The Backwoods of Canada eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 261 pages of information about The Backwoods of Canada.

Row 8
Column 1:  Totals
Column 2:  197,455
Column 3:  -, —
Column 4:  -, -, —
Column 5:  -, -, —
Column 6:  -, -, —
Column 7:  46,106 pounds, 11 shillings, 0 pence

The conditions on which the land was sold were—­on sales on instalments, to be paid within three years; or on sales on quit-rent, at 5 per cent., capital redeemable at pleasure.  N.B.  Sales on quit-rent ceased in 1832.

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CROWN LANDS SOLD FROM 1828 TO 1833, UPPER 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:  Whole amount of purchase money.

Row 2
Column 1:  1829
Column 2:  3,893 acres
Column 3:  15 shillings, 1-3/4 pence
Column 4:  760 pounds, 6 shillings, 10 pence
Column 5:  2,940 pounds, 17 shillings, 3 pence

Row 3
Column 1:  1830
Column 2:  6,135 acres
Column 3:  13 shillings, 8-1/2 pence
Column 4:  1,350 pounds, 16 shillings, 6 pence
Column 5:  4,209 pounds, 3 shillings, 0 pence

Row 4
Column 1:  1831
Column 2:  4,357 acres
Column 3:  11 shillings, 3-1/2 pence
Column 4:  1,626 pounds, 15 shillings, 0 pence
Column 5:  2,458 pounds, 1 shillings, 8 pence

Row 5
Column 1:  1832
Column 2:  10,323 acres
Column 3:  9 shillings, 1-1/2 pence
Column 4:  2,503 pounds, 3 shillings, 5 pence
Column 5:  4,711 pounds, 2 shillings, 9 pence

Row 6
Column 1:  1833
Column 2:  26,376 acres
Column 3:  8 shillings, 9-1/4 pence
Column 4:  5,660 pounds, 8 shillings, 3 pence
Column 5:  11,578 pounds, 19 shillings, 3 pence

Row 7
Column 1:  Totals
Column 2:  51,074 acres
Column 3:  —
Column 4:  —
Column 5:  25,898 pounds, 3 shillings, 11 pence

Interest is now exacted on the instalments paid.  Three years is the number within which the whole amount of the purchase money is to be paid.  The sales of town lots, water lots, and park lots, in Upper Canada, are not included in this table, on account of the disproportionate effect which the comparatively large sums paid for these small lots would have on the average price per acre.  They are given, therefore, separately, in the following table:-

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TOWN AND PARK LOTS SOLD IN UPPER CANADA FROM 1828 TO 1833

[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:  Whole amount of purchase money.

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