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Statistical account of Upper Canada

Statistical account of Upper Canada

Author: Robert Gourlay; Barnabas Bidwell
Publisher: London : Published by Simpkin & Marshall ..., 1822.
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Gourlay, Robert, 1778-1863.
Statistical account of Upper Canada.
London : Published by Simpkin & Marshall ..., 1822
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Gourlay; Barnabas Bidwell
OCLC Number: 7822164
Notes: Engraved title pages, illustrated.
A third volume was projected by the author but apparently never published. cf. "Explanation of the map": v. 1, p. [i]; v. 2, p. xv.
An introductory volume was published by Gourlay the same year under title: General introduction to Statistical account of Upper Canada ...
The "Sketches of Upper Canada" in v. 1 are said to have been written, in whole or in part, by Barnabas Bidwell. cf. Edwin M. Bidwell, Genealogy ... of the Bidwell family, 1884, p. 87; Gagnon, Essai de bibl. canad., 1895, no. 1535.
Signatures: v. 1, a⁸, b⁴, B-Z⁸, AA-RR⁸, SS², ( -SS₂); v. 2, A⁸, B⁴, B-Z⁸, AA-YY⁸, a-h⁸, i².
Press figures.
Description: 2 volumes : maps (1 columns, 1 folded) ; 24 cm
Contents: V.1. Sketches of Upper Canada (history, geography, climate, resources, government, and social and economic conditions to 1817); Township reports of Upper Canada (includes Lower Canada). --
v. 2. Constitution of Upper Canada. Statutes. Civil List. The Church.
Responsibility: compiled with a view to a grand system of emigration by Robt. Gourlay.


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