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20 August 1849



Place of creation

Québec (Province)

pages 139-144
Inventory no.: 4322

Scope and content

La Fontaine's house attacked by a mob. Arrest of persons implicated in destruction of Parliament Building. Martial law urged for Montreal. Formation of a mounted police force. Position of the Governor General.

Textual records
90: Open
33 File number 3
90: Open
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Finding aid no.

Additional information

Text reproduced in Arthur G. Doughty, The Elgin-Grey Papers (Ottawa, 1937), vol. 2, p. 449. Selective transcription by T. Walrond in R977, vol. 36, pp. 427-431.