Transcription for Indian Affairs
Document #35
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                                                 Fredericton. 6th. June 1809

                  Representation having been made to the
         President, that you have purchased from the Indians
         a right of cutting timber and of grazing, etc. on the tract
         allotted for them on the Richibucto River; I am therefore
         directed by His Honor to inform you, and to request
         you, as a magistrate in that District, to communicate
         the information to any other persons who may have
         made or propose to make similar arrangements
                               Natives that, by a standing order of this Government,
        with any Indian Inhabitants, that  no purchase
         nor bargain of lease, or of any such kind, made
                   the Indian Natives
         between them and the other Inhabitants of this
         Province will be confirmed or allowed - unless
         the same be made with the full consent of every
         Man of the tribe and then submitted to the
         Governor or President in Council for their
         previous assent and approbation.
                                I have the honor to be
                                              Your obed. hble Servant

                                                              Jonn. Odell
Jacob Powell Esq. 

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 To J. Powell Esq.
respecting Indian Lands
at Richibucto --


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