Life of Colonel Talbot, and the Talbot Settlement, Its Rise and Progress, with Sketches of the Public Characters, and career of some of the Most Conspicuous Men in Upper Canada, who were either friends or acquaintances of the subject of these memoirs. Edward ERMATINGER.
Life of Colonel Talbot, and the Talbot Settlement, Its Rise and Progress, with Sketches of the Public Characters, and career of some of the Most Conspicuous Men in Upper Canada, who were either friends or acquaintances of the subject of these memoirs.
Life of Colonel Talbot, and the Talbot Settlement, Its Rise and Progress, with Sketches of the Public Characters, and career of some of the Most Conspicuous Men in Upper Canada, who were either friends or acquaintances of the subject of these memoirs.

Life of Colonel Talbot, and the Talbot Settlement, Its Rise and Progress, with Sketches of the Public Characters, and career of some of the Most Conspicuous Men in Upper Canada, who were either friends or acquaintances of the subject of these memoirs.

St. Thomas. Printed at A. McLachlin's House Journal Office. 1859. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo, 17cm, The first edition, iv,[v-vi], (contents),230p., wanting the errata slip, (supplied on a typed note and loosely inserted), in the original diamond grain blind decorated light brown cloth, gilt title on the upper cover, glazed yellow endpapers, a fine bright copy. (cgc) Sir George Simpson's copy with his faint but clear signature on the free fly. . T.P.L. 3358. Morgan p116. Watters p496. The author was a fur-trader', businessman, politician, and writer who spent ten years in the service of the Hudson's Bay Company before settling in St. Thomas. He made a successful career as a banker and founded the St. Thomas Standard. Although he had disliked his early life in the fur trade, he defended the Hudson's Bay Company in his book The Hudson's Bay Territories (1858). Item #36594

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