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Papers on the Union of British Columbia with the Dominion of Canada.
London 1869 - London, 1869. First Edition. Folio. 31 pp. Original publisher's printed paper wrappers. Stitching gone so leaves loose, wrappers slight foxed and with a couple of minor blank marginal tears, last few leaves with clipped lower outer blank margin corners, but overall still a good copy. Important primary source document for the circumstances, conditions and terms of the entrance of British Columbia into the Dominion of Canada. Included are dispatches from Amor De Cosmos (second Premier of British Columbia), Earl Granville, Governor Seymour etc. Also included is a detailed description of the Yale Convention. "The Confederate League propose holding at Yale, on Monday, 14th September, 1868, a Convention of Delegates, for the purpose of accelerating the admission of this Colony into the Dominion of Canada, upon equitable and beneficial terms, and also, to devise means to secure Representative Institutions with Responsible Government for this Colony; and to take such other steps as the Convention may deem proper to obtain redress of the numerous grievances under which this country now suffers" (The British Colonist (British Columbia) August 26, 1868); Lowther 330. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]
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