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Nova Britannia;or, Our New Canadian Dominion Foreshadowed

By: MORRIS, Alexander

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Toronto, Hunter, Rose & Co.: 1884

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Association Copy

Seller ID: 10996

Condition: Near Fine


Lectures and Addresses on Canada including pre-Confederation material, Vancouver's Island, Hudson's Bay etc. Presentation inscription from the Author's son dated 1919 on the ffep.187pp. Very clean, tight copy with bright boards and bright gilt titles with stamped designs. View more info

The Treaties of Canada with the Indians of Manitoba and the North-West Territories : Including the Negotiations on which they were Based, and Other Information relating Thereto

By: MORRIS, the Hon. Alexander

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Toronto, Belfords, Clarke & Co.: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Inscribed Copy

Seller ID: 055203

Condition: Solid VG


Alexander Morris (1826-89) served as lieutenant-governor of Manitoba and the Northwest Territories, not long after Canada purchased the latter from the Hudson's Bay Company in 1869. This colossal land transfer was a source of unrest for the indigenous peoples, who were displeased about the arrival of missionaries and other settlers. Morris was involved in negotiating treaties over issues such as land rights, publishing this account in 1880. 375 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm. Appendix - "Texts of the treaties and supplementary adhesions thereto": pages 299-375. On the ffep the author ha... View more info