Thos. Brooke asking for advice regarding his son's interest in publishing a newspaper in Arnprior, specifically about whether he would be successful. This request included what encouragement McLachlin might give towards it.
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Shows water mains and hydrants. Also gives streets, McLachlin mills and lumber yards, pumping station on the Madawaska River. Grist mills , woolen mill, saw mills 1 and 2 (both near Madawaska bridge), saw mills No. 3 and 4 on the Ottawa River.
Shows Flat Rapids Road (continuation of Daniel Street!) and Elgin Street continued east of the Madawaska River. CPR Station, O.A. & P.S. station (Canadian Atlantic Railway), McPhee’s Hotel, Town Hall. 4 churches, Grove, schools.