Upper and Lower Canada (RMC)

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A map of the province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
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." "April 12th, 1800." Described in Joan Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 30 (2), p. 14. McMaster also has a 2nd edition from 1813 (see RMC_107411), as well as several other states of the map showing the progression of development in Upper Canada over time (see RMC_107410 (1818), RMC_107413 (1838), RMC_107415 [circa 1845], RMC_107414 [1854], and RMC_107412 [1872?]).
A map of the province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
A map of the province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
Printed map. "Compiled from the original documents in the Surveyor General's Office." Visual scale [67 mm=60 English miles]. Misspelling in the publication statement with "Lodon", rather than "London". 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 [1854], and RMC_107412 [circa 1872?]. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 30 (10), p. 15: "...(date removed from title) Same as 1843 map; also appeared in Wyld's A New General Atlas of Modern Geography (London [1852]), plate '59'." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
A map of the province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
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 [1854], 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.
A map of the province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
A map of the province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
Printed map. "Compiled from the original documents in the Surveyor General's Office." Visual scale [67 mm=60 English miles]. 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 [1854], and RMC_107412 [circa 1872?]. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 30 (12), p. 15-16: "...(date removed from title) Also in Wyld's A New General Atlas of Modern Geography (London [1854]), plate '59'; a legend for railways and canals has been added; twps have been added to the base of the Bruce Peninsula and in a line from Harvey to Palmerston twps in the Newcastle and Midland districts; railway shown as built from Niagara Falls to St Catharines and proposed from there to Windsor; possibly proposed railway lines from Toronto to Hamilton, Toronto to Montreal, and Guelph to Stratford also shown." Stamped "59" on upper right corner of verso. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
A new map of Upper & Lower Canada, from the latest authorities
A new map of Upper & Lower Canada, from the latest authorities
Printed map. "By John Cary, Engraver." Two visual scales. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 35, p. 16: "Issued in J. Cary, New Universal Atlas (London: Printed for J. Cary 1808), [plate] no 53...; some copies have plate no pasted on; probably also issued separately; includes northern parts to James Bay; shows districts, cos, major places, and some roads such as Dundas St...." McMaster also has a later edition; see RMC_107380. Donated by Dr. John Morse, Sept. 1997.
A new map of Upper & Lower Canada, from the latest authorities
A new map of Upper & Lower Canada, from the latest authorities
Printed map. "By John Cary, Engraver". Two visual scales. Originally published in Cary's New Universal Atlas, 1811 edition. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 35 (2), p. 16. For an earlier edition, see RMC_107003. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
A new map of the province of lower Canada, describing all the seigneuries, townships, grants of land, &c.
A new map of the province of lower Canada, describing all the seigneuries, townships, grants of land, &c.
Printed map. "By Samuel Holland, esqr. surveyor general", "Published by James Wyld, geographer to her majesty." Second Edition. The differences between the third, 1835 state and the 1838 state are minor. In the imprint on the fourth state "Geographer to His Majesty" is changed to "Geographer to Her Majesty". The third state shows either the American or British claim to the boundary, whereas the 1838 state shows both claims. In addition, the boundary as determined by the King of Holland is also shown; however, it has not been coloured as have the other two. His decision concerning a boundary was rejected by the United States. Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection... S/300-1838, Volume 2, p.148: "This copy of Holland's important map of Lower Canada is the fourth state of the second edition. The first edition of the map was first published in 1802. As a result of the map's accuracy it was used extensively in the dispute concerning Canada's north-eastern boundary with the United States. Between 1802 and 1846, no less than eight revisions of the map appeared.
A new topographical map of the province of lower Canada
A new topographical map of the province of lower Canada
Printed map. 2 visual scales. Insets: "A sketch of the relative situation of the townships applied for by sundry persons, and for which warrants of survey issued thereon in the years 1792 and 1793, on the north side of the River Ottawa, beyond where any surveys have hitherto been made." and "A diagram shewing the mode adopted by the governor & council for placing the reservations to be made in each township for the future disposition of the crown and the support of a protestant clergy within this province."
A plan of the organized part of the Province of Upper Canada
A plan of the organized part of the Province of Upper Canada
Printed map. Verbal scale: 20 miles to an inch. Shows district, county, riding, and township boundaries, and major water bodies. "Lithographed to accompany the Report on Canadian Archives for 1891, by Douglas Brymner, Archivist". Location: Archives and Research Collections, accession number RMC 107803.
Canada : the Province of Ontario, and part of Quebec
Canada : the Province of Ontario, and part of Quebec
Printed map. Two visual scales [61 mm=70 geographical miles & 53 mm=70 British statute miles]. Includes inset, "Environs of Montreal." Also includes 2 numbered lists, "Ontario, reference to the counties &c" and "Quebec, counties [and] districts". In upper right margin, "51". Taken from an atlas; source unconfirmed. Probably from same original source as McMaster maps RMC_107357 and RMC_107358. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Canada. Lithographed edition
Canada. Lithographed edition
Printed map. "By A. K. Johnston F. R. G. S." Two visual scales [67 mm=90 geographical miles] and [63 mm=100 English miles]. Includes "References to the Townships". Running title and page number in upper right margin, "National Atlas 38". Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 120 (5), p. 41: "[Above title printed in red] 'LITHOGRAPHED EDITION' [and in red below margin] 'EDINBURGH: JOHN JOHNSTONE W. & A.K. JOHNSTON AND COWAN & CO. GLASGOW LUMSDEN & SON Print (lith) In The National Atlas (Edinburgh: W. & A.K. Johnston and Cowan & Co.; Glasgow: James Lumsden & Son [c1849-54]...; shows the same information as (3) but cos and shoreline are shown in red." Taken from same original source as McMaster map RMC_107382. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Johnson's Lower Canada and New Brunswick [and] Johnson's Upper Canada
Johnson's Lower Canada and New Brunswick [and] Johnson's Upper Canada
Printed maps. "By Johnson & Browning." Visual scale [47 mm=60 miles]. Each map includes insets. The upper map has inset, "Vicinity of Montreal"; the lower map includes "Wolf Island at the commencement of the River St. Lawrence" and "Vicinity of the Welland Canal & Niagara Falls". Pages numbered "17" and "18". Originally published in Johnson's New Illustrated Family Atlas, 1860 edition. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 196 (5d), p. 68, as [1862]. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Map of the eastern townships of Lower Canada
Map of the eastern townships of Lower Canada
Printed map. "Lithographed & printed by Dean & Munday, Threadneedle St. London". Visual scale [71 mm=50 miles]. Includes: Table of distances to Upper Canada; Table of distances to the eastern townships; and, [Table of distances] from New York. Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, vol. 2, F/307-[1834], p. 270: "This copy is similar to the one which appears in Information respecting the Eastern Townships of Lower Canada...The British American Land Company, London 1833. (P.A.C. pamphlet no. 1-1414). A number of additions have been made to this copy. Place names have been added, and 'e' has been added to 'Sherbrook', and lines representing a mountain have been added near Abbotsford. The lettering is slightly different. Because of these additions and alterations it is assumed that this is a later copy and thus the date circa 1834 has been assigned." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
North America : sheet III. Upper Canada with parts of New-York, Pennsylvania and Michigan
North America : sheet III. Upper Canada with parts of New-York, Pennsylvania and Michigan
Printed map. "J.&C. Walker Sc." "Published September 1st. 1832...." Visual scale [108 mm=120 English miles]. Probably from the same original copy as McMaster maps RMC_107337, RMC_107338 and RMC_107339. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 89, p. 33: "...also in Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge,...Maps of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (London: Chapman & Hall, 1844), 2: plate [132] or [129]...shows Western, London, Gore, Niagara, Home, Newcastle, Midland, Bathurst, Johnston, Ottawa, Eastern districts, cos, main roads (some named), rivers, places...." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Ontario or province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
Ontario or province of Upper Canada, describing all the new settlements, townships, &c.
Printed map. "Compiled from the original documents in the Surveyor General's Office." Visual scale [67 mm=60 English miles]. Post-confederation 1867. Probably originally published in an edition of Wyld's A New General Atlas of Modern Geography. 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 [1854], and RMC_107412 [circa 1872?]. Stamped "59" on upper right corner of verso. Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Outline map of Upper Canada showing the proposed meteorological stations in connexion with the grammar schools
Outline map of Upper Canada showing the proposed meteorological stations in connexion with the grammar schools
Printed map. Map stamped "Geological Society" on verso. Same map from Canadian Journal; source described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 212, p. 71. Accompanied by two sheets of text, p. 409-412, from Report of the 1855 Meeting of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1855. Article "'Memorandum: On the steps which have been taken by the Educational Department to establish a system of Meteorological Observation throughout Upper Canada' (read before the Canadian Institute, Jan. 26, 1856). By J. George Hodgins, Deputy Superintendent of Schools" (p. 410-411). Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Upper Canada
Upper Canada
Printed map. At head of sheet: Tanner's Universal Atlas. Includes inset, continuation northwest to Lake Superior. In lower right margin, "3½". Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 96 (2), p. 36: "In H.S. Tanner, A New Universal Atlas (Philadelphia: Carey & Hart 1842-[3]), plate 3½ ..., and in another ed (1843)...; a few place-names and a legend for railways and canals added; shows 'Wilberforce Tract' just northwest of London...." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Upper Canada
Upper Canada
Printed map. At head of title, "The Dispatch Atlas". "E. Weller, Lithogr." "Drawn & engraved by T. Ettling". Two visual scales [63 mm=80 British miles] and [73 mm=80 geographical miles]. Written in black ink in lower right margin, "30". Probably taken from the same original copy as McMaster maps RMC_107348 and RMC_107349. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 259, p. 80: "In Cassell's General Atlas (London: Cassell, Petter and Galpin [1860]), plate [48]...shows cos, railways finished and unfinished, roads including some colonization roads and relief, railways in progress: Belleville-Peterborough-Penetanguishene, Arnprior-Pembroke, part of Hamilton-Pt Dover, Niagara Falls-Simcoe-St Thomas-Amherstburg, Lindsay-Beaverton." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.
Upper Canada
Upper Canada
Printed map. "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1838, by T.G. Bradford in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of Massachusetts." "Engraved by G.W. Boynton." Visual scale [65 mm=80 miles]. Described in Winearls, Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 116, p. 40: "In Thomas Bradford, An Illustrated Atlas, Geographical Statistical, and Historical of the United States (Boston: Weeks, Jordan and Co. [1838]), plate 3..., and another ed (Philadelphia: E.S. Grant & Co. [c1838]), plate 3...; also in Samuel Goodrich, A General Atlas of the World (Boston: C.D. Strong 1841), plate [5]..., and in Bradford and Goodrich, A Universal Illustrated Atlas (Boston: C.D. Strong 1842), plate 4...; some maps have '5' in margin; shows districts (Western, London, Gore, Niagara, Home, Newcastle, Midland, Johnstown, Eastern, Ottawa, Bathurst), cos, a few places..." Acquired as part of the Hodsoll Collection.

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