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Sketch of Montreal in Lower Canada, 1806

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 240/11

Scope and Contents

An account of Montreal in circa 1806 making favourable comparisons with American towns. A note at the end states that the sketch appeared originally in a Boston newspaper and was transcribed into the 'Montreal gazette'.


  • Creation: 1806

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From the Fonds:

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Biographical / Historical

Mr Henry, an American barrister, visited Canada in August 1806.


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 662

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 133-134.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The provenance of the collection is unknown.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.


Henry, [ ], lawyer

Finding aid date

2004-01-09 16:06:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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