Daniel Livermore Collection, 1683-1891
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The collection contains 29 historical maps dating from the 17th to 19th centuries. Most of the maps focus on Ontario and Eastern Canada. Some of the maps included were drawn by Allain Manesson-Mallet, Robert Morden, Henry Abraham Chatelain, Laurid de Therbu, Herman Moll, Robert de Vaugondy, Jacques Nicholas Bellin, Samuel Dunn, Rigobert Bonne, John Stockdale, A. Arrowsmith, and James Wyld. A map of the western hemisphere, the British Empire in North America (1776), a view of general and coasting trade winds (ca. 1715) and a map of the world (1757) are also included. Five copper engravings by Jacques Nicholas Bellin are also included, featuring Niagara Falls, animals, and people. There are also some printed leaflets, speeches, and letters relating to 19th century Canadian history. This includes a souvenir leaflet of the opening of the Canadian Pacific Railway; an address by the Hon. John. A. Macdonald to the electors of the city of Kingston (1860); a speech by the Hon. Edward Blake to the South riding of Bruce (1877); a letter by the Hon. Edward Blake to the West Durham Reform Convention (1891); and instructions to canvassers by John A. Macdonell, political agent, U.E. Club, Toronto, no date.
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