re adequate means for putting the whole of its surface at the disposal of the population.
Upper Canada is nearly twice the size of Great Britain, inhabited principally by an English population, with a singularly fertile soil and comparatively mild climate — its noble lakes tempering the severity of the latitude, and securing general communication.
These lakes and the canals of the United States with which they unite, enable vessels from Canadian ports to communicate inland with the Gulf of Mexico.
The quantity of good soil is said to be proportionate to that of any other country of the globe, and in some places fifty bushels of wheat are a frequent produce.
Iron, copper and coal are found; and these, in the hands of English energy, can accomplish anything.
The winters are severe but healthy, and seem to afford a holiday, instead of a period of suffering, to the population.
Great Britain has expended vast sums in the military acquisition and defence of Canada, and in a grand s