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The Island of St. John, or Prince Edward Island [cartographic material] : from recent surveys originally surveyed by Major Holland with additions to 1850 /




Charring Cross, East London

Place of creation



Jas. Wyld

1 map : ms., hand col., ill., mounted on linen ; 36 x 74 cm on sheet 40 x 79 cm, folded to 20 x 11 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC122325
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
559 Item no. assigned by LAC 559
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/204/1850 (rev to 1852)

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional information

Depths shown by soundings.

Prime meridian London.

Includes decorative title cartouche.

Along the right hand margin manuscript information on "Population of estate 1848 with lot #s & Population 1852"

Upper left corner of map contains table entitled "The contents of the Respective Divisions of the Island of St. John". Table lists counties, number of of townships and number of acres in each township.

Inset map: Gulf of St Laurence. 14 x 20 cm.

Land on map is divided into lots with lots 38-43 and 66 tinted red and green with the word "Sleigh" wriiten on each lot.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #559.

Physical condition note
Edge of map is bound with a heavy green tape.

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

Related materials
For other copy of this map see CARTO (H2/204/1850) NMC 48067.

Availability of other formats note
Microfiche version is NMC 122325.

Subject heading

Prince Edward Island - Maps.