Province of Ontario Land Grant to John Anderson County of Grey Township of Sullivan
Date Published: 1875
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
15-3/4 x 13-3/4 inches, was folded now flat, typed and handwritten manuscript and transfer document with docketing information handwritten on verso. Faded seal, agetoned, stwo 1/4 inch holes on far left not affecting any text but goes into the edge of the blue seal, otherwise very good condition. Some content and detail...
John Anderson County of Grey Township of Sullivan…One hundred and forty dollars…one hundred acres…The South half of Lot Number Twenty-one in the Third concession of the said Township of Sullivan…March 25, 1875
Signed by McKeller, Thos. Johnson and John Crawford
John Willoughby Crawford (1817-1875) Was a lawyer, businessman, politician and the third Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, Canada from 1873 to 1875. Crawford served as president of the Royal Canadian Bank and was solicitor for the Grand Trunk Railway. In 1867, he was appointed Queen's Counsel. He also became president of the Toronto and Nipissing Railway in 1868 and also served as a director of the Toronto, Grey and Bruce Railway. Crawford was member of the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada for East Toronto from 1861 to 1863. He then served as a Member of Parliament from 1867 to 1873, and supported representation by population. On the day his government resigned in 1873, The Right Honourable Sir John A. Macdonald appointed Crawford Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
Thomas H. Johnson Assistant Commissioner of Crown Lands from 1869 to 1887.
Very Good. Item #4693