Ontario Government Record Sub-Series RG 1-159-2
25 centimetres of textual records (1 volume)
RG 1-159 Fiats for land grants - military
Sub-series contains a register to "Fiats to reduced officers and disbanded soldiers since 1814" and covers fiat A (1817) to fiat A52 (1838). Entries record: the Surveyor General's Office fiat number; the Executive Council Office number; the Receiver General's Office number; the Attorney General's Office number; the name, occupation, military rank and regiment, and place of residence (township, concession, lot) of the grantee; by whom lodged; the location of the grant (township, concession and lot); the authority under which the grant was made; the acreage granted; and a description number. Some entries are annotated with information concerning the issuance of scrip certificates and location tickets, extensions of time for the performance of settlement duties, and other land-related matters. An alphabetical index to grantees is contained within the volume.
Information found in Volume RG 1-159-2-1 is abstracted in the Ontario Land Records Index, available in the Archives' Main Reading Room. Copies of this Index have been distributed on microfiche to archives and libraries across Canada, the United States, and overseas.
Volume RG 1-159-2-1 formerly was RG 1 C-I-3, volume 123.
Sub-series RG 1-159-2 is available on self-service microfilm MS 693, reel 138.
Please note that microfilmed records are identified by their former reference codes.
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