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The Last Laird of MacNab

An Episode in the Settlement of MacNab Township, Upper Canada

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 43,482 / 137 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.1
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 332
Added to site: 2011.11.24
mnybks.net#: 31028
Genre: History

A piece of local Canadian history

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out to me, according to your offer, twenty families, at first. Give them three months' provisions, and make each head of a family, before you give him a passage ticket, sign the enclosed bond, which has been specially prepared by the Attorney-General. ...... I will meet the settlers in Montreal, and see each one on the land located to them, and will provide for their transport to their lands. They should embark early in April, and I should feel obliged if you would personally superintend their embarkation at Greenock. Now I am in a fine way to redeem the estate at home, and in a few years will return after having established a name in Canada, and founded a transatlantic colony of the clan.

The preparations can be all made this winter for their emigration, and I shall be fully prepared to receive them. I have a large log house erected close to the banks of the Ottawa, which, as you will see by the heading of this letter, I have called after my estate on Loch Tay, &c., &c.

(Signed) McNAB.<

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