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Page 43 - East, by a line to be drawn along the middle of the river St. Croix, from its mouth in the Bay of Fundy to its source, and from its source directly north to the aforesaid Highlands, which divide the rivers that fall into the Atlantic Ocean from those which fall into the river St. Lawrence...
Page 379 - Superior ; thence through lake Superior northward of the isles Royal and Phelipeaux to the long Lake ; thence through the middle of said long Lake, and the water communication between it and the lake of the Woods, to the said lake of the Woods ; thence through the said lake to the most north-western point thereof, and from thence on a due west course to the river Mississippi ; thence by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi until it shall intersect the northernmost part...
Page 43 - Ontario; through the middle of the said Lake until it strikes the communication by water between that Lake and Lake Erie ; thence along the middle of said communication into Lake Erie : through the middle of said Lake until it arrives at the water communication between that Lake and Lake Huron ; thence along the middle of said water communication into the Lake Huron ; thence through the middle of said Lake to the water communication between that Lake and Lake Superior ; thence through Lake Superior.
Page 14 - The parliament of Canada may from time to time, with the consent of the legislature of any province of the said Dominion, increase, diminish or otherwise alter the limits of such province, upon such terms and conditions as may be agreed to by the said legislature, and may, with the like consent, make provision respecting the effect and operation of any such increase or diminution or alteration of territory in relation to any province affected thereby.
Page 40 - That all the territories, islands, and countries, in North America, belonging to the crown of Great Britain, bounded on the south by a line from the bay of Chaleurs, along the high lands which divide the rivers that empty themselves into the river St. Lawrence, from those which fall into the sea...
Page 133 - America do presume for the present, and until our further Pleasure be known, to grant Warrants of Survey, or pass Patents for any Lands beyond the Heads or Sources of any of the Rivers which fall into the Atlantic Ocean from the West and North West, or upon any Lands whatever, which, not having been ceded to or purchased by Us as aforesaid, are reserved to the said Indians, or any of them.
Page 416 - Honourable the Lords of the Committee of Council for plantation affairs dated the fifth of this Instant in the words following viz'.
Page 393 - Canada shall be taken to mean Canada as constituted under this act. 5. Canada shall be divided into four provinces, named Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. 6. The parts of the province of Canada (as it exists at the passing of this act) which formerly constituted respectively the provinces of Upper Canada and Lower Canada shall be deemed to be severed, and shall form two separate provinces.