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Item : MAP 1055.02 - Map of portion New Westminster District

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Map of portion New Westminster District

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traced by J.S. Matthews

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AM1594-: MAP 1055.02

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  • 1877 (copied 1954) (Publication)
    British Columbia. Department of Lands
    Victoria (B.C.)

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1 map : negative photostat, annot. ; 41 x 62 cm

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Item is a heavily-amended copy of a map illustrating intended land settlement and subdivision in 1877 in the future sites of Vancouver, Burnaby and the North Shore, from an area bordering on English Bay to an area bordering on North Arm. Also shown are bodies of water, Hastings & Granville Road, and the settlements of Hastings and Granville. Annotations by J.S. Matthews in 1954 made on the copy are tracings in white pen and darkening the background to improve the copy.

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Map had previously been alienated from its original fonds and placed in AM1594.

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A digitized copy of this material is available on-line.

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Map 1055.01 is a photocopy of the final version of this map, reflecting all of Matthews' annotations and additions.

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In the AM54-S13 inventory, was part of Oblong S.69.

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