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Frederick Douglass in Galt By David Menary
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Before the American Civil War, and almost a decade before Confederation, abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass visited Galt (present-day Cambridge, Ontario), Canada West. It was... More > mid-December 1857, and he lectured about "The Brotherhood of Nations." Douglass was a familiar figure on the lecture circuit, having helped many fugitive slaves flee to Canada through the Underground Railroad. Although Douglass had been a close associate of radical abolitionist John Brown, he also developed a friendship with President Abraham Lincoln that lasted until Lincoln's assassination by John Wilkes Booth. The lecture series that winter in Galt included other well-known speakers, but all other speeches were free to the residents of the town, except for the Douglass lecture, for which there was a 12-and-a-half cent admission charge. Proceeds helped defray travel costs for Douglass, and fund his anti-slavery newspaper in Rochester, N.Y. When he died in 1895, he was one of the best-known men in America.< Less
Frederick Douglass in Galt By David Menary
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Before the American Civil War, and almost a decade before Confederation, abolitionist and former slave Frederick Douglass visited Galt (present-day Cambridge, Ontario), Canada West. It was... More > mid-December 1857, and he lectured about "The Brotherhood of Nations." Douglass was a familiar figure on the lecture circuit, having helped many fugitive slaves flee to Canada through the Underground Railroad. Although Douglass had been a close associate of radical abolitionist John Brown, he also developed a friendship with President Abraham Lincoln that lasted until Lincoln's assassination by John Wilkes Booth. The lecture series that winter in Galt included other well-known speakers, but all other speeches were free to the residents of the town, except for the Douglass lecture, for which there was a 12-and-a-half cent admission charge. Proceeds helped defray travel costs for Douglass, and fund his anti-slavery newspaper in Rochester, N.Y. When he died in 1895, he was one of the best-known men in America.< Less
The Life of Byron: John Galt By LogoStar Press
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Born in Irvine, England, John Galt was the son of a naval captain. When his family relocated to Malden in 1789, Galt became an apprentice and junior clerk, writing essays and stories for local... More > journals in his spare time. He moved to London in 1804 to seek his fortune. In 1809, Galt began studying law at Lincoln's Inn. In 1824, Galt was appointed Secretary to the Canada Company, a charter company established to aid in the colonization of Upper Canada. While in Canada, Galt lived in Ontario, where he founded the town of Guelph in 1827. The town of Galt in Ontario is named after him. While subsequently travelling in Europe, Galt met and befriended Lord Byron. Decades later, he would publish the first full biography of Lord Byron, which is still unsurpassed in terms of accuracy and style. This well-documented biography is an amazing introduction to the extraordinary life and work of this great Romantic genius.< Less
The Life of Byron: John Galt By LogoStar Press
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Born in Irvine, England, John Galt was the son of a naval captain. When his family relocated to Malden in 1789, Galt became an apprentice and junior clerk, writing essays and stories for local... More > journals in his spare time. He moved to London in 1804 to seek his fortune. In 1809, Galt began studying law at Lincoln's Inn. In 1824, Galt was appointed Secretary to the Canada Company, a charter company established to aid in the colonization of Upper Canada. While in Canada, Galt lived in Ontario, where he founded the town of Guelph in 1827. The town of Galt in Ontario is named after him. While subsequently travelling in Europe, Galt met and befriended Lord Byron. Decades later, he would publish the first full biography of Lord Byron, which is still unsurpassed in terms of accuracy and style. This well-documented biography is an amazing introduction to the extraordinary life and work of this great Romantic genius.< Less
The Life of Byron: John Galt By LogoStar Press
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Born in Irvine, England, John Galt was the son of a naval captain. When his family relocated to Malden in 1789, Galt became an apprentice and junior clerk, writing essays and stories for local... More > journals in his spare time. He moved to London in 1804 to seek his fortune. In 1809, Galt began studying law at Lincoln's Inn. In 1824, Galt was appointed Secretary to the Canada Company, a charter company established to aid in the colonization of Upper Canada. While in Canada, Galt lived in Ontario, where he founded the town of Guelph in 1827. The town of Galt in Ontario is named after him. While subsequently travelling in Europe, Galt met and befriended Lord Byron. Decades later, he would publish the first full biography of Lord Byron, which is still unsurpassed in terms of accuracy and style. This well-documented biography is an amazing introduction to the extraordinary life and work of this great Romantic genius.< Less
The Life of Byron: John Galt By LogoStar Press
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Born in Irvine, England, John Galt was the son of a naval captain. When his family relocated to Malden in 1789, Galt became an apprentice and junior clerk, writing essays and stories for local... More > journals in his spare time. He moved to London in 1804 to seek his fortune. In 1809, Galt began studying law at Lincoln's Inn. In 1824, Galt was appointed Secretary to the Canada Company, a charter company established to aid in the colonization of Upper Canada. While in Canada, Galt lived in Ontario, where he founded the town of Guelph in 1827. The town of Galt in Ontario is named after him. While subsequently travelling in Europe, Galt met and befriended Lord Byron. Decades later, he would publish the first full biography of Lord Byron, which is still unsurpassed in terms of accuracy and style. This well-documented biography is an amazing introduction to the extraordinary life and work of this great Romantic genius.< Less
Tales From The Galt Gulag By Grayson Walker
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Tales From The Galt Gulag By Grayson Walker
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Galt's James Herbert Cranston By David Menary
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The biography of Canadian newspaperman James Herbert Cranston. Cranston was editor of the Star Weekly in its early days. He is credited with hiring Ernest Hemingway in the early 1920s, and also hired... More > former Presbyterian minister and novelist R.E. Knowles.< Less
Gordie Howe: A Year in Galt (Hardcover) By David Menary
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Gordie Howe spent a year in Galt, Ontario with the Galt Junior A Red Wings hockey club in 1944-45. There he learned how to play from former NHLer Al Murray, coach of the junior squad. This book is... More > based on several interviews with Howe over a number of years and recounts his memories of that last year of the war, before he went on to play pro and star with the NHL's Red Wings and become a fixture in Detroit.< Less

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