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CONFEDERATION ;

OR,

THE POLITICAL AND PARLIAMENTARY

HISTORY OF CANADA,

FROM

THE CONFERENCE AT QUEBEC, IN OCTOBER, 1864,

TO THE

ADMISSION OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, IN JULY, 1871.

IN TWO VOLUMES.

BY THE

HON. JOHN HAMILTON GRAY, D.C.L., M.P.
Umpire between Great Britain and the United States under the Treaty of Washington,

1857-1858.
H. M.'s Commissioner on the Tenant Question in Prince Edward's Island, 1860-1861.
Dominion Arbitrator between the Provinces of Ontario and Quebec, under the British

North American Act, 1867.
Formerly Attorney-General, and Speaker of the House of Assembly in New Brunswick.

One of the Delegates to the Charlotte Town and Quebec Conventions, in 1864.
And Member for the City and County of Saint John, New Brunswick, from 1850 to 1872.

FIRST VOLUME.

À TORONTO:
COPP, CLARK & CO., PRINTERS, KING STREET EAST.

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43653 3

NARVARD COLLEGE LIBRARY

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1876, gee.18.
Lane fund.

Entered according to Act of Parliament of Canada, in the year one thousand eight

hundred and seventy-two, by JOHN HAMİLTON GRAY, D.C.L., M.P., in the Office of the Minister of Agriculture.

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TO THE MEMBERS

OF THE

HOUSE OF COMMONS

or

CANADA.

"Si quid novisti rectius istis, Candidus imperti. Si non-his utere mecum."

Hor. Epist. 6.

J. H. GRAY.

OTTAWA, April 11, 1872.

CONTENTS.

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