Watson, Samuel James. The Constitutional History of Canada. Volume I (all published). Toronto: Adam, Stevenson & Company, 1874. 157 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584776086. ISBN-10: 1584776080. Hardcover. New. $24.95 * This compact history covers the period spanning the English conquest in 1760 to the union of the provinces in 1867. Though concerned primarily with governmental administration, it pays close attention to the influence of political and social developments. The legal aspect of these developments are explored in several chapters, such as "Laws of Inheritance--Detestation of Primogeniture," "Introduction of the Laws of England," "Revival of the French Laws" and "The Gift of Religious Liberty to Canada."
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