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Subject: [NYSTLAWR] RE:Question on Border in early 1800s
Date: Fri, 7 Nov 2003 09:29:26 EST
Please excuse the first message when I hit the wrong key and sent it while
Now what I wanted to say was as follows:
Most of this would probably be covered under the "Treaty With the Seven
Nations of Canada, 1796" and this portion does make mention of "Village of St
Regis" which puts it in the portion of the reservation located in NYS.
Now if you go through the entire Treaty you would no doubt find mention of
the Village of Racquett River (which was no doubt a Village within this 6 square
miles) also that would be part of NYS as the Racquett River runs into the St
Lawrence River. A great fishing Area as I camped this area for many years.
This is taken from material compiled by Charles J Kappler. Your Library might
You might want to write to the following for information on burials. The
Indians keep excellent records and I am sure would be willing to share with you
any information they have on your Ancestors. I know several people who came
from St Regis and others who came from Cornwall.
St. Regis Mohawk Tribe
Akwesasne Comm. Bldg., Rte 37
Hogansburg, NY 13655