Copies of Extracts of anyCommunications between the Colonial Office and the Governors of Upper andLower Canada; in pursuance of the Recommendations of the CanadaCommittee.

[London. 1830]. Soft cover. folio. 34cm, 87p. Small internal librarystamp, in the original printed (on both covers) blue wraps, spinechipped, front edge repaired, faded library stamps, call numbers on rearpanel, untrimmed, a very good copy, rare. (N12) cf. T.P.L. 4935. Landes918. "This is an important document for events leading toward theRebellion of 1837. It deals with the suspension of a certain number ofofficers in the Canadian army by Governor Dalhousie". Lande. The CanadaCommittee was a British parliamentary committee which was set up in 1828to study the grievances of Upper and Lower Canada. Its majorrecommendations were that a tax should be imposed on unimproved landsheld by speculators; that the laws, customs, and religion of FrenchCanadians should be respected and additional seigniories should begranted to those who wished to retain this form of land tenure; that thecrown revenues should be surrendered to the Colonial Houses of assemblyin exchange for a Civil List; that steps should be taken to sell theClergy Reserves and to divide the proceeds fairly among all Protestantdenominations; and that the revenue from the Jesuits' Estates should beused for education. Item #33334

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