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[July 1850]



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pages 1811-1815
Inventory no.: 5102

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Comments on relative accuracy of varying reports in the press, the hostile relations between French and British at Montreal, and merchant bankruptcies there; views the Rebellion Losses Bill a pretext for opposition to Lord Elgin and comments on attitudes toward him and the rebellion in various districts; burning of effigies and his efforts to prepare an Address to Lord Elgin and concern with the St Andrew's Society. [Anonymous pencilled annotation at the foot reporting this text found in an envelope postmarked Toronto, 12 July 1850 - envelope not present.]

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90: Open
21 File number 5
90: Open

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