The History of Canada, Vol. 8

The History of Canada, Vol. 8 : 1808-1815 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The History of Canada, Vol. 8: 1808-1815 This volume contains the narrative of the war of I812, to the ratification, at Washington, of the Treaty of Ghent, on the i8th of February, 1815. Although the events of the years antecedent to the war cannot be recognized as having been its immediate cause, I have deemed it essential, from their importance, to relate them at some length. As in the preceding volumes, I have given references to the authorities on which my statements are based, to admit of the verification of any disputed point. I have endeavoured in all cases to avoid controversy, and have confined myself to a narra tive of the incidents, as they are presented by contemporary documents. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 640 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 33mm | 844g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243269498
  • 9780243269495