HAPPY BIRTHDAY, TORONTO! The city of Toronto turns 180 today. While you can read and download a PDF of the original law on http://ift.tt/1Dn4XI8
, it’s not as pretty as this invitation from the Mayor to the Semi-Centennial, held March 6, 1884. (The act of incorporation, called "An act to extend the limits of the Town of York; to erect the said Town into a City; and to incorporate it under the name of the City of Toronto", was passed
March 6, 1834.
Creator: Toronto (Ont.). Mayor (1883-1884 : Boswell)
Identifier: 1884. Reception. VS
Rights: Public domain
Courtesy: Toronto Public Library.
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