Place Published: NP
Publisher: Canada Trade Protection Society.
Date Published: 1859
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding
RARE - NO OTHER COPY FOUND
Folio, 2 pages. Disbound, small holes in margin.
Sent by the Canada Trade Protection Society, against two bills noted above. Printed signature of James Alexander, Secretary, Canada Trade Protection Society.
Canada Trade Protection Society's Office,
Toronto, 13th April, 1859.
Unto the Honorable the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada in Parliament Assembled, The Petition of the Undersigned Members of the Canada Trade Protection Society.
Among the petitioners were Henry Morgan, Lewis Ogilvy, John Redpath, etc.
Hand-written ownership signature of “R. Bell" on top back page.
Petition read in the legislature on Monday, 25th of April, 1859
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 #8085