In the Privy Council


IN  THE  MATTER   of   the   BOUNDARY    between   the 
     DOMINION   of    CANADA     and   the   COLONY   of
     NEWFOUNDLAND in the LABRADOR PENINSULA.



TABLE   OF   CONTENTS

OF

VOLUME   VI

OF

JOINT   APPENDIX.



PART XVII.

DOCUMENTS EXHIBITING THE HISTORY OF CANADA'S RELATIONS—GOVERNMENTAL, COMMERCIAL AND ECCLESIASTICAL--WITH THE INDIANS OF THE LABRADOR PENINSULA.

No.
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        [Map of the Eastern Section of the Dominion of Canada][before
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1062 —— C  Historical Sketch.   
       Section I.— Governmental and Commercial
relations with the Labrador Indians . .    . .
 2655 
       Section II.— Ecclesiastical relations    . .    . . 2689 
1063 17th Oct. 1540   C  Commission of Francois Ier. to Jacques Cartier, for the Establishment of Canada  . .  2703 
1064 1603   C  Des Sauvages ou Voyage du Sieur de Champlain     . .        . .        . .        . .        . .  2704 
1065 15th Feb. 1625   C  Champlains Commission as Commandant in New France   . .        . .        . .        . .        . .  2705 
 
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1066 29th Apr. 1627   C  Act establishing the Compagnie du Canada  2706 
1067 1636   C  Champlain's pledges to Indians embracing Christianity   . .        . .        . .        . .      . . 2708 
1068 5th Mar. 1648   C  Decree on behalf of the inhabitants of New France  . .      . .        . .        . .        . .       . . 2708 
1069 28th Sept. 1663   C  Edict, prohibiting sale or gift of intoxicating liquors to Indians     . .        . .        . .       . . 2709 
1070 19th Nov. 1663   C  Commission of Lieutenant-General of North and South America for M. Prouville de Tracy   . .      . .        . .        . .        . .       . . 2710 
1071 21st Apr. 1664   C  Decree of the Superior Council of Quebec subjecting the Indians to the penalties fixed by the laws and ordinances of France for murder and rape       . .        . .       . .       . . 2712 
1072 25th Apr. 1664   C  Decree to compel Indians to reveal names of persons from whom they obtained intoxicating liquor    . .        . .        . .       . . 2713 
1073 May 1664   C  Establishment of the Company of the West Indies    . .        . .        . .        . .      . .      . . 2714 
1074 6th Dec. 1666   C  Decree imposing penalties on French and Indians for infraction of laws respecting intoxicating liquors       . .      . .      . .      . . 2716 
1075 20th June 1667   C  Penalities imposed for infractions of liquor laws       . .        . .        . .       . .      . .      . . 2717 
1076 1668-1669   C  Relation de ce qui s'est passe de plus remarquable aux missions des peres        . . 2719 
1077 5th June 1673   C  Royal Ordinance respecting vagabonds and coureurs de bois        . .       . .        . .      . . 2721 
1078 7th Jan. 1675   C  Decree forbidding acceptance of clothing, etc., from Indians in acquittal of debts  . .      . . 2722 
1079 15th Apr. 1676 C  Royal Ordinance forbidding the trading in furs in the Indian Territories        . .        . . 2723 
1080 May 1676   C  General Police Regulation of the Superior Council of Quebec     . .      . .       . .        . . 2724 
1081 12th May 1678   C  Royal Ordinance forbidding hunting outside the cleared lands and a league beyond      . . 2725 
1082 25th Apr. 1679   C  Royal Ordinance forbidding hunting outside the cleared lands and a league beyond except with the permission of the Governor, and between January 15th and April 15th of each year       . .       . .        . .        . .        . . 2726 
1083 May 1681   C  Amnesty for the coureurs de bois of New France    . .     . .      . .        . .        . .        . . 2727 
1084 19th Mar. 1714 C  Royal Ordinance, granting full amnesty to the inhabitants of New France, who have been among the Indians without permission    . . 2728 
 
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1085 2nd May 1733   C  Police Ordinance for the Post at Mingan    . . 2730 
1086 1st Sept. 1733   C  Intendant Hocquart's Memoir   . .      . .      . . 2731 
1087 Apr. 1737   C  Royal Proclamation of Amnesty for coureurs de bois   . .        . .       . .        . .       . .      . . 2746 
1088 28th Oct. 1744   C  Memorial of the Lessee of the King's Posts on the effect of the establishing of a Trading Post in Esquimaux Bay      . .        . .        . . 2748 
1089 10th April 1753   C  Extract from a journal of transactions and remarks at Richmond Fort     . .      . .      . . 2752 
1090 8th Sept. 1760   C  Extract from articles of Capitulation, Montreal      . .        . .        . .        . .        . .  2752 
1091 5th June 1762   C  General Murray's Report on the state of the Government of Quebec      . .        . .        . . 2755 
109220th Sept. 1762   C  Lease of the King's Posts      . .        . .        . . 2756 
1093 7th Oct. 1763   C  Royal Proclamation. Clauses re Indian Tribe to be free      . .        . .        . .        . .        . . 2758 
1094 10th Nov. 1764   C  An Ordinance to prevent rum and other strong liquors being sold to the Indians   . . 2758 
1095 22nd Dec. 1766   C  Proclamation on subject of violence toward Indians and illegal occupation of their lands  2759 
1096 26th may 1767 C  State of the Posts of the King's Domain in Canada, with an abstract of the proceedings relating thereto since the reduction of that country      . .      . .      . . 2761 [sic]
1097 26th June 1767   C  Declaration of exclusive rights of Lessees of King's Posts      . .      . .       . .       . .       . . 2767 
1098 30th July 1770   C  Memorial of Lessees of King's Posts . .     . .  2769 
1099 24th Feb. 1774   C  Extract from “Particulars of the country of Labradore,” by Lieut. Roger Curtis . .     . . 2770 
1100 12th Sept. 1774   C  Geo. Cartwright to Lord Dartmouth  . .     . .  2770 
1101 29th Mar. 1777 C  Ordinance to prevent the selling of strong liquors to the Indians in Quebec     . .      . .  2773 
1102 14th May 1785   C  Petition for renewal of Lease King's Posts  2777 
1103 6th June 1786   C  Reply to Lessee's Petition     . .       . .       . . 2779 
1104 1792   C  Extracts from “A Journal of Transactions and events during a residence of nearly sixteen years on the coast of Labrador,” by George Cartwright      . .      . .        . .        . .       . .  2780 
1105 1st Sept. 1828   C  Native of an Expedition to Labrador Peninsula undertacken by William Hendry 2780 
         
 
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       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
1106 20th Sept. 1830   C  Letter to the Governor and Committee of the Honble. Hudson's Bay Company, from N. Finlayson, Fort Chimo  . .      . .      . .      . .  2783 
1107 23rd June 1832   C  Factor at Fort Chimo to W. Erlandson       . .  2784 
1108 1834   C  Extract from Erland Erlandson's Journal of the voyage from Fort Chimo, Ungava, to Esquimaux Bay, Labrador, and thence back to the Fort       . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  2785 
1109 14th Feb. 1835   C  Extract from, Finlayson's Journal to Hudson's Bay Company . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2786 
1110 26th Feb. 1835   C  Extract from Finlayson's Journal to Hudson's Bay Company . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  2786 
1111 18th Apr. 1836   C  Governor Simpson to Simon McGillivray 2788 
1112 7th May 1836   C  Governor Simpson to Simon John Sievright  2790 
1113 16th Aug. 1836   C  Governor Simpson to Head Office, Hudson's Bay Company . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2791 
1114 10th Sept. 1836   C  Letter, Governor Simpson to Simon McGillivray     . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2792 
1115 20th Apr. 1837   C  Governor Simpson to S. McGillivray        . . 2793 
1116 25th Apr. 1837   C  Governor Simpson to James Keith, District Manager at Montreal . .       . .       . .       . . 2794 
1117 1842   C  Extracts from “Notes on Esquimaux Bay and the surrounding country,” by W.H.A. Davies    . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2794 
1118 28th Jan. 1845   C  Governor Simpson to Wm. Nourse   . .      . . 2797 
1119 1849   C  Extracts from “Notes of a twenty-five years’ service in the Hudson's Bay Territory,” by John McLean   . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  2798 
1120 14th Feb. 1850   C  Bishop of Sidyme to Lord Elgin        . .      . . 2808 
1121 1st May 1851   C  Plea of Archbishop of Quebec on behalf of Montagnais Indians    . .       . .       . .       . . 2811 [sic]
1122 26th Dec. 1851   C  Directions respecting distribution of Government grant to Montagnais Indians 2811 
1123 26th Dec. 1851   C  C.F. Cazeau, Vicar-General, to Lieut. Col. Bruce      . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2812 
1124 1st Apr. 1853   C  Governor Simpson to D.A. Smith     . .      . . 2813 
1125 9th Sept. 1857   C  Governor Simpson to A. Comeau at Seven Islands    . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2813 
1126 26th Mar. 1858   C  Governor Simpson to D.A. Smith at Esquimaux Bay          . .       . .       . .       . . 2814 
1127 Apr. 1859   C  Reverend J.B.A. Ferland to Bishop of Tloa 2815 
 
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No.
       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
1128 26th June 1860   C Governor Simpson to D.A. Smith at Esquimaux Bay . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2819 
1129 29th Dec. 1862  C Edw. H. Hopkins to Thomas Fraser, London  2820 
1130 22nd July 1863  C D.A. Smith to Thomas Fraser, London      . . 2812 [sic]
1131 1863  C Extracts from “Explorations in Labrador,” by Henry Youle Hind, Vol.I      . .       . .       . . 2823 
1132 1863  C “Explorations in Labrador,” by Henry Youle Hind, Vol.II      . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  2825 
1133 13th Aug. 1867  C D.A. Smith to W.G. Smith, London        . . 2825 
1134 1889-1890  C “Ethnology of the Ungava District, Hudson Bay Territory,” by Lucien M. Turner     . . 2826 
1135 23rd Sept. 1895  C Father LeMoine to Archbishop of Quebec 2826 
1136 1895  C Extracts from “Report on explorations in the Labrador Peninsula,” by A.P. Low . .      . . 2827 
1137 1897  C Extract from “Labrador et Anticosti,” by l'Abbe V/A. Huard, A.M.     . .       . .       . . 2208 [sic]
1138 1907  C Montagnais Indians (Bureau American Ethnology)        . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2829 
1139 1910  C Naskapi Indians (Bureau American Ethnology)        . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  2830 
1140 1911  C Extracts from “Through Trackless Labrador,” by H. Hesketh Prichard, F.R.G.S.  . .       . . 2831 
1141 ——C Cabot, Chap. “The Indians” in “Labrador, the country and the people,” by Grenfell and others      . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2834 
1142 24th Jan. 1923  C Statement of Moneys expended by the Government of the Province of Canada (1840-1867) and by the Government of the Dominion of Canada for the relief and benefit of Indians and Esquimaux of the Labrador Peninsula        . .      . .      . .      . . 2835 
1143 11 Sept. 1861  C Report of Council respecting Petition on Behalf of Indians on the Lower St. Lawrence           . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  2955 
1144 22nd Nov. 1861  C Order in Council on Petition on behalf of Indians on Lower St. Lawrence      . .       . . 2957 
1145 21st Jan. 1871  C Edmund Langevin, Vicar-General, to the Hon. Joseph Howe, respecting Indians on Lower St. Lawrence     . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2958 
1146 10th Nov. 1893  C Department of Indian Affairs, Canada. D.C. Scott to P. McKenzie   . .      . .      . .      . . 2959 
 
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No.
       Date.         Description of Document.Page.
 
1147 15th June 1894  C Hayter Reed to C.C. Chipman   . .     . .     . . 2960 
1148 16th Dec. 1895  C D.C. Scott to C.C. Chipman      . .     . .     . . 2961 
1149 18th Sept. 1896  C Hayter Reed to C.C. Chipman   . .     . .     . . 2962 
1150 12 July 1899  C J.A. WIlson to W.C. Swaffield   . .     . .     . .  2963 
1151 15th July 1899  C J.A. Wilson to James Fraser     . .      . .      . . 2964 
1152 12th July 1899  C J.A. Wilson to Stewart Cotter  . .      . .      . . 2965 
1153 1615  C Champlain's Proposals for the conversion of the Indians        . .      . .       . .       . .       . .  2966 
1154 1615  C Engagement of first Missionaries for New France     . .       . .       . .       . .       . .      . .  2968 
1155 ——C Proceedings of the first Missionaries in New France     . .       . .       . .       . .       . .      . . 2970 
1156 1640-1641  C Establishment of Mission at Tadoussac    . . 2974 
1157 1647  C Visit of Jesuit Missionary to Lake St. John District   . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2981 
1158 1649-1650  C Growing influence of Jesuit Missionaries among the Montagnais Indians      . .       . . 2982 
1159 27th March 1659  C Extract from Letters Patent of the King of France relative to the establishment of a Bishop in Canada       . .       . .       . .       . . 2983 
1160 1661  C New Mission to the Kilistinons       . .       . . 2984 
1161 1660-1  C Missionary labours among the Montagnais resorting to North shore of Lower St. Lawrence          . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 2986 
1162 1663-64  C Mode of transacting fur trade among Labrador Indians        . .       . .       . .       . .  2987 
1163 1669-70  C News received from Hudson Bay     . .      . . 2988 
1164 1671-1672  C Expedition of Jesuit Missionaries to Hudson Bay        . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  2989 
1165 1673-1674  C Jesuit Missions among the Montagnais     . . 2999 
1166 20th Oct. 1699  C Intendant of Quebec to Minister      . .      . . 3002 
1167 18th Oct. 1700  C Governor and Intendant of Quebec to Minister           . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  3003 
1168 1701  C The Revenues of the Jesuits in Canada      . .  3004 
1169 13th Mar. 1730  C Resumption of Jesuit Missions after suspension of twenty years          . .       . .  3005 
1170 1750  C Memorandum on the King's Posts by P. Claude Godefroi Coquart     . .       . .       . .  3006 

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1171 1st May 1790  C Mandement of Mgr. Hubert, Bishop of Quebec   . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3007 
1172 21st Mar. 1803  C Bishop of Quebec to Mr. McTavish, Montreal          . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3008 
1173 10th Sept. 1809  C Bishop of Quebec to Apostolic Vicar at Newfoundland     . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 3010 
1174 21st Oct. 1820  C Bishop of Quebec to Mgr. Scallan, Apostilic Vicar, Newfoundland    . .      . .      . .      . . 3011 
1175 19th Mar. 1832  C Bishop of Quebec to Apostilic Vicar, Newfoundland      . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 3012 
1176 7th Mar. 1833  C Bishop of Quebec to Apostilic Vicar, Newfoundland      . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 3013 
1177 4th Apr. 1834  C Bishop of Quebec to Apostilic Vicar, Newfoundland      . .      . .      . .      . .      . . 3014 
1178 6th Mar. 1838  C Bishop of Quebec to Mgr. Fleming, Apostilic Vicar, Newfoundland  . .      . .       . .       . . 3015 
1179 1st May 1838  C Bishop of Quebec to Curé at L'Ange Gardien 3016 
1180 9th May 1844  C Bishop of Quebec to Monsieur de Jessé    . .  3017 
1181 10th May 1844  C Bishop of Quebec to Father Fiset     . .       . . 3020 
1182 4th oct. 1844  C Bishop of Quebec to Father Honorat         . . 3021 
1183 4th Oct. 1844  C Episcopal Instructions by Bishop Signay  . . 3022 
1184 28th Jan. 1845  C Governor Simpson to Wm. Nourse   . .      . . 3025 
1185 17th Sept. 1845  C Mission among the Montagnais. Father Durocher to Father Guigues . .       . .       . . 3025 
1186 25th July 1846  C Father Durocher to the Archbishop of Quebec    . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  3028 
1187 19th April 1847  C Archbishop of Quebec to Mgr. Fleming, Apostolic Vicar, Newfoundland    . .       . . 3032 
1188 3rd May 1847  C Archbishop of Quebec to Father Desruisseaux    . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3033 
1189 25th Sept. 1849  C Archbishop of Quebec to Rev. Father Durocher          . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3034 
1190 29th Sept. 1849  C Archbishop of Quebec to Father Durocher 3035 
1191 23rd May 1850  C Bishop of Sidyme to Revd. A. Belanger    . . 3039 [sic]
1192 30th Sept. 1850  C Report of Father Arnaud       . .       . .       . .  3037 
1193 30th Oct. 1850  C Archbishop of Quebec to Father to Father Belanger . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  3039 
1194 28th June 1852  C Vicar General Cazeau to Bishop of Newfoundland . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3040 

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       Date.            Description of Document.Page.
 
1195 11th Oct. 1852  C Archbishop of Quebec to Father Santoni   . .  3041 
1196 30th Oct. 1852  C Archbishop of Quebec to Father Durocher  3042 
1197 22rd Nov. 1852  C Archbishop of Quebec to Bishop of Newfoundland  . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3043 
1198 17th Dec. 1852  C Archbishop of Quebec to Cardinal Franzoni, Rome         . .       . .       . .       . . 3044 
1199 17th Dec. 1852  C Archbishop of Quebec to Father Durocher, Escoumains      . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  3045 
1200 4th Feb. 1853  C Decretum S. Congnis de Propaganda Fide, attaching Labrador Coast west of Blanc Sablon to Diocese of Quebec        . .       . . 3046 
1201 26th Feb. 1853  C Archbishop of Quebec to Father Durocher, Escoumains      . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3047 
1202 16th Dec. 1853  C Father Durocher, O.M.I., to Father Santoni, Superior at Montreal . .       . .       . .       . . 3048 
1203 31st Dec. 1853  C Father Durocher, O.M.I., to Father Santoni 3050 
1204 10th Nov. 1854  C Father Arnaud, O.M.I., to the Archbishop of Quebec        . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3052 
1205 3rd July 1855  C Father Arnaud, O.M.I., to Archbishop of Quebec  . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3056 
1206 1857  C Historical Notes on the Mission of Ste. Croix at Tadoussac    . .       . .       . .       . .  3057 
1207 Apr. 1859  C Report of Father Arnaud on his Mission to the Naskapis    . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  3061 
1208 27th Oct. 1866  C Father Babel to the Provincial of Canada   . . 3065 
1209 10th Nov. 1867  C Father Babel to the Provincial of Canada   . . 3068 
1210 3rd Nov. 1868  C Father Babel to his Superior on Mission among the Naskapi, Esquimaux Bay       . .  3070 
1211 6th Aug. 1871  C Father Arnaud to his Superior          . .       . .  3072 
1212 10th Aug. 1872  C Father Arnaud to ——           . .       . .       . . 3074 
1213 16th Dec. 1872  C Father Arnaud to ——           . .       . .       . . 3075 
1214 29th Dec. 1877  C Father Arnaud to Superior General  . .       . .  3076 
1215 1st April 1878  C Father Lacasse to Father Tetu reporting on the Naskapi Mission           . .       . .       . .  3077 
1216 Nov. 1878  C Naskapi Mission, Father Lacasse to Father Tetu       . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3081 
1217 1921  C Jurisdiction of the Vicar Apostolic of the Gulf of St. Lawrence           . .       . .       . .  3083 
1218 1896-97  C Extracts from “Indian land cessions in the United States,” by Charles C. Royce      . .  3084 
 
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 PART  XVIII.

DOCUMENTS RELATIVE TO RESERVATION OF LANDS IN NORTH AMERICA FOR THE USE OF THE INDIAN TRIBES FOR THEIR HUNITING GROUNDS.
 
 
No.
        Date.            Description of Document.Page.
 
1219 24th July 1760   C Correspondence and proclamation relating to Treaty of Easton, 1758     . .      . .      . .  3087 
1220 23rd Nov. 1761   C Order in Council on a Report of the Lords of Trade, respecting the granting of lands in Indian Territories, and the Tenure of Office by Colonial Judges    . .       . .       . . 3095 
1221 2nd Dec. 1761   C Lords of Trade to the King, submitting draft of Instructions to Colonial Governors        . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3100 
1222 3rd Dec. 1761   C Order of the King in Council approving of draft       . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3101 
1223 8th Sept. 1760   C Extracts from Articles of Capitulation of Montreal          . .       . .       . .      . .       . .  3102 
1224 9th Dec. 1761   C Additional Instruction for the Governors of Nova Scotia, New Hampshire, New York, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia, forbidding them to grant lands or make Settlements in violation of Indian Rights   . .       . .       . .       . .       . .  3103 
1225 8th April 1762   C Lords of Trade to the Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia respecting lands of the Indians   . .  3106 
1226 7th Oct. 1763   C Lords of Trade to the Lieutenant-Governor of Virginia respecting lands of the Indians  3106 [sic]
1227 27th Aug. 1765   C Representation of the Lords of Trade to the King recommending evacuation of Settlements on Indian territories   . .       . . 3108 
1228 3rd Nov. 1763   C Extract from Instruction to Governor of West Florida   . .       . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3109 
1229 1765   C Extract from Instructions to Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Pennsylvania 3111 
1230 24th Dec. 1765 C Extract from Instructions to Governor of North Carolina . .       . .       . .       . .       . . 3112 
1231 13 Sept. 1766   C Circular letter from the Secretary of State for the Colonies to all the Governors on the Contintent of America         . .       . .       . . 3115 
1232 22nd Dec. 1766   C Proclamation by Lieutenant-Governor of the Province of Quebec    . .       . .       . .       . .  3116 
1233 10th June 1768   C Representation of the Lords of Trade to the King recommending suspension of settlement adjacent to Indian territories until boundary line fixed      . .       . .       . . 3116 
 

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