Place Published: London
Publisher: Ordered by the House of Commons printed Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan
Date Published: 1825
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
AMENDED BILL MAY 2, 1825 TO CREATE THE CANADA COMPANY
To Enable His Majesty to grant to a Company, to be incorporated by Charter, to be called "The Canada Company," certain lands in the Province of Upper Canada, and to invest the said company with certain powers and privilege relating thereto.
6pp., folio, stitched as issued, caption-title, near fine condition. (At Head: 2 May, 1825) This is the amended reading of the Bill to create The Canada Company, predating the passage of the final statute on June 27, 1825 Cf. TPL 1353 for the final version of the Act. Proposals to create a Company to use Clergy reserves to increase settlement in Ontario. The Canada Company, a charter company established to aid in the colonization of Upper Canada. John Galt (1779-1839), the famous author and poet was the first commissioner. Galt founded the city of Guelph, Upper Canada The Canada Company was Incorporated in June 1825 and continued in existence through to the 1950s. It was not until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public.
Parliamentary papers of this period are rare.
Near Fine. Item #4526