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Place of creation



Armour and Ramsay

1 map : mounted on linen, hand col. ; 47 x 92 cm n sheet 53 x 98 cm.

Scope and content

Covers Upper & Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and parts of the Northeastern U.S.

Cartographic material
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Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC119069
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Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #525
Cartographic material
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Item no. assigned by LAC
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Cartographic material
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Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
1100 Canada 1845 [1846] H2

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Relief shown by hachures.

Includes legend indicating canals and rail roads.

Includes 5 inset maps : Island of Montreal. Scale [ca. 1: 190 080], 12 x 24 cm -- Quebec and its environs with the operations of the siege of 1759 under Wolfe. 12 x 16 cm. -- Vicinity of the falls of Niagara. 9 x 13 cm -- Kingston and its environs. Scale [ca. 1: 380 160]. 10 x 13 cm -- Toronto and its environs. 10 x 13 cm.

Accompanied by cover titled: Armour & Ramsay's Map of Canada.

Also accompanied by 1 page of text which carries number D.R. 676 in upper left corner. At the bottom of the page: " To accompany the commg. Roy. Engrs. Letter to the Inspector General of Fortifications dated 12th September, 1846, N651 and with reference to the Commd Royl. Engrs. From letter , dated 25 March 1846, N 538. Text titled List of Canals in the Province of Canada . also list canals on the R. St. Lawrence; between Lake Ontario and Erie ; on the River Richelieu, between Bytown & Kingston ; between Dundas & Burlington and between Brantford & Lake Eire.

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

Related materials
For 1846 edition see MIkan 3793801.

Citation / reference note
Winearls, entry 150.

Varying form of title

Subject heading

1. Canada - Canals - Maps.
2. Canada