A map of the province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
Printed map. "Compiled, at the request of His Excellency Major General John G. Simcoe, First Lieutenant Governor, by David William Smyth Esqr. Surveyor General." Originally published "April 12th. 1800"; "second edition 1813." This map and several other states of the same map show the progression of development in Upper Canada over time: RMC_107411 (1813), RMC_107410 (1818), RMC_107413 (1838), RMC_107415 [circa 1845], RMC_107414 , and RMC_107412 [circa 1872?]. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 30 (2), p. 15: "Countries revised to those of 1798; districts now shown: Eastern, Johnstown, Midland, Newcastle, Home, Niagara, London, and Western; a few twps have been added; some county names misspelled, e.g., 'Lenox and Haddington'; the shoreline has been enhanced by the addition of linework." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.