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Subject: Today In History Nov 16
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 08:32:07 EST


Nov 16,1838
Chippewa Ontario - Edgeworth Ussher militia captain murdered by rebels at
Chippewa.
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Nov 16,1838
Pakenham Ontario - Republican rebels battle with militiamen at Pakenham.

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Nov 16,1838
Prescott Ontario - Republican Colonel Nils Von Schoultz surrenders with 137
of his Hunters Lodge rebels after the four day battle of the Windmill;
Hunters' losses estimated at 80, and British and Canadian losses were 16 dead and
60 wounded; Von Schoultz and 10 other men are later hanged at Kingston
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Nov 16,1837
Quebec - Archibald Acheson, Lord Gosford 1776-1849 issues warrants for the
arrest of 26 Patriote leaders on charges of high treason, after the Rebellion
of 1837's first skirmish at Longueuil; Wolfred Nelson among those named.
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Nov 16,1784 Montreal Quebec - Henry Hamilton c1734-1796 appointed
Lieutenant-Governor and administrator of Canada during Haldimand's absence; until
Nov. 2, 1785


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