Place Published: London
Date Published: 1838
Edition: 1st Edition
Canada. Return to an Address of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 14 June 1838; - for, COPY of an Explanatory Memorandum addressed by Sir Francis Head to Lord Glenelg, dated the 21st day of May last.
Parliamentary Paper no 516.
6 pages. Very good condition.
Signed and dated (p. ): Colonial Office, Downing-street, 19 June 1838. G. Grey. "Ordered, by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 18 June 1838.
Memorandum addressed to Lord Glenelg (Secretary of State for Colonies during the Rebellion) by Sir Francis Head (Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada in 1837) in which he responded to five questions concerning measures he took to quell the rebellion in Upper Canada;
• Why did he incautiously remove the troops from the province?
• Why did not Sir Head call out the militia?
• Why did he destruct the Caroline steam-boat?
• Why did he utter reflections against republican institutions and against the conduct of the people of the neighbouring states?
• Why did he return to England through the United States?
Very Good. Item #8374