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Upper Canada land book A, 1792-1796 : [a copy of all the minutes of Council concerning the waste lands of the Crown lying in the Province of Upper Canada]


Description
Statement of Responsibility:
by the Clerk of the Executive Council
Authors:
Upper Canada (Province). Executive Council. Land Committee (Kingston, Ont.)
Upper Canada (Province). Executive Council. Land Committee (Newark, Ont.)
Media Type:
Text
Genealogical Resource
Item Type:
Books
Notes:
Series: Upper Canada Land Books
Contents : Name index and general index [28 lvs.] -- Index to Orders in Council [2 lvs.] -- Minutes of the Council meetings concerning land grants [192 lvs. - with 2 pages of minutes on each leaf].; Pagination of minutes irregular : pp. 76/77 either missing or not used and p. 271 is repeated on 4 other pages.; First meeting of the Upper Canada Executive Council Land Committee took place at Kingston, July 8, 1792 where it continued to meet until July 21, 1792 ; On September 29, 1792 the Committee moved to the Navy Hall in the County of Lincol n [whole Niagara area was one county] and,in July 1794,these meetings were moved to the Council offices in Newark [later renamed Niagara-on-the-Lake].; The land grants first assigned were to the Districts created in July 1788, originally named 1) Hesse, 2) Nassau, 3) Mechlenberg and 4) Lunenburg ; Later, in October 1792, after the division of Quebec into Upper and Lower Canada, these were renamed the 1) Western, 2) Home, 3) Midland and 4) Eastern Districts.; Lunenburg was originally written Luneburg; In October, 1792, the original Land Office Boards were increased from four to seven which is reflected in the later land books
Publisher:
The Council
Edition:
Negative blueprint
Collation:
28 lvs[ i.e. p. 1-56], 2 lvs, 192 lvs [i.e. p.1-380]
Date of Original:
1792-1796
Subject(s):
ID Number:
O/S 929.3 713 Upper 1796
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Location of Original:
Toronto Reference Library, Humanities and Social Sciences
Contact
The Ontario Genealogical Society
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

2100 Steeles Avenue West, Unit # 202
Concord, ON L4K 2V1

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Upper Canada land book A, 1792-1796 : [a copy of all the minutes of Council concerning the waste lands of the Crown lying in the Province of Upper Canada]