John By : Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers 1779-1836. Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa. inscribed/signed by author

By: LEGGET, Robert BY, John

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LEGGET, Robert. John By : Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers 1779-1836. Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa. (Ottawa): Historical Society of Ottawa, May 1982. Printed by LeDroit - LeClerc. Pp (6),1-63,(1). Genealogical table. 8vo, stapled illustrated card covers. Robert Ferguson Legget (b. September 29, 1904, Liverpool, England - d. April 17, 1994, Ottawa, Ontario), the author of Rideau Waterway, Ottawa River Canals and Ottawa Waterway. Foreword by Judith N. Burns; Prologue; Part One; 1779-1826. Woolwich - Plymouth - Canada First service - Peninsula War - Waltham Abbey; Enfield - Shernfold Park, Frant. Part Two; 1826-1836. Why the Canal was built - Selection of John By - The Canal - The Setting - How John By Built It - John By'sAssistants - Care of his men - A Man of Vision - Problems - Helping Others -Bytown-Ottawa - Some other Pleasures - Domestic Life - Triumph and Traged y -Some Tributes -The End. With epilogue, notes, bibliography. Fine copy. .Signed withut inscription by Legget, May 6, 1986. 40.00

Title: John By : Lieutenant Colonel, Royal Engineers 1779-1836. Builder of the Rideau Canal, Founder of Ottawa. inscribed/signed by author

Author Name: LEGGET, Robert BY, John

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Historical Society of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1982, ISBN:0920969146:

Seller ID: 98464

Keywords: NAUTICAL CANALS OTTAWA ONTARIO BIOGRAPHY BIOGRAPHIES CANADIAN HISTORY,