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Sketch of Land Purchase from the Mississauga Indians 1805
Description
Creator
C.B. Wyatt
Media Type
Image
Item Types
Drawings
Maps
Description
This map shows the land purchased from the Mississaugas in 1905. This land is located between the Etobicoke River and Burlington Bay. H3/420 Halton.
Notes
In 1787-88 the Toronto Purchase was made in absence of legal documents between Sir John Johnson and the Mississaugas, because of the former absence of legal documents the agreements was confirmed in 1805 with the Mississauga Indians at the River Credit reaffirming the old boundaries of 1787-88.
Inscriptions
Reverse:
BRIEF TITLE: Sketch of the Tract purchased from the Mississague Indians. C.B. Wyatt
SCALE: 1 inch to 2 miles
CROSS REFERENCES: AREA: 420 Feet.
REMARKS: In 1787-88 the Toronto Purchase was made in absence of legal documents between Sir John Johnson and the Mississaugas, because of the former absence of legal documents the agreements was confirmed in 1805 with the Mississauga Indians at the River Credit reaffirming the old boundaries of 1787-88.
Date of Original
1805
Date Of Event
1805
Subject(s)
Local identifier
OPLOIMI0001
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4473682625124 Longitude: -79.6665048808289
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.5425757224692 Longitude: -79.610710144043
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Oakville Public Library

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120 Navy Street

Oakville ON L6J 2Z4

Tel: (905) 815-2042

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Sketch of Land Purchase from the Mississauga Indians 1805


This map shows the land purchased from the Mississaugas in 1905. This land is located between the Etobicoke River and Burlington Bay. H3/420 Halton.