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HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY ,— Continued.

FAOE.

(Governor of the Company to Under-Secretary, respecting the arrangement

for transferring their rights to Canada, March 1st, 1866 116

Governor of the Company to Under-Secretary, referring to the contents of a

United States pamphlet recently sent him, July 17th, 1866 120

Governor of the Company to Colonial Secretary, reminding him of the Com-
pany's rights, and commenting on proceedings in the Canadian Parliament,

January 15th, 1868 131

Position of the Company on proposed transfer to Canada, 1868 132

Proposed terms of surrender, 1 868 143

The Company's proposed terms of surrender, 1868 146

The Colonial Secretary's proposed terms, 1868 147

Protest against construction of Red River road, 1868 148

Reply to letter of Canadian Delegates to Colonial Secretary, January 16th, 1869 151

Company's proposed terms of transfer of territory, January 13th, 1869 152

Canadian Delegates in review of Company's proposed terms, February 8th, 1869 155

Position of the Company in the matter, 1869 159

Statement of French title to 161

Nature of previous proposals, 1869 163

Counter-proposals of Canadian Delegates, February, 1869 167, 168

New terms of surrender, March, 1869 170

Resolutions of the Governor and Committee of the Company transmitted to

Canadian Delegates, March 12th, 1869 173

Negotiations between Canadian Delegates and Company, 1869 174

Provisional agreement between the Delegates and the Company, March 22nd,

1869 176

Further agreement between Sir G. Cartier and the Governor of the Company,

March 29th, 1869 177

Acceptance of terms, and conclusion of negotiations for surrender, April 10th,

1869 178, 179

Deed of surrender, 1869 185

Canadian proposal for postponement of transfer in consequence of disturb-
ances in the Red River Settlement, December 16th 1869 195

Coirespondence as to same, December 28th, 1869 196

Terms of transfer, June 23rd, 1870 201

INDIAN TERRITORIES :—

Memorandum of the Hon. Joseph Cauchon, 1857 ^

Act for the Preservation of Peace in, 1 821 78

JUSTICE, ADMINISTRATION OF :—

•^ Petition for establishment of a Division Court at Rat Portage, 1880 401

Order in Council creating (Ontario), May 28th, 1880 *. ./r^ v^^^/vlvs- *^^

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JUSTICE, ADMINISTRATION OF -.—Continued.

PAGE.

Mr. Lyon's letters respecting the jurisdiction, April 15th, 1880, and Sept.

30th, 1881 395431

Under-Secretary of State to the Petitioners of Rat Portage, April 1st, 1881 . . 413
Act respecting the administration of, in the territory in dispute between the

Government of Ontario and the Dominion, May 7th, 1880 400

Act continuing same (March 21st, 1881.) : 413

do. do. (May 17th, 1882.) 491

Correspondence respecting, March 13th, 15th, 17th, 1880 387, 392

Disallowance of Act, March 22nd, 1880 394

jT^EEWATIN :—

Act creating the Province of, April 12th, 1876 250



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AIRD, HON. MR :—

His report on conventional boundaries and system of sale of lands in the dis-
puted territory, and suggesting appointment of Ontario Commissioner to
meet him on the subject, June 2nd, 1874 242

LAKE SUPERIOR :—

Protection of frontier lands above Lake Superior 3

Exploration of the country between the Lake and the Red River, under Mr.

Gladman, 1857 49

Telegraphic and postal communication from Lake to New Westminister pro-
posed, 1863 : . 97-8-9

Patents or Mining Licenses at the head of, in 1871 213

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY OF ONTARIO :—

Resolution approving of the reference of the question of the western boundary

of Ontario to arbitration, or to Privy Council, -March 23, 1874 242

Resolutions re boundaries, March 3rd, 1880 386-7

Resolutions, March 3rd, 1881 406

Amendments moved to the third paragraph of the Speech, January 26th, 1882. 460-7

Resolutions respecting the boundary question March 9th, 1882 ^. . . . . 485

Mr. Meredith's amendment lost on division, March 9th, 1862 487

Resolutions carried, March 9th, 1882 489

LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR :—

Extract from his Speech from the Throne to the Legislative Assembly of

Ontario in 1869, in re boundary line, November 3rd 185

His communication to the Secretary of State, Canada, urging settlement of

boundary line, and the appointment of Commissioners, July 17th, 1871 .. 206

Reply, July 20th 1871 ^ 207



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LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR i^Continu^d.

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Extract from Speech from the Throne in January, 1873 240

Extract from Speech from the Throne in the first Session of 1874 242

Extract from Speech from the Throne in the second Session of 1874 248

Extract from Speech from the Throne in 1875-6 250

Extract from Speech from the Throne in 1877 252

Extract from Speech from the Throne in 1878 259

Extract from Speech from the Throne in 1879 372

Extract from Speech from the Throne in 1880 37^

Extract from Speech from the Throne in 1881 403

Despatch of, to the Secretary of State, respecting the question of the dispated

territory and its conditions, December 31st, 1881 461

Extract from Speech from the Throne in 1882 466

Despatch of, to Secretary of State, in answer to terms of settlement proposed by

the Dominion Government, February 18th, 1882 * 472

McDOUGALL, HON. WILLIAM:—
His report on the subject of the negotiations with the Imperial Government for
the transfer of Rupert's Land and the North- West Territory to Canada,

December 28th, 1867 130

His appointment with Sir George Cartier as delegate to London in 1868, re

the Treaty with the Hudson's Bay Company, October 1st, 1868 142

Memorandum accepting Commission, October 1st, 1868 142

Report, May 8th, 1869 180

His appointment as Ontario Commissioner to determine the boundary line
between Ontario and the North- West, and correspondence, September

19th and 20th, 1871 208, 209

His action, March 9th, 1872 216

Preliminaiy memorandum of, on the subject of the Western Boundary, March

1872 221

MACDONALD, HON. JOHN SANDFIELD:—

Memorandum of, on the necessity of settling the true boundary separating On-
tario from the North- West Territory, and the appointment of a Com mis-
Isioner for the purpose, July 14th, 1871 205

MANITOBA, PROVINCE OF :—

Ald to provide for the government of the Province of Manitoba May 1 2th, 1870 198
Pi'oposed Imperial legislation for confirmation of Act, and authorizing the estab-
lishment of the limits of the Provinces, December 29th, 1870 203

Act for the definition of the boundaries of February 28th, 1877 252

Address of the Legislature praying for enlargement of boundary, February

14th, 1880 886

An Act of the Legislature to provide for the extension of the boundary ; cor-
respondence, March 4th, 1 88 1 407, 408

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INDEX. 501

MANITOBA, PROVINCE OF :— Continued.

PAGS.

Protest of Ontario against proposed mode of extension of limits of, and

correspondence, March 15th, 1881 409, 410

Proceedings in the Parliament of Canada on the third reading of the Bill,

March 18th, 1881 410

An Act (Canada) to provide for the extension of the boundaries of, March

21st, 1881 412

MINING LICENSES:—

At the head of Lake Superior, in 1871 213

Correspondence, 1871 214

Report of Minister of Justice, March 11th, 1872 218

MOUSSEAU, HON. J. A.:—

His despatch on the N. and W. Boundaries, January 27th, 1882 468>72

VTBGOTIATIONS:—

-*- ^ Between Imperial Government and the £L B. Company, 1864 102, 107-9

Delegation to England in 1865, Order in Council recommending, March 24th. . Ill

Report, July 12th, 1865 112

To England in 1868 (tel^irams), September 141

Appointment, and Order in Council on, October Ist, 1868, March 1869 . . 142, 175, 177

Their Memorandum, and Order in Council on, October 1st, 1868 142

Correspondence, December, 1868, January 1869, March 1869 149, 155, 173

Reviewing Company's proposed terms of transfer, 1869 155

Counter proposals of (correspondence), February 22nd, 1869 167

Agreements, March 22nd, 1869 176

Respecting proposed terms of surrender, 1869 177

Conclusions of the negotiations for surrender, 1869 179

Report of Delegates on. May 8th, 1869 180

Resolution of Canadian Parliament, May 28th, 1869 182

Address of Canadian Parliament in acceptance. May 31st, 1869 183

NORTH-WEST TERRITORIES :—

Hon. Jos. Cauchon's remarks on — 1857 6

Opening up of, correspondence, August 16, 1865 114

Transfer to Canada, in 1868 130

Nature of previous proposals, 1869 163

New terms of surrender, March 9, 1869 170

Acceptance of terms of surrender, April 10, 1869 , 178-9

Act for temporary government of — June 22, 1869 , 185

Imperial Order in Council for the admission of into the Dominion, June 23, 1870 200
Col. Dennis' report on the boundary between Ontario and — October 1, 1870 . . 209
Act respecting and creating a separate territory out of part thereof, April 12,

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ORDERS IN COUNCIL {Imperial) :—
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1. Uniting Rupert's Land and North-West to the Dominion, June 23rd, 1870. 200

2. Annexing all British Territories in North America not already included ui

the Dominion (excepting Newfoundland) to the Dominion, July 31st, 1880. +02

CANADA :—

1. Respecting claims of Hudson's Bay Company and Boundaries of Canada,

January 17th, 1857 2

2. Respecting appointment of special agent to England, and his instructions,

February 16th, 1857 3

3. Respecting Territory of Hudson's Bay Company, September 4, 1858 71

4. On the subject of the proposed Trans-Continental Road and Telegraph, April

24th, 1862 ; 91

5. That $50,000 be placed in estimates towards securing Telegraphic and

Postal communication westward, February 9th, 1863 97

^. Respecting proposal of Atlantic and Pacific Transit and Telegraph Company,

February 18th, 1864 100

7. On the subject of pending negotiations for the cession to the Crown of the

rights of Hudson's Bay Company, November 11th, 1864 102

8. On the appointment of the Canadian Ministerial Delegation to England in

1865, March 24th, 1865 Ill

9. On the opening up of the North-West Territories to settlement, March 27th,

1865 112

10. Protesting against the contemplated sale of a portion of the Hudson's Bay

Company's Territory, June 22nd, 1866 118

1 1 . Respecting the construction of a road from Thunder Bay to Dog Lake,

June 18th, 1867 126

12. Respecting the transfer of Rupert's Land and the North- West TerritorieB

to Cauada, December 28th, 1867 129

13. For the acquisition by Canada of Rupert's Land, and appointing Delegates

to England, October 1st, 1868 .* 142

14. That the Delegates be authorized to arrange for the admission of the

North- West Territories into the union, with or without Rupert's Land,
October 1st, 1868 143

15. On report of Canadian Delegates, May 14th, 1869 181

16. On subject of disturbance in Red River Settlement, December 16th, 1869. 193

17. On application of Ontario Government re appointment of Commissioners,

July 28th, 1871 207

18. re Patents and Mining Licenses about the head of Lake Superior, Novem-

ber 28th, 1871 213

19.' That copy of draft instructions be sent to Ontario Government, March 12th,

1872 219

^0. On despatch of Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario, re location of Boundary

line, April 9th, 1872 228



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CANADA '.—Continued.

21. re Land aud Mining Licenses, May 16th, 1862 232^

22. re Subject of Boundaries 3 establishment of Criminal and Civil Jurisdiction,

etc., November 7th, 1872 23a

23. Approving report of Minister of Interior re Conventional Boundaries, etc.,

June 3rd, 1874 24a

24. Approving of provisional arrangements between Messrs Laird and Pardee,

July 8th, 1874 245

25. Concurring in proposition of Ontario Government to determine the boun-

daries by means of reference, November 12th, 1874 247

26. Approving of Memorandum of Minister of Interior respecting boundaries

and ratification of leases, April 29th, 1878 262:

27. Approving of the appointment of Arbitrators and Referees, July 31st, 18.78 266.

28. On the subject of disallowing Ontario Act respecting the Administration of

Justice in the Northerly and Westerly parts of Ontario, February 12th,
1880 384

29. Disallowing the Act, March 22nd, 1880 394

ONTARIO :—

1. Mr. McDougall's appointment, September 19th, 1871 208-

2. re The granting of Patents pending settlement of Boundary Line, Januaiy

4th, 1872 214

3. re Claim to Boundary Line, March 25th, 1872 226^

4. On the subject of the Boundary line, April 19th, 1872 229^

5. Appointment of Hon. R. W. Scott, May 3l8t, 1872 233

6. The expenditures of moneys at Thunder Bay, June 26th, 1872 236.

7. Approving of provisional agreement, July 9th, 1874 245^

8. Approving of the report of Hon. A Crooks, November 25th, 1874 249

9. Respecting Leases and Licenses under Memorandum of Messrs. Laird and

Pardee, May 9th, 1878 264

10. Respecting the appointment of Arbitrators, July Slst, i878 266.

11. Approving of Report of Attorney-General with respect to a despatch of

the Under-Secretary of State, March 15th, 1880 392

12. Establishing Division Courts in Thunder Bay, May 28th, 1880 402;



PROVISIONAL BOUNDARY :—
Memorandum of Agreement for, in respect of patents for land, March, 1872. . 224

Extension of to licenses, in 1778 . . 262-

Correspondence respecting. May 1st, 1878 262-4

PUBLIC WORKS:—

An appropriation of $50,000 recommended by Canadian Government for Tele-
graph and Postal Service towards British Columbia, February 9th, 1863 . . 9T
On Height of Land before Confederation 1^^^ ^-^

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Instructions for Exploration of the country between the river and Lake Supe-
rior, under Mr. Gladman, in 1857 49

Hudson's Bay Company's Protest against building the Red River road ; and

correspondence, December, 1868 . . . ; 148

Correspondence regarding Disturbances in, November, 1869 ;.... 191

REPORTS:—

1. Of Chief Justice Draper (memorandum), May 6th, 1857 32

2. Of Mr. McD. Dawson (before ihe Legislative Assembly of Canada, June

8th, 1857) 40

3. Of Chief Justice Draper (final) in 1857 51

4. Of Postmaster-General Foley, October 17th, 1862 94

5. Of Hon. George Brown, January 26th, 1865 105

6. Of the Canadian Delegates to England in 1865 112

7. Of the Minister of Public Works (Dominion), December 28th, 1867 130

8. Of the Canadian Delegates to England in 1869 180

9. Of the Minister of Justice, December 29th, 1870 203

10. Of CoL Dennis, October 1st, 1871 209

11. Of the Minister of Justice, May 1, 1872 231

12. Of Secretary of State, November 25th, 1872 239

13» Of the Minister of Interior, June 2, 1874 242

14. Of Hon. A, Crooks, November 10th, 1874 246

15. Of Minister of Interior (memorandum), April 24th, 1878 262

16. Of the Attorney-General (Ontario), May 7th, 1878 263

17. Of the Minister of Justice, January 20th, 1880 378

18. Of the Attorney-General (Ontario), March 15th, 1880 388

19. Of the Minister of Justice, March 17th, 1880 392

20. Of the Attorney-General (OntMrio), November 1st, 1881 432

RUPERTS LAND :—

Order in Council respecting transfer, December 28th, 1867 129

Transfer to Canada, correspondence in 1868 130-138

The Rupert's Land Act, 1868 139

Proposed terms of surrender, correspondence in 1868 143

Act for the temporary government of, 1869 . . . . ^ 185

Imperial Order in Council for the admission of into the Dominion, June, 1870 200

THUNDER BAY :—
Expenditure of moneys at ; correspondence, April and June, 1872 231-235

TREATIES :—

St. Germain-en-Laye, in 1632. ^

Ryswick, " 1697.

Utrecht, " 1713.



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