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Canada in 1837-38, showing, By Historical Facts, the causes of the late attempted revolution, and of its failure; the present condition of the people, and their future prospects, together with the Personal Adventures of the Author, and others who were con
Philadelphia. Henry F. Anners. & New York. J & H.G. Langley. 1841.. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 12mo. 19cm, the first edition, 2 volumes in One, 264 & 316pp., a fine copy rebound in a contemporary style quarter brown calf, gilt ruled raised bands, marbled boards, contemporary circular library stamp on volume two title page, a fine attractively copy, scarce. (cgc) T.P.L. 2217. Gagnon I-3513. Lande 832. Morgan p370. Story p699. Sabin 95297. An interesting first hand account of the 1837 Rebellion in Upper and Lower Canada, and its aftermath. Theller, an American, had practiced medicine in Montreal for several years, and later returned to the United States and joined the American Filibusterers along the Canadian border. He was captured on Lake Erie while in command of a privateer, and was tried and condemned for high treason. The narrative contains considerable detail regarding his trial and imprisonment and his subsequent escape from the Citadel in Quebec, as well as accounts of other rebels and their sympathizers, including Sutherland, Lount, Matthews, Montgomery, Morden, Andeerson, Hunter, Morrison, Durand and Wilfred Nelson. .
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