THE REPORT OF EARL OF DURHAM, Her Majesty's High Commissioner and Governor-General of British North America. A New Edition with an Introductory Note.
London: Methuen, 1902. Octavo. Olive cloth. xxviii, (247), (1) pp + 32 pp Feb., 1911, ads. Minor rubbing to spine tips, corners; ink name to front free endpaper; short edge tear to title page neatly and almost invisibly repaired with clear archival tape; margin chips to a few leaves from careless opening (no text affected); fine copy otherwise. First published London, 1839, 2 volumes, this edition is a faithful reprint but for the ommission of the Appendices to the original. An essential document of Canadian history. Sent by the crown to Quebec to inquire into the circumstances of the 1837 Rebellion, "Radical Jack" recommended the union of Upper and Lower Canada as well as responsible government for both.