of land ceded from Mississauga Indians to Loyalist Six Nations Mohawks
of Quinte, Apr. 1, 1793)
John Graves Simcoe, on the behalf of King George III, formally grants a reserve
along the Bay of Quinte, near present-day Deseronto, Ontario, to Mohawk
Indians who had:
- Lost land to the newly created United States.
- Remained loyal
to the British Crown.
The land has been purchased from the Mississauga
Indians. The loyalist Mohawk are to enjoy the use of this land "for ever."