To carry out Lord Durham's policy the British government passed in 1840 an Act of Union joining Upper and Lower Canada, and sent out as governor Charles Poulett Thompson, who was made Baron Sydenham and Toronto.
Miss Durham's work suggests that they carry the latter.
Lord Durham's celebrated Report (1839, reprinted 1902) is less trustworthy on Ontario than on Quebec. R.
Durham's chief economic interest is in the manufacture of granulated smoking tobacco, for which it became noted after the Civil War.