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Attack on the people's depository for Ontario / People's Depository for Ontario
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March 1874 (Creation)
- Attack on the people's depository for Ontario / People's Depository for Ontario
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The principal correspondent in the "Attack on the people's depository for Ontario", Rev. Dr. Egerton Ryerson, was the Chief Superintendent of the Department of Education of Ontario. It was under his guidance that the educational system for the province was established.
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This item is a 16-page compilation of letters and excerpts from letters gathered in response to an attack on the Department of Education contained in a 24-page pamphlet written by G. Mercer Adam, a bookseller in Toronto. The first section contains three letters by Rev. Dr. Egerton Ryerson. The second section contains replies from public school inspectors, while the third section contains responses by J. George Hodgins, manager of the depository, and remarks and opinions of school trustees.
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See "Reform in the Education Office: The Educational Book Depository", CIHM 00010, for related material.
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