Report on Canadian Archives, 1896.
Ottawa. Printed by S.E. Dawson. 1897. 24.5cm, xxxii, 252,79pp., large folding colour map, in full black morocco, raised gilt ruled bands, gilt spine titles, gilt ruled borders on the boards, marbled endpapers, fine copy.(cdn). Item #40779
Government of Canada Bindery', gilt stamped on the foot of the spine. In the early days the government often bound ten or twenty copies of some government publications; distributed for presentation, to the author, the minister, etc. Transcripts of documents received for 1896 from the Public Record Office, London are outlined: Indian Lands on the Grand River (with detailed map), the War of 1812, Roman Catholic Church in Upper Canada and State Papers of Lower Canada, 1813 to 1818.