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Peace and Friendship Treaties

Copy of "Treaty of Peace and Friendship" between Jonathon Belcher and Francis Muis, 1761

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Signed at Halifax, 9 November 1761, by Jonathan Belcher, President of His Majesty's Council and Francis Muis, Chief of the La Have and witnessed by "P. Maillard, Priest missionnary of indians."

No original copies are known to exist for this, or for any of the other 1760 and 1761 treaties. This is a copy made in 1812 by the Rev. Jean-Mandé Sigogne, who had access to an original document.

Date: 1761

Retrieval no.: Peace and Friendship Treaties Nova Scotia Archives RG 1, Vol. 430, No. 20a