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Subject: Today In History Nov 3
Date: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 06:56:10 EST

Nov 3,1843
Montreal Quebec - Montreal chosen as the capital of the Province of Canada,
and the seat of Parliament.
Nov 3, 1838
Quebec - Hunters Lodges mobilize in towns around Montreal such as
Beauharnois, Ste-Martine, St-Mathias and St-Constant (where they disarmed a body of
Loyalists); the Hunters were republican rebels backed by American sympathizers,
who wanted to keep the revolution alive.
Nov 3, 1817
Montreal Quebec - The Bank of Montreal opens its first branch and trades its
first shares; incorporated three years later, on Dec. 20, 1820, by English
and French merchants.
Nov 3, 1815
Selkirk Manitoba - Robert Semple 1777-1816 leaves Colin Robertson in charge
of Red River colony.
Nov 3, 1775
St-Jean Quebec - Richard Montgomery 1736-1775 captures Fort St. John after
two day siege; continues up Richelieu River from Lake Champlain toward
Nov 3, 1662
Quebec Quebec - Sieur des Monts returns to France after leaving a garrison
of 100 soldiers at Quebec.
Nov 3, 1657
Quebec Quebec - Genevieve-Agnes Skanudharoua dies at Quebec a few hours
after taking holy vows; daughter of Huron chief the first Native woman to enter
religious life
Nov 3, 1655
England - England and France sign Treaty of Westminster; Acadia restored to
Nov 3, 1653
Quebec Quebec - Most Iroquois make peace with French; some Mohawks, Oneidas
and Onondagas continue to fight in spite of treaty of Neutrality.
Nov 3,1644
Quebec Quebec - Martin Prévost marries Manitouabewich; first religious
marriage between French-Canadian and an Indian woman; newly married couples given
a cow, bull, hog.
Nov 3,1634 Quebec Quebec - Father Lalemant baptizes Matchonon, a 25 year
old Huron.

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