Place Published: NP
Publisher: Lovell and Gibson
Date Published: 1849
RARE - NO OTHER COPY FOUND
Quarto, 1p. Disbound, small holes in margin.
2nd Session, 3rd Parliment, 12 Victoria, 1849
Printed by order of the Legislative Assembly
Important mailed circular with postal stamp and manuscript inscriptions. Robert Bell’s hand-written signature twice on back panel
On the principles of Government railroad subsides, and arguments in favor of the Québec-Halifax Railroad, as a great national work, linking together the several portions of the British Empire on the continent of North America, and facilitating the adoption of an extensive, wholesome and effective system of Emigration and Colonization.
Robert Bell was a printer, businessman, office holder, politician, justice of the peace, and militia officer. He ran successfully as a reform candidate in the general election of 1847-48 which he represented in the Legislative Assembly until 1851. Throughout his life Bell maintained his residence in Carleton Place. In the elections of 1854, 1857–58, 1861, and 1863 he won the Lanark North seat.