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yawsing to Nottoway Sague Bay, including the harbour of Penetangushene, running west twenty degrees north or thereabouts and coloured red. Provided that goods to the amount of one hundred pounds Quebec currency shall be given to us at the time of the officers of the King of Great Britain or any of His subjects taking possession thereof or bonâ fide as near as may be practicable to such an event, when we promise for ourselves and for our Nation to ratify the cession aforesaid, by a due and regular deed of conveyance.

Done at York, in the Province of Upper Canada, this nineteenth day of Vay, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-five. Witnesses : J. GIVINS, Lieul. 2nd Regt.

C'HABONDASIEAN, (totem).
GEO. Cown.

KUWAYCANEKSHCAM (totem).
Witnesses on the part of the Province
of Upper Canada :
ALEX. AIKEN, D. Sy'r. U.C.

NINGASAM,

(totem.) W. JOHNSON CHEW.

WABUNINGUAN,

(totem.) W. KUPER, I. D.

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.

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 Inspecfor 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

course south, sixty-eight degrees thirty minutes west by the magnet; thence north place of beginning as aforesaid; from thence north, wenty-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

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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.

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

A. MCKEE, D.S.G.D.I.G.I.A., on behalf of this instrument, and witnesses thereto :

of His Majesty,

[L.S.]

Coms, on behalf RICHARD POLLARD.

of the Prov. of Thos. SMITH,

Upper Canada.
T.MCKEE, Supt. N.W.D.
A. IREDELL, D.8.W.D.
JOHN MARTIN.
G. SELBY, A.S.I.A
CHARLEVEAUME,
Nicola LASILLE, Interpreters.
JAQUE X PELTIER,

DAVID TAIT.
Indian Witnesses :
SHIMINDOCK, Chief of the Ottawas.

(totem) NEGIG, Chief

do (totem) MITCHEWASS,

do (totem)

CAMCOMMENANIA, (totem)
NEGIG, (totem)
WAPENOUSA, (totem)
KITCHYMUGHQUA, (totem)
NAWAÇISSYNABE, (totem)
TicoMEGASSON, (totem)
KIASHKE, (totem)
WASSON, (totem)
WITTANESS, (totem)
PEYSHIKY, (totem)
ANNAMAKANCE, (totem)
MACOUNCE, (totem)
XANGEE, (totem)

[L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] TL.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.] [L.S.]

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

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Looking glasses...
Moltons....
Pipes...
Rivband...
Rifles....
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Shot and ball..
Scissors.
Thread...
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Tobacco.
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A bullock furnished by the D. Commissary, value | £12 10 0
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do Quebec curry. | 11 15 0 Amounting in the whole to twelve hundred pounds Quebec Currency.

RICHD. POLLARD, Commissioners on behalf of
Thos. SMITH,

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, Interpreters.
NICOLA LASILLE,

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.
No. 7.

UPPER CANADA.
To all to whom these presents may come,-GREETING:

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. Vow 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,

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Bold, 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 seren 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 thria 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 followicg the said east line to the said fork, being 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 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 Britannie 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

A. MCKEE, D.S.D.G.I.G.I.A.,

on behalf of His Majesty. thereto.

RICHD. POLLARD,/ Commissioners on behalf of the
Thos. SMITH, Province of Upper Canada.
T. MCKEE, Supt. N.W.D.,

NEGIG, (totem)

[L.S.] JOHN MARTIN,

WAPENOUSA, (totem)

[L.S.] G. SELBY, A.S.I.A.,

KITCHEMUGHQUA, (totem) [L.S.] CHARLEVEAUME,

NAWAÇISSYNABE, (totem) [L.S.] NICOLA LASILLE,

TICOMEGASSON, (totem) [L.S.]
his
Interpreters.
KIASHKE, (totem)

[L.S.] JACQUE X PELTIER,

WASSON, (totem)

[L.S.] mark

WITTANESS, (totem)

[L.S.] Indian Witnesses:

PEYSHIKY, (totem)

[L.S.] SHEMMENDOCK, Chief of the Ottawas ANNAMAKANCE, (totem) [L.S.] (totem) MACOUNCE, (totem)

[L.S.] NEGIG, Chief of the Ottawas (totem) NANGEE, (totem)

[L.S.] MITCHEWAS, Chief of the Ottawas (totem) CAMCOMMENANIN, (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.

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