Consists of a plan of the Harbour of Toronto and a proposed town and settlement, from 1788.
Plan of the Harbour of Toronto with a proposed town and settlement 1788
SettlementsHarborsMilitary facilitiesForts & fortificationsNautical chartsToronto1788
1 map : black & white ; on sheet 41 x 61 cm
ImageMill Imaging Library v3.000 2013
Scale approximately 1:32,000. -- "Scale of one mile to two inches". -- Depth shown by soundings. -- "In Lord Dorchesters No 48 to Major Gen.l Simcoe." -- "Copied from a Plan of Mr Collins, it does not agree with the Survey made by L. Kotté in 1783 (Plan 1.24) Eng.r D.R. Kotté's Survey agrees with one taken in 1793 by J. Bouchette. Chateau." -- "Situation mentioned in Cap.t Mann's Report of the 6th December 1788, as appearing proper to be occupied for the defence of the entrance of the harbour".
Material digitized as part of an Academic Innovation Fund (AIF), awarded in 2018. For more information see: http://avptl.info.yorku.ca/academic-innovation-fund/ .