Memorials and Things of Fame

MEMORIALS AND THINGS OF FAME

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August 13, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette
Found adrift yesterday by Mr. Pierre Dugal, of the parish of St. Michel, and now in his possession, a raft of oak and pine timber, about 56 pieces, marks W. & M. Also a raft of firewood about 9 cords. The owner may have them by applying to the undersigned, in paying expenses, and if not claimed within six months, will be sold according to the Law.

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August 6, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

The Harvest
Our accounts from Upper Canada and the adjacent parts of the United States represent the harvest which had commenced as unusually abundant. The accounts from the District of Montreal are also favourable. The foreign markets are however glutted, and this state of things must produce a further depression of prices of every description.

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July 24, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

Forged Bank Notes
Within these few days several strangers have been taken into custody, charged with circulating forged bank notes and counterfeit gold coin. The measures lately taken by the Police, it is hoped, will lead to the detection of others who may be concerned in a species of fraud, witherto little known in this community.

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July 19, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

Kingston [sic] Palace, May 24, 1819
This morning, at a quarter past 4 o’clock, the Duchess of Kent was happily delivered of a Princess. Her Royal Highness is as well as can be expected, and the young princess is in perfect health.

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July 9, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

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July 4, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

The Season

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June 25, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle

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June 19, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle

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June 11, 1869 – The Morning Chronicle

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June 7, 1819 – The Quebec Gazette

Lachine Canal
Montreal – We hear with pleasure that shares in the Lachine Canal are sought with avidity, from the estimate of its probable proceeds, which will be found in our columns, we imagine that when it is completed, shares if sold, will bring in a very considerable premium.

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