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Worth Travelling Miles to See Diary of a Survey Trip to Lake Temiskaming 1886

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ISBN-10: 1554883849

ISBN-13: 9781554883844

Edition: N/A

Authors: A. H. Telfer, Lorene DiCorpo, A.H. Telfer, Lorene Dicorpo

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In the 1880s the provincial government sent out teams of land surveyors to explore the northern Ontario hinterland. By rail, canoe and on foot they and their crews cut through the forests and across streams, establishing the boundaries for townships in preparation for settlement.Alexander Herkes Telferwas a member of the party led by the Haliburton surveyor Alexander Niven, who was responsible for running the lines for seven townships around the head of Lake Temiskaming. The child of Scottish immigrants who settled in Scarborough, Ontario, A.H. Telferlogged his experiences in a personal diary, revealing a love of new frontiers and adventure that the hardships of life could not diminish. His…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Publisher: Dundurn
Publication date: 5/5/2004
Binding: E-Book 
Pages: 176
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long
Weight: 0.660
Language: English