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These came in after the war of independence and got land along the line of frontier, from the Eastern Provinces to t Lakes, and penetrated back to the banks of the Rideau and Mississippi to the Carp. The valley along the north shore of t tawa ri\er is beautiful lands but it is only an average of six or miles, between the river and the Laurentian range of mountains. Of this range the land is good, but in small patches very broken, settled, in a word, a wide sea of mountains and v alleys, with lak streams innumerable, as far as the country has yet been explor known. The south or Ontario side is now very populous, lots all or occupied worth holding In our early recollections, what the called half pay officers held all the prominent place on the south locating on the river bank till it was crowded full, then taking t of their large grants as near the other lots as they possibly T1erkafter tier of settlement followed, till all the best lots were occupied. A Rivers were the channels of communication, and canoes and boats were a.

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Product Details
ISBN: 9781330797150
ISBN-10: 1330797159
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Publication Date: April 23rd, 2018
Pages: 296
Language: English