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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
Document Type Correspondence
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
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information

Recto of leaf [1], and marginal correction on verso initialed by notary: "AD."

Filing information on verso of leaf [2]: "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