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    1875 Canadian Treaty No. 5 Medal, VF30
    Jamieson-38, Rare With Pedigree Information

    1875-Dated Canada Indian Treaty No. 5, Jamieson-38, Silver, VF30 NGC. McLachlan-30, Leroux-1191, Breton-29. 76 mm. Treaty No. 5 was signed by 30 different First Nations communities in Manitoba at two different times. The southern area was negotiated in 1875 and 1876 and the northern part between 1908 and 1910. About 233,400 square miles of territory were ceded to the Crown in exchange for an annuity of $5 for every man, woman, and child belonging to the participating bands, among other minor obligations on the part of the federal government. Each family of five was accorded 160 acres, or an amount of land in proportion for larger or smaller families. Like other numbered treaty medals, Treaty No. 5 representatives are scarce. W.H. Hunter's collection included one, Ford had two, and the Manitoba Museum has one. Three examples, including the present, are in this Partrick Collection sale. Surely, others exist. This impressive piece is well-worn, as a presented medal should be, with steel-gray surfaces showing scattered marks on each side and around the rims. The original hanger and suspension loop are present at 12 o'clock. Included with this lot is the ribbon that was used to suspend the medal and a photo showing a chief wearing it.
    Ex: Warren Baker (3/1991); Donald G. Partrick.

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