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CHAPTER VIII.

BUFFALO AND THE NORTH-WESTERN STATES.

City of Buffalo ; causes of its rapid rise.-Influence of the growth

of the Western States on the agriculture of western New

York and Upper Canada.—Home ideas as to these new

States.—Cheap wheat does not imply rich land.-Michigan.-

Average produce of this state, and of its several counties.-Can

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CHAPTER XII.

FROM QUEBEC DOWN THE ST LAWRENCE TO THE MITIS RIVER.

Land opposite Quebec. - Its quality and value.-Few immigrants

into this region.—Roman Catholic seminary.-Self-sacrifice of
the teachers.-Falls of Montmorenci.-Sun-setting on Quebec.
– Proportions of the different sects.-Comparative prosperity
of Montreal and Quebec. — Fires in the latter city.—Journey
down the St Lawrence.-Flat lands of St Thomas.-St Roque

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