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Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867

Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867: An Annotated Bibliography of Manuscript and Printed Maps

Copyright Date: 1991
Pages: 986
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    Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867
    Book Description:

    Appendices examine township surveys; registered plans of urban subdivisions, this describing much of the evolution of towns; nautical charts of the Great Lakes; and boundary surveys. The bibliography is fully indexed by author, place, and subject.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7701-2
    Subjects: History

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-vi)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. vii-viii)
  3. Preface
    (pp. ix-xii)
  4. Introduction
    (pp. xiii-xxv)

    We all live with maps, whether they are the mental sketches that direct us about our homes, our offices, and our towns, or the more complex and concrete documents that guide us on holiday trips or in our understanding of public affairs. From the earliest days of what is now Ontario, maps were one important means by which explorers, the military, the civil administrators, surveyors, and eventually individual settlers set down new information or pursued their business. Over time, however, these maps came increasingly to be overlooked as sources of information about our past. They were difficult to store, they...

  5. Description of the Record
    (pp. xxvi-xxx)
  6. Location Symbols
    (pp. xxxi-xxxiii)
  7. Abbreviations
    (pp. xxxiv-xxxiv)
  8. Bibliography
    (pp. xxxv-xlii)
  9. [Maps]
    (pp. xliii-lxii)
  10. Part I General
    (pp. 3-94)
  11. Part II Regions
    (pp. 97-258)
  12. Part III Towns and Cities
    (pp. 261-452)
  13. Appendix A Township Plans
    (pp. 454-592)
  14. Appendix B Registered Subdivision Plans
    (pp. 594-876)
  15. Appendix C Nautical Charts
    (pp. 878-900)
  16. Appendix D International Boundary Surveys
    (pp. 902-914)
  17. Appendix E Towns of Upper Canada Arranged by County
    (pp. 916-920)
  18. Name Index
    (pp. 921-944)
  19. Subject Index
    (pp. 945-970)
  20. Title Index
    (pp. 971-986)