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Three Years' Residence in Canada, from 1837 to 1839.


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PRESTON, T. R. Three Years' Residence in Canada, from 1837 to 1839. With Notes of a Winter Voyage to New York, and Journey Thence to the British Possessions: to which Is Added, a Review of the Condition of the Canadian People. London: Richard Bentley, 1840. 1st ed. 2 Vols. xii, 285; vi, 307 pp. Errata slip in Vol. 1. Orig. blindstamped cloth, printed paper spine labels. Labels slightly chipped, front inner hinges starting, some light toning., else a very good copy. In a cloth slipcase. Bibliography of Canadiana 2302. Arriving in Quebec in February 1827, Preston was in Montreal during the riots that started the Quebec rebellion. For most of his stay, he lived and worked in Toronto. Preston compares life in "stagnant" Canada unfavorably to that in the United States. Much material on civil government, politics, public works and conditions of the Indians. Bookseller Inventory # 56864

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Title: Three Years' Residence in Canada, from 1837 ...

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