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113. Prize Money: Spanish Silver & the Rideau Canal

Why were local contractors building the Rideau Canal like Ottawa’s Thomas Mackay paid handsomely by the British War Office with barrels of Spanish silver coins? And learn how the debates in the British House of Commons reveal why Colonel John By did not receive the acclaim he was due in his day. By Alastair Sweeny.

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Created Date: 11-20-2022
Last Updated Date: 11-20-2022
Author: Alastair Sweeny
Copyright: July 2022
Pages: 48 pages