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Dictionary of Canadian biography online

Hopkins, J. Castell. Life and work of the Rt. Hon. Sir John Thompson, P.C., K.C.M.G., Q.C., prime minister of Canada: early life and struggles, his rapid rise to fame and high position, his great work for Canada ... . Toronto: United Publishing Houses, 1895. [122] p.

Miller, William. Incidents in the political career of the late Sir John Thompson not contained in Mr. J. Castell Hopkins' book. 2nd ed. [Arichat, N.S.?: s.n., c1895]. 24 p.

Waite, P. B. (Peter Busby), 1922 -         . The man from Halifax: Sir John Thompson, prime minister. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, c1985. 547 p.

--------. "Thompson, Sir John Sparrow David", in Dictionary of Canadian biography, Vol. XII, University of Toronto Press, c1990, pp. 1039-1048. Issued also in French.

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