Item 1999.94.11 - James McKenzie Plan

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James McKenzie Plan

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40 chains to an inch

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1 original hand drawn map
ink on paper
24 cm x 20 cm

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Born in Hopkinton, Mass. in 1759, Charles Morris arrived in Halifax, N.S. with his parents, Hon. Charles and Elizabeth Morris, in 1761. He succeeded his father as surveyor general of lands for Nova Scotia from 1802 to 1831. Charles married Charlotte Pernette (1771-1844) ca. 1786 and became a member of the Council on 2 June 1808. He died on 17 December 1831.

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Original hand drawn map showing lands around the head of the West Branch of the French River at Tatamagouche. Surnames include Bell, Rev. William Patrick, Patterson and McKenzie. Surveyed by Charles Morris, Surveyor General, no date.

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