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one-twentieth part of the land so set out; the blocks so granted to be determined by lot, and the Company to pay a ratable share of the survey expenses, not exceeding 8 cents Canadian an acre. The Company may defer the exercise of their right of claiming their proportion of each township or district for not more than ten years after it is set out, but their claim must be limited to any allotment from the lands remaining unsold at the time they declare their intention to make it.

    6. For the purpose of the last article the fertile belt is to be bounded as follows:—On the south by the United States' boundary; on the west by the Rocky Mountains; on the north by the Northern Branch of the Saskatchewan River; on the east by Lake Winnipeg, the Lake of the Woods and the waters connecting them.

    7. If any township shall be formed abutting on the north bank of the branch of the Saskatchewan River, the Company may take their one-twentieth of any such township, which, for the purpose of this article, shall not extend more than five miles inland from the river, giving to the Canadian Dominion an equal quantity of the portion of land coming to them of townships established on the southern bank of the said river.

    8. In laying out any public roads, canals or other public works, through any block of land reserved to the Company, the Canadian Government may take without compensation such land as is necessary for the purpose, not exceeding one-twenty-fifth of the total acreage of the block; but if the Canadian Government require any land which is actually under cultivation, which has been built upon, or which is necessary for giving the Company's servants access to any river or lake, or as a frontage to any river or lake, the said Government shall pay to the Company the fair value of the same, and shall make compensation for any injury done to the Company or their servants.

    9. It is understood that the whole of the land to be appropriated within the meaning of the last preceding clause, shall be appropriated for public purposes.

    10. All titles to land up to the eighth day of March, one thousand eighth hundred and sixty-nine, conferred by the Company, are to be confirmed.

    11. The Company is to be at liberty to carry on its trade without hindrance in its corporate capacity; and no exceptional tax is to be placed on the Company's land, trade or servants, nor any import duty on goods introduced by the said Company previously to such acceptance of the said surrender.

    12. Canada is to take over the materials of the electric telegraph at cost price; such price including transport, but not including interest for money, and subject to a deduction for ascertained deterioration.

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    13. The Company's claim to land under an agreement of Messrs. Vankoughnet and Hopkins is to be withdrawn.

    14. Any claims of Indians to compensation for lands required for purposes of settlement shall be disposed of by the Canadian Government in communication with the Imperial Government; and the Company shall be relieved of all responsibility in respect of them.

    And whereas the surrender hereinafter contained is intended to be made in pursuance of the agreement, and upon the terms and conditions hereinbefore stated.

    Now know ye, and these presents witness, that, in pursuance of the powers and provisions of the "Rupert's Land Act, 1868," and on the terms and conditions aforesaid, and also on condition of this surrender being accepted pursuant to the provisions of that Act, the said Governor and Company do hereby surrender to the Queen's Most Gracious Majesty, all the rights of Government, and other rights, privileges, liberties, franchises, powers and authorities, granted or purported to be granted to the said Governor and Company by the said recited Letters Patent of His late Majesty King Charles the Second; and also all similar rights which may have been exercised or assumed by the said Governor and Company in any parts of British North America, not forming part of Rupert's Land or of Canada, or of British Columbia, and all the lands and territories within Rupert's Land (except and subject as in the said terms and conditions mentioned) granted or purported to be granted to the said Governor and Company by the said Letters Patent. In witness whereof, the Governor and Company of Adventurers of England trading into Hudson's Bay, have hereunto caused their Common Seal to be affixed, the nineteenth day of November, One thousand eight hundred and sixty-nine.


THE SCHEDULE ABOVE REFERRED TO.

Northern Department, R
UPERT'S LAND.

District.
Post. Acres of Land.
English River Isle à la Crosse .     .     .
Rapid River .    .     .     .
Portage La Loche    .     .
Green Lake .     .     .     .
Cold Lake   .     .     .     .
Deer's Lake .     .     .     .
     50
       5
     20 say 10 acres each end of portage.
   100
     10
       5
------- 190 acres in English River (Dist.)



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Northern Department, RUPERT'S LAND.Continued.

District.
Post. Acres of Land.
Saskatchewan Edmonton House   .     .
Rocky Mountain House
Fort Victoria    .     .     .
St. Paul      .     .     .     .
Fort Pitt     .     .     .     .
Battle River     .     .     .
Carlton House .     .     .
Fort Albert .     .     .     .
Whitefish Lake .     .     .
Lac La Biche    .     .     .
Fort Assiniboine    .     .
Lesser Slave Lake   .     .
Lac St. Anne    .     .     .
Lac La Nun      .     .     .
St. Albert   .     .     .     .
Pigeon Lake     .     .     .
Old White Mud Fort   .
3,000
   500
3,000
3,000
3,000
3,000
3,000
3,000
   500
1,000
     50
   500
   500
   500
1,000
   100
     50
------- 25,700 acres in Saskatchewan
          District.

Cumberland Cumberland House .     .
Fort La Corne   .     .     .
Pelican Lake     .     .     .
Moose Woods  .     .     .
The Pas      .     .     .     .
Moose Lake     .     .     .
Grande Rapid Portage  .
   100
3,000
     20
1,000
     25
     50
   100  50 acres at each end of portage.
-------  4,325 acres in Cumberland
            District.

Swan River Fort Pelly   .     .     .     .
Fort Ellice   .     .     .     .
Qu'Appelle Lakes   .     .
Touchwood Hills    .     .
Shoal River  .     .     .     .
Manitobah  .     .     .     .
Fairford .     .     .     .     .
3,000
3,000
2,500
   500
     50
     50
   100
------- 9,200 acres in Swan River
          District.

Red River Upper Fort Garry and
   Town of Winnepeg    .
Lower Fort Garry (in-
   cluding the farm the
   Company now have
   under cultivation)      .
White Horse Plain  .     .

Such number of acres as may be agreed
   upon between the Company and the
   Governor of Canada in Council.

Manitobah
Lake

Oak Point  .     .     .     .

     50

Portage La
Prarie

      .     .     .     .     .     .

1,000
------- 1,050



p. 239

Northern Department, RUPERT'S LAND.Continued.

District.
Post. Acres of Land.
Lake La Pluie Fort Alexander .     .     .
Fort Frances     .     .     .
Eagle's Nest      .     .     .
Big Island   .     .     .     .
Lac du Bonnett .     .     .
Rat Portage .     .     .     .
Shoal Lake  .     .     .     .
Lake of the Woods .     .
Whitefish Lake .     .     .
English River    .     .     .
Hungry Hall     .     .     .
Trout Lake .     .     .     .
Clear Water Lake    .     .
Sandy Point      .     .     .
   500
   500
     20
     20
     20
     50
     20
     50
     20
     20
     20
     20
     20
     20
------- 1,300 acres in Lac La Pluie
           District.

York York Factory    .     .     .
Churchill     .     .     .     .
Severn   .     .     .     .     .
Trout Lake  .     .     .     .
Oxford   .     .     .     .     .
Jackson's Bay    .     .     .
God's Lake  .     .     .     .
Island Lake  .     .     .     .
   100
     10
     10
     10
   100
     10
     10
     10
-------      260

Norway
House
Norway House  .     .     .
Beren's River     .     .     .
Grand Rapid     .     .     .
Nelson's River   .     .     .
   100
     25
     10
     10
-------      145
Total in Northern Department     .     .     .     .        42,170 acres.


Southern Department, R
UPERT'S LAND.

Albany Albany Factory .     .     .
Martin's Falls     .     .     .
Osnaburg      .     .     .     .
Lac Seul  .     .     .     .     .
   100
     10
     25
   500
-------    635

East Main Little Whale River    .     .
Great Whale River    .     .
Fort George .      .     .     .
     50
     50
     25
-------    125

Moose Moose Factory  .     .     .
Hannah Bay .     .     .     .
Abitibi  .     .      .     .     .
New Brunswick .     .     .
   100
     10
     10
     25
-------    145



p. 240

Southern Department, RUPERT'S LAND.Continued.

District.
Post. Acres of Land.
Rupert's River Rupert's House  .     .     .
Mistassing   .     .     .     .
Temiskamay      .     .     .
Woswonaby      .     .     .
Mechiskun   .     .     .     .
Pike Lake     .     .     .     .
Nitchequon  .     .     .     .
Kaniapiscau .     .     .     .
     50
     10
     10
     10
     10
     10
     10
     10
-------    120

Kinogumissee Matawagamique .     .     .
Kuchatoosh  .     .     .     .
     50
     10
-------      60 
Total in Southern Department     .     .     .     .         1,085 acres.


Montreal Department, R
UPERT'S LAND.

Superior
Temiscaminque
Long Lake     .     .     .     .
Kakababeagino    .     .     .
     10
     10
-------      20

Labrador Fort Nascopie    .     .     .
Outposts, ditto  .     .     .
Fort Chimo (Ungava)     .
South River (outposts)  .
George's River   .     .     .
Whale River  .     .     .    .
North's River     .     .     .
False River   .     .     .     .
     75
     25
   100
     30
     50
     50
     25
     25
-------    380 
Total in Montreal Department     .     .     .     .          400 acres.


Northern Department, N
ORTH-WEST TERRITORY.

Athabasca Fort Chippewyan    .     .
Fort Vermilion    .     .     .
Fort Dunvegan    .     .     .
Fort St. John's    .     .     .
Forks of Athabasca
    River   .     .     .     .     .
Battle River  .     .     .     .
Fond du Lac  .     .     .     .
Salt River      .     .     .     .
     10
   500
     50
     20

     10
       5
       5
       5
-------    605 acres in Athabasca
             District.



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Northern Department, NORTH-WEST TERRITORY.Continued.

District.
Post. Acres of Land.
McKenzie's
River
Fort Simpson     .     .     .
Fort Liard    .     .     .     .
Fort Nelson .     .     .     .
The Rapid's .     .     .     .
Hay River    .     .     .     .
Fort Resolution  .     .     .
Fond Rae      .     .     .     .
Fond du Lac .     .     .     .
Fort Norman      .     .     .
Fort Good Hope      .     .
Peel's River  .     .     .     .
Lapierre's House      .     .
Fort Halkett .     .     .     .
   100
   300
   200
   100
     20
     20
     10
     10
     10
     10
     10
     10
   100
-------    900   acres in McKenzie's R.
          _____  District.
Total in North West Territory    .     .     .     .         1,505   acres.


RECAPITULATION.

Acres.       
    Northern Department, Rupert's Land    .     .     .     .     .     .     .     .      42,170
    Southern Department, Rupert's Land    .     .     .     .     .     .     .     .        1,085
    Montreal Department, Rupert's Land    .     .     .     .     .     .     .     .          400
    Northern Department, Northwest Territory     .     .     .     .     .     .        1,505
45,160

[1927lab]

 



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