Title:The Town of York 1793-1815 : A Collection of Documents of Early Toronto. First Edition.
Publisher:  University of Toronto Press, The Champlain Society for the Government of Ontario,, Toronto , 1962, 1962
Seller ID: 27125
FIRTH, Edith G., (ed.) The Town of York 1793-1815 : A Collection of Documents of Early Toronto. Toronto : The Champlain Society, 1962. First Edition. Pp [i]-xciv,-368,(2) + portrait frontispiece of John Graves Simcoe + 4 leaves of plates. 8vo [165 x 245 mm], red cloth, gilt letterig to spine.
Ontario Series V.
Edith Grace Firth (b. January 27, 1927, Lindsay, Ontario - d. July 23, 2005, Toronto), librarian and historian.
Foreword to the Ontario Series by the Honourable John P. Robarts, Prime Minister of Ontario. Preface. Introduction. Documents :
A. Establishment of the Capital (55 docs). B. Defence (28 docs). C. Law and Order (23 docs). D. Commercial Development (54 docs). E. Communications (22 docs). F. Political Ferment (33 docs). G. Religion and Education(36 docs). H. Life in York (39 docs). I. York and the War of 1812 (58 docs). Bibliography. Index.
Some very occassional pencilling, else very good. 45.00