History of the North-west, Volume 2

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Hunter, Rose & Company, 1894
 

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Página xxxix - Indians inhabiting the district hereinafter described and defined, do hereby cede, release, surrender, and yield up to the Government of the Dominion of Canada, for Her Majesty the Queen and her successors forever, all their rights, titles and privileges whatsoever to the lands included within the following limits...
Página 181 - Union. of the construction of a railway from the Pacific towards the Rocky Mountains, and from such point as may be selected east of the Rocy Mountains towards the Pacific, to connect the sea-board of British Columbia with the railway system of Canada; and further to secure the completion of such railway within ten years from the date of the union.
Página 420 - Union on such terms and conditions as are in the Address expressed, and as Her Majesty thinks fit to approve, subject to the provisions of the said Act : And whereas, for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of the said British North America Act, 1867...
Página 419 - Company, and their successors, the sole trade and commerce of all those seas, straits, bays, rivers, lakes, creeks and sounds, in whatsoever latitude they shall be, that lie within the entrance of the straits, commonly called Hudson's Straits, together with all the lands and territories upon the countries, coasts, and confines of the seas, bays, lakes, rivers, creeks and sounds aforesaid, that are not already actually possessed by or granted to any of our subjects, or possessed by the subjects of...
Página i - Territory and may within twelve months of the surrender select a block of land adjoining each of its posts within any part of British North America not comprised in Canada and British Columbia in conformity except as regards the Red River Territory with a list made out by the company and communicated to the Canadian ministers being the list in the schedule of the aforesaid deed of surrender. The actual survey is to be proceeded with with all convenient speed; 3.
Página xviii - East 114 poles to the beginning, containing one hundred and forty six acres be the same more or less. To have and to hold the...
Página 213 - From this lacustrine paradise of sylvan beauty, we are able at once to transfer our friend to the Winnipeg, a river whose existence, in the very heart and centre of the continent, is in itself...
Página 246 - If the Police had not come to the country, where would we be all now? Bad men and whiskey were killing us so fast that very few, indeed, of us would have been left today. The Police have protected us as the feathers of the bird protect it from the frosts of winter.
Página 420 - ... absolute lords and proprietors of the same territory, limits and places aforesaid and of all other the premises saving the faith, allegiance and sovereign dominion due to his said Majesty, his heirs and successors for the same; and granted to the said governor and company and their successors such rights of government and other rights, privileges and liberties, franchises, powers and authorities in Rupert's Land as therein expressed. And whereas ever since the date of the said letters patent...
Página iii - Bay" and certain lands and territories, rights of government and other rights, privileges, liberties, franchises, powers and authorities were thereby granted or purported to be granted to the said governor and company in His...

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