The Statistical Year-book of Canada ..., Volume 17

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1902 - Canada
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Page 187 - Direction of post numbered two. feet of this claim lie on the right and — — feet on the left of the line from number one to number two post.
Page 62 - ... which shall then have been granted or may thereafter be granted by His Majesty the King of Corea to the Government, public officers, or subjects of any other Power.
Page 189 - And to each member of a party beyond two in number, a claim of the ordinary size only: Provided that where a discovery claim has been established in any locality no further discovery shall be allowed within five miles therefrom, measured along the water-courses. The width of such claims shall be the same as ordinarv placer claims of the same class.
Page 74 - Govern, me'nt of Quebec for sale. Lands purchased from the Government are to be paid for in the following manner : — One-fifth of the purchase money is required to be paid the day of the sale, and the remainder in four equal yearly instalments, bearing interest at 6 per cent. But the price at which the lands are sold is so low — from 20 cents to 60 cents j eracre (15d.
Page 16 - July 1. Termination of the fishery clauses of the Washington Treaty by the United States. July 2. Capture of Big Bear, and final suppression of the rebellion. Total loss of militia and volunteers under fire : killed, 38 ; wounded, 115. The rebel loss could not be ascertained. November 7. Driving of the last spike of the Canadian Pacific Railway.
Page 158 - Beauce a bed of granular iron ore, about two-thirds magnetic, with a vein of 45 feet wide, occurs in serpentine. Hematite iron ores are found in all parts of Canada. One of the most valuable deposits in Quebec province is near Hull — opposite Ottawa — a specular ore, assaying from 64 to 68 per cent of metallic iron. In New Brunswick large deposits of hematite ore are found near Woodstock.
Page 13 - The first sod of the Northern Railway turned by Lady Elgin. The road was opened from Toronto to Bradford on 13th June, 1853, and was the first locomotive railway in operation in Upper Canada. The Robinson Treaties with the Indians of the northern shores of Lakes Huron and Superior concluded.
Page 76 - Two months' leave of absence under the Land Act, and an additional four months for sufficient cause, when applied for to the Chief Commissioner, can be had in each year till the Crown deed is obtained. A certificate of improvement showing that the claim has been improved to the extent of $2.50 per acre is necessary before a Crown deed can be issued. Timber and hay lands may be leased from the Government. Timber lands pay a yearly rental of...
Page 188 - ... the date of location, and the date of the record. A claim which shall not have been recorded within the prescribed period shall be deemed to have been abandoned.
Page 191 - Reservations of gold, silver and other mines contained in any patent are made also void, and all such mines in and upon such lands are deemed to have been granted in fee simple and to have passed with the lands, excepting as to lands patented under the Free Grants and Homestead Act, and the Public Lands Act, being lands sold for agricultural purposes only.

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