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Paris in 1857. Prepared for the Information of Visitors. To the Provincial Agricultural Exhibition, Held at Brantford, in the County of Brant, C. W.
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Description
Creator
Capron, Hiram, Attributed name
Media Type
Text
Image
Item Type
Pamphlets
Description
This booklet was written in 1857 in order to impress visitors of the nearby Brantford Provincial Agricultural Exhibition with the positive qualities of Paris. It acts as a tourist guide to Paris and its sights as it existed then, as well as an advertisement of Paris's suitability to business, and explains its economy, politics, and important personages. While no author is listed, it has been attributed to Hiram Capron.

This pamphlet was referenced on pages 14, 26 and 32 of At the Forks of the Grand, Volume I.
Publisher
The Paris Star
Place of Publication
Paris, Ontario
Pagination
pp.1-16
Date of Original
1857
Subject(s)
Local identifier
1999.0393.01.01 - 08
Collection
Hiram Capron Collection
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.2 Longitude: -80.38333
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Copyright Date
1857
Recommended Citation
Paris in 1857, 1857, Hiram Capron Collection, 1999.0393.01.01 - 08, Paris Museum and Historical Society
Terms of Use
The information and images provided are for personal research only and are not to be used for commercial purposes. Use of this information should include the credit “Paris Museum and Historical Society.”
Contact
Paris Museum and Historical Society
Email:info@theparismuseum.com
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

Paris Museum and Historical Society

51 William Street, Paris, ON

N3L 1N4

(519) 442-9295

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Paris in 1857. Prepared for the Information of Visitors. To the Provincial Agricultural Exhibition, Held at Brantford, in the County of Brant, C. W.


This booklet was written in 1857 in order to impress visitors of the nearby Brantford Provincial Agricultural Exhibition with the positive qualities of Paris. It acts as a tourist guide to Paris and its sights as it existed then, as well as an advertisement of Paris's suitability to business, and explains its economy, politics, and important personages. While no author is listed, it has been attributed to Hiram Capron.

This pamphlet was referenced on pages 14, 26 and 32 of At the Forks of the Grand, Volume I.