Born in 1796 in Windsor, lawyer Thomas Chandler Haliburton, was one of the first Canadian authors. A longtime member of Parliment, some critics have regarded him as the last of the exponents of Tory principles and this book certainly asserts this notion.
Reply to the Report of the Earl of Durham
One of his most famous works was his controversial Reply to Lord Durham’s Report, written at white heat and originally published in 1839, at first in the form of seven letters to the Times. This edition also includes an introduction from Alfred G. Bailey, a Professor Emeritus of History at the University of New Brunswick.