Place Published: Toronto
Publisher: J. Lovell
Date Published: 
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
RARE - ONLY ONE OTHER COPY FOUND
Quarto, 5p. Disbound, small holes and tears in margin.
Signed by R. Bell on top of back page.
At head of title: No. 231. 3rd Session, 5th Parliament, 20 Victoria, 1857.
(Private Bill). Bill. An Act to authorize the construction of a line of Railway from some point on the Southern Line of Railway near Otterville, Norwichville, or Tilsonburg, through Brantford, to some point of the Great Western Railway.
"Received and read, first time, Monday, 20th April, 1857. Second reading, Wednesday, 22nd April, 1857."
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.
Very Good. Item #8069