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Map of Upper Canada [cartographic material] : shewing the proposed Land Agency Divisions /


30 March 1857



Place of creation



Crown Lands Office

1 map : b&w, mounted on linen ; 79 x 98 cm on sheet 86 x 105 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC48922
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 490.
Cartographic material
90: Open
490 Item no. assigned by LAC 490
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

Map indicates township outlines, county outlines and land agency divisions.

"This map which is designed chiefly to shew the Agency Divisions is not a recent compilation, details will be more acuratly shewn in the map mentioned in the accompanying report which is being prepared from the latest survey.

Winearl's entry indicates that map appeared in "Appendix to report of the Commission of Crown Lands, 1856, Part II Maps of Canada (Toronto: Printed by Stewart Derbishire & George DesBarats 1857)".

Map is signed by Joseph Cauchon, Commissioner of Crown Lands.

"C. Mathews, Lith, Montreal" appears on map.

Physical condition note
Conserved and mounted on linen. Margins on original map seem to have been trimmed.

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

Related materials
For other versions of this map see: H1/400/1859 (NMC 14099) ; H1 /400/1857 (NMC 48922)

Cartographic math data
Scale [ca. 1: 887 040] (W 84°--W 73°/N 46°--N 42°)

Citation / reference note
Winearls, Entry 236.

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 191033.

Subject heading

1. Ontario - Administrative and political divisions - Maps.
2. Ontario - Maps.


Other system control no.