Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
March 2005

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Louis Charland


Charland, Louis (1772-1813), surveyor and cartographer, was born at Quebec, Lower Canada, the son of Alexis Charland and Marie Poulin, on April 7, 1772 ; and died at Montreal about September 1, 1813. He was, with William Vondenvelden, joint author of the first exact map of Lower Canada, published in London in 1813, and he prepared valuable plans of Quebec and Montreal.

Source  : W. Stewart WALLACE, ed., The Encyclopedia of Canada, Vol. II, Toronto, University Associates of Canada, 1948, 411p., p. 35.



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