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Author Name:    ATHERTON, William Henry

Title:   Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the French Regime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three: Biographical

Publisher:    S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, Montreal, 1914, 

Seller ID:   99672

ATHERTON, William Henry. Montreal, 1535-1914 : Volume One: Under the FrenchRegime, 1535-1760; Volume Two: Under British Rule, 1760-1914; Volume Three : Biographical. Montreal: The S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914. IN THREE VOLUMES. I: Pp. (4),[iii]-xxv,(1),[1]-450,(2), portrait frontispiece, + 88 leaves of plates; II: Pp. (4),iii-xxvi,1-673,(3), + 84 leaves of plates; III: Pp. (4),5-686, including 112 leaves of plates. Copiously illustrated. 4to, half black leather with pebbled bluish-green boards with four raised bands, gilt lettering and decoration to spine, all edges marbled, with greenmarbled endpapers. Atherton (b. November 15, 1867 - d. July 6, 1950). Cont ents: Volume 1: 1. Hochelaga; 2. Colonization: Under the early trading companies of New France; 3. The Great Sault: Champlain the first trader; 4. Colonization: under the company of One Hundred Associates; 5. Montreal: The company of Notre Dame de Montreal; 6. Ville Marie: Founded by Pauld e Chomedey de Maisonneuve; 7. Progress and War; 8. Critical Years: Lambert Closse, Commandant; 9. The Second Foundation of Montreal: The Great Reinforcement of1653; 10. Iroquois and Jesuits: The Departure of the Jesuits; 11. The Comi ng of the Suplicians, 1657; 12. The New Reinforcement of Montreal: The Coming of Laval; 13. How Montreal Saved New France: Dollard's exploit at the Long Sault; 14. Hostilities and Losses; 15. The Sovereign Council and the Seigneurs of the Island: Great Changes, physical and political; 16. The Recallof de Maisonneuve; 17. The Subdual of the Iroquois: The end of the Heroic Age; 18. The Feudal System Established: The Seigneurs of the Montreal District; 19. Economical Progress: Industries, trade and labour; 20. Colonization and Population; 21. Expeditions from Montrael; La Salle, Dollier de Casson, de Courcelles; 22. Education; 23. Garrison Life -- Slackening Morals; 24. Notable Losses; 25. Town Planning and Architecture: The foundation of theParish Church and Bon Secours Chapel; 26. Altercations: Frontenac's First Term of Governorship: i. The Rival Governors, ii. Church and State, iii. The Governor, the Intendant and the Sovereign Council; 27. Trade at Montreal Under Frontenac and Perrot; 28. War Again, the Iroquois, New York and Hudson's Bay; The Governments of De La Barre and Denonville; 29. Iroquois Revenge: Denonville's Treachery and the Massacre of Lachine; 30. Montreal Prowessat Home and Abroad: Frontenac's second term of government; 31. Social, Civ il and Religious Progress; 32. The Great Indian Peace Signed at Montreal. The Foundation of Detroit: The Governmentof de Callieres; 33. From the Treaty fo Ryswick to the Treaty of Utrecht, Queen Anne's War: Montreal saved by land and water; 34-36. Half a Century of Peace and Progress: Civic Side Lights; 37. Education--Primary, Secondary and Technical: A record from 1657-1760; 38. The General Hospital of Montreal under Madame d'Youville; 39. Montreal Military Headquarters: The final strugle for supremacy -- The Seven Years. 1756-1763 -- The Campaign of 1756 (Oswego) -- The Winter at Montreal; 40. The Campaign of 1657: The Siege of William Henry -- Winter Gayety and Gaunt Famine; 41. The Victory of Carillon: A Winter of gayety and foreboding;42. The Fall fo Quebec: Montreal the seat of government; 43. The Fall of M ontreal: The Capitulation. With appendices. Volume Two: 1. The Exodus from Montreal; 2. The Interregnum: Military Government; 3. The Definitive Treatyof Paris: The New Civil Government; 4. Civic Government under Justices of the Peace; 5. The Preliminary Struggle for an Assembly: The British Merchants of Montreal; 6. The Quebec Act of 1774: The Noblesse of the District of Montreal; 7. The Revolutionary War of 1775: Montreal the seat of discontent; 8. Montreal Besieged: The Second Capitulation; 9. Montreal, an American City Seven Months Under Congress: The Congress Army evacuates Montreal; 10. The Assembly at Last; The Constitutional Act of 1791; 11. The Fur Traders of Montreal: The Great North West Company; 12. French Revolutionary Designs:Montreal the seat of Jacobinism; 13. The American Invasion of 1812: Montre al and Chateauguay: French Canadian Loyality; 14. Side Lights of Social Progress; 15 Bureaucracy vs Democracy: The Proposed Union of the Canadas; 16. Murmurs of Revolution: Race and Class Antagonism; 17. Montreal in the Throes of Civil War; 18. Proclamation of the Union: Home Rule for the Colony; 19. Responsible Government under the Union; 20. The Municipality of Montreal;21. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under the Union; 22. Constitutional Life Under Confederation: Federal and Provincial Influence; 23. Supplemental Annals and Sidelights of Social Life under Confederation; 25. Religious Denominations; 26. School System of Montreal Before the Cess ion; 27. The School System after the Union: The Rise of the 'school commissions of Montreal'; 28. University Development: i. M'gill University, ii. Laval University; 29. General Culture: i. The Library Movement, ii. Literary and Learned Societies, iii. Artistic Associations; 30. National Origins of the Population; 31. Public Safety Services: Fighting Fire -- Darkness -- Floods -- Drought; 32. Law and Order: Jails -- Police Services -- Courthouse -- Law Officers; 33. Hospitals; 34. Sociological Movements; 35. Commercial History Before the Union; 36. Commercial History since the Union: The rise of modern manufacturers and industries; 37. Finance: Montreal banking and insurance bodies; 38. Transportation: i. Shipping -- Early and Modern, ii. The Development of Montreal Shipping (Sailing Vessels, Steam Vessels, Atlantic Liners) (pp. 569-584); 39. Transportation; 40. Transportation by Rail: Montreal and the railways of Canada; 41. Transportation by Road: i. The Ancient and Modern Postal Service of Montreal, ii. Street Transportation; 42. City Improvement from the Cession: Under Justices of the Peace; 43. Citiy Improvement after the Union: Under the Municipality; 44. City Improvement since Confederation: The Rise of Metropolitan Montreal. Volume Three: includesmany dozens of brief biographical sketches. Ex-libris Montreal collector A lberti G. Nicholls, with his bookplate to front pastedown of volume one. Very light shelfwear, name to ffep of v.1, else a very good, tight set. 500.00


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