Biography of the Hon. W.H. Merritt
Biography of the Hon. W.H. Merritt


Biography of the Hon. W.H. Merritt

Merritt, J.P.

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Title continues: "M.P. of London, District of Niagara Including an Account of the Origin, Progress and Completion of some of the Most Important Public Works in Canada Compiled Principally from his Original Diary and Correspondence." A year to year account, 1812-1862, based on Merritt's papers. He served in the war of 1812, founded the city of St. Catherines and promoted the Welland Canal, the Northern and other railway enterprises. A moderate reformer, he sat in the Legislative Assembly from 1832 to 1860, holding various administrative posts.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: E.S. Leavenworth
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1875
  • Place Published: St. Catharines
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    xi, 429 p. 23 cm. Frontispiece present but detached. Cloth hardcover with blank impressing. From our As Is shelf. Ex library with labels on spine and front and ink stamps to first pages. Spine and edges of covers sunned, cloth chipped at head and heel of spine. Corners bumped and dents in edges. TPL 4162.

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