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THE LIFE AND CAREER

OF

THE RIGHT HONOURABLE

SIR JOHN A. MACDONALD,

G.C.B., P.C., D.C.L., LL.D., &c.

BASED ON THE WORK OF EDMUND COLLINS, REVISED,

WITH ADDITIONS TO DATE,

BY

G. MERCER ADAM,

AUTHOR OF "THE CANADIAN NORTH-WEST,” “CANADA FROM SEA TO SEA," TORONTO
OLD AND NEW," "OUTLINE HISTORY OF CANADIAN LITERATURE,” “PUBLIC

SCHOOL HISTORY OF ENGLAND AND CANADA,” ETC., ETO.

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KF 2169

HARVARD
COLLEGE
LIBRARY

Entered according to the Act of Parliament of Canada, in the year one

thousand eight hundred and ninety-one, by HUNTER, Rose & Co., at the Department of Agriculture.

PROTED AND BOUND ST
HUNTIR, ROSE & COMPANY,

TOROTTO.

Dedication.

THIS MEMOIR

OF ONE OF

CANADA'S GREATEST SONS,

IS,

BY ITS PUBLISHERS, RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED

TO THE

Young and Lusty Nation,

WHICH HE ARDENTLY AND PATRIOTICALLY LOVED, AND THROUGHOUT

A LONG LIFE TIME

LOYALLY AND FAITHFULLY SERVED,

WITH A SINGLE EYE TO ITS VIGOROUS UPBUILDING, AS WELL AS TO ITS

PERMANUNT CONSOLIDATION AND

EVER-PRESENT WELL BEING,

IN THE HOPE THAT THE LIFE HERE COMMEMORATED MAY BE TO ALL RANKS

AND CONDITIONS OF THE PEOPLE AN ABIDING EXAMPLE

AND A NOT UNWORTHY TRIBUTE TO A

Patriot Statesman's Fame.

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