A Plan of the Elgin Settlement, later renamed Buxton

This plan of the Buxton Settlement, with its neat arrangement of houses and roads, shows the farming colony that William King founded on 9,000 acres of land near Chatham, Ontario. King divided the land there into 50-acre parcels which he sold to Black refugees for $2.50, giving the buyers ten years to pay.

William King Collection, Library and Archives Canada

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R4402-0-1-E / C-2790003
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