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old ship channet

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Macounce

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Nangee

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nt

1.6 I4.

Blankets....

do

80

Cloth livery...
Cadis...
Callico..
Callimanco...
Combs, ivory...

do horn...
Embossed serge.
Fish hooks....
Flints......
Fire steels...
Guns, Chiefs.
Gunpowder...
Handkerchiefs.

do Hoes..... Hats.

do Knives.

do

3 points.

80 blankets 2 do

196
2
do

168
13 do

244 do

194 5 pieces.

733 yards. 7 do

323 8 do

152 do do

80 do

do

100
5 pieces..

200 yards
960
960
100

10
Pounds....

178 Black silk.

12 Barr'd.

12 Carolina.

45 Laced.

16

28 Butchers.

300 Pen...

70 Copper, pounds

43 Brass, do

145 Tin, number.

37 6 pieces.

200 yards Irish.....

337 do

156
Tobacco..

2,304
100 yards

7
15 pieces and 25 yards.

rds.... 340 yards Pounds...

1,400 Pairs.

48 Pounds.

21

36 Pounds...

330 .Pounds.

50

Plain....

Kettles....

Moltons.
Linen.....
Looking glasses.
Pipes....
Ribband.
Rifles....
Strouds..
Shot and ball...
Scissors.
Thread....
Trunks...
Tobacco..
Vermillion.

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£ s. d. A Bullock furnished by the D. Commissary, value..

12 100 Rum

7 10 0 Quebec Currency amounting in the whole to tight hundred pounds Quebec currency.

Rich's POLLARD, 1 Commissioners on behalf of the
Thos. SMITH.

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. J
DAVID Tait.

Entered in the Register for the County of Kent, Letter B, Fol. 7, on the twentysecond day of October, 1796, at Eleven o'clock in the forenoon.

RICHARD POLLARD,

Register.

No. 8.

To all to whom these Presents may come, GREETING :

WHEREAS we the Principal Chiefs, Warriors, and People of the Mississague Nation of Indians being desirous for a certain consideration hereinafter mentioned of selling and disposing of a certain parcel or tract of Land, situate, lying and being at the head of Lake Ontario (as surveyed by Mr. Augustus Jones, Deputy Provincial Surveyor) 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 Mississague Nation for and in consideration of the sum of seventy-five pounds two shillings and sixpence, 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 William Claus, Esq., Superintendent of Indian 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 as aforesaid. Beginning on the North Bank of Burlington Bay the limit between the lands heretofore purchased from the Mississagues and the lands intended to be purchased from the Mississagues for Capt. Joseph Brant, that being the south-eastern angle of the Township of Flamborough East, then north forty-five degrees west along the purchase line, two hundred and eighty-eight chains more or less; then north fortyfive degrees east one hundred and twenty chains; then south forty-five degrees east to the mouth of a small creek (which empties itself into Lake Ontario) called by the Indians Lamabinicon; then westerly along the shore of Lake Ontario to where the Sandy Beach (otherwise called the north neck) joins to the mainland; then along th, eastern shore of the said Beach to the outlet from the Little Lake or Burlington Bay as aforesaid; and then north forty-five degrees west to the place of beginning, containing three thousand four hundred and fifty acres, may there be more or less. To have and to hold the said parcel or tract of land together with all the woods and waters thereon situate lying and being to the said William Claus, Esq., Superinten dent of Indian Affairs, 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 or emoluments which we the said Chiefs, Warriors, and people of th, Mississague 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 William Claus, Esq., Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 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 respective marks and seals this twenty-first day of August in the thirtyseventh year of the reign of King George the third. Having first heard this instrumert 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

seven.

Present at the execution and delivery of this W. Claus, Sup&. 1.A., on behalf of instrument and Witnesses thereto,

the Crown [L.S.] RobT. NELLES, 7 Commissioners on behalf of the GEORGE CHISHOLM, s Province of Upper Canada.

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