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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Publication Info

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

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  • Condition: Fair
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    xi, 429 p. Frontispiece loose. Spine and edges of covers sunned, cloth chipped at head and heel. Library marks. TPL 4162. 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.