Haldimand Land Grants to Loyalist Iroquois, Oct. 25, 1784
(Gives Loyalist Six Nations Indians the right to settle on land along Grand River in SW Ontario.)

Document Summary:
General Haldimand asks Britain to give "a safe and comfortable retreat" along the Grand River to Mohawk Indians who had:

  • Lost land to the newly created United States.

  • Remained loyal to the British Crown.

The land is to be purchased from the Mississaugan Indians. The loyalist Mohawk are to "enjoy for ever" [sic] the use of this land.