• Correspondence and accounts of S.P. Jarvis, Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1842-1847

      1847
      [Correspondence and accounts of S.P. Jarvis, Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs, 1842-1847]. Appendix (V.V.) to the Journals of the Legislative Assembly, 1847 (74 pages).
    • A letter written and signed by Samuel Peters Jarvis, Ch. S. I. Affa. [Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs] addressed to the Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Grand River

      Jarvis, Samuel Peters (1841-01-05)
      A letter written and signed by Samuel Peters Jarvis, Ch. S. I. Affa. [Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs], addressed to the Chiefs of the Six Nations of the Grand River, dated 5 January 1841. The letter is 3 pages in length and informs the Chiefs that the Lieutenant Governor has considered their speech, especially the problem of unauthorized occupancy of their land by white people, and has determined that each family or single man receive 100 or 200 acres, with the remainder of the land be “surrendered to Government to be disposed of for the exclusive benefit of the Indians”. A note on the letter indicates “the reply after being corrected by Sir Charles Metcalf”.
    • A Memorial, to be registered pursuant to the Statute in that behalf, of 200 acres in Alwick Township, County of Northumberland, Newcastle District, in trust for the Misissauga Tribe of Indians of Kingston and the Bay of Quinte.

      1841-11-08
      A Memorial, to be registered pursuant to the Statute in that behalf, of a Conveyance by Deed to surrender to the Crown by the Canada Company 200 acres in Alwick Township, County of Northumberland, Newcastle District, in trust for the sole use and benefit of the Misissauga Tribe of Indians of Kingston and the Bay of Quinte. The document is dated 8 November 1841 and lists Samuel P Jarvis, Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs acting on behalf of the Queen. Signed by Thomas Mercer Jones and Frederick Widder for the Canada Company and witnessed by Donald McDonald and Thomas Collier. Seal of the Canada Company at bottom right.
    • One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis from her husband

      n.d.
      One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis from her husband. The envelope is postmarked Kingston, date illegible. The reverse side has a seal of the Indian Office.
    • One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis, Toronto, from her husband

      1842-12
      One envelope addressed to Mrs. Samuel P. Jarvis, Toronto, from her husband. The envelope is post-marked Kingston, Dec. 13 [1842]. The reverse side is postmarked Toronto, Dec. [14], 1842. The envelope has the seal of the Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs.
    • Public Notice, 28 March 1844

      1844-03-28
      “The inspection and valuation of certain Lands on the North side of the Grand River, in the Gore and Niagara Districts, belonging to the Six Nations Indians, being now completed, in pursuance of an order in Council, dated 27th, November, 1840: the Public are hereby notified that the said Lands, with certain exceptions, are for Sale, under the following regulations, viz…” Followed by 10 paragraphs of text. The last few lines read “By Command of His Excellency the Governor General, Samuel P Jarvis, Chief Sup. Indian Affairs, Indian Office, Kingston, March 28, 1844”.
    • Public Notice, 28 March 1844

      1844-03-28
      Public Notice, 28 March 1844. “The inspection and valuation of certain Lands on the North side of the Grand River, in the Gore and Niagara Districts, belonging to the Six Nations Indians, being now completed, in pursuance of an order in Council, dated 27th, November, 1840: the Public are hereby notified that the said Lands, with certain exceptions, are for Sale, under the following regulations, viz…” Followed by 10 paragraphs of text. The last few lines read “By Command of His Excellency the Governor General, Samuel P Jarvis, Chief Sup. Indian Affairs, Indian Office, Kingston, March 28, 1844”.
    • Written Indenture and Deed of Surrender

      1841-11-02
      Written indenture between Henry Fry, his wife Eleanor, and John McMurrick (representing the Fry estate) in the first part and William Benjamin Robinson of St.Catharines in the District of Niagara of the second part for the sale of land to Robinson, 2 November 1841. Also a deed of surrender to the Crown by Robinson and his wife Eliza to Samuel Peters Jarvis, Chief Superintendent of Indian Affairs, on behalf of the Queen, of the same land, Rama Township, for a reserve for the Chippewa tribe of Indians, 8 December 1843. The documents are handwritten on 2 sheets of vellum and joined at the bottom by four red seals.