History of the North-west, Volume 2

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Hunter, Rose & Company, 1894 - Manitoba

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Page 227 - I thank you for the patience with which you have listened to me.
Page lii - Indians inhabiting the district hereinafter more fully described and defined, do hereby cede, release, surrender, and yield up to the Government 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...
Page 185 - 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.
Page xxxi - Indians, that they shall have right to pursue their vocations of hunting throughout the tract surrendered as heretofore described, subject to such regulations as may from time to time be made by the Government of the country, acting under the authority of Her Majesty ; and saving and excepting such tracts as may be required or taken up from time to time for settlement, mining, trading or other purposes by her Government of Canada, or by any of Her Majesty's subjects duly authorized therefor by the...
Page xvii - Territories or in any other portion of the Dominion of Canada : To have and to hold the same to Her Majesty the Queen and her successors for ever.
Page xliv - 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...
Page vii - 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...
Page 218 - Mariner" — for by this time he will be quite entitled to such an appellation — knowing that water cannot run up hill feels certain his aquatic experiences are concluded. He was never more mistaken. We immediately launch him upon the...
Page 250 - 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.
Page xlvi - ... and for every three families, one plough and one harrow, and for each band, enough potatoes, barley, oats, and wheat (if such seeds be suited for the locality of their reserves) to plant the land actually broken up. All the aforesaid articles to be given, once for all, for the encouragement of the practice of agriculture among the Indians.

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