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Bissell, Herbert P.-Continued.

Extract of testimony of William Henry before..
Extract of testimony of Henry Phillips before..
Evidence before, as Commissioner in 1888..
Report of, on merits, prevented by Chap. 473, N.Y. Laws of

1889..

341

408
477-560

36, 792

793
477

11

155
124-158

Report of testimony taken before him, 1888.. ..
Blacksnake, Governor', U.S. Seneca Chief and captain of band

of Seneca Inds. in War of 1812...
Died December 1859...
Statements to Harrison Halftown..
(1) U.S. Inds, shared British presents for a time after

commencement of War of 1812....
(2) Can. Inds. never shared in U.S. presents..
Board of Audit of N.Y. See Audit, N.Y. State Board of.
Board of Claims of N.Y. State. See Claims, N.Y. State Board of.
Board of Commissioners of N.Y. Land Office. See Land Office.
Bouck, Governor. Letter or Petition of Dr. Peter Wilson to,

1843....
Boundary Line between U.S. and Inds., discussions as to..., .

126-154

154

391
826-828
829-831
831-833
570, 577
594-597

Brant, Joseph, 1784. Agent of behalf of Six Nations Inds....

1784. Informs Gov. Clinton that Inds. are to meet Com’rs.

of Congress..

570, 571

573

Informs Gov. Clinton that Inds. will make peace

with Congress and States but will not cede any
lands....

576, 579
583, 601

651
657
650
650

675-678

1789. Protests with others against 1788 and 1789 Treaties

of Gov. Clinton with Inds...
Replies to Gov. Clinton's answer to protest..
Writes to Gov. Clinton offering sale of Mohawk

lands..
1790. Invited by Gov. Clinton to attend with Mohawks at

Treaty of 1790...
Notifies Gov. Clinton that he and they will attend as

requested...
Took prominent part in settling differences between

Cays...
1794. Col. Pickering, U.S. Com'r., writes reporting U.S.

Treaty of 1794 and terms..
1796. Power of Atty. to, by Six Nations. To surrender

686

735

834

land and appoint trustees..
1800. Deed of Grand River Lands to, and Ind. signatures..
1807. Died at Burlington Bay, Can..

24B
884
570

PAGE.
Brief of James G. Johnson, 1889..

438
C. H. Ritchie, 1889..

444
James C. Strong, 1888..

409
British Ambassador presents Claim of Can. Cay. to U.S. ,1899., 776, 787

799
British Annuities. Amount and source of, in 1829...

899-900
And see Annuities.
Brock, Major General. Extracts from Life and Correspondence
of..

967-970
Buck, John, Can. Onan. Chief, born about 1821..

19, 259
Testimony of, 1889..

259
Buffalo Creek Cayugas. Resist Surveyors, 1789..

715

721-729
Told by Gov. Clinton that Reservation theirs in common
with those living on it, 1790.....

694, 697
Buffalo Creek Council, 1792, respecting Ind. title to land, Nov.
13, 1792..

829
1794. Can. & Buffalo Creek Cays. with General Chapin... 365
Buffalo, N.Y. Joint General Council of Six Nations Inds. held
there. As to mode of selecting chiefs..

202, 203
280, 288

298
Joint General Council of 1884 held there. Red Jacket re
interment ceremonies..

945, 946
Treaty or Agreement of 1850 made at..

356
Buffalo Reservation, afterward Cattaragus.

4
Bumberry, Seth. Can. Ind. Testified on behalf of N.Y. Cays.,
1889..

126
Alleged heard Joseph Monture admit procuring Treaty of
1795 from Sandusky Ind...

127, 128
Attempted subornation of perjury..

217, 222
Bad character. Had been in penitentiary..

134, 227
232, 233
238, 240
241, 308

311
Discussion as to recalling of...

325
Heard making inconsistent statements..

213
Saw Treaty of 1795 in Canada, 1840..

128, 133
Butler, Richard, and Lee, Arthur, Com’rs. of Congress to the
Inds., 1784....

573
Button, George, signed Onan. Annuity receipt for 1825...

823
Signed Cay. Annuity receipt for 1825..

824
Caihiote, signed on back of Treaty of 1795. Payment of 1802.. 944
Caledonia, Grand River, Can. Council of Can, Cays., July 17,
1860, held there...

404
Canada, Argument by Counsel for, 1889..

444
Cayugas of. See Canadian Cayugas.
Commissioner of Crown Lands of, substituted as Agent for
Can. Cays., 1861..

406

N.Y...

PAGE.
Canadian Annuities, discussion as to..

49, 50
Payable to Six Nations Inds. arises from sale of their lands
to individuals, with consent of Crown..

258
Trustees dispensed June 30, 1839..

904
Canadian Archives, Documents from..

826-883
Canadian Cayugas. CHRONOLOGY OF—
1775 and before. Inhabitants and owners of Cayuga Co.,

950
1775-1783. War of American Revolution. Fought for
British...

950
1784. British, per Sir Frederick Haldimand, Commander-

in-Chief, grant tract of Land at Grand River in
Can. to such of Six Nations Indians as shall
remove thereto..

258
1789. The whole of the lands of the Cay. Nation sold to the

State of N.Y. (See Treaty of 1789') which re-
granted to them a reservation..

102
1790. Majority of Cays, remove to Can..

17, 547
Followed later by others of Nation..

549,735
All ten Sachems said to have removed to Can. (See
* Sachems ')...

540
1791. Meet at Grand River, and resolve to ask N.Y. Leg

lature to define their rights in N.Y. Reservation. 735
1793. Summoned by N.Y. State to a proposed conference

at Albany. Conference postponed at their
request..

367
1794. Summoned again to conference at Albany and pro-
mise to attend..

366
The Chiefs stop en route to protest against negotia-

tions with others than they, respecting the sale of
the Reservation...

367, 368
Informed that regarded as owners of Reservation in
common with those living thereon..

367, 368
Accompanied to Albany by British Advisers. Gov-
ernor notifies Legislature of arrival....

364, 818
Informed by Gov. Clinton that Legislature will secure

them in ownership of Reservation equally with
those living thereon...

364, 767

769
Little Cayuga Chief suggests calling of General

Council to deal with sale of Reservation..
1795.

June 28. Large body of Can. Cays. passed through

Niagara en route to Cayuga Ferry to be

at Treaty...
July 9. Arrived at Cayuga Ferry under Care

Lasna

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Canadian Cayugas-Continued.

July 27. Executed Treaty of 1795, selling Reserva-

tion in consideration of annuities..

25, 93
107, 275

332

1795–1806. Annuities paid them, excepting in the year 1808

but not paid in whole or in part since..

73, 74
79, 92
98,287
288, 297
511, 516
522, 536
820, 849
864, 865
929, 930
942–945

1795-1912. Possession of Treaty given to and maintained

by them. See Treaty of 1795', custody of

Treaty.
1812. War of 1812 and Indian Hostilities preceding. See

'War of 1812' and ‘Indian Hostilities'.
Can. Cays. fought for British...
Payment of annuities refused since War of 1812 on

ground that right to payment forfeited by service
against U.S. in war..

21

25, 98
394, 511
516, 522
863, 865

1815-1851. Efforts to collect or compel payment. Many

visits to N.Y. by Can. chiefs, producing treaty
and requesting payment...

19, 59
60, 62
70, 71
76, 90
201, 207
212, 234
273, 282
284, 286
297, 299

394

1815. Ask British Govt. to assume payment for future.

Refused...
1819. Discuss claim in Council and decide to retain lawver

978
865, 866
35 1888. Act secured appointing H. P. Bissell as Com’r. to

PAGE. Canadian Cayugas—Continued. 1849. Petitioned Legislature of N.Y..

393 Petition referred to Land Office..

22 Land Office reports in favour of recognition of claim. 23-28 1851. Again petitioned Legislature of N.Y.

560 1856. Request assistance of Can. Ind. Dept...

924 1859. Claim presented to U.S. Ind. Com’r..

926 Reply that claim is against State of N.Y. only..

927 1860. Constitute Can. Ind. Supt. Agent to attempt recovery of claim...

404 Can. Ind. Supt. visits Washington re claim..

928 1882. Petitioned N.Y. Land Office, which being advised

that jurisdiction only in Board of Audit, Petition
refused...

28 1883. Petition N.Y. Board of Audit..

29, 563

567 Board of Audit being succeeded by Board of Claims,

petitioned Board of Claims. Petition refused.
No jurisdiction...

29
1884. Certiorari proceedings taken from Refusal of Land
Board to determine petition on merits..

29 Supreme Court rendered judgment on merits in favour of Can. Cays. Claim.. .

29 1885. State of N.Y. appealed certiorari proceedings and

decision reversed not on merits but decided that
Legislature only had jurisdiction..

774, 775 1886. Petitioned Senate of N.Y. State..

35 Petition referred to Committee. Favourable report made but no action taken..

35 1887. Bill appointing a Com’r. to decide upon claim reported on favourably. No action taken..

investigate and decide claim. Many hearings... 477-559 1889. Act appointing Com’r. Bissell repealed before any report made. Evidence only reported..

36, 793 Senate of N.Y. instructed its committee on Ind. Affairs to take evidence of claim and report..

36 Presented Memorial of Claim to Committee..

20-36 1890. Many hearings by Senate Committee...

3-472 Represented by Counsel instructed by Can. Govt. Arguments of Counsel in support of claim..

409, 444 1891. N.Y. Senate Committee reports that Board of Claims should be empowered to determine claim..

473 1891-1898. Many bills introduced into N.Y. Legislature dealing with claim. None passed...

775, 776 779, 787

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