From Settler to Land Owner, Johnstown District (1797-1804), Part 1


Records of the first Heir and Devisee Commission of the Johnstown District. These Commissions were set up to determine the ownership of lands in Upper Canada for the purpose of issuing the first deeds. The papers of the Commissions contain tickets of location, transfers & any other evidence useful to prove ownership, judge’s minute books, etc. These constitute a record of the settlers before the patent (or first deed) was issued, and before the first entry in the abstract deed books. Surnames A-Z, 474 pages.


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Weight 1.170 kg
Dimensions 27.94 × 21.59 × 4.0 cm