Report of Walter Shanly, Esquire, on the Ottawa Survey. Submitted to the Legislative Assembly, for their information

SHANLY, Walter

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Walter Shanly (1819-1899) was a Canadian civil engineer, author, businessman, and politician, remembered for his work on railways and canals. Although overshadowed by his brother Francis, Walter was a vital agent in the professionalization of civil engineering in Canada. The Walter Shanly award is the most important award of the Construction Division of Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. This report is about a proposed canal from Montreal to Lake Huron via the Ottawa and French rivers.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed by Order of the Legislative Assembly
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1858
  • Place Published: Toronto
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    50 p. 25 cm. Blue paper covers. Spine taped, chips to edges. Ink inscription on title page by Captain L. A. Huguet-Latour of Montreal. Ink and perforation stamp to title.

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