Manitoba: History of Its Early Settlement, Development, and Resources

By: Hill, Robert B.

Price: $500.00 USD

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


Original brown cloth on boards decorated in cattails. Minor shelf abrasion to foot. Previous owner's name (C.H. Brock) in pencil the only writing. No other damage. A provincial history centred on Portage la Prairie. Random subjects include: Conflict Between Trading Companies, Lord Selkirk Raises a Regiment to Defend His Colonists, Last Conflict between the Rival Companies, Hardships and Difficulties, Inception of the Portage Mission, John McLean, Death of Archdeacon Cochrane, First Episcopal Conference, First Act in the Rebellion of '70, Manitoba Act, Surveys, Increase in Population, Notes of Southern Manitoba, Manitoba's Educational System, Boissevain, North-West Mounted Police, In Memoriam Sketches, and many additional topics. Frontispiece of St. John's Cathedral, Red River, and 35 additional illustrations. 764 pp.

Title: Manitoba: History of Its Early Settlement, Development, and Resources

Author Name: Hill, Robert B.

Illustrator: Uncredited

Categories: History,

Edition: First ( No Additional printings)

Publisher: Toronto, William Briggs: 1890

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall

Seller ID: 006081

Keywords: NOISBN Canada. West. Portage La Prairie.