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dc.contributor.authorWilliams, Edie
dc.descriptionThe material is a printed record of two dispatches sent by Sir Peregrine Maitland, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada to secretary of state for the colonies, the first in 1827 to Earl Bathurst, the second in 1828 to Right Hon. W. Huskisson. The dispatches concern funding for the canal as well as an introduction of William Hamilton Merritt as managing agent of the Welland Canal Company. It was the intention of the Welland Canal Company to send Mr. Merritt to England to gain further assistance from the government and private investors.en_US
dc.description.abstract6 pages ; 35 x 22 cm.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 258
dc.subjectMaitland, Sir Peregrineen_US
dc.subjectWelland Canalen_US
dc.subjectWelland Canal Companyen_US
dc.subjectMerritt, William Hamiltonen_US
dc.titleCopies of two dispatches upon the subject of the Welland Canal, 1827-1828en_US

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