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Private and confidential letter from Lord Monck to Frederick Bruce. 

Date(s)

15 June 1866

Place

Ottawa

Place of creation

Ontario

pages 346-352
Inventory no.: 4622

Scope and content

Comments on the disposition of Fenian prisoners, the choice of courts and concern to avoid creating tension with the American government. Enclosed: extract from a private letter from Lord Monck to E. Cardwell, MP (Ottawa, 15 June 1866), reports 60-70 Fenians taken prisoner, his options for trials and sentencing, and his concern to transfer the convicted men to an imperial penal establishment.

Textual records
90: Open
Volume
45 File number 4
90: Open
Archival reference no.

Finding aid no.

Private

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