Quebec. Printed by Stewart Derbishire & George Desbarats, Queen's Printer. 1860. tall8vo, 25cm, 12p., printed light blue wraps, string bound, a few small old ink stains to upper cover slightly effecting preliminaries, some slight wrinkling, very good sound copy. (Qc.bx). Item #40616
A pre-Confederation official estimates for the united Upper and Lower Canadas with government located at Quebec City from 1859. The United Canada dated from 1841 'til 1867 established on the advice of Lord Durham. The General Estimates are in two parts: Expenditures and Estimate of the services for which a vote of the Legislature was required. The latter services involve civil government, administration of justice, police legislative council and assembly, education , literary & scientific institutions, hospitals & charities, militia, Indian annuities, pensions, lighthouses & coastal services, fisheries.