THE GREAT CANADIAN NORTH WEST: ITS PAST HISTORY, PRESENT CONDITION, AND GLORIOUS PROSPECTS.

Montreal: John Lovell & Son, 1881. 135pp. Original brown cloth, stamped in gilt. Spine repaired, corners bumped. Modern bookplate on front pastedown. Library stamp on several leaves, else very clean. Good. Item #WRCAM50942

Begg provides a brief history of Canada, including information on the Prince Rupert Charter, fur trading, and relations with Native Americans. A letter to Prime Minister John MacDonald is included, concluding that the impending Canadian Pacific Railway be "altogether through our own territory, and in no way subservient to the will of American pools or American speculators." PEEL 963. LANDE 948.

Price: $200.00