Saturday, June 8, 2013

Navigable Rivers

Upper Canada Land Petitions (1763-1865)
Microform: c-2200
"M," Bundle 11
Petition of Henry Markelly, Esq.

A case for settlement incorporating navigable Henry Markelly of the Township of Williamsburgh,  in the Eastern District of the Province of Upper Canada..."that your petitioner, in consequence of having been solicited by the late Sir Isaac lay before the Council a petition for Crown Reserves on conditions of opening a road and building mills in the township of Winchester, in the county of Dundas in said Eastern District which would not only have proved beneficial to opening a settlement but would also make a safe communication in the event of a war with the United States of America would have facilitated..."

"...from Lower Canada in the interior of Upper Canada by entering the (?)....River or the Ottawa a navigable great part of the season for boats with the exception of two...carrying places for 60 or 70 miles...."

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