The Canadas as They Now Are; Comprehending a View of Their Climate, Rivers Lakes, Canals, Government, Laws ... with a Description of the Soil and Advantages or Disadvantages of Every Township in Each Province, Derived from the Reports of

The Canadas as They Now Are; Comprehending a View of Their Climate, Rivers Lakes, Canals, Government, Laws ... with a Description of the Soil and Advantages or Disadvantages of Every Township in Each Province, Derived from the Reports of

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1833 edition. Excerpt: ...been surveyed. A part of it is considerably elevated, and the valleys rather wet; yet the soil appears of good quality, adapted to all kinds of grain, and hemp and flax. Along the rivers are fine meadows. It is well watered by numerous currents and branches of rivers, and presents many sites for mills. The wood is chiefly maple, beech, birch, elm, cedar, and black ash. Some accounts say that the rear and south-east centre are high and barren. It has not many settlers upon it. ' ' Bungay. 31. Not surveyed. Colera-ine. 9. Not much known, and quite un-_ settled. It is watered by lake St. Francis, by which it will have a communication with the St. Lawrence at some future day. Also by other streams and lakes. Cmnbourn. 24. Well watered by the rivers Des Fleurs and Guillaume, and lakes Etchemin and Petit Lac. From the former proceeds a river into the St. Lawrence near Quebec. The soil is generally of good quality: the best part is between lake Etchemin and the main branch of the river flowing from it, which is an excellent upland portion. The township is partially settled, is about 45 miles from Quebec, and has good communication with it by the Kennebec road. Dorset. 15. This township is on the west side of the Chaudiere, which waters its east side, and a branch enters its north boundary. It is a large township, composed principally offiue eminences of good soil, almost throughout calculated for the culture of hemp and flax. It is admirably watered by three lakes, and many streams which empty themselves into the Chaudiere. The worst portion occurs on the rocky banks of the Chaudiere. On the borders of the other streams are found some extent of fine meadow land. The whole now belongs to the heirs of the late Mr. McTavish. No...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236766741
  • 9781236766748