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Item : MAP 1037.03 - Plan of Hastings

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Plan of Hastings

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  • Cartographic material

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AM54-S13-: MAP 1037.03

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[1:495] 5/8 in. equals 100 links and 1 chain

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  • 1873 (Publication)
    British Columbia. Department of Lands and Works
    Actor is uncertain. Date of creation given is that of the original.

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1 map : photocopy ; 46 x 43 cm

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Map is a negative photostatic copy of a plan of lots offered for auction in Hastings on 10th July 1869, indicating which lots were sold and which lots were reserved. Plan also shows the locations of government buildings, a church, a hospital, Oliver M. Hocking's house and stable, the road from New Westminster to Burrard Inlet, Mae N. (Broughton), and [bearing] to Moody's Mill. Includes a note by J.S. Matthews, 1933, titled "First Sale of Lots, 1869 (City of Vancouver), Hocking's." The original map was certified by Robert Beaver, C.C.L&W, as a true copy from the map in the Lands and Works Office, 21st June 1873. Also included with the map are drafts of the text by Major Matthews.

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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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Textual records relating to these maps is found in 847-A-3, folder 40.

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In the AM54-S13 inventory, was part of Oblong M.2.

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  • Box: 869-C-01 fld 10
  • Box: 847-A-03 fld 40