Page images
PDF
EPUB
[ocr errors][ocr errors]
[graphic][merged small]

FROM

CANADA,

WRITTEN

During A Residence There In The Years
1806, 1807, And 1808;

SHEWING ,

THE PRESENT STATE OF CANADA,

ITS PRODUCTIONS—TRADE—COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE
AND POLITICAL RELATIONS.

ILLUSTRATIVE OF

The Laws, the Manners of the People, and the Peculiarities
of the Country and Climate.

EXHIBITING ALSO

THE COMMERCIAL IMPORTANCE OF

NOVA-SCOTIA, NEW BRUNSWICK, £ CAPE-BRETON;

Their increasing Ability, in Conjunction with Canada, to furnish the
necessary Supplies of Lumber and Provisions to our

WEST-IXDIA ISLANDS.

BY HUGH GRAY.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR LONGMAN, HURST, REES, AND ORME,
PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1809.

[graphic][merged small]

PREFACE.

The Author of these letters, from the nature of his pursuits in Canada, was led to direct his attention, in a particular manner, to the laws and the commerce of the country. In the investigation of its laws, ancient and modern, he became acquainted with the nature of the/go-vernment; and in the views he tc^^^fi^sxvcommerce,—the productions of tbe country its commercial regulations, and political connexions in their different bearings, presented themselves to his consideration. Many important facts, and valuable commercial documents and calculations, relative to these interesting countries, were gradually collected and arranged.

During his residence in Canada, and while travelling through it, the manners

« PreviousContinue »