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Canada at War: A Speech delivered by Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Laird Borden, K.C., P.C., G.C.M.G. in New York City, November 18th, 1916

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Author: Borden, Sir Robert Laird Borden

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Reference #: 1608

Status: For Sale

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"Nearly two years ago the First Canadian Division, composed of untried men gathered hurriedly from the ordinary avocations of life throughout our country, were put to the supreme test at Ypres. Men never faced more terrible odds or more horrible methods of warfare.”


Stapled in green card covers, octavo (8.5”); pp. 9, [3]. n.p.; n.d. Near Fine (minor separation at head of spine and uniform age-toning at the edges) and uncommon in such condition, all the more so with a slightly smaller broadside laid in, “With Sir Robert Borden’s Compliments”.

The presentation was given to the Lawyers’ Club in New York City, and was widely reported. Prime Minister at the time, leading the country during the First World War. Although ill health forced him to retire from this position in 1920, he represented Canada at the Washington Conference, 1921-1922. An important and desirable artifact of Canadian history in general, and, in particular, the politics of The Great War (cf. DCB).

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