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The Picture Gallery of Canadian History Vol. 3 (Table of Contents)

The Red Lake Chief making a speech, The Red Lake Chief with some of his followers

Indian Trade Goods: The prices charged for Indian trade goods were often criticized as being exorbitant. But the long and dangerous voyage via Hudson Strait and Hudson Bay, where many vessels were wrecked, and the toilsome journey...

The old wooden handpress (see illustration) is believed to have been used at Newark (Niagara) by Louis Roy, first printer of Upper Canada, 1792-1794...

Home of Judge T.C. Haliburton, Home of W.L. Mackenzie, Home of Chief Justice Sir John Beverley Robinson

Drawing of Toronto, Drawing of Quebec City

From a watercolour by Lt.-Col. Jas Cockburn (about 1830)

Hotel Dragon, Village of St. Denis, Richelieu, Quebec.

A bastion, dog train in front of factor's house, sales shop and fur loft, penitentiary

On the news of the outbreak of the Upper Canadian Rebellion, in 1837, and the attempted attack on Toronto, volunteers rushed to the defense of the capital from all parts of the Province...

In the early years of the 19th century, there was much political and social discontent. Both in Upper and Lower Canada the Legislative Assembly, elected by the people, was dissatisfied with its lack of power...

The opposition to the arbitrary rule of the Government of Lower Canada developed, in 1837, into armed rebellion in the valley of the Richelieu, and in the county of Two Mountains, northwest of Montreal...

Louis Joseph Papineau, Thomas Storrow Brown, Denis Benjamin Viger, Dr. Wolfred Nelson

Life in the early days was not all toil or warfare. There was much rude comfort, hospitality and good living, and the pioneers had their times of gaiety and diversion.

Among those who have devoted themselves to missionary work among the Indians of Canada no one holds a higher place than James Evans, "the man who taught birch bark how to talk."

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