- 31 Jul 1852 (Creation)
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1 linen sheet (37.5 x 55.5cm)
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John Emerson was born near Clones, Ireland on January 16, 1799. He learned the skill of surveying at a young age while still in Ireland. He immigrated to Canada in 1832, settling on a farm in Tyendinaga Township, near Roslin with his sister, Anne. He never married. Throughout his surveying career, he mapped the counties of Hastings, Prince Edward, Northumberland and Lennox and Addington as a Provincial Land Surveyor. He died on February 24, 1884 and was buried in Roslin, Ontario.
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An original plan of subdivision of Lot # 5 in the 3rd Concession of Thurlow Township, referred to as “Canniff Mills,” for Joseph Canniff.
Surveyed by John Emerson, D.L.S. and signed July 31, 1852.
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Scanned and online at https://www.flickr.com/photos/cabhc/48594310367/