Item - N° 1 - Map of Lower Canada shewing the proposed land agencies and the townships distinct from the seigniories.

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N° 1 - Map of Lower Canada shewing the proposed land agencies and the townships distinct from the seigniories.

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  • Cartographic material

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G. Mathew's Lithographer, Montreal

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[1:760 320]

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  • 1857 (Creation)

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1 map : lithograph ; 56 x 150 cm (sight) in frame 60 x 154 cm

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Item is a framed map of Lower Canada showing proposed land agencies and townships.

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  • English

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Signature of Joseph Cauchon, Commissioner of Crown Lands (signed at the Crown Lands Office in Toronto on March 12, 1857) on recto, upper left.

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Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections

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Created March 9, 2016 by Peter Houston

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  • English

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  • Other: Displayed in Archives Room