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My Long Walk to Beaver Dams
A ‘slight and delicate’ Canadian woman defied twenty miles of rugged terrain
in sweltering heat to warn of an impending attack by American invaders.
by Laura Secord 1775-1868
A Page Out of Pageantry
In 1932, on the twenty-fifth anniversary of his accession, the
Jam Sahib brought vanished days back to Nawanagar with a lavish hand.
by Ronald Wild 1934
Following the disastrous Seven Years’ War, France agreed to quit Canada
and leave it to the British, which was not at all what the local tribesmen wanted.
by Duncan A. McArthur 1885-1943
Discovery and Invention
A Precious Gift
In 1807, the Government in Canada urged the leaders of the
Five Nations to join with them in a medical revolution.
by John Baron 1786-1851
Sport and Sportsmen
Cricketing legend W. G. Grace tells a story illustrating how
fellow-batsman K. S. Ranjitsinhji set about winning the hearts of English cricketers.
by W. G. Grace 1848-1915
A Shabby Suit
When he left Calcutta in February 1799 for a tour of Europe, Abu Taleb
Khan scarcely expected to spend so much of his time in England trying to keep out of the courts.
by Mirza Abu Taleb Khan 1752-1806
The Copy Book
Think and Speak