Item RG 0.05.04 - Letters of 1844 and 1846 from [Hugh] Scobie to [Egerton] Ryerson

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Letters of 1844 and 1846 from [Hugh] Scobie to [Egerton] Ryerson

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RG 0.05.04

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  • 1948 (Creation)
    Sissons, Charles Bruce

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1 booklet : 20pp.

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Charles Bruce Sissons was born near Barrie, Ontario and graduated from Victoria University in 1901. After studying at Oxford University, he returned to Victoria in 1909 to teach history, initially as a lecturer, and later becoming an Associate Professor, then Professor Emeritus. He is perhaps best known for his biography of Egerton Ryerson. He also published a history of Victoria University.

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Booklet contains reprinted, from the Canadian Historical Review, letters between Egerton Ryerson and Hugh Scobie in 1844 and 1846 that are held in the Archives of Victoria College, University of Toronto. The letters themselves are political in nature and were written just before the elections in 1844 and 1846. The book's forward is written by C. B. Sissons.

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Front cover signed by C. B. Sissons

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