Indian land sales records Help

Ontario Government Record Series RG 1-88

Indian land sales records

About these records

Indian land sales records
Dates of Creation
Physical Description

1 metre of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of records relating to Indian lands sales created or acquired by the Crown Lands Department.

Restrictions on Access
Original records are closed for conservation reasons.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. No restrictions on reproduction or publication. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario from the Ministry of Natural Resources.
Related Material

Sub-series RG 1-3-5, Letters written to the Surveyor General by the Commissioner of Crown Lands, contains returns of lands set aside of Indians.

Volume RG 1-13-2-5, Miscellaneous reports on land administration prepared by the Commissioner of Crown Lands, contains a report on Indian and ordnance lands, dated 1857. Series RG 1-19, Commissioner of Crown Lands statement books, contains statements relating to the sale of Indian lands.Sub-series RG 1-53-13 contains descriptions of Indian land sales covering the period 1845 to 1867.

Availability of Other Formats

This series is also available on microfilm.

Information found in Volume RG 1-88-0- 6 and Volume RG 1-88-0-7 is abstracted in the Ontario Land Records Index, available in the Archives' Main Reading Room. Copies of this Index have been distributed on microfiche to archives and libraries across Canada, the United States, and overseas.

Former Codes

File RG 1-88-0-1 formerly was RG 1 C- III-7, volume 6

RG 1-88-0-2, Box 1 formerly was RG 1 C-III-7, volume 1.

Volume RG 1-88-0-3 formerly was RG 1 C-III-7, volume 2.

Volume RG 1-88-0-4 formerly was Series RG 1 A-IV, volume 62.

Volume RG 1-88-0-5 formerly was RG 1 C-III-7, volume 4.

Volume RG 1-88-0-6 formerly was RG 1 C-III-7, volume 3.

Volume RG 1-88-0-7 formerly was RG 1 C-III-7, volume 7.

Finding Aid
A list of the files and volumes that make up this series is available.

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Agency or agencies that created these records

These records were created by the following Ontario government agency or agencies. Click on the agency reference code for information about this agency and other records it created.

1807-1827 :

Surveyor General's Office (BA84)

1827-1867 :

Crown Lands Department (AA100)

How to order these records

From our Reading Rooms

Consult the file / volume list to narrow your search, then review the appropriate reel of microfilm.

Please note that microfilmed records are identified by their former reference codes.

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By Microfilm Interloan
These records are available through the Archives of Ontario Microfilm Interloan Service, which allows you to borrow microfilmed archival records through a library or other institution that participates in the interlibrary loan system.