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The life of Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, 1820-1914

by Willson, Beckles

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Published by Cassell in London, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Strathcona and Mount Royal, Donald Alexander Smith, Baron, 1820-1914

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Beckles Willson. --
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsFC521.S85 W54
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 631 p. :
    Number of Pages631
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24132653M

    Under his directorship, the HBC opened its first Canadian retail outlet, in Winnipeg in Colvile retired from business life in and died at his home in Devonshire on Easter Sunday of The Rt. Hon. Sir Donald Alexander Smith, 1 st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, GCMG GCVO PC (), Born in Moray, Scotland, Smith. Illustrations if any are also in black and white. Sewn perfect bound for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover. The content of this print on demand book has not been changed. Each page is checked manually before printing. Fold-outs, if any, are not included. If the book is a multi volume set then this is only a single volume.

    He was a first cousin of George Stephen. — Donald Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal on Wikipedia. Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, – on cie-du-scenographe.com lists the birth date of Donald Alexander Smith as August 5, , and his baptism date as October 4, The place of baptism was Forres, Moray, Scotland. John Smith. John Smith (ca. ), English colonist in America, was president of the governing council of Jamestown, Va. His writings about Virginia and New England have considerable historical and literary merit.. John Smith's life is known mainly from autobiographical passages in his writing, many details of which have been verified by modern scholarship.

    For Lord Strathcona, Canadian High Commissioner in London –, see B. Willson, The Life of Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal (), chs. 21ff. Strathcona was Canada's most prestigious businessman. See C. Kaul, Reporting the Raj: The British Press and India – (Manchester, ). S. D. Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, Obituary. A rare original article from the Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, London: First Edition. Disbound. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not a reprint or copy. Size: Folio ( x ). 4 pages. Quantity Available: 1.


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The life of Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, 1820-1914 by Willson, Beckles Download PDF EPUB FB2

Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, of Mount Royal in the Province of Quebec and Dominion of Canada and of Glencoe in the County of Argyll, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

It was created in for the Scottish-born Canadian financier and 1820-1914 book Donald Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, with remainder in default of male issue to his only daughter Margaret cie-du-scenographe.com holder: Donald Smith.

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Get this from a library. The life of Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, [Beckles Willson]. Donald Alexander Smith, 1st Baron Strathcona and Mount Royal, GCMG, GCVO, PC, DL, FRS (6 August – 21 January ), was a Scottish-born Canadian businessman who became one of the British Empire's foremost builders and cie-du-scenographe.com became commissioner, governor and principal shareholder of the Hudson's Bay cie-du-scenographe.com was president of the Bank of Montreal and with his first Children: Margaret Howard, 2nd Baroness Strathcona.

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