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Plan of the harbour, fort and town of York, the capital of Upper Canada, March 16th 1816. Open in full size

Plan of the harbour, fort and town of York, the capital of Upper Canada, March 16th 1816.

Map, 1910, English

Plan of the harbour, fort and town of York, the capital of Upper Canada, March 16th 1816.

Map, 1910, English

Notes

>Signed Quebec 24th June 1816, G. Nicolls Lt. Coln. Engineers and Quebec. J. B. Duberger Jun'r.
ca.1910 reproduction of original 1818 map in Dominion Archives (now Library and Archives Canada). Shows buildings, harbour depths and descriptions of harbour bottom. Includes reference that The Battery had all guns and were made use of on the 27th of April, except the one at the marsh. Government buildings and blockhouse were burnt by Americans as were many others. Photostat copy available.|1816 Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1816

Publisher

Royal Engineers, Quebec

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

1 map: printed, colour; backed with linen.

Extent

10 chains to an inch

Provenance

John Ross Robertson collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

T 1816/5 Large