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044. Bytown and The Cholera Epidemic of 1832
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L. Tresham Download ( pdf )
043. Memories of a Family Business in Ottawa
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S. McDonald Download ( pdf )
042. Moss Kent Dickinson - King of the Rideau
 568.45 KB
C. Carroll Download ( pdf )
041. Early Law Enforcement in Bytown/Ottawa
 729 KB
P. Craske Download ( pdf )
040. The Graphic Publishers Ltd.
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E. St. John Download ( pdf )
039. The Bytown Mechanics Institute
 431.97 KB
F. Hirsch Download ( pdf )
038. The Early Days of Fire Fighting in Ottawa
 1.09 MB
P. Craske Download ( pdf )
037. The Rideau Canal Before 1900 - Notes and Illustrations
 2.64 MB
R. F. McMillan Download ( pdf )
036. Emile Brunet - Sculptor
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G. Lamoureux Download ( pdf )
035. Some Notes of Bytown and the Fur Trade
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M. Newton Download ( pdf )
034. Records of the Rise and Progress of the City of Ottawa
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G. V. Cortland Download ( pdf )
033. J. R. Booth - Ottawa Valley Lumber Baron
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S. C. Bateman Download ( pdf )
032. The Last Days of Bytown
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A. F. Dewar Download ( pdf )
031. The Resolute Frontiersman
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M. R. Redcliffe Download ( pdf )
030. Philemon Wright - A Yankee Who Helped Build Canada
 624.01 KB
E. P. Laberge Download ( pdf )
029. The Provincial Election of 1848
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F. Hirsch Download ( pdf )
028. The May Court Dispensary & Related Institutions
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G. J. L. Davies Download ( pdf )
027. Elizabeth Bruyere's Great Legacy
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V. Campbell Download ( pdf )
026. Ottawa - The History of Pediatric Health Care
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D. J. Conway Download ( pdf )
025. Nicol Hugh Baird 1796 - 1849
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D. Braid Download ( pdf )