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Treaty of 1725 for Ratification at Annapolis Royal

Date: 1725

Reference: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives O/S No. 511

Signed in Boston, 15 December 1725, by J. Willard, Secretary of the General Court or Assembly of the Province of Massachusetts Bay, and various leaders from First Nations in Nova Scotia and New England.

This is an original document. Other copies of the original can be found at the National Archives (London UK) in the Colonial Office Papers, CO 217, Vol. 4, No. 349.

The final clause of the treaty states that it "shall be ratified at Annapolis Royal," which took place on 4 June 1726. No copies of that ratification exist at the Nova Scotia Archives.

Transcript is from W. E. Daugherty, Maritime Indian treaties in historical perspective (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1981); Treaty No. 239 in their numbered treaty series.

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1727 Ratification at Casco Bay of the Treaty of 1725

Date: 1727

Reference: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives O/S No. 513

Signed at Casco Bay (near Portland, Maine), 25 July 1727, by the Lieutenant Governors of New Hampshire and Massachusetts Bay, Paul Mascarene (representing Nova Scotia), and representatives of the Arresaguntacook, Wawenock, Norridgewock, and Penobscot.

This is an original document.

A reproduction was included in Thomas B. Akins, editor, Selections from the public documents of the Province of Nova Scotia (Halifax, 1869).

Transcript published in Nathaniel Bouton, compiler and editor, Provincial papers, documents and records, relating to the Province of New Hampshire, from 1722-1737 (New Hampshire Historical Society, Vol. 4, 1870).

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1728 Ratification at Annapolis Royal of the Treaty of 1725

Date: 1728

Reference: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives O/S No. 511

Signed at Annapolis Royal, 13 May 1728, by "Chiefs & others of the St. Johns Cape Sables & other Tribes... inhabiting... Nova Scotia or Acadie," and witnessed by the Governor, officers of the Garrison, and others.

This is an original document, written on the reverse of the Treaty of 1725 for Ratification at Annapolis Royal.

Transcript is from W. E. Daugherty, Maritime Indian treaties in historical perspective (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1981); Ratification of Treaty No. 239 in their numbered treaty series.

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1749 Renewal at Chebucto of the Treaty of 1725

Date: 1749

Reference: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives O/S No. 512

Signed at Chebucto (Kjipuktuk, now Halifax), 15 August 1749, by "Joannes Pedousaghtigh, Chief of the Tribe of Chignecto Indians" and "Deputies from the Chiefs of the St. Johns Indians," and witnessed by members of His Majesty's Council for Nova Scotia. The signing ceremony was held on board HMS Beaufort in Halifax Harbour, and the table used for the ceremony is now in the Legislative Council Chamber at Province House in Halifax.

This is an original document. It copies the wording of the 1725 Treaty, to which a renewal is appended at the end.

A reproduction was included in Thomas B. Akins, editor, Selections from the public documents of the Province of Nova Scotia (Halifax, 1869).

Transcript is from W. E. Daugherty, Maritime Indian treaties in historical perspective (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1981); Renewal of the Treaty of 1725 (Chebucto 1749) in their treaty series.

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1749 Ratification at St. John of the Chebucto Renewal of the Treaty of 1725

Date: 1749

Reference: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives O/S No. 512

Signed at "the river St Johns," 4 September 1749, by the Chief and representatives of the "River St Johns and places adjacent" and witnessed by members of His Majesty's Council for Nova Scotia.

This is an original document, written on the reverse of the 1749 Chebucto renewal of the Treaty of 1725.

A reproduction was included in Thomas B. Akins, editor, Selections from the public documents of the Province of Nova Scotia (Halifax, 1869).

Transcript is from W. E. Daugherty, Maritime Indian treaties in historical perspective (Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, 1981); Renewal of the Treaty of 1725 (Chebucto 1749) in their treaty series.

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