Letters from Canada, Written During a Residence There in the Years 1806, 1807, and 1808; shewing The Present State of Canada, its productions - trade - commercial importance and political relations. Illustrative of the laws, the manners of the people, and the peculiarities of the Country and Climate. Exhibited also The Commercial Importance of Nova-Scotia, New Brunswick, & Cape-Breton; and Their Increasing Ability, in Conjunction with Canada, to furnish the necessary Supplies of Lumber and Provisions to our West-India Islands. Hugh GRAY.

Letters from Canada, Written During a Residence There in the Years 1806, 1807, and 1808; shewing The Present State of Canada, its productions - trade - commercial importance and political relations. Illustrative of the laws, the manners of the people, and the peculiarities of the Country and Climate. Exhibited also The Commercial Importance of Nova-Scotia, New Brunswick, & Cape-Breton; and Their Increasing Ability, in Conjunction with Canada, to furnish the necessary Supplies of Lumber and Provisions to our West-India Islands.

London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees and Orme. 1809. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 8vo, 22.5cm, uncut, the First Edition, [xiii],406p., with engraved folding frontis map, folding table, early paper over boards, new paper spine label, uncut, a very good to fine condition. (cgc) Lande 281. Morgan p160. Gagnon I-1548. Sabin 28393. Story p679. 'Gray came to the conclusion that Canada was worth preserving, but he raised a hornet's nest by expressing doubts that the French Canadians were fitted to receive the benefits of the British constitution'. (Story). Item #37610

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