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Documents Relating to the Seigniorial Tenure in Canada 1598-1854 by  William Bennett (Editor) Munro - First Edition - Numbered Copy - 1908 - from RareNonFiction.com and Biblio.com

Documents Relating to the Seigniorial Tenure in Canada 1598-1854

by Munro, William Bennett (Editor)

Condition: Fair


Toronto: The Champlain Society. Hardcover. cxxiii, 380 pages. Index. Hand-numbered copy 29 of 520 printed. "Brings together some serviceable selections from the source material available for the study of the Seigniorial Tenure in Canada from its introduction by the French government to its abolition in 1854. Documents have been selected which illustrate the various chronological stages in the evolution of Canadian seigniorialism, - its rise, its paramountcy, and its decline. Here will be found despatches, memoirs, reports, royal edicts, colonial ordinances, title-deeds, jurists, statutes, and the unofficial chronicles of contemporary observers." - Editor's Preface. Former librarry copy with usual markings. Front hinge just starting. Somewhat above-average wear to red boards. A sound copy of this impressive scholarly reference. TPL 3459, Thibault 177, Amtmann 2728. . Fair. 1908. First Edition - Numbered Copy.




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