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Ottawa. This, it is hoped, will compensate for some omissions. A Record of the Progress of Literature and Art—which we have been compelled to omit-will find a place in each succeeding volume. In conclusion, the Editor assures his readers that no trouble or pains will be spared to make THE ANNUAL REGISTER AND REVIEW a work of permanent historical importance, replete with information on subjects of general interest, thoroughly impartial in its narration of events, and perfectly reliable in its data and its statements of fact.
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Ottawa, June, 1879.
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THEIR HONOURS THE SPEAKERS OF THE SENATE
AND THE HOUSE OF COMMONS
And to the Members of those Honorable Bodies,
THIS FIRST VOLUME OF A
CANADIAN ANNUAL REGISTER AND REVIEW
Is respectfully dedicated by their obliged and obedient servant,
THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, AND THE SEVERAL
PROVINCES THEREOF, IN 1878.
GENERAL. His Excellency the Right Honorable Sir FREDERICK TEMPLE,
Earl of Dufferin, K.P., G.C.M.G. (appointed 22nd May, 1872.)
Succeeded on 14th October, 1878, by His Excellency the Right Honorable Sir John DOUGLAS SUTHER
LAND CAMPBELL, Marquis of Lorne, K.T., G.C.M.G.
Succeeded on 17th October, 1878, by
PROVINCE OF ONTARIO.
The Honorable Donald ALEXANDER MACDONALD (appointed 18th May, 1875.)
PREMIER. The Honorable Oliver Mowat, LL.D., Q.C. (appointed 31st October, 1872.)
PROVINCE OF QUEBEC.
LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR. The Honorable Luc LETELLIER DE ST. Just, N.P. (appointed 15th December, 1876.)
PREMIER The Honorable Charles EUGÉNE BOUCHER DE BOUCHERVILLE, M.D. (appointed
22nd September, 1874.)
Succeeded on 8th March, 1878, by The Honorable HENRI GUSTAVE JOLY.
PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA.
LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR. The Honorable Adams GEORGE ARCHIBALD, C.M.G., Q.C. (appointed 4th July, 1873.)
PREMIER The Honorable PHILIP CARTEKET Hill, D.C.L., Q.C. (appointed 8th May, 1875.)
Succeeded on 22nd October, 1878, by The Honorable Simon Hugh HOLMES.
PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK.
LIEUTENANT-GOVERNOR. The Honorable SAMUEL LEONARD TILLEY, C.B. (appointed 5th November, 1873.)
Succeeded on 16th July, 1878, by
Succeeded on 4th May, 1878, by
PROVINCE OF MANITOBA.
Succeeded on 16th October, 1878, by
PROVINCE OF BRITISH COLUMBIA.
Succeeded on 25th June, 1878, by
PROVINCE OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.