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Collection of Seven (7) Canada Imprints and Bills dating from c1837 to 1858 relating primarily Clergy and Land Issues in Upper Canada

Collection of Seven (7) Canada Imprints and Bills dating from c1837 to 1858 relating primarily Clergy and Land Issues in Upper Canada

Collection of Seven (7) Canada Imprints and Bills dating from c1837 to 1858 relating primarily Clergy and Land Issues in Upper Canada

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Toronto & Montreal, 1858. 1st Edition. No binding. Very Good. Rare broadside.

1) Caption Title. To the King's Most Excellent Majesty. Most Gracious Sovereign: No place, no publisher, no date (before 1837). 7-1/2 x 9-1/2 inches, 1 page. Disbound, small holes in margin, one tear, no loss of paper. Blank of a petition against the clergy reserves in Upper Canada.

2) No. 12. Bill. An Act to amend and extend certain provisions of "An Act to facilitate the Partition of Lands, Tenements, and Hereditaments, in certain cases, in Lower Canada", At head of title: [No. 12]. . [Montréal] : Lovell and Gibson 2nd Session, 3rd Parliament, 12 Victoria, 1849. "Received and Read a first time, Monday, 22nd January, 1849. Second Reading, Wednesday, 24th Jan., 1849.

(Proposed by Mr. Sol. Genl. Drummond). (Quebec), no publishers, 1849. 7-1/8 x 10-1/2 inches, 6 pages. Disbound, tiny holes in margin. Laid out procedure for advising heirs, rights and transparent administration.

3) Bill. An Act to provide for the erection of certain new Counties and Townships in Upper Canada, and for certain purposes relative to such new Counties. Quarto. 4 pages. [Montréal : Lovell and Gibson, 1849]. 4pp. 7-1/4 x 10-1/2 inches. "Received and Read a first time, Wednesday, 28th March, 1849. Second Reading, Monday, 9th April, 1849." "Hon. Mr. Cameron, (Kent.)" At head of title: No. 206. 2nd Session, 3rd Parliament, 12 Victoria, 1849. Disbound, small holes and tears in margin. The Bill gives the conditions for the settlement of new counties, the sums that should be paid to former counties, etc. Provenence Robert Bell [1808-1894] was a printer, businessman, office holder, politician, justice of the peace, and militia officer. He ran successfully as a reform candidate in the general election of 1847-48 which he represented in the Legislative Assembly until 1851. Throughout his life Bell maintained his residence in Carleton Place. In the elections of 1854, 1857-58, 1861, and 1863 he won the Lanark North seat.

4) Bill. An Act providing for the formation of a New County, out of the Eastern part of the County of York. Toronto : [Lovell and Gibson, 1850]. 7-1/4 x 10-1/2 inches., 4 pages. "Mr. Perry." "Received and Read a first time, Monday, 15th July, 1850. Second Reading, Monday, 22nd July, 1850." At head of title: No. 181. 3d Session, 3d Parliament, 13 and 14 Vict. 1850. Disbound, tears in margin.

5) Bill : an act to amend the ordinance which provides for the registration of titles to, and incumbrances on, real property. [Toronto : Lovell and Gibson, 1850]. 7-1/4 x 10-1/2 inches, 2 pages. "Mr. Laurin."

"Received and Read a first time, Wednesday, 29th May, 1850. Second Reading, Monday, 3rd June, 1850." At head of title: [No. 26.] 3d Session, 3d Parliament, 13 Victoria, 1850.

Disbound, small holes and tears in margin. Revocation of 1841 Act concerning the conditions of property for married women. Provenence Robert Bell [1808-1894] was a printer, businessman, office holder, politician, justice of the peace, and militia officer. He ran successfully as a reform candidate in the general election of 1847-48 which he represented in the Legislative Assembly until 1851. Throughout his life Bell maintained his residence in Carleton Place. In the elections of 1854, 1857-58, 1861, and 1863 he won the Lanark North seat.

6) Rare and important broadside

Resolutions adopted by the Committee of the Anti-Clergy Reserves Association, at a special meeting thereof, Held on Monday, the 30th day of October, 1854, the Rev. Dr. Pyper in the chair. 8-1/2 x 13-1/4 inches, 1 page. 1854. Disbound, small holes in margin, small fold tears, and manuscript inscription on verso.. It says "it must be regarded as deceptive, dangerous, and a fraud upon the country, and, if passed without such amendment, will inevitably produce continued agitation and wide-spread discontent".

The Toronto Anti-Clergy Reserves Association was formed in the summer of 1850

Cameron and Lesslie McDougall, Robert Burn, Adam Fergusson, Adam Lillie

and George Brown were all supporters of the contemporary Anti-Clergy Reserves Association. Provenence Robert Bell [1808-1894] was a printer, businessman, office holder, politician, justice of the peace, and militia officer. He ran successfully as a reform candidate in the general election of 1847-48 which he represented in the Legislative Assembly until 1851. Throughout his life Bell maintained his residence in Carleton Place. In the elections of 1854, 1857-58, 1861, and 1863 he won the Lanark North seat.

7). Bill. An Act to enable certain Municipal Corporations in Western Canada to aid in the establishment of internal means of communication. 6-3/4 x 17 inches, 1 page. 1858, first reading?. Disbound, small holes and tears in margin. Pray for the construction of railway or roads in some area of Western Canada, especially northwest of the Town of Guelph.

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Bookseller
Lord Durham Rare Books (IOBA) CA (CA)
Bookseller's Inventory #
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Title
Collection of Seven (7) Canada Imprints and Bills dating from c1837 to 1858 relating primarily Clergy and Land Issues in Upper Canada
Author
Various
Format/Binding
No binding
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
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Edition
1st Edition
Place of Publication
Toronto & Montreal
Date Published
1858
Keywords
Collection of Seven (7) Canada Imprints and Bills dating from c1837 to 1858 relating primarily Clergy and Land Issues in Upper Canada
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