DISCOURS DE SIR CHARLES TUPPER sur les resolutions du chemin…

DISCOURS DE SIR CHARLES TUPPER sur les resolutions du chemin de fer du Pacifique Canadien 5 Février 1884 .

Ottawa: 1884. Octvo, 68 pp, sewn. Disbound ex library copy, no covers. Pulpy text paper tanned; paper remains to spine; library perforation to first leaf and several others; "884" rubber stamped to top margin of page 1; else VG, binding tight, text clean and unworn . The French language version of ANNUAL STATEMENT RESPECTING THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY...5th Feb., 1884. Ottawa: McLean, Roger, 1884 (51 pp). Sir Charles Tupper, one of the "Fathers of Confederation", was a very important Canadian politician of t he 19th century. From 1873-78 he was right-hand man of Canada's first Prime Minister, Sir John A. MacDonald, and was himself briefly (6 months) Prime Minister in 1896. From 1879-1884 he was minister of railways and canals, and as such supervised the arrangements for the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.

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