A Geographical View of the Province of Upper Canada: And Promiscuous Remarks on the Government ... with an Appendix, Containing a Complete Description of the Niagara Falls, and Remarks Relative to the Situation of the Inhabitants Respecting the War, and a Concise History of Its Progress, to the Present Date

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Moore and Lake, 1813 - Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.) - 117 pages
 

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Page 2 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 2 - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 59 - Burns. Good encouragement would be given in many other parts to teachers of such schools, particularly in the Niagara and London districts. Notwithstanding I said that the main body of the...
Page 58 - Canada," who resided in the province from 1808 until the breaking out of the war of 1812. Mr. Smith says: " The greater part of the inhabitants of Canada are not well educated ; for as they were poor when they came to the province, and the country being but thinly settled for a number of years, they had but little chance for the benefit of schools. But since the country has become more settled, and the inhabitants rich, or in a good way of living, which is almost universally the case, they pay considerable...
Page 16 - ... roof, also cut down all the timber in front of and the whole width of the lot, which is 20 chains 133 feet wide, 33 feet of which must be cleared smooth and left for half of the public road...
Page 86 - ... arms and orders to march against Hull, they promised to go; but instead of going they took some provision and went to the woods, and there waited in hopes that Hull would soon accomplish his promise, but, poor things, they were deceived and had to return and obey orders." After the surrender of Hull "the people of Canada became fearful of disobeying the, government ; some that fled to the wilderness returned home, and the friends of the United States were discouraged and those of the King encouraged...
Page 115 - ... the other vessels to follow^ for the purpose of closing with the enemy. Every brace and bowline being soon shot away, she became unmanageable, notwithstanding the great exertions of the sailing master.
Page 2 - THE WAR OF 1812the first time. 12mo, cloth, pp. 269 NY, 1896. .75 751 Smith, M. A Geographical View of Upper Canada, with remarks on the government and a Description of Niagara Falls, and remarks relative to the situation of the Inhabitants respecting the War, and a history of its progress to the present day. With curious engraving of Perry's Victory. 12mo, bds, pp. 119. Trenton, 1813. $5.00 752 Van Rensselaer, S. A Narrative of the Affair of Queenstown in the War of 1812, with a review of the strictures...
Page 115 - I made sail, and directed the other vessels to follow, for the purpose of closing with the enemy.
Page 79 - ... Peace in 1815. 8vo, old calf, pp. 492. Rutland, 1815. $5.00 704 Smith, M. A Geographical View of the Province of Upper Canada and Promiscuous Remarks on the Government, with an Appendix containing a Complete Description of the Niagara Falls, and Remarks Relative to the Situation of the Inhabitants Respecting the War and a Concise History of Its Progress to the Present Time. I2mo, new half brown morocco, gilt top, pp. 119. New York (printed for the Author), August, 1813. $7.50 ^ Very rare. 705...

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