The Canadian Question. G. A. YOUNG.

The Canadian Question.

London. James Ridgway and Sons. 1839. Hardcover. 8vo, 21cm, viii,[5]-83p., complete with half title, grey paper over boards with crushed crimson morocco label along the spine, fine. (cdn) T.P.L. 5170. Lande 914. Sabin 106076. Casey I-1711. A discussion. "The form of constitutional gover-nment best adapted to the position, the manners and usages, of the people of Canada, is the principal subject. to be discussed". - "We would rather consider the government at home as the central power, presiding over both the United Kingdom and the Colonies; but by giving our American fellow-subjects a voice in the Imperial Legislature, and a free system of local government, we would, at the same time, protect them against the exercise of that power in a manner prejudicial to their interests". Included is the Petition of the British Inhabitants of Montreal, in 1822, praying for a Legislative Union of the Provinces of Lower and Upper Canada. pp75-83. Reprinted from the British and Foreign Review, for July 1838 and Jan 1839". Preface. Item #27596

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