Our Library: A Monograph

Front Cover
[Québec? : s.n.], 1889 (Québec : "Morning Chronicle"), 1889 - Libraries - 73 pages
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 50 - of Abbe H. Verreau at Montreal, to whose kindness I " owe the opportunity of examining it. In substance it " differs little from the printed work, though the language " and the arrangement often vary from it. The author, " whoever he may have been, was deeply versed in
Page 42 - the advice and consent of the special Council for the affairs '• of this province, constituted and assembled by virtue and " under the authority of an Act of the Parliament of the
Page 51 - Considerations sur 1'etat present du Canada (1758)," 29 p. 4. " Histoire du Canada par M. 1'abbe de Belmont," 36 p. 5. " Relation du siege de Quebec en 1759 par une religieuse de 1'Hopital General de Quebec," 24 p. 6. " Jugement impartial sur les operations militaires de la Campagne en Canada en 1759,
Page 32 - On January 7th, 1779, this advertisement appeared in the Quebec Gazette :— " A subscription has been commenced for establishing a " publick library for the city and district of Quebec. It has " met with the approbation of His Excellency the Governor " and of the Bishop, and it is hoped that the institution, so " particularly useful in this country, will be generally
Page 50 - A manuscript which seems to be the " original draft of this valuable document was' preserved at " the Bastile, and, with other papers, was thrown into the " street when that castle was destroyed. They were
Page 52 - Cartier, le Sieur de Roberval, Jean Alphonse de " Xaintonge, etc.—suivis de la description de Quebec et de " ses environs en 1608, et de divers extraits relativement " au lieu de 1'hivernement de Jacques
Page 42 - hereinafter made and contained. Be it " therefore ordained and enacted by His Excellency the " Governor of the Province of Lower Canada, by and with
Page 43 - of purchasing, holding and conveying any " estate, real or personal, for the use of said
Page 54 - Recueil de ce qui s'est passe en Canada au sujet de la guerre, tant les Anglais que les Iroquois, depuis
Page 73 - 7. Letter from Colonel Henry Caldwell, to General Murray, dated 15th June, 1776, containing an account of the siege of Quebec by the Americans, during the winter of 1775-76. All of the above five volumes have been published by our society with the exception of Vol. II and parts 3 and 6 of Vol. V, which I believe have been published in Montreal. Quebec, 31st Dec., 1888.

Bibliographic information