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|Title||Power of attorney [manuscript]: Fort Michilimackinac [Mackinaw City, Mich.], to Sieurs Rocheblave and Porlier, 1800 July 26|
|Author||Mouet de Langlade, Charles-Michel (1729-1801)|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Description||From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Power of attorney, dated July 26, 1800 at Fort Michilimackinac, Michigan, granted by Charles Mouet de Langlade, captain in the British department of Indians, to Philippe de Rastel Rocheblave and Joseph Porlier. The power of attorney, executed before Adhemar St. Martin, notary at the fort, allows Rocheblave and Porlier to oversee, maintain, and engage in transactions concerning 3,000 arpents of land in Haut-Canada (Ontario) granted to Langlade by the government there, the three patents having been signed by Roussel [president of the Parlement de Paris?] on August 3, 1799. The power of attorney is signed by Langlade and St. Martin.|
|Names||Rocheblave, Philippe Franc?ois de Rastel, Chevalier de (d.1802.); Porlier, Joseph|
|Places||Mackinaw City, Michigan, United States; Ontario, Canada|
|Keywords||land tenure, land grant, law, British North America, fort, army, military, property, financial transactions|
|Theme||American Indians and the European Powers; First Nations of Canada|
Recto of leaf , and marginal correction on verso initialed by notary: "AD."
Filing information on verso of leaf : "Plein pouvoir pour troix mille arpents de taire [sic] dans le Haut Canada ... datant du 3 aoust 1799."
|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT box Ayer MS 490|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|