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Ontario Government Record Series RG 1-167

Settlement duty agreements

About these records

Settlement duty agreements
Dates of Creation
[ca. 1800]-1818
Physical Description

10 centimetres of textual records

Scope and Content

Series consists of agreements, prepared by the Surveyor General's Office and signed by locatees on land or their representatives, in which they agreed to perform settlement duties in exchange for a grant of land. These duties, laid out by regulation, consisted of: actual settlement on the land in question; clearing and fencing 5 acres of land within an 18-month period; and erecting a 20' by 18' house within one year. The agreements record the settlement duties agreed upon, as well as the date of the agreement, the name of the locatee, and the township in question.

Restrictions on Access
Original records are closed for conservation reasons.
Terms For Use and Reproduction
Copyright is primarily held by the Crown. No restrictions on reproduction. Permission of the Archives of Ontario is required for publication; submit a Request for Permission to Publish, Exhibit or Broadcast Form.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These records were transferred to the Archives of Ontario by the Surveys and Mapping Branch, Ministry of Natural Resources, in 1977.
Availability of Other Formats

This series is available on microfilm.
Former Codes

Volume RG 1-167-0-1 formerly was RG 1 C-I-6, Volume 1.

Volume RG 1-167-0-2 formerly was RG 1 C-I-6, Volume 2.

Volume RG 1-167-0-3 formerly was RG 1 C-I-6, Volume 3.

Volume RG 1-167-0-4 formerly was RG 1 C-I-6, Volume 4.

VolumeRG 1-167-0-5 formerly was RG 1 C-I-6, Volume 5.

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Agency or agencies that created these records

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[ca. 1800]-1818 :

Surveyor General's Office (BA84)

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