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Pictures of Canadian Places and People by Samuel Phillips Day in two volumes (1864)

The Author's impressions of Canadian social institutions, politics and industrial development in 1862. Morgan's Bibliotheca Canadensis states Day was an English author and newspaper correspondent who worked in Canada for the Herald and the Morning Post. Discussion of such topics as: the voyage out; Quebec; topography; fetes and feasting; Sir Allan MacNab; the Inter-Colonial Railway; Toronto; vital statistics; Whitby; Manitoulin; perils in an open boat; Indians; oil wells in Enniskillen; Sarnia; Hamilton; Niagara Falls; social life in Canada; industrial resources; defences; prosperity; emigration.

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