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Life and times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt.

Skelton, Oscar Douglas

Life and times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt.

by Skelton, Oscar Douglas

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galt, A. T. -- Sir, -- 1817-1893,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1841-1867,
  • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1867-1914

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLife and times of A. T. Galt.
    StatementEdited and with an introd. by Guy MacLean.
    SeriesThe Carleton Library -- no. 26, Carleton library -- no. 26.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 293 p.
    Number of Pages293
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13547046M

      GALT, Sir ALEXANDER TILLOCH (–), finance minister of Canada, was born at Chelsea, London, on 6 Sept. , the youngest son of John Gait [q. v.] by his wife Elizabeth, only daughter of Alexander Tilloch [q. v.] His elder brother, Sir Thomas Gait (–), settled, like himself, in Canada in early life, practised successfully at. Life and times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt 10 copies The Day of Sir Wilfrid Laurier (B Chronicles of Canada Series) 8 copies Life and Letters of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Volume 2 7 copies.

      The Paperback of the The Ayrshire Legatees by John Galt at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. and father of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt of Montreal. Galt's novels are best known for their depiction of Scottish rural life, tinged with ironic humor. Pages: The Day Of Sir Wilfrid Laurier: A Chronicle Of Our Own Times, () The Railway/Railroad Builders: A Chronicle Of Overland Highways, () The Life And Times Of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, () The Canadian Dominion: A Chronicle Of Our Northern Neighbor, () Life And Letters Of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, ()Alma mater: Queen's University, University of Chicago.

    Booko search results for Time Life. Would you like to visit Booko United States? (You can change region by clicking the flag in the toolbar.) Sign in. Blog. My History. My lists. My alerts. Menu. My Lists My Alerts My History. Please select your preferred region. Basic Information Childhood family Contributions to Confederation Alexander Tilloch Galt Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt was a businessman, politician, author, diplomat and a father of Canadian Confederation. Alexander was born in Chelsea, London England on September 6th , he.


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(Oscar Douglas), Publication date Topics Galt, A. (Alexander Tilloch), Sir,Canada -- Politics and governmentCanada -- Politics and government Publisher Toronto, Oxford University PressPages: The life and times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, Oscar Douglas Skeleton., Toronto Public Library.

Life and Time of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt Book Description: Skelton's biography of Galt is a fitting tribute to a man whose presence touched almost every phase ofhistory in the 19th century. The standard reference work is still O. Skelton, The life and times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt (Toronto, ; [new ed.], ed.

Guy MacLean, ). A book of recollections by Galt’s daughter, Evelyn Cartier [Galt] Springett, For my children’s children (Montreal, ), describes his family life, and the biography of John Galt in DCB.

His book is, in fact, almostasmucha politicalhistoryof Canadaduringthe most vital half-centuryof its constitutionaldevelopment,asa life of Alexander Tilloch Galt.

Indeed, it hasbeenoneof the author'sproblemsto steer a middle course between the Scylla of insufficient treatment of the essentialpolitical backgroundand the Charybdis of a life lost Cited by: 1. About this Book Catalog Record Details. The life and times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, by Oscar Douglas Skelton, Oscar D.

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His portly, erect form was familiar for a quarter century of public life, during which he counselled various leaders and supported different ministries, but he never lost the respect of the common people. Galt, Sir Alexander Tilloch (tĭl`ək gôlt), –93, Canadian statesman, b.

England; son of John Galt. In he went to Canada in the service of the British American Land Company. He directed (–55) the affairs of this company and was also involved in. The standard reference work is still O. Skelton, The life and times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt (Toronto, ; [new ed.], ed.

Guy MacLean, ). A book of recollections by Galt’s daughter, Evelyn Cartier [Galt] Springett, For my children ’ s children (Montreal, ), describes his family life, and the biography of John Galt in DCB. The Life and Times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt. Specifications. Publisher: BiblioLife.

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Customer Reviews. Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, (born Sept. 6,London, Eng.—died Sept. 19,Montreal, Que.,Can.), Canadian businessman, statesman, and influential early advocate of federation. Galt emigrated from England to Sherbrooke, Lower Canada (later Canada East, now Quebec), in and worked for the British American Land Company, serving as a commissioner from to.

The Honourable Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, KBE,PC (September 6, – Septem ) was an English-born Canadian politician, and a father of Canadian Confederation. He was a member of the coalition government in the Province of Canada that secured Confederation between and   The standard biography of Galt is Oscar Douglas Skelton, The Life and Times of Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt ().

His career is recounted in W.G. Hardy, From Sea unto Sea: Canada, to —The Road to Nationhood (), and W.L. Morton, The Critical Years: The Union of British North America, (). Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt, K.G.

C.M.G., formerly a prominent figure in Dominion public affairs, died yesterday in Montreal of general debility, at the age of seventy-six. Thus, inAlexander Tilloch Galt returned to Canada for the second time. Inhe drafted a report on the company's successes and failures, and the document made its way to London.

Galt had made an impression: in Octoberthe London office made him secretary of the British American Land Company and, inhe was named commissioner.

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