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A Map of the located districts in the Province of Upper Canada describing all the new settlements, townships, &c. with the adjacent frontiers [cartographic material] / compiled and corrected from the latest surveys in the Surveyor Generals Office by William Chewitt, Senior Surveyor & draughtsman, under the direction of Sir Peregrine Maitland, K.C.B. Lt. Governor &c &c to whom this map is most respectfully inscribed by William Faden, Geographer to His Majesty. 


April 5th 1825



Place of creation



Jas. Wyld.

1 map : hand col., mounted on linen ; 83 x 113 cm on sheet 87 x 118 cm folded to 22 x 15 cm.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC119063
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #451
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90NA: Open but not available
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

On verso: list of new and interesting maps &c published by James Wyld.

Relief shown by hachures.

Physical condition note
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.

Related materials
For other copies see: 1813 (Mikan 3725615) ; 1813 (Mikan 3735601); 1823 AMICUS no 27931106; 1825 AMICUS no 28938759, 1825 Mikan 3722672, 1836 Mikan 3722680.

Formatted contents note
Includes three inset maps: Plan of York Harbour. Scale [ca. 1: 84 480] -- Plan of Kingston Harbour. Scale [ca. 1:84 480] -- Plan of Sacketts Harbour. Scale [ca. 1:21 600].

Citation / reference note
Winerals, Joan "Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps", 1991, entry 43, state 4

Accompanying material note
Accompanied by map box with plate label Upper Canada: Sold by James Wyld (successor to Mr. Faden) geographer to His Majesty and to H.R.H. the Duke of York, No 5 Charing Cross, opposite Northumberland House.

Exhibitions note
Exhibition Title: Canada at Scale : Maps of Our History. National Archives of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 1999.06.29-1999.12.31.

Statement of responsibility note
Published by Jas. Wyld, Geographer to the King and H.R.H. the Duke of York (successor) to Mr. Faden) 5 Charing Cross, April 5th 1825.

Subject heading

1. Ontario - Maps.
2. Upper Canada - Maps.