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I. SALES AND GRANTS OF CROWN LANDS.

The following tables, abstracted from Parliamentary documents, exhibit—­

1.  The quantity of Crown lands sold in Upper and Lower Canada from 1828 to 1833, inclusive, with the average price per acre, &c.

2.  Town and park lots sold in Upper Canada during the same period.

3.  The quantity of Crown lands granted without purchase, and the conditions on which the grants were given, from 1824 to 1833, inclusive.

4.  The amount of clergy reserves sold in each year since the sales commenced under the Act 7 and 8 Geo. IV., c. 62.

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CROWN LANDS SOLD FROM 1828 TO 1833, LOWER CANADA

[Transcription note:  The data presented below was originally in the conventional tabular row / column format.]

Table
Row 1, Column Headings
Column 1:  Year. 
Column 2:  Number of acres sold. 
Column 3:  Average price per acre. 
Column 4:  Amount of purchase money received within the first year. 
Column 5:  Amount of purchase money remitted to military purchasers
within the first year. 
Column 6:  Amount of quit-rent at 5 per cent on the purchase money
received within the first year. 
Column 7:  Whole amount of purchase money.

Row 2
Column 1:  1828
Column 2:  20,011 acres
Column 3:  4 shillings, 11 pence
Column 4:  1,255 pounds, 14 shillings, 10 pence
Column 5:  -, -, —
Column 6:  39 pounds, 12 shillings, 6 pence
Column 7:  5,044 pounds, 9 shillings, 9 pence

Row 3
Column 1:  1829
Column 2:  31,366 acres
Column 3:  5 shillings, 2-3/4 pence
Column 4:  466 pounds, 2 shillings, 11 pence
Column 5:  -, -, —
Column 6:  307 pounds, 11 shillings, 0 pence
Column 7:  7,469 pounds, 17 shillings, 7 pence

Row 4
Column 1:  1830
Column 2:  28,077 acres
Column 3:  5 shillings, 8-3/4 pence
Column 4:  273 pounds, 10 shillings, 5 pence
Column 5:  -, -, —
Column 6:  322 pounds, 3 shillings, 0 pence
Column 7:  7,461 pounds, 13 shillings, 5 pence

Row 5
Column 1:  1831
Column 2:  51,357 acres
Column 3:  6 shillings, 1-3/4 pence
Column 4:  815 pounds, 19 shillings, 8 pence
Column 5:  -, -, —
Column 6:  484 pounds, 14 shillings, 7 pence
Column 7:  12,442 pounds, 8 shillings, 0 pence

Row 6
Column 1:  1832
Column 2:  24,074 acres
Column 3:  6 shillings, 9-1/4 pence
Column 4:  1,013 pounds, 1 shillings, 11 pence
Column 5:  555 pounds, 11 shillings, 0 pence
Column 6:  119 pounds, 2 shillings, 7 pence
Column 7:  6,139 pounds, 0 shillings, 10 pence

Row 7
Column 1:  1833
Column 2:  42,570 acres
Column 3:  4 shillings, 2 pence
Column 4:  1,975 pounds, 10 shillings, 11 pence
Column 5:  1,936 pounds, 9 shillings, 3 pence
Column 6:  -, -, —
Column 7:  7,549 pounds, 1 shillings, 5 pence

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