The Backwoods of Canada eBook

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Row 2
Column 1:  1828
Column 2:  2 acres
Column 3:  126 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence
Column 4:  63 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence
Column 5:  252 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence

Row 3
Column 1:  1829
Column 2:  —
Column 3:  -, —
Column 4:  63 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence
Column 5:  -, -, —

Row 4
Column 1:  1830
Column 2:  19 acres
Column 3:  10 pounds, 10 shillings, 6-1/2 pence
Column 4:  55 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence
Column 5:  20 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence

Row 5
Column 1:  1831
Column 2:  3 acres
Column 3:  8 pounds, 7 shillings, 6-1/2 pence
Column 4:  95 pounds*, 12 shillings, 8 pence
Column 5:  25 pounds, 2 shillings, 8 pence

Row 6
Column 1:  1832
Column 2:  30 acres
Column 3:  15 pounds, 18 shillings, 6 pence
Column 4:  81 pounds, 18 shillings, 9 pence
Column 5:  327 pounds, 15 shillings, 0 pence

Row 7
Column 1:  1833
Column 2:  114 acres
Column 3:  14 pounds, 13 shillings, 9 pence
Column 4:  634 pounds, 8 shillings, 6 pence
Column 5:  1,674 pounds, 9 shillings, 0 pence

Row 7
Column 1:  Totals
Column 2:  168 acres
Column 3:  -,-,-
Column 4:  -,-,-
Column 5:  2,479 pounds, 6 shillings, 8 pence

There were no sales in 1829.  The 63 pounds currency paid that year was paid as instalments on lots sold in the previous year.

The whole amount of the purchase money to be paid within three years.

Note.—­It is so given in the Parliamentary Return, but probably the 9 should be 1.

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The following exhibits the quantity of Crown Lands granted, and the conditions on which the grants were given, from 1823 to 1833.

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

Row 1, Column Headings
Column 1:  Year. 
Column 2:  Number of acres granted to militia claimants. 
Column 3:  Number of acres granted to discharged soldiers and pensioners. 
Column 4:  Number of acres granted to officers. 
Column 5:  Number of acres granted, not coming within the previous
descriptions. 
Column 6:  Total number of acres granted.

Row 2
Column 1:  1824
Column 2:  51,810
Column 3:  —
Column 4:  4,100
Column 5:  34,859
Column 6:  90,769

Row 3
Column 1:  1825
Column 2:  32,620
Column 3:  —
Column 4:  1,000
Column 5:  16,274
Column 6:  49,894

Row 4
Column 1:  1826
Column 2:  3,525
Column 3:  5,500
Column 4:  —
Column 5:  48,224
Column 6:  57,249

Row 5
Column 1:  1827
Column 2:  7,640
Column 3:  6,300
Column 4:  800
Column 5:  38,378
Column 6:  53,118

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