Adventures of a Paper Sleuth. First Edition in dustjacket

By: MacMILLAN, Hugh P.

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MacMILLAN, Hugh P. Adventures of a Paper Sleuth. [Manotick, ON] : Penumbra Press, (2004). First Edition. Pp (14),[15]-343,(1). Illustrations in the text. . 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "Here are just a few of the treasures located and acquired for the Archives of Ontario from 1964 to 1989, as recounted by Hugh P. MacMillan [born 1924, Fitzroy Harbour, Ontario,] ...The papers of Sir John Graves Simcoe [...] A station wagon full of the papers of Colonel R.R. McLennan, CPR contractor, world champion hammer thrower and Glengarry militia leader [...] .The bugle form Canada's first wrship, the Rainbow [...]" - (from the dj). , Includes some nautical content. Cntents : 1. The Making of a Paper Sleuth. 2. Towboats and Canoes (pp.37-56). 3. The Remarkable Gravelles. 4. Collectors and Their Obsessions. 5. The Edgars: a Jacobite Family. 6. The Wild Frontier. 7. The Canal Builders (pp.101-120, Narcisse Maxime Cantin, [1870-1940], Nicol Hugh Baird [1796-1849],the Rideau Canal, &c). 8. Glengarry Tales. 9. The Ones That Got Away. 10. The Last Fatal Duel. 11. Taking a Cowan and Other Methods. 12. A Gael for All Seasons [Duncan Fraser Macdonald]; 13. Adventurers and Explorers. 14. Holy Herb. 15. Archival Security. 16. Loyalists and Other Tales. 17. The Semi-Wild West. 18. Nigel Drayton: a Real Eccentric. 19. Bolsheviks, Buccaneersand Amazons. 20. Two Wild Riders. 21. Nor'Wester Tales. Appendix : 1, The MacMillan Method for Saving Canadian History. 2. A Note on the Spelling of Names. 3, Four Letters. 4. List of Acquisitions. Very good in dustjacket. 28.00

Title: Adventures of a Paper Sleuth. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: MacMILLAN, Hugh P.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Penumbra Press, Manotick, ON, 2004, ISBN:1894131622:

Seller ID: 108722

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