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The Evolution of Ontario's Boundaries - 1774


Map of Ontario Boundaries - 1774

The Quebec Act (1774) included what is now southern and central Ontario south of the Arctic watershed into the Province of Quebec. What is now Northern Ontario north of the Arctic watershed was part of Rupert's Land, a territory granted by the British Crown to the Hudson Bay Company.

Map scanned from the Economic Atlas of Ontario / Atlas Économique de l'Ontario
W. G. Dean, Editor/ Directeur; G. J. Mathews, Cartographer/ Cartographe
Printed 1969 by University of Toronto Press for the Government of Ontario

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