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  • Copy Book of Deeds, Indian Treaties
  • Early 19th Century Brass Musket Dragon Side Plate
  • Early 19th Century Glass Scraper
  • Painting of Early 19th Century Camp

What is Toronto Worth?:

The Cost Of History

This exhibit involves displaying the objects listed in the Toronto Purchase as a way of stimulating discussion about the fairness and long-term ramifications of the Purchase. What was the value of each object in the 1780s and early 1800s, when the deal was originally made and confirmed? What would a fair settlement consist of in the 2010s?

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