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20 May 1854


New York

Place of creation

New York (State)

pages 516-524
Inventory no.: 4842

Scope and content

Lord Elgin's travel experience and conditions on his voyage to New York. Names passengers on board. The Parliament building at Québec has burned down and the Music Hall is being prepared to house Parliament. Lord Elgin will proceed to Washington. Arrangements for a public reception in Montreal. Lord Elgin compares the great interests growing under his hand in Canada with the wretched state of home politics and doubts his resolution to sever his connection with the Colony.

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