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the entrance to the falls of St. Mary, and is situa. ted south-east of isle Philippeaux.
King Township, in the East Riding of the coun: ty of York, lies to the northward of Vaughan, on the west of Yonge-street, and opposite to Whitchurch.
Kingston is in about 44 degrees 8 minutes of north latitude, and 75 degrees 41 minutes of west longitude, is situated at the head of the St. Lawrence, on the north shore, opposite Wolfe is. land. It occupies the site of old Fort Frontenac, was laid out in the year 1784, and is now of considerable size. It has a barrack for troops, a house for the commanding officer, an hospital, several storehouses, and an episcopal church of the established religion. The ruins of the French works are yet to be seen, as well as that of a breast-work thrown up by General Bradstreet, on the east side of the town. It has an excellent harbour, where the King's shipping on lake Ontario, for the most part, winter. The brigades of batteaux from Montreal, with stores and provisions, ship them at this place for Niagara. The garrison furnishes a detachment to Carlton island.
The gaol and court-house for the Midland district was established at this place by an act of the provincial legislature, during the first session. The courts of the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace are holden here, the second Tuesday in April and October, annually.
Kingston Township is the fourteenth uppermosť
township in ascending the river St. Lawrence. It is in the county of Frontenac, and lies partly open to lake Ontario.
Kitley Township, in the county of Leeds, lies to the eastward of, and adjoining to Bastard.
Killikokin Point, in Sophiasburgh, bay of Quinté, lies, opposite to the Mohawk settlement.
Knagg's Creek, or river au Jervois ; which see.
Lac, Pointe du, the westernmost point as you descend into lake St. Francis, on the north side of the river St. Lawrence.
Lancaster, the Township of, is in the county of Glengary, on the river St. Lawrence, and the lowest in the provinces adjoining to Lower Canada.
Landing, West, now called Queenstown; which
Landguard, on lake Erie, so called by his Excellency the Lieutenant Governor, 23d October, 1795, its former name being Pointe aux Pins; this place is in latitude about 42 degrees 7 minutes 15 seconds north ; variation 2 degrees 48 minutes westerly. There is a pond at the back of the Point, the entrance to which has sometimes four feet and a half water on the bar; on the bank of the pond is an old Indian village, from whence there is a good path to the river Thames.There is a great resort of Indians to this place in the spring, induced by the quantity of fish and
fowl that may be taken here at that season. This Point is about twenty miles, or upwards, east of the South Foreland, and bears the only pine timber on this coast.
Lansdown Township, in the county of Leeds, is the eleventh township in ascending the river St. Lawrence.
La Tranche (or la Trenche) called the Thames by Proclamation, the 16th July, 1792.
Leeds County is bounded on the east by the county of Grenville ; on the south by the river St. Lawrence ; and on the west by the boundary lines of Pittsburgh and Bedford. The county of Leeds comprehends all the islands in the river St. Lawrence, near to it. The greater part of it lies fronting the St. Lawrence.
It sends, in conjunction with the county of Frontenac, one representative to the provincial parliament.
Leeds Township, in the county of Leeds, is the twelfth township in ascending the river St. Lawrence. (See Addington and Lenox county.)
Levi, Isle du Fort, in the river St. Lawrence, in front of the township of Edwardsburgh. On this island are the ruins of a French fortification.
Lincoln County is divided into four ridings; the first riding is bounded on the west by the county of York; on the south by the county of Haldemand, or lands of the Six Nations ; thence by the iver Welland to the south-east extremity of
Gainsborough, thence northward to the lake Ontario, and thence along the south shore of lake Ontario until it meets the south-east boundary of the county of York.
The second riding is bounded on the west by the first riding; on the north by lake Ontario ; on the east by the river Niagara; and on the south by the northern boundary of the townships, Pelham, Thorold, and Stamford.
The third riding is bounded on the east by the river Niagara; on the south by the Chippewa, or Welland; on the west by the eastern boundary of the first riding; and on the north by the southern boundary of the second riding.
The fourth riding is bounded on the east by the river Niagara ; on the south by lake Erie; on the west by the Six Nations, or Haldimand county ; and on the north by the river Welland, or Chippewa. This riding includes the islands comprised within the easternmost boundaries of the river Niagara.
The second and third riding send each one representative to the provincial parliament. The first riding sends one, in conjunction with the counties of Durham and York; and the fourth riding sends one in conjunction with the county of Norfolk.
Little Bay, on lake Ontario, the westernmost point of which is the boundary between the counties of Northumberland and Durham, and between the townships of Hamilton and Hope.
London, District of, is between the Home district on the east, the western district on the west, the lake Erie on the south, and the lake Huron on the north.
London, the Township of, is situated on the main fork of the river Thames, in a central situation from the lakes Erie, Huron, and Ontario.
Long Reach is the communication from Hay bay to East bay, in the bay of Quinté.
Long Beach, on lake Ontario, the westernmost point of which is the boundary between the counties of Durham and York, and between the townships of Darlington and Whitby.
Lower Landing, or East Landing, on the river Niagara, is opposite to Queens-town, on the Nia
gara Fort side.
Long Lakes, the, are a chain of small lakes, extending westerly from the Grand Portage of lake Superior towards Rain lake.
Long Point, on lake Erie, now called the North Foreland, is that long beach or sandbank, stretching forth into lake Erie from the township of Walsingham, and forming the deep bay of Long Point. It is upwards of twenty miles long. From the head of the bày there is a carrying place across, over a slat sand, about eight chains distance, into lake Erie, which sometimes is sufficiently overflowed to be used as a passage for small boats. .
Long Point is the southernmost point of Isle Tonti, running out and making a small bay, op: posite to which there is a little island.