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045. The Transition of Bytown to Ottawa

This pamphlet is broken down by year and explores different important events in the city's history including the transition from Bytown to Ottawa. Also discusses general attitudes towards disease around this time. Written by William Pittman Lett, the City Clerk from 1855-1891.

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This article was written in 1877 by William Pittman Lett for Ottawa’s 50th anniversary. 

Historical Language Advisory: Pg 6 para 3 - uses the phrase an ‘Indian summer’ rather than a warm period in the fall