DEED from MISSISSAUGA INDIANS to Lt. JOHN YOUNG for the YOUNG
TRACT on the GRAND RIVER, 20 January 1784
This deed was signed by the then owners of what is today Southern Ontario, the Mississauga
Indians.  This deed may be the first to any individual in the Province.  This parcel of land was
confirmed in 1787 by the "new" owners of the Grand River Tract, the Six Nations Indians
(who extended the parcel to three miles back from the River - and later by the British
Government.

Signatures left off in the scanning process were Hizekia Schonmaker, Henry Jago, Abraham
Young, and Wabecokkie.  The Deed was located among the RG 10 Series, Indian Affairs
Papers, at the National Archives of Canada.
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