A Tour Through Upper and Lower Canada. By a Citizen of the United States. Containing a View of thePresent State of Religion, Learning, Commerce, Agriculture,Colonization, Customs and Manners, among the English, French, andIndian Settlements. Printed at Litchfield, (according to Act ofCongress), 1799. (Facsimile Reprint).

Tarrytown, New York.Reprinted, William Abbatt. 1917. Soft cover. 4to, 26cm, 74p., this copy boundin quarter dark blue cloth and cockerel marbled boards, fine, rare.(cdn) Reprinted, William Abbatt. 1917. Being Extra Number 56 ofThe Magazine of History with Notes and Queries. The American Ogdenwrites with clarity and candour on Canadian life in the RichelieuRiver Valley, in Quebec City, in Montreal, Kingston, Niagara, andYork; along the Thames and at Michilimackinac. His comments onRoman Catholic churches, nunneries and colleges are sympathetic; hecontrasts the civilities of Quebec life before the conquest withthe present use of seminaries as barracks or prisons. He admirespicturesque prospects and presents excellent random details ofpublic and private life. Ogden climaxes his account with adescription of the sublimity of Niagara Falls. (Waterston). Cf.Monk Breton Books, Cat Two, 1976, for the 2nd printing. 1800. Item #36617

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