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1868 in Canada

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Events from the year 1868 in Canada.

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Louis Riel returns to the Red River area

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Historical Documents

Political cartoon satirizes Nova Scotians' mixed feelings about Confederation[1]

British spy addresses a large rally of Fenians[2]

Report by a visitor to newly opened settler lands in Muskoka, Ontario[3]

References

  1. ^ John Henry Walker, "Cross Roads. Shall We Go to Washington First, or How(e)?" (first published in Diogenes, November 20, 1868). Accessed 9 September 2018 [www.mccord-museum.qc.ca]
  2. ^ Henri Le Caron, Twenty-Five Years in the Secret Service; The Recollections of a Spy (London: William Heinemann, 1892), pgs. 53-7. Accessed 9 September 2018 [archive.org]
  3. ^ "Visit to the Free Grant Lands of Canada," The (Tokomairiro, N.Z.) Bruce Herald, Vol. V, No. 238 (November 18, 1868), pg. 7. Accessed 9 September 2018 [paperspast.natlib.govt.nz]