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Former Name(s): Lunenburg District
Established 24 July 1788 as Lunenburg District, renamed Eastern District in 1792, and abolished in 1849; Consisted of the counties of Dundas, Glengarry, Grenville, Leeds, Ontario (#1), Prescott, Russell & Stormont. In 1798 Carleton, Grenville & Leeds were removed and established as Johnstown District. In 1816 Prescott and Russell were removed to create Ottawa District. In 1826, 1838 & 1845 Eastern District consisted of the counties of Dundas, Glengarry and Stormont.
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