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THE GREAT NORTH-WEST:

THE FIELD FOR INVESTMENT; THE HOME OF THE EMIGRANT,

BEING A

Full and Complete History of the Country,

m GEOGRAPHY, AREA, SITUATION, AND BOUNDARIES ; ITS EARLY HISTORY AND PROGRESS; INCIDENTS
OF THE SETTLEMENT FROM THE EARLIEST PERIOD UP TO THE PRESENT TIME; TOPOGRAPHY AND
GENERAL CHARACTER OF THE COUNTRY-ITS CLIMATE, TOGETHER WITH TABLES OF TEMPERATURE
AND CLIMATIC CHANGES; FUEL SUPPLIES--COAL, TIMBER, ETC.; THE SOIL-ITS WONDERFUL
RICH NESS AND FERTILITY; NATURAL PRODUCTS-GRAIN, FRUITS, GRASSES, AND FLOWERS;
NATURAL HISTORY, WITH ENUMERATIONS OF ITS MAMMALS, REPTILES, INSECTS, BIRDS AND
FISHES; STOCK RAISING SPECIAL ADVANTAGES AND ADAPTABILITY; MINERAL RE-
SOURCES AND PROSPECTS OF DEVELOPEMENT ; THE WATER SUPPLY-RIVERS, LAKES,
ETC. ; STEAMBOAT AND INTERPROVINCIAL COMMUNICATION; THB RAILWAY
SYSTEM-ITS RISE, PROGRESS, AND DEVELOPEMENT; THE INDIANS-THEIR PAST
HISTORY AND PRESENT STATUS; THE HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY AND ITS
RELATIONS WITH THE COUNTRY - ITS PAST AND PRESENT HISTORY,
LANDS AND LAND POLICY; THE GOVERNMENT AND RAILWAY LANDS-
MODE OF SURVEY AND LAYING OUT TOWNSHIPS, LAND REGU-
LATIONS OF EACH : ADVICE TO IMMIGRANTS AND SETTLERS,

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BY JOHN MACOUN, M.A., F.L.S.,
Domirion Field Naturalist and Botanist, and for nine years past Government Explorer

of the North-West, formerly Professor of Botany in Albert University, Belleville.

TO WHICH HAS BEEN ADDED THB

EDUCATIONAL & RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF MANITOBA & THE NORTH-WEST,

BY GEORGE M. GRANT, D.D., Principal Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.,

Author of " Ocean to Ocean," &c,&c.

B STORY OF THE ROMAN CATHOLIC MISSIONS IN ST. BONIFACE,
CONTRIBUTED BY His GRACE THE ARCHBISHOP TACHE'S SECRETARY; ALSO

MONTANA AND THE BOW RIVER DISTRICT COMPARED FOR GRAZING PURPOSES,
BY ALEXANDER BEGG, who spent the season of 1881 examining both sections with

a view of establishing a Ranche; also

SKETCH OF THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF WINNIPEG,

By J. C. MeLAGAN.

The whole profusely Illustrated with Lithographs and Engravings, City and Town Plans,

and the most complete system of Maps yet issued, to which has been added an
APPENDIX OF STATISTICS OF THE DOMINION OF CANADA,

Of much value and prepared with great care.
AN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF INFORMATION

in regard to the Great North-West,

Published by
THE WORLD PUBLISHING COMPANY, GUELPH, ONT.

1882.

Checked
May 1913

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Entered according to Act of Parliament of Canada, in the year one thousand eight hundred and eighty-two, by JAMES WALTER Lyon, in the office of the Minister of Agriculture.

MONTREAL:

The Burland Lithographic Company,

ELECTROTYPERS & PRINTERS.

TO HIS EXCELLENCY THE RIGHT HON.

Sir John Douglas Sutherland Campbell,

Marquis of Lorne,

K.T., G.C.M.G.,

GOVERNOR GENERAL OF CANADA,

ETC., ETC., ETC.

This Book

IS MOST RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED

BY SPECIAL PERMISSION

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