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J.S. Dennis, "Plan of Township in proposed system of public surveys, Red River Territory," Fort Garry, August 28, 1869.
Surveyor-General J.S. Dennis drafted this map in 1869 to introduce his proposed system of survey for the North-West Territories. He wanted to follow the block survey system already established in the United States, with the exception that Dennis's homesteads would be 200 acres (81 hectares) instead of 160 (65 hectares).


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