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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
The second city of Canada, and metropolis of the W. and NW. regions, capital of Ontario; situated on a small bay on the NW. coast of Lake Ontario, 315 m. SW. of Montreal; is a spacious and handsomely built city, with fine churches, a splendidly equipped university, Parliament buildings, law courts, theological colleges, schools of medicine and music, libraries, &c.; does a large shipping and railway trade in lumber, fruit, grain, coal, &c.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Toronto'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/t/toronto.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.