Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

Resources for students & teachers

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

Row 6
Column 1:  1833
Column 2:  37,278 acres
Column 3:  8 shillings, 2-1/4 pence
Column 4:  3,454 pounds, 11 shillings, 6 pence
Column 5:  12,791 pounds, 17 shillings, 5 pence

Row 7
Column 1:  Totals
Column 2:  66,539 acres
Column 3:  —
Column 4:  —
Column 5:  18,576 pounds, 1 shillings, 4 pence

The number of years within which the whole amount of the purchase-money is to be paid is three.

* On sales on quit rent, at 5 per cent., the capital redeemable at pleasure.

N.B.  Sales on quit-rent ceased in 1832.

---------------------------------------

UPPER CANADA

[TABLE]

[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 sold. 
Column 3:  Average price per acre. 
Column 4:  Amount of purchase-money received within the first year. 
Column 5:  Whole amount of the purchase-money.

Row 2
Column 1:  1829
Column 2:  18,014 acres
Column 3:  14 shillings, 8-1/4 pence
Column 4:  2,464 pounds, 14 shillings, 0 pence
Column 5:  13,229 pounds, 0 shillings, 0 pence

Row 3
Column 1:  1830
Column 2:  34,705
Column 3:  13 shillings, 6 pence
Column 4:  6,153 pounds, 5 shillings, 9 pence
Column 5:  23,452 pounds, 4 shillings, 0 pence

Row 4
Column 1:  1831
Column 2:  28,563 acres
Column 3:  12 shillings, 1-3/4 pence
Column 4:  8,010 pounds, 2 shillings, 11 pence
Column 5:  17,362 pounds, 12 shillings, 1 pence

Row 6
Column 1:  1832
Column 2:  48,484 acres
Column 3:  13 shillings, 3-3/4 pence
Column 4:  10,239 pounds, 9 shillings, 7 pence
Column 5:  32,287 pounds, 19 shillings, 0 pence

Row 7
Column 1:  1833
Column 2:  62,282 acres
Column 3:  14 shillings, 4-1/2 pence
Column 4:  14,080 pounds, 16 shillings, 8 pence
Column 5:  44,747 pounds, 19 shillings, 9 pence

Row 8
Column 1:  Totals
Column 2:  192,049 acres
Column 3:  —
Column 4:  —
Column 5:  131,079 pounds, 14 shillings, 10 pence

The whole amount of the purchase-money to be paid in nine years.  In addition to the purchase-money paid, interest has also been paid with each instalment, a statement of which is as follows:—­

Interest received in 1829:  1 pound, 7 shillings, 3 pence currency. 
Interest received in 1830:  62 pound, 16 shillings, 1 pence currency. 
Interest received in 1831:  259 pound, 14 shillings, 9 pence currency. 
Interest received in 1832:  473 pound, 17 shillings, 2 pence currency. 
Interest received in 1833:  854 pound, 4 shillings, 3 pence currency.

=======================================

II.  INFORMATION FOR EMIGRANTS

Follow Us on Facebook