Printed map on 6 sheets; southeast segment with cartouche. "Compiled from the latest and most approved astronomical observations, authorities and recent surveys by Joseph Bouchette Depy. Survr. Genl. L.C. 1846." "Entered according to act of the Provincial Legislature in the year 1846, by Joseph Bouchette, in the Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada." "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1846 by Joseph Bouchette, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Visual scales [61 mm=30 geographical miles]. Includes inset, "Environs of Montreal". Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 152 (3), p. 52: "Originally printed in six sheets with registration statements found on the edges of each sheet; insets: 'THE / BRITISH DOMINIONS / IN / NORTH AMERICA.', 'MAP OF THE / NIAGARA DISTRICT / by Joseph Bouchette D.S.G.' 1" to 6 miles, 'MAP OF / LAKE SUPERIOR / Reduced from the Hydrographical Surveys of / Capt. Bayfield R.N. / by Joseph Bouchette D.S.G.' 1" to 28 miles, 'MAP OF / NEWFOUNDLAND / by Joseph Bouchette D.S.G.', 'ENVIRONS / OF / MONTREAL / by Joseph Bouchette D.S.G.' 1" to 6.5 miles; the map is a revised and redrawn version of the 1831 map (see 85) but extending further east to include all of Nova Scotia and with many revisions and additions; Manitoulin Is, parts of the L Huron shore, and L Nipissing have been revised; more lakes and rivers are shown in the L Timiskaming area and in the Huron-Ottawa territory; twps are shown to Ashfield-Wawanosh, Minto-Derby, Matchedash-Rama, and Eldon to Palmerston; 'explanation' keys macadamized and post roads, canals, railways, common roads, post towns and villages; authorities consulted are as in the 1831 map; table of population of cos 1836-44, cities for 1844, and province for 1846."
Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
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