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Plan shewing the proposed route from Lake Superior to Red River settlement [cartographic material] / compiled from Messers. Dawson & Napier's maps, T. Devine, surveyor Brach West, Crown Lands Department, Toronto, 29th May 1858 ; Andrew Russell, Assitant Commissioner. 





Place of creation



Crown Lands Department

1 map : b.& w. ; 88 x 148 on sheet 96 x 155 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC133098
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 588A
Cartographic material
90: Open
741 Item no. assigned by LAC 588A
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 name(s)

Additional information

Includes: "Profile of canoe route as handed in by Professor Hind". Hor. Scale: 10 miles - 1 inch ; Ver Do 600 feet - 1 inch.

Inset map: Plan of the country between Red River settlement and the Lake of the Woods / signed by S.J. Dawson, 15 March 1858. Scale 1: 506 880. 41 x 56 cm.

Maclear & Co. Lith, Toronto appears on map.

Physical condition note
Map appears to have originally been issued in 2 sheets. This copy has been joined and encapsulated in Mylar.

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

Related materials
For other version of this map see CARTO: H3/701/1858 (NMC 6074)

Citation / reference note
Winearls, Entry 884 (6)

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 133098.

Subject heading

1. Ontario - Maps.
2. Manitoba - Maps.
3. Exploration - Routes.


Other system control no.