The Thousandth Man: A Biography of James McGregor Stewart

The Thousandth Man: A Biography of James McGregor Stewart

by Barry Cahill

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442657632
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
Publication date: 01/01/1900
Series: Osgoode Society for Canadian Legal History
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Barry Cahill is an independent scholar living in Halifax.

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Forewordxiii
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Part 1Dalhousian, Pictonian, Presbyterian
1'Lad O' Pairts'3
2'Undesirable Elect Dalhousie Cripple'16
3Religion and Love29
Part 2Bar and Privy Council
4Prime Serjeant49
Part 3Nova Scotia Incorporated
5Business Law Man77
6The Alter Ego92
7The 'Royal Family'103
Part 4National Affairs
8Royal Commissionaire117
9Coal Bed of Procrustes126
Part 5Swansong
10Victim, Protege, Master147
11Twilight165
Appendix AThe Law Firm's Names, 1867-1955175
Appendix BProfile of Stewart's Corporate Career, 1914-1955176
Appendix CThe Law Firm's Major Corporate Clients, 1909-1955178
Notes179
Picture Credits251
Index253

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'James McGregor Stewart's life was many-faceted. So is Cahill's biography. It displays an amazing breadth of scholarship on subjects ranging from law and business to religion and literature.'

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