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

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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.

Date: 1749

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