Petition of Detroit merchant John Askin found in the Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865) on Microform: c-1609:
To the Honourable Peter Russell, Esquire
Administering the Government of His Majesty's Province of Upper Canada in Council...
The Memorial of John Askin Sen. of Detroit Merchant
|Partial Image Of John Askin Petition [Image 699]|
Other salient points:
1796 and 1797 he purchased....14 single lots of 200 acres each...which he wished to locate on the borders of Lake Sinclair [Saint Clair] between the river Ruscam and point-aux-Roches or in adjacent small rivers......
Signed by John Askin from Sandwich on 11 June 1799
John Askin's son-in-law profiled here.