Twenty Years on the Saskatchewan, N.W. Canada


Twenty Years on the Saskatchewan, N.W. Canada

NEWTON, Rev. William

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Newton was a Church of England missionary who served at Edmonton from 1875 until about 1900. Topics include descriptions of: the far northwest; Winnipeg and the Prairies; dog-train experiences; securing a dwelling place; "half-breed races;" Indian dialects, religion, and "parliament;" building the first church; the first Bishop of Saskatchewan (Dr. McLean); Riel's Rebellion and its causes; true and false bravery; the work, mistake, and persecution of Mr. Evans; land rights of the first settlers; difficulties of church work; missions among settlers; criticism of church methods; emigrants and emigration; the future of north-west Canada.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Elliot Stock
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Date Published: 1897
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    vi, 184 p. 20 cm. 6 b&w plates. Blue cloth hardcover with black and gold impressing. Illustration of beaver on front cover. Slight wear and staining with bumped corners, tear in upper front hinge. New endpapers. A little thumbing.

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