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Indian Land Sale Grant to Edward J. Smith [Textual Record] Lot 41, Concession 7, Cockburn Island, 14 December 1923


18 December 1923

Place of creation



Department of Indian Affairs

1 p. 45 x56 cm folded to 28 x 16 cm.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 638
Textual records
90: Open
638 Item no. assigned by LAC 638
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada.
Crown copyright.

Additional information

"Indian Land Sale Grant to Edward J. Smith, of the Village of Cockburn Island, in the District of Manitoulin, in the Province of Ontario, in Our Dominion of Canada, Merchant, is the Assignee of James Butchard, who is the original purchaser".

"Containing by measurement One Hundred acres the same more or less. Composed of Lot number Forty-ne, in the Seventh Concession in the afore said Township of Cockburn Island".

"Recorded in the Department of Indian Affairs the 18th December 1923, Liber 52, Folio 218 (Registrar of Indian Lands Patents)".

Document states that the land was originally set asside for the use of the Ojibewa and Ottaw Indians of Manitoulin Inland.

Includes Reference No 20,171 and Sale No 2293

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Subject heading

Land grants - Ontario - 1923- Cockburn Island (Ont.: Township)