Child Letters: Public and Private Life in a Canadian Merchant-Politician's Family, 1841-1845
The Child Letters provides an intimate look at the daily life of an ordinary Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) of the recently unified province of Canada. A collection of the almost daily correspondence between Marcus Child and his family while he was attending legislative sessions in Kingston, the letters yield important insights into both political and family matters.
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