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1 map; 24 x 33 cm
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Scope and Content
Map depicting townships in Middlesex, Oxford, and Norfolk Counties, including townships that formed Elgin County in 1852. Several of the villages noted on the map have since disappeared or changed names. These include: Selborne, Five Stakes (now Talbotville), Temperanceville, Jamestown, Sandytown (now Straffordville). Map also depicts early roads and the route of the Great Western Rail Road through Oxford and Middlesex Counties.
Scanned copy of a plan entitled: "Plan of Examination Survey of the Townline between the Township of Southwold and the Indian Lands in Delaware. Performed under Instructions from the Honourable Commissioner of Crown Lands dated March 7th, 1867 by William McMillan, Provincial Land Surveyor. Examined 23rd April 1867".
Scanned copy of a plan entitled: "Plan of the Town Line between the Townships of Southwold and Delaware from the Base Line of Southwold to the River Thames. Surveyed under Instructions from the Department of Crown Lands dated Toronto, February 9th, 1877 by James A. Bell, Provincial Land Surveyor. St. Thomas, August 4, 1877"
Scanned copy of a plan entitled "No. 43: Yarmouth". Also written on this plan is: "This is M. Burwell's Plan of the Talbot Rd. in Yarmouth Twp., surveyed in 1809 and is correct for the 8th and 9th Concessions only".
Scanned copy of a plan entitled: "Southwold and Part of Westminster, showing the Situation of the Roads thro Southwold or the Connection, formed by the North Branch of Talbot Road with the Road thro Westminster". Signed by Mahlon Burwell- 12th November, 1811.
Scanned copy of a map entitled: "Map of the part of the School Township of Yarmouth, which is situated North of Talbot Road. Surveyed by Order of His Excellency Sir Peregrine Maitland, K.C.B., Lieutenant Governor In Council, bearing date the 26th 26th day of February, 1819. Surveyor's Office, Port Talbot, 10th Dec., 1819, M. Burwell, Deputy Surveyor".
A scanned copy of a map entitled "Part of Westminster B11 surveyed by Order from the Surveyor General's Office, bearing the date the 13th day of August 1816. Deputy Surveyor's Office. Port Talbot, 21st December 1820, M. Burwell, Deputy Surveyor".