1866 in Canada

Events from the year 1866 in Canada.

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Sarnia, Canada West guards against Fenian attack[5]

Charge given by a Canada West judge to a grand jury in the Fenian invaders case [6]

U.S. President Andrew Johnson hopes Canadian courts will show mercy to condemned Fenians [7]

Washington learns Fenian invaders' death sentences are to be commuted[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sherwin, Allan L. (2012). Bridging two peoples : Chief Peter E. Jones, 1843-1909. Waterloo, Ont.: Wilfrid Laurier University Press. ISBN 9781554586332. OCLC 806521138.
  2. ^ Fetherling, Douglas (2008). "John Wesley Dafoe". The Canadian Encyclopedia.
  3. ^ Constance Piers
  4. ^ Niosi, Jorge (2008). "Edward Rogers Wood". The Canadian Encyclopedia.
  5. ^ "Letter, Newton Wolverton at Sarnia, Ont. to brother Alonzo Wolverton at Wolverton, Ont., February 2, 1866" Examples of Wolverton Family Letters from Darroch Donation, Archives of Ontario. Note: scroll to bottom of page; accessed 9 September 2018
  6. ^ Trials of the Fenian Prisoners at Toronto, Who Were Captured at Fort Erie, C.W., in June, 1866 (1867), pg. 3. Accessed 9 September 2018
  7. ^ "(...)from the President of the United States" Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1789-1873; Monday, December 3, 1866, pgs. 16-17. Accessed 9 September 2018
  8. ^ United States Department of State, "Sir F. Bruce to Mr. Seward" Executive Documents Printed by Order of the House of Representatives, during the Second Session of the Fortieth Congress, 1867-'68 (1867-1868), pg. 181. Accessed 9 September 2018