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1885 in Canada

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Events from the year 1885 in Canada.

Incumbents

Crown

Federal government

Provincial governments

Lieutenant governors

Premiers

Territorial governments

Lieutenant governors

Events

Full date unknown

Births

Gordon Daniel Conant

January to June

July to December

Deaths

Historical Documents

Account of battle at Duck Lake [1]

Account of battle at Cut Knife Hill [2]

Two settler women travel with Chief Big Bear's Cree band after Frog Lake Massacre [3]

Accounts of battle at Batoche [4]

Opposition Leader Edward Blake's speeches on fighting in Northwest [5]

Convicted of treason, Chief Big Bear pleads for relief of his people [6]

Louis Riel's statement at his trial [7]

Report of psychiatric physician who visited Louis Riel in prison [8]

Newspaper report of Louis Riel's execution [9]

Citing emancipation of Blacks and Catholics, senator objects to head tax on Chinese [10]

Air clears when women vote in Ontario municipal election [11]

Montrealers' resistance to vaccination during smallpox outbreak turns to rioting [12]

References

  1. ^ Transcription of Wm. Laurie article, Saskatchewan Herald (April 23, 1885). Accessed 8 October 2019 [scaa.sk.ca]
  2. ^ Transcription of article, Saskatchewan Herald (May 11, 1885). Accessed 8 October 2019 [scaa.sk.ca]
  3. ^ Theresa Gowanlock and Theresa Fulford, Two Months in the Camp of Big Bear[...] (1885). Accessed 8 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]
  4. ^ Lewis Redman Ord, Reminiscences of a Bungle (1887), pgs. 29-32. Accessed 8 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca] Moses Bremner's Statement (1886). Accessed 8 October 2019 [www.metismuseum.ca] Canada; Department of Militia and Defence, Report upon the Suppression of the Rebellion in the North-West Territories[...] (1886), pgs. 27-33. Accessed 8 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]
  5. ^ [House of Commons,] "Speech of Hon. E. Blake, M.P., on the Disturbance in the North-West; Ottawa, May 20th, 1885." Accessed 17 October 2019 [www.umanitoba.ca] House of Commons Debates; Third Session, Fifth Parliament - 48 Vic., "Speech of Hon. E. Blake, M.P., on the Dissturbance in the North-West; Ottawa, July 6th, 1885." Accessed 17 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]
  6. ^ William Bleasdell Cameron, Blood Red the Sun (1950), pgs. 196-9. Accessed 8 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]
  7. ^ The Queen vs. Louis Riel[...] (1886), pgs. 147-54. Accessed 9 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]
  8. ^ Daniel Clark, A Psycho-Medical History of Louis Riel (1887), pgs. 10-13. Accessed 9 October 2019 [peel.library.ualberta.ca]
  9. ^ "Riel Executed; He Dies Without A Speech; A Sane And Beautiful Death," Regina Leader (November 19, 1885), pg. 4. Accessed 9 October 2019 [library2.usask.ca]
  10. ^ Canada; Senate Debates (July 18, 1885), pgs. 1411-12. Accessed 8 October 2019 [www.collectionscanada.gc.ca]
  11. ^ Letitia Youmans, Campaign Echoes: The Autobiography of Letitia Youmans; Second Edition (1893), pgs. 206-9. Accessed 8 October 2019 [archive.org]
  12. ^ Mde Morel de la Durantaye, A Brief History of the Small Pox Epidemic in Montreal[...] (1886). Accessed 8 October 2019 [archive.org]