Three Years' Residence in Canada from 1837 to 1839, Vol. 2 of 2

Three Years' Residence in Canada from 1837 to 1839, Vol. 2 of 2 : With Notes of a Winter Voyage to New York, and Journey Thence to the British Possessions; To Which Is Added, a Review of the Condition of the Canadian People (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Three Years' Residence in Canada From 1837 to 1839, Vol. 2 of 2: With Notes of a Winter Voyage to New York, and Journey Thence to the British Possessions; To Which Is Added, a Review of the Condition of the Canadian People Upper Canada is admirably watered in all its parts; hence presenting every facility, if its great natural advantages be turned to a proper account, for promoting, to an unlimited extent, internal trade and social intercourse. The most fertile and best cultivated parts of the province are - the Niagara district on the southern frontier; sections of the vast tract of country which, encompassed on three sides by the waters of the lakes Ontario, Erie, St. Clair, Hu ron (and its branches), forms a complete penin sula; and to the eastward, the country about the bay of Quinte, with the district of Prince Edward. Though the Niagara district, in common withthe rest, raises corn in abundance, it is, more essentially than any other, the orchard as well as nursery-ground of much of the neighbouring parts of the province; and in particular, a very large quantity of the fruit and vegetables con sumed annually in Toronto, is derived from thence. But fruit, and indeed provisions of every kind, in great abundance, find their way into Upper Canada from the United States, and are gene rally of a very good quality. 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 | 332 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 18mm | 445g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243288921
  • 9780243288922