this Indenture witnesseth that the said William Ives and Christianna Ives his wife, in consideration of the sum of one thousand one hundred and
fifty seven dollars of lawful money of Canada to the said William Ives, in hand well r paid by Her said Majesty, represented herein as aforesaid, at or befon
iling and delivery of these presents, the receipt whereof is hereby acknow
lave and each  of them hatl
remised, conveyed andcontir
nt, bargain, sell, alien, enfeoff.
Yictoria, represente
sold, aliened, enfeoffed,
. by these presents do and each of them
remise, convey and confirm unto Her
id, Her heirs and successors,
to. lying and being at Fisher's Grant,
that is to i
certain lot and pi
in the said County of Pictou, and deic
Beginning on the north shore of Boat Harbour, at the south-east corner of lands
owned by James G. Sproull, and running thence north thirty-seven degrees forty-five
minutes west by the magnet of June. 1ST3. along the east line of said Sproull's land
seventv-four chains, thence north fifty-two degrees fifteen minutes east by the magnet aforesaid, along the south line of lands owned by the said William Ives, eleven
chains and thirty-five links to the west line of Edwin Sproull's land, thence south
thirtv-seven degrees and forty-five minutes east by the magnet aforesaid, along the
last mentioned Tine and west line of lands owned by James G. Sproull aforesaid and
William Powell the elder sixty-one chains and eighty-five links to the waters of
Boat Harbour aforesaid, thence south-eastwardly, southwardly and westwardly, and
by the various courses of the shore of said Boat Harbour to the place of beginning,
containing eighty-nine acres, more or less.
Together with all and singular the houses, outhouses, barns, buildings, ways,
waters^watercourses. easements, privileges and appurtenances to the same, belonging
or in anv wise appertaining, and the reversion and reversions, remainder and remain-
yders, rents, issues and profits thereof, and also all the estate, right, title, interest,
claim, property and demand, both at law and in equity of them, the said William
Ives and Christianna Ives, his wife. of. in, to or out of the same or any part thereof,
To have and to hold the said land and premises with the appurtences and every
part thereof unto Her said Majesty Queen Yictoria. represented as aforesaid, Her heirs
and successors, to Her and their sole use benefit, and behoof forever.
And the said William Ives doth hereby for himself, his heirs, executors and
administrators, grant, covenant, promise, and. agree to and with Her said Majesty
Queen Yictoria, represented as aforesaid. Her heirs ana successors, in manner following, that is to say:
That it shall and may be lawful for Her said Majesty, represented as aforesaid
Her heirs and successors, from time to time and at all times hereafter, peaceably
and quietly to enter into the said land and premises, and to have, hold, occupy,
possess and enjoy the same without the lawful let, suit, hindrance, eviction, denial
or disturbance of, from or by the said William Ives or Christianna Ives, his wife, or
any person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same.
And also, that the said William Ives and Christianna Ives, his wife, or one of
them, have a good sure perfect and indefeasible estate of inheritance in fee simple
in the said land and premises, and have good right, full power and lawful authority
to sell and convey the same in manner and form as they are hereby sold and con-
his heirs, the sai
^ueen Yictoria,
ful claims of all i
id and premises,
esented as afore-
>ns whomsoever,
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Be it remembered that on this seventh day of Dec
hundred and seventy-four, before me the subscriber per:
Christianna Ives, wife of William Ives, mentioned in th<
having been by me examined separate and apart from he
and acknowledge that she executed the said Indenture a
without fear, threat or compulsion, of from or by her s
release of all her claims to the land therein described.
G.
Barr
Recorded 3rd M!areh, 1S75.
' Lib. S. Folio 217.
R. W. Scott,
Secretary of State and Registrar General of Canada.
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No. 143.
Know all Men by these Presents that we, the Chiefs, Principal Men and
Warriors of the Chippewa Indians, of Sarnia, owning and residing on the Indian
Reserve at Sarnia, being this day assembled with our people in general council, and
acting for and on behalf of the whole membership of our said Band, and with the
free consent of a majority thereof, as expressed in our said council summoned for
that purpose, in presence of the Honourable the Superintendent-General of Indian
Affairs and of Robert Mackenzie, our local Superintendent, have agreed to surrender and yield up, and do hereby surrender and yield up unto our Sovereign Lady
the Queen, Her heirs and successors, in trust, to be sold for the benefit of ourselves
and our children, all that certain portion of our said reserve, containing about one
hundred and fifty-four acres, be the same more or less, which may be described as
follows, namely: Lots numbers forty-five,forty-six, forty-seven, forty-eight, forty-
nine and fifty of the front range of our said reserve, as shown on the map of the
survey thereof made by P. S. Donnelly in the year 1855.
To the End, that the said described piece of land, including the beach and
water privileges in front of the same, may be re-surveyed and sold in such manner,
and on such terms, as the Honourable the Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs
may judge to be best for our advantage: and that the proceeds of the said land, as
the same may be realized, shall be properly invested, and the interest to be derived
therefrom paid over to ourselves, our people and children, at the same times in each
year as it is customary to pay our annuity and interest monies. Subject, nevertheless.
to the following stipulations and conditions, namely: That the improvements, rents
and other advantages of the present occupants of all the above-described lots of land
shall be faithfully valued, and the full and fair value of the same, together with all
necessary and reasonable expenses of removal, paid to the said occupants, their heirs or
assigns, or invested for their benefit in providing new dwellings and other necessary
improvements on other portions of the said reserve to be alio
in lieu of the lands to be by them vacated.   And further, th
any improvements made by other parties on lots on which it may be found desiral
to locate the parties to be removed shall be granted. All to be'paid from the pro-.
ceeds of the sale of the above surrendered lands; and also that from and out of the
first monies to be received for the sale of the said lands there shall be a distribution
made of four dollars to each individual member of the Band.
In Witness to all which covenants and conditions, we the said Chiefs, Principal
Men, and Warriors, have set our hands and seals to this surrender, executed in
duplicate, and dated at Sarnia, in the County of Lambton. Province of Ontario, and
o the said par
compensatioi  Dom
thou
n of Canada, this fourteenth day of January, in the year of Our Lord one
I eight hundred and seventy-five.
William Wawanosh,
John Sumner,
his
Nicholas Plain, x.
mark.
James Manass,
Wilson Jacobs,
[L.S.]       Luke Papahmegonce,    [L.S.]
[L.S.]       Elijah George, [L.S.]
his
[L.S.]       Daniel Nahmabin, x   [L.S.]
mark.
his
Antoine Rodd, Sr., x
mark,
his
Andrew Neyesheck, x
mark.
[L.S.]
[L.S.]
his
John Halfday, x
mark,
his
James Halfday, x
mark.
Willlam Jackson,
James Plain,
his his
George Ashquaquonaby, x [L.S.]       Peter Menass, x
mark. mark,
his his
Thomas Nayahmehquodt, x [L.S.]       Moses Henry, x
mark. mark.
his his
John Kabayah, x [L.S.]       John Walker, x
mark. mark.
bis Willlam Jacobs,
Daniel Pelahna, x [L.S.]       Francis Rogers,
Solomon Nageshig,
Robert Isaac,
Benjamin "White,
his
Josiah Williams, x
mark.
[L.S.]
Albert Rodd,       x
FL.s.i
mark.
his
John Thomas,        x
FL.S/|
mark.
Alex. R. Nuwang,
[L.S.]
his
Peter Gray,   x
|-L.S.l
mark.
his
Wm. Kachenoding,   x
| L.S.|
mark
his
William Collroll,   x
[I,S.|
marl
his
Jabez Nahmabin,   x
mark.
LLS.J
his
Henry Oliver,   x
fL.S.1
mark.
his
Isaac Stone,     x
jL.S.j
mark.
Jabez Jackson,
fL.S.1
Jno. Nayaunquodt,
[L.S.]
[L.S.]
[L.S.]
[L.S.]
[L.S.]
[L.S.]
[L.S.]
[L.S.J
|L.S.T
tL.S.1
tL.S.j
William Shabenais, x [L.S.]
mark.
-"•  ^C his
Solomon Jackson,   x   [L.S.]
mark,
his
Elijah David,      x     . [L.S.]
.  mark,
his
Pail Rodd,   x [L.S.]
mark.
his
Solomon Adam,     x      [L.S.]
mark,
his
Peter Williams,    x     [L.S.]
V mark,
his
Joseph Pepeseda,    x    [L.S.]
mark,
his
Francis Collroll,    x   [L.S.]
Jacob Madwayah,   x   [L.S.].
mark.
Alexander  Rogers,     [L.S.]
Silas Wahbemong,        [L.S.J
Ephraim Jackson, [L.S.] Ro
James Manass, Jr.,
hi
John Williams,
[L.S.]
Signed and sealed in the   )
presence of j
David Laird, Minister of Interior.
Robt. Mackenzie, V. Supt. and Comr. mark.
We, Robert Mackenzie. Local Superintendent and Commissioner, and William
Wawanosh, Chief and Interpreter to the Chippewa Indians of Sarnia, do hereby affirm
and certify' that the following surrender was freely assented to at a full gener||
council of the said Band, summoned for that purpose on the date therein mentioned,
and that the said assent was given all but unanimously, there being but six dissenters therefrom.
ROBT. MACKENZIE, V. S. & C.
■   WILLIAM WAWANOSHr
Sworn before me at the Town of Sarnia. "}
in the  County of Lambton,  this
fifteenth day of January, A.D. 1875.
Charles Robinson,
Judge County Court,
County of Lambton.
Recorded 18th February, 1875.
Liber S, Folio 212.
R. W. Scott, Secretary of State and Registrar General of Canada.
No. 144.
Know all Men by these Presents, that we, the Chiefs, Principal Men and Warriors of the Chippewa and Pottowatomie Indians of Walpole Island, being this day
assembled in our council house to the number of about two hundred, in presence of
our Visiting Superintendent, have agreed to surrender, and do hereby surrender audi
yield up unto our Sovereign Lady the Queen, Her successors and assigns, all that. J
certain portion of land and marsh, forming the lower or southern portion of our said'
island, which may be described as follows, namely :   All that is bounded on the west ^
by the St. Clair River, on the east by the Shewetagan Creek or Channel, and on the
south by the Lake St. Clair, which portion is commonly known as Squirrel Island;
thence from the southern mouth of the Shewetagan Channel or Creek along theI
shore to the mouth of Johnson's Lake, and thence in a northerly direction to Goose
Lake; from thence westerly along the eastern edge -of the swamp or marsh known
as Grassy Bend until Shewetagan Channel is reached.
To the End that the said described territory may be leased for sporting or shooting or shooting purposes, to such persons, and on such terms as the Honourable the
Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs for the Dominion of Canada may consider
to be most for our benefit and advantage, and the preservation of our game from
unlicensed trespassers—conditional, however, on the full reservation to ourselves and
our people of the right to trap muskrat and take fish over the said described
territory.
And also, that the rental to be derived from the leasing of the same shall be distributed to us and our people, semi-annually, as an addition to our ordinary annuity
and interest monies, in the following manner and proportion, namely: Three-foura^B
to the Chippewas and one-fourth to the Pottowatomies of this Island.
In Witness Whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals at Walpole
Island, this seventeenth day of June, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and seventy-five.
Charles Kiyoshk, Joseph Isaac, x
Alex. Johnson, x Ohaway, x
Joseph Kowsod, x Padahgoshing x
Jacob Kiyoshk, x Nahnahqua, x' Petme-ge-shig, X
J. G. Bird, x
Solomon Pattasug, x
George Naggs, x
James Osaugee. x
Edward Nakdee, x
John Chawmiee, x
A. G. Hemy, x
Wazahwegonaby, X
pswamoo, x
James Pahdakoung, x
Thos. Eneme Keeorce, x
Takoose, x
Shawanoonce, x
Wamitegozheens, X
Alexander Greenbird, x
Joseph Ah-dun, x
James Pexasheens, x
Weehoo, x
John Riley, x
Charles Nadin. x
John Penance, x
Jacob Nawindahsing, x
John Dakahbun, x
Hag on abe, x
John Penance, x
Pemahquadoonce, x
William Edwards, x
Ashkebee, x
Mashkeyah, x
QuEESHQUAn,X
James Sedah, x
Shuhnoo, x
HODAH, X
GWAHKOOHEMAH, ]
QUAQUADAnSUNG,
Dakonszha, X
Philip Kiyoshk, :
John Naggs, x.
David Kiyoshk. :
Samuel White, x
gooshkemeg, x
muh-kuh-d ape x a?
John Mokewenai
Joseph Kiyoshk,
John La von, x
Chahgahbee, x
Nahwakodoo, x
Ozahvib, x
Nanahgahwah. 5
Mesuk, X
Kenooshnahgun,
Thomas Johnson,
Abram James, x
Peendenwon, x
Chebeyah,x
Alexander B. Bi
Signed in presence of -
Andrew Jamieson,
Missionary,
k Andrew Jacobs,
JPotaicatamie School-teacher. J .V-;. ? >
We, Robert Mackenzie, Visiting Superintendent and Commissioner,
Kiyoshk, acting Interpreter, and one of the Chiefs of the Chippewas
Island, hereby certify that the above surrender was freely assented to I
unanimous vote, at a full council of the Chippewas and Pottowatomie=
Island, duly summoned for the purpose expressed in the surrender or
the date therein expressed.
ROBT. MACKENZIE,
V. S. an
CHARLES KIYOSHK,
Councillor and Inti
Sworn before me at Sarnia, in the County ^
of Lambton,  Province of Ontario, on ">-
the eighteenth day of June, A.D. 1875. J
Charles Robinson.
Judge County Court,
County of Lambton.
Recorded 20th September, 1875.")
Liber S., Folio 230. j
L. A. Catellter,
Deputy Registrar-General of Canada.     No. 145.
Know all Men by these Presents, that we the undersigned Chiefs and Principal Men of the Band of Chippewas and