Antoine Martin, Jr.

Mackinac County Original Land Claims
American State Papers, House of Representatives, 20th Congress, 1st Session
Public Lands: Volume 5 Beginning page 220 for Michilimackinac
1823

Book No. 6
Claims within the County of Michilimackinac

Year 1828. CLAIMS IN MICHIGAN. Page 240

 

Claim of Antoine Martin, jr.

 

I, Antoine Martin, junior, enter my claim, under the laws for ascertaining and deciding upon claims to lands in the Territory of Michigan, to a tract of land situated at Point St. Ignace, opposite the island of Michilimackinac, in said Territory, lying on the shore of the bay or head of Lake Huron, and bounded as follows, to wit: southerly by a claim of Fracis Trucky, and northerly by a claim of Daniel Bourrassa, being three acres in width, and extending back from the margin of said lake eighty arpents.

H. S. BAIRD,

For ANTOINE MARTIN, Jr.

 

Michilimackinac, July 29, 1823.

Personally appeared before me, Varnum I. Card, a justice of the peace in and for the county of Michilimackinac, in the Territory of Michigan, Joseph Delvare, who, having been duly sworn, doth depose and

 

Year 1828. CLAIMS IN MICHIGAN. Page 241

say that on the 1st day of July, A. D. 1812, Antoine Martin, junior, had the possession of, and occupied, improved, and cultivated a certain piece or parcel of land situated at Point St. Ignace, opposite to the island of Michilirnackinac, in said Territory, lying on the shore of the bay or head of Lake Huron, and bounded as follows, to wit: southerly by a claim of Francis Trucky, and northerly by a claim of Daniel Bourrassa, being three acres in width, and extending back from the margin of said lake eighty arpents; that from said time till the present he, the said Antoine, junior, has had the possession thereof and that he has submitted to the authority of the United States of America. And further this deponent saith not.

His Mark.

JOSEPH DELVARE.

 

TERRITORY OF MICHIGAN, County of Michilimackinac, ss:

Personally appeared the within-named deponent and made solemn oath that the facts stated in the foregoing deposition are true. Before me this 26th day of July, A. D. 1823.
VARNUM I. CARD, J. P. C. M.

 

Michigan, Francis Trucky, who, having been first duly sworn, doth depose and say that on the 1st day of July, 1812, and for a number of years previous thereto, Antoine Martin, junior, had the possession of, and occupied, improved, and cultivated a certain piece or parcel of land situated on Point St. Ignace, opposite to the island of Michilimackinac, in said Territory, lying on the shore of the bay or head of Lake Huron, and bounded as follows to wit: southerly by a claim of Francis Trucky, and northerly by a claim of Daniel Bourrassa, being three acres in width, and extending back from the margin of said lake eighty arpents; that from said time till the present he, the said Antoine Martin, junior, has had the possession of said land, and that he has submitted to the authority of the United States. And further this deponent saith not

His mark.

FRANCIS TRUCKY.

 

TERRITORY OF MICHIGAN, County Michilimackinac, ss:

Personally appeared the above-named deponent, and made oath that the facts contained in the fore going deposition are true, as he verily believes. Before me this 26th day of July, A. D. 1823.
VARNUM I. CARD, J. P. C. M.

 

Detroit, October 29, 1823.

The preceding claim of Antoine Martin, junior, is this day confirmed agreeably to the notice prefixed thereto.

Transcribed by Patricia Hamp March 2006

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