Manitoba As I Saw It From 1869 to Date; With Flash-Lights on the First Riel Rebellion

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O’Donnell, John Harrison (1838-1912)

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O’Donnell, John Harrison (1838-1912). Manitoba As I Saw It From 1869 to Date; With Flash-Lights on the First Riel Rebellion. Winnipeg, Manitoba: Clark Bros. & Co. Limited, 1909. First Edition, First Printing. pp. 158. 8vo., measuring 6″ x 8.75″. Lovely illustrated green cloth over boards with pink and orange lettering and illustration to the front boards. Gilt lettering to the spine, untrimmed pages edges. Black and white photographic frontispiece of the author. Replete with black and white maps, photographs, illustrations et al. Very light edgewear, slight bumping to spine ends, contents remain bright, clean, and unmarked with tight, sound binding; very good+ to near fine. See Peel # 3323. John Harrison O’Donnell was a Manitoban who served as a physician, justice of the peace, provincial legislator, and academic. A member of the Legislative Council of Manitoba from 1871 to 1876 he served as the speaker of the chamber in 1875. He is best remembered as having signed the warrant for the arrest of Louis Riel when the 1870 Wolsley Expedition arrived in Manitoba to quell the Red River Resistance. Hardcover. (#1308) $40.00