Item M420-1108 - Map of the County of Hastings and Adjoining Townships

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CA ON00156 M/M420-1108

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Map of the County of Hastings and Adjoining Townships

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  • c.1857 (Creation)

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1 rolled, paper on linen map with wooden rods

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(b. 1830)

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William was born in about 1830 to father Publius V. Elmore - a surveyor once active in Hastings County.
He married Miss Victoria Counter, daughter of the mayor of the City of Kingston (John Counter).
He lived in Buffalo and then in Philadelphia.
He played a role in developed the Atlantic and Great Western Railway.

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"Map of the County of Hastings and Adjoining Townships. Compiled from Actual Surveys & The Latest Authorities by W. R. Elmore, C.E. Scale 100 chains to an inch. [Published by] Snyder, Black & Sturn, New York."

The townships within Hastings include Lake, Marmora, Madoc, Elzevir, Rawdon, Huntingdon, Hungerford, Sidney, Thurlow and Tyendinaga. The adjoining townships of other counties include Murray, Seymour, Belmont, Kaladar and Richmond. At the the top corners are drawings of the Courthouse and Jail, and the Episcopal Methodist Seminary, both in the town of Belleville.

Featured on the map: settlements, lots, concessions, road allowances, boundaries, mills, schools, post offices, other roads and railroads.

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Photographed and online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/48577570607/.
Additional close-up images are available upon request.

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