- Dec. 1859 (Creation)
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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. His maps were regarded with great respect.
He died on February 24, 1884 and was buried at the Church of England in Roslin, Ontario.
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A map of the boundaries of school sections in Thurlow Township, December 1859. The sections are colourized polychrome. Concessions and main bodies of water are marked. By John Emerson, P.L.S. Dimensions 22.0cm x 35.0cm.
Donated by Albert Stapley in Belleville, July 1962.