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A Respectable Ditch: A History of the Trent Severn Waterway, 1833-1920

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Canada's leaders were key participants. Governor-generals, from Sir Guy Carleton, who ordered the first survey, to Lord Syndenham, who cancelled construction in 1841, were intimately involved in the project. For nearly a century every prime minister, from Francis Hincks, who tried to sell the decaying locks and dams, through John A. Macdonald, who revived the scheme, to Ro ...more
Paperback, 472 pages
Published August 3rd 1998 by McGill-Queen's University Press (first published January 1st 1988)
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