Memorials and Things of Fame

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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March 6, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

House of Assembly
Ordered. – That it be an instruction to the Committee of the whole, on the message of his Grace respecting the Eastern Townships to inquire whether it is expedient to erect a Court House and gaols in the Counties of Richelieu, Cornwallis and Northumberland and any other parts of the Province.

March 3, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle

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February 24, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

On Saturday morning past, there were several claps of thunder and vivid flashes of lightning, and in the afternoon some heavy showers of rain. The thermometer today has been 45 [Fahrenheit, or 7 degrees Celsius]. The wild geese and the crows have already made their appearance.

February 26, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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February 19, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle

The Fatal Avalanche at South Quebec

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

February 13, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

The schooner Treal from Newfoundland to Quebec was stranded at Grand River* where she winters. The cargo consists of Rum, Coffee, Sugar, Shoes, Nails, etc. It is thought this vessel will reach Quebec in the Spring with some loss of sugar only.
*Grande-Rivière is on the Gaspé peninsula, between Chandler and Percé.

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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February 3, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

Provincial Parliament
House of Assembly
A committee was appointed to prepare an address. [Be it] Resolved “That it was proper that the two Houses should present an Address of condolence … on the melancholy event of the death of the Queen; and the Resolve was communicated to the Legislative Council....”

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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January 30, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

Arrived at Greenock [Scotland] from Quebec on the 19th November, the [ships] Jane and the Mars, both sailed from Quebec on the 16th October. The Rebecca Harvey, arrived at the same port on the 24th November, sailed from Quebec on the 23rd October.

January 28, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle

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January 23, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

Teaching French

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January 15, 1859 – The Morning Chronicle

Memorials and Things of Fame

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January 7, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle
Quebec Club

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December 22, 1868 – The Morning Chronicle

The Ice: During Saturday night and Sunday morning large quantities of new ice formed into a batture, which now extends over a hundred feet from the wharves in the Lower Town. This early forming of a solid batture is a sure indication of an ice-bridge.

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