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Report on the Proposed Trunk Line of Railway from an Eastern Port in Nova Scotia, Through New Brunswick, to Quebec (Paperback) Loot Price: R331 Discovery Miles 3 310
Report on the Proposed Trunk Line of Railway from an Eastern Port in Nova Scotia, Through New Brunswick, to Quebec (Paperback):...
Report on the Proposed Trunk Line of Railway from an Eastern Port in Nova Scotia, Through New Brunswick, to Quebec (Paperback):...

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Report on the Proposed Trunk Line of Railway from an Eastern Port in Nova Scotia, Through New Brunswick, to Quebec (Paperback)

William H Robinson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868 Excerpt: ...and it would be a strange anomaly, indeed, if a country situated within three or four weeks' sail of the markets of England, could not compete with the growers of produoe in the valley of the Mississippi and the counties round the great lakes in the Far West. One thing, however, is greatly to be deprecated, that is any sudden or large emigration without previous preparation. Before wheat or food of any kind can be grown the forest has to be removed, and that is a work of time and hard labour, during which those engaged in it must be fed from other sources. With some little previous detailed surveying, the proposed railway can be commenced both at the Quebec and Halifax ends as soon as decided upon, and carried on for miles. During which time the further detailed survey necessary for the remainder of the line, and particularly the portion through the wilderness, might be made, and the line actually marked and cut throughout. This line, when cut, would form a basis for laying out extensive blocks of land, and dividing them into allotments for settlers. It will be unnecessary in this Report to recapitulate all the good effects produced upon every country in whjoh rjlwayg hye been established but some may je mentioij, They have become necessary to the age, and that country which has them not must fall behind in the onward march of improvement and in the development of its resources. And the longer it is suffered to do so, the greater and more unfavorable will be the contrast which it will present to the world. Already in this respect the British Provinces of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick are far behind their enterprising neighbors. One of the immediate effects of making this railway would be to place them in a position of equality. They are now dependent upon t...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: March 2012
First published: March 2012
Authors: William H Robinson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 42
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-88033-5
Barcode: 9781130880335
Categories: Books > Health, Home & Family > Handicrafts
Books > Health, Home & Family > Handicrafts > General
LSN: 1-130-88033-8

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