Memorials and Things of Fame

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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June 15, 1821 – The Quebec Gazette
Grasshoppers
We are sorry to hear from every part of the country, accounts of the appearance of immense numbers of grasshoppers, which from the injury done by them last summer, although they made their appearance much later, has occasioned considerable alarm among the farmers.

June 19, 1871 – The Morning Chronicle

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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June 10, 1871 – The Morning Chronicle
European Mail News

The English mails by the Cunard steamer bringing dates to the 27th ult., reached town yesterday.... The following items are from the Times:
The result of the Derby was communicated by telegraph to Bombay in four minutes.

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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June 4, 1821 – The Quebec Gazette
Cleopatra’s Needle
Cleopatra’s Needle may be shortly expected to arrive in London from Alexandria – a present from the Pasha of Egypt to His Majesty George IV. It is, we understand, to be set up in Waterloo Place, opposite Carlton House. The weight of the column is about 200 tons, the diameter at the pedestal 7 feet.

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May 30, 1871 – The Morning Chronicle

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May 21, 1821 – The Quebec Gazette
London
– The “Witchcraft Bill” was read a third time, on the 26th of March and passed. On the question being put, Lord Castlereagh observed, that as it is now “The witching time of night,” it was not an improper hour for passing the bill.

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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May 5, 1821 – The Quebec Gazette
School Master Wanted

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

Researched and compiled by Lorie Pierce, [email protected]

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April 27, 1821 – The Quebec Gazette
Quebec Library

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

Researched and compiled by Lorie Pierce, [email protected]

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April 20, 1871 – The Morning Chronicle

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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April 15, 1871 – The Morning Chronicle

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