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Plan of the harbour of Toronto with the proposed town and settlement. Open in full size

Plan of the harbour of Toronto with the proposed town and settlement.

Map, 1788, English

Plan of the harbour of Toronto with the proposed town and settlement.

Map, 1788, English

Notes

>Copied from a plan of Mr. Collins, it does not agree with the survey made by L. Kotte in 1783 (Plan 1.24) Engr. D. R. Kotte's survey agrees with one taken in 1793 by J. Bouchette Chateau. In Lord Dorchester's No. 48 to major Genl. Simcoe.
Includes explanation : The lots round the common are called town parks. The lots beyone are farm lots A.A.A. reserved lots for public purposes. A on map refers to situation in Capt. Mann's report of the 6th December 1788, as appearing proper to be occupied for the defence of the entrance of the harbour. Sheet measured. Photostat copy available.|1788 Date Created year accurate; month and day unknown for 1788

Rights and Licenses

Public Domain

Medium

1 map: lithograph, colour; backed with linen.

Extent

84 x 63

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Call Number / Accession Number

MsX.1918.1.1