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Notice to settlers on Yonge Street

Council-Office, Dec. 29, 1798.


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NOTICE is hereby given to all persons settled, or about to settle on YONGE-STREET, and whose locations have not yet been confirmed by order of the President in council, that before such locations can be confirmed it will be expected that the following CONDITIONS be complied with:

First. That within twelve months from the time they are permitted to occupy their respective lots, they do cause to be erected thereon a good and sufficient dwelling house, of at least 16 feet by 20 in the clear, and do occupy the same in Person, or by a substantial Tenant.
Second, that within the same period of time, they do clear and fence five acres, of their respective lots, in a substantial manner.
Third, that within the same period of time, they do open as much of the Yonge-Street road as lies between the front of their lots and the middle of said road, amounting to one acre or thereabouts.

John Small, C. E. C.

This work was published before January 1, 1924, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.