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BIBLIOTHECA CANADENSIS:

OR

A MANUAL OF CANADIAN LITERATURE.

BY

HENRY J. MORGAN,

FELLOW OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF NORTHERN ANTIQUARIES, COPENHAGEN ;

CORRESPONDING MEMBER OF THE NEW YORK HISTORICAL SOCIETY.

" All we have to do, is # *# each for himself-you and you, gentlemen,
and all of us-to welcome every talent, to hail every invention, to cherish
erery gem of art, to foster every gleam of authorship, to honour every
acquirement and every natural gift, to lift ourselves to the level of our
destinies, to rise above all low limitations and narrow circumscriptions, to
cultivate that true catholicity of spirit which embraces all creeds, all classes,
and all races, in order to risks of our boundless Province, so rich in known
and un'incwn resources, a great new Northern nation." Hox. T. D. McGEE:
I daress yet Quebec, Vq., 1862.

LABOR ON

OTTAWA:

PRINTED BY G. E. DESBARATS.

1867.

Entered, according to the Act of the Provincial Parliament, in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty-seven by GeoRGE E. DESBARAts, in the Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada.

TO

THE HONORABLE

SIR JOHN ALEXANDER MACDONALD,

K.C.B., D.C.L, M.P.,

Prime Minister of Canada,

THIS VOLUME IS BY PERMISSION MOST RESPECTFULLY INSCRIBED

AS

A SLIGHT TRIBUTE TO HIS UNIVERSALLY ACKNOWLEDGED ABILITIES AS A

STATESMAN AND A SCHOLAR ;

AND AS

SOME EXPRESSION OF GRATITUDE FOR VERY MANY KINDNESSES

RECEIVED AT HIS HAND.

BY HIS OBEDIENT AND FAITHFUL SERVANT,

HENRY J. MORGAN.

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