WILLIAMS, David Ricardo. Matthew Baillie Begbie. (Don Mills, Ont.) : Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, (1980). First Edition. Pp (2),-63,(1). Illustrated in b&w throughout. 8vo (164 x 215 mm), photo-illustrated white cardcovers, with black lettering to spine.
No. 64 in The Canadians Series.
Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie (b. May 9, 1819, on a British ship on route to the island of Mauritius – d. June 11, 1894, Victoria, British Columbia).
David Ricardo Williams, QC (b. February 28, 1923, Kamloops, British Columbia - d. January 29, 1999, Duncan, British Columbia).
A brief biography of British Columbia judge Matthew Baillie Begbie. Prologue 1.The Colonial Judge; 2. Gold Rush Days; 3. The Jurist 4. The Unconventional Chief Justice; 5. Final Judgements. With index.