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Thomas Mackay

Thomas Mackay

The Laird of Rideau Hall and the Founding of Ottawa
edition:Paperback
tagged : historical
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“The final cost of the Rideau Canal, tallied up in January 1834, was £822,804. In 2007, Parks Canada estimated the cost in current Canadian dollars at over $1 billion. Mackay received about £32,000 or 1/25th of the total – in today’s dollars over $40 million. Redpath received a lesser amount as he had to bow out of the project due to bouts of malaria. They were handsome profits indeed, added to the £10,000 apiece they each earned building the Lachine Canal. But Lord Dalhousie and Colonel By needed high-quality work, by trusted contractors, and they got it.”

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White Coal City

White Coal City

A Memoir of Place and Family
edition:Hardcover
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163256

163256

A Memoir of Resistance
edition:Audiobook
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The Taste of Longing

The Taste of Longing

Ethel Mulvany and Her Starving Prisoners of War Cookbook
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Caroline's Dilemma

Caroline's Dilemma

A Colonial Inheritance Saga
edition:eBook
tagged : women, historical
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