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A Map of the Province of Upper Canada and the adjacent territories in North America [cartographic material] /  





Place of creation



Canada Company

1 map on 3 sheets : hand col., mounted on linen ; 96 x 174 cm, sheet 96 x 58 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC113165
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #453
Cartographic material
90: Open
2000931247 Item no. assigned by LAC Original can be viewed in the presence of an early cartographic archivist.
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Scale expressed in British Statute miles and geographical miles.

Engraved by I.S. Cox for the Canada Company.

Includes a list of the chairman, deputy chairman, directors, auditors and secretary of the Canada Company.

Dedication: "To his most excellent majesty King George IV with his Majesty's gracious permission an with every sentiment of grateful and dutiful reverence and loyality this map is most humbly dedicated by the Canada Comapny".

"Commissioners appointed by the King to ascertain the value of the Crown and Clergy reserve in Upper Canada. Lt. Colonel Francis Cockburn, Dept. Q.M.G in Canada, Simon McGillivary, esqr., Lt. Col. Sir John Harvey, K.C.H & C.B.. Dep A.G. in Canada, John Galt, esqr., John Daivdson, esqr.

Includes coat of arms, legend, three charts showing distant between very locations, sketch of the manner in which a township is laid out in Upper Canada.

Longitude west from Greenwich.

Relief shown by hachures.

Physical condition note
Map cut along panel fold lines and mounted on linen.

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

Citation / reference note
Winerals, Joan "Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps", 199. entry 69, state 1.

Accompanying material note
Accompanied by a leather cover box with spine title: Upper Canada / Chewett Canada Co.

Exhibitions note
Discovery and Mapping of Upper Canada: An exhibition held at the Canadiana Department, Royal Ontario Museum, May - December 1967

Subject heading

Ontario - Maps.