Saturday, October 11, 2014

Ojibwa Chiefs'' Signatures On Ainse Deed


Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-1609
11 October 1783
Petition #45


Source

Chiefs and Principal leaders of the Chippewa Nation of Indians at Detroit for ourselves.....sum of eighty pounds of New York currency....confirm unto Sarah Ainse....north side of the river....River A La Tranche....
...Col. McKee.....

"√ĆEgouch-e-ouay / Agushaway / Agashawa / Negushwa...war chief and principal Odawa/Ojibwa civil chief,....Agusshaway signed the Ainse deed...[Thames River] near Chatham, October 11, 1783." [Source]





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