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Map shewing Dominion lands surveyed and lands entered to 1st March, 1880 [cartographic material] . 





Place of creation



Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch

1 map : b. & w. ; 65 x 96 cm on sheet 78 x 106 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Can be viewed in the presence of an earl
y cartographic archivist.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E MacDonald Canadiana Collection #593c
Cartographic material
90: Open
716 Item no. assigned by LAC 593c
Restrictions not set
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired

Additional information

Published by order of the Rot. Hon., the Minister of the Interior

Bottom left corner of map carries name J. Johnston, Chief Draftsman.

Bottom right corner "Department of the Interior, Dominion Lands Branch".

Includes diagram shewing the distribution respectively of free Grant, Pre-emption and railway Lands proper in each township.

Also includes references & explaination of signs and characters.

Photo Lith by Burland Lith Co., Montreal.

Includes stamped signature Lindsay Russell, Surveyor General.

"The surveys exhibited on this map were commenced in the summer of 1871. The Townships represented entirely by dotted lines are not yet surveyed.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Subject heading

Manitoba - Land tenure - Maps.