Wednesday, March 5, 2014

French Origins Of Concessions In Canada

Example Of Lots/Concessions - Malden Twp., Essex Co., Ontario

From the History of the settlement of upper Canada (Ontario):

"It has been stated that the term concession as well as the system of granting land to disbanded soldiers was derived from the French."

"The first concession of lands to soldiers took place in 1665..." .

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