Item #8062 Petition. To the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses of the Province of Canada, in Provincial Parliament assembled, The Petition of the Montreal and Bytown Railway Company. Legislative Assembly, Robert BELL, provenance.
Petition. To the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses of the Province of Canada, in Provincial Parliament assembled, The Petition of the Montreal and Bytown Railway Company

Petition. To the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses of the Province of Canada, in Provincial Parliament assembled, The Petition of the Montreal and Bytown Railway Company

Place Published: Quebec
Publisher: Printed by John Lovell, Mountain Street
Date Published: 1854
Binding: 

RARE - NO OTHER COPY FOUND

Quarto, 1 p. Disbound, small holes in margin.

Signature of R. Bell at top of back panel.

1st session, 5th Parliament, 18 Victoria, 1854

Petition of Montreal and Bytown Railway Company.

(Mr Prévost)

Ordered, by Legislative Assembly to be printed 11th Dec., 1854

Quebec, printed by Lovell and Lamoureux, Mountain Street.

Petition by the Ottawa Valley Railway company to prevent the construction of a new line by the Ottawa and Grand Trunk Junction Railway Company from Vaudreuil to Bytown.

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.
Item #8062

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